Good Day Pirates Members and Friends

What a wonderful weekend we had for the Rugby Festival on the 15th and 16th March.  There were many old faces at the Club and fantastic fun was had by everyone. Please take a look at the gallery to see who was spotted at the event.

The Club will be open over the Easter weekend.  Below are the opening times so if you are in town please pop down to the Club.

Thursday – Normal Times

Friday – 16h00 to 22h00

Saturday – 09h00 to 22h00

Sunday – 10h00 to 22h00

Monday – 16h00 to 22h00


We would like to wish all Pirates Road Runners all the very best for the Two Ocean Marathon this weekend.  A special word of encouragement to Ian Benson who will be running is 30th Two Oceans.  Wow Ian what an achievement and all the very best for a great race.

PIRATES A GREAT PLACE TO WATCH SPORT ON TV – The Club will be open all day on Saturday

Come down to the Club and enjoy the great atmosphere by watching on the big screens

Saturday – Super Rugby

Brumbies vs Bulls in Canberra – Kick Off at 10h40

Cheetahs vs Rebels in Bloem – Kick off at 17h05

Stormers vs Crusaders in CT – Kick off at 19h10

Pirates Madalas playing Today

The Pirates Madalas Rugby side is playing a game today in the St John’s Festival. They Kick Off at 17h15 against a Golden Oldies Lions Side. Support for the boys would be greatly appreciated so get down to St Johns and watch the boys in action.


Junior Rugby will start on Wednesday 3rd April for U8 to U13 Boys

The Cost is R700.00 for the Season
Time:  17h15 to 18h30
All Boys are Welcome
For further information please contact Non

Pirates AGM – Monday 8th April 2013 at 18h30

Please be reminded that it is the Club’s AGM on Monday 8th April.  This is a very IMPORTANT AGM and one which no member should miss. The Lease will be discussed.  All members should have received something from their respective Chairpersons on the Lease.  Please can all paid up members take this seriously and read the information as a decision about the future of Pirates will be taken. The Management Committee and Club Council look forward to the involvement of members


The Pirates Tennis Club have just held their Championships and are about to hold their AGM

Here are the results of the Championships

Men’s Singles Champion – Daniel Oladipo Abiodun

Women’s Singles Champion – Rachel Thomas

Men’s Doubles Champions – Daniel Oladipo Abiodun and Johnson Oluwaseun Odeyemi

Women’s Doubles Champions – Rachel Thomas and Christa Liebenberg

Mixed Doubles Champions –  Johnson Oluwaseun Odeyemi and Merryl Coaker

Men’s Over 50 Singles Champion – Malcolm Berry

Men’s Over 50 Doubles Champions  Malcolm Berry and Mike Brink

Men’s Singles Plate Champion – Paul Bracher

Tennis AGM will take place at 5pm on Saturday 13th April at the Tennis Club


  1. The Club Draw will take place on FRIDAY 5th APRIL.  R1000.00 to be won!!!
  2. Club AGM on Monday 8th April at 18h30
  3. Junior Rugby begins on Wednesday 3rd April at 17h15
  4. Pirates Golf Day on Friday 17th May – more details to follow soon

Some photos from the Pirates Rugby Cocktail Party held on Friday 15th March

Pirates Cocktail

Who can recognise these guys????

Pirates Cocktail

Nick Mallett addressing the crowd

Wishing all our members a wonderful Easter Break and see you all again over the weekend or next weekend if you are going away.