Hello to all the Pirates Members and Friends

The support of the Tree Project has been fantastic – thank you to such great people in the Club.  There are still trees for sale so if you have not yet bought one please try to do so as soon as possible.

Here is the list of generous Members:


Johnstone Family

Neil Smith Family

Roy Hill

Ainsley & Tarin Williams

Mike Green

Tree Project (No Name)

Alan Davies

Non Welsford

Shaun Venter

Jason Smith

Martin Wood

Dave Wright

Brian Leask

Paul Vlaming

Miller Family

Steve Carlton

Rouviere Stead

Glynis Mauldon

John & Theresia Stark

Peter & Ansie Botha


Total Number of Trees

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CLUB ACTIVITIES (Save the Dates and be There)

Saturday 13th October

Bus to Coca Cola Park. Lions vs Blue Bulls. Kick off at 19h00. R150.00 Bus and Ticket, R100.00 Bus only – Drinks on the bus

Contact Non on 011 646 5025 for more information

Every Tuesday Evening

Social Hockey is held at Pirates at 19h00.  Everyone welcome to have some fun

Thursday 18th October

Pirates Wine Tasting will have the Ernie Els Estate at the Club for tasting. Contact Non on non@piratesrugby.co.za if you are keen to join the tasting.  Time 19h00

Friday 26th October

Club Draw R4000.00 to be won.  Draw takes place at 18h30 paid up members must be there to win.

Saturday 10th November

Potjiekos Competition at Pirates.  More details to follow

Friday 30th November

Pirates Sportsman’s Lunch – Speakers and details to follow

Friday 25th January 2013

125 Birthday Launch Party – Not to be missed

Road Running had a good weekend away last weekend here are some photos of what they got up to:

Road Running Section

Out on the open road



  1. Make Pirates Greener – Buy a Tree for R100.00 and Support the Project. How to do this: Do an eft payment, pay the barman or pay the office
  2. Clean up the Spruit bordering the Club.  When?  Saturday 13th October at 10h00 – meet under the tree.  All members and family are welcome
  3. Junior Cricket Programme – Held every Saturday morning for Boys and Girls from the ages of 5 – 13 years old.  R1200.00 for the Season or R100.00 per Session.  Season runs until March 2013.  Contact Liam for further information on 071 160 4378
  4. Build the Bowls Club Membership – the Bowling Club is trying to increase their membership. ANYONE is welcome to join them on a Saturday morning for a morning of Bowls. Beginners are more than welcome. Come down meet new people and learn the wonderful game of Bowls. For more information contact Mike Theunissen on 0834568305
  5. Order your My School card now and support the Club.  Go to www.myschool.co.za


There are many Social Network links –  Facebook, twitter, website for Pirates and it is worth liking or joining these links as you will get the full Pirates picture of all the activities and events the Club is involved in across all sections

  1. Pirates Club Website – www.piratesclub.co.za
  2. Rugby Section Website  – www.piratesrugby.co.za
  3. Pirates Club Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/piratessportsclub?ref=hl
  4. Pirates Club Twitter – @piratessportscl 
  5. Old Boys Page – http://www.facebook.com/PiratesRugbyOldBoys?fref=ts
  6. Bowls Page – http://www.facebook.com/#!/PiratesBowls?fref=ts
  7. Hockey Group – http://www.facebook.com/#!/GreensidePiratesHockeyClub?fref=ts
  8. Road Running Group – http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/296238085237/
  9. Rugby Group – http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/35301343280/


Pirates Sports Shop

This is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday evenings from 6pm and on Saturday morning from 09h00. There are new Pirates Cricket Shirts in stock for R160.00 each. Pop into the shop and have a look at all the lovely Pirates items that are available. If you have any questions please contact Matthew on 082 446 9037

Jozi Market

This is open every Saturday morning from 08h30 to 13h00. Wonderful goodies to buy

Touch Rugby League

This League is held every Monday evening at Pirates. Anyone is welcome to get involved. Please contact Richard on 0833243157 to get involved

Greenside Toastmasters

Held at Pirates on the alternate Wednesday evenings. Please contact Geoffrey on 082 555 6068 for more information

Ultimate Frisbee

Frisbee is held at Pirates in the evenings. Contact Marlise Richter on marlise.richter@gmail.com

Oh Africa

This is why we love Africa !!!!!

See you at the Club and keep smiling