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Pirates has had a busy month celebrating milestones – last week we celebrated the Beer Club’s 1st Birthday and last night we celebrated the Wine Club’s 10th Birthday and what fun we had. If you do not belong to either of these Clubs you are really missing out so let me know if you would like to be on the database to receive the notices of tastings.

The Buccaneer Ale has been a huge success and I hope everyone has given it a taste. The Club has been over whelmed by the interest in this Ale. The best part about it is that it is a very nice beer at a very nice price. R20.00 for 500ml. Get down soon and give it a try as we have finished 2 kegs and have only 1 left until the new batch arrives.

Don’t forget the Club Draw next Friday 29th August R3 575.00 to be won. See you all there at 18h30

ROAD RUNNING DO THEIR BIT FOR CHARITY

Pirates Club is a truly wonderful place because not only do our members give up an enormous amount of their time for the improvement and success of the Club but they also do their bit for Charity. Every year the Road Running Section hosts the Famous Hat Race on the 16th December and proceeds from this race always go to a Charity. Road Running have chosen Marang House as their Charity as the 21km Race passes this home so it is very much in our neighbourhood. Below is a photo of the Committee handing over a cheque for R25 000.00 to Marang House

PIRATES WINE CLUB TURNED 10 YEARS OLD

The Wine Club celebrated in style last night to mark the milestone of being around for 10 years. We had a wonderful evening tasting Graham Beck Wines and Bubbly with the very famous Peter ‘Bubbles’ Ferreira presenting to us. Wine Club has been fantastic to Pirates over the years and once again they have come to party with the fantastic outdoor furniture they purchased for the Club this week. THANK YOU WINE CLUB and all your wonderful members. To Elaine Clingman who is the driving force behind this Club, thank You for your hard work in maintaining such wonderful standards that the Club has just grown from strength to strength over the 10 years.

PIRATES JUNIOR RUGBY @ HOME TOMORROW AGAINST UJ

The Junior Rugby Section will be hosting UJ tomorrow at Pirates. Games kick off from 10h00 with the last game kicking off at 14h30.

Come down and support our future stars.

RUGBY ON THE BIG SCREEN THIS WEEKEND

Hope I get this right today as last week I left out a few important games which I took some flack about J

  1. Friday 22nd August – Griquas vs Pumas in Nelspruit: Kick off at 19h00
  2. Saturday 23rd August – Australia vs New Zealand Auckland: Kick off at 09h35
  3. Saturday 23rd August – Bulls vs Kings in Pretoria: Kick off at 15h00
  4. Saturday 23rd August – Western Province vs Lions in Cape Town: Kick off at 17h05
  5. Saturday 23rd August – Sharks vs Cheetahs in Durban: Kick 0ff at 19h05
  6. Saturday 23rd August – Springboks vs Argentina: Kick off at 21h10

The Main Bar will be open all day so please come down and enjoy the rugby in a great atmosphere. I believe it is going to be cold so the coffee bar will be open all day too – look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday

DID YOU COMPLETE THE SURVEY?

We would like to encourage all our members to complete the survey as we really would like to take Pirates to the next level for facilities offered

If you missed the first mail click here to go to the survey

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QUIZ EVENING – FRIDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER

Please start getting your teams together for a fun evening at the Club. Below is the poster with all the details. We look forward to hearing from you

CLUB DATES TO DIARISE

  1. 29th August – Club Draw
  2. 5th September – Quiz Evening sponsored by Faxe Beer
  3. 27th and 28th September – Craft Beer Festival
  4. 18th October – Ladies Lunch

See you at the Club soon

Keep smiling and having fun.