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Hi there Rats Revellers

The Club had wonderful weekend last weekend culminating in the hosting of the Hastings Boys School – they did Haka’s for us whenever we asked and it was really amazing. Thanks to everyone who supported and to those who were not here you really did miss out!!!

This weekend sees the Sharks in a huge play-off game in Durban on Saturday. The game kicks off at 5pm and we hope to have many of you supporting the South African Team although the Sharks might not be your favourite team normally. The Main Bar will be open so come along and enjoy the atmosphere.

WALK THE TALK – SUNDAY 27TH JULY – HAVE YOUR VOLUNTEERED YET?

Thanks to those who have volunteered to help us next Sunday. We do need 40 people otherwise we do not get paid so please offer your services it is such a fantastic way to earn money for our Deck.

Please contact Glynis to offer your services

RUGBY PLAY UNION @ UNION ON SATURDAY

Pirates Rugby are playing their last game of the Season on Saturday 19th July at Union. We have 3 teams who are in contention for the Semi-Finals so this is a very important match. If you can get to Union please get down there to watch the boys.

SUPPORT LADIES HOCKEY AT THEIR FLIGHT PARTY on 26th JULY

Pirates Ladies 2nd side have come up with a great idea to raise some money for the Hockey Section and are hosting a Flight Party. Below are the details and the flyer attached

They will be holding a Flight Party at the Pigeon house on Saturday the 26th July from 18:00. The cost is R200 per ticket and that includes dinner, a drink and some shooters.

This promises to be lots of fun. There will be in flight entertainment, music and keep your ticket number handy and you could get lucky.

If you are keen please contact Candice and she will email you the tickets and banking details.

This looks like great fun so don’t miss out and contact Candice NOW

A BIG SUPER RUGBY DAY FOR THE SHARKS ON SATURDAY

The Club will be open all day so pop down and enjoy the atmosphere

Saturday 19th July

  1. Brumbies vs Chiefs – Kick Off at 11h40
  2. Sharks vs Highlanders – Kick Off at 17h00

See you all at the games

CLUB DRAW NEXT FRIDAY – 25TH JULY

The next Club Draw will take place on Friday 25th July.

You stand a chance of winning R3 075.00 if you are a paid up member

We will have a fantastic hamper to Raffle and all monies made will be for the Deck Fund.

See you all there

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE SUPERBRU

Well done to Jurgy who started at the top and finished at the top of the Superbru. That is an amazing feat – did you have some insider information? I will let you know the amount raised and how much we paid Jurgy next week.

PLANS FOR THE PATIO UPGRADE

The Pirates Wine Club, which is 10 years old next month, makes money each month at every tasting held. This money is the put back into the Club in projects which the Wine Club would like to be involved in. This money does not come out of Clubs funds at all, it is all run and funded by the Wine Club. THANK YOU ELAINE

This year Elaine Clingman who is the person in charge, and myself decided that the patio needed upgrading to encourage more lunches at the Club and to give a good feel to the outside. This has been a well thought out project with her and myself seeking the best possible options within our budget to get the job done.

  1. We have started with the awnings, which the majority of members have really liked, although I have heard of a few negative murmurings but nothing official to me, but we are happy with them
  2. The next step is to get tables and chairs for the patio which will then make for a great place to come for lunch.
  3. The wooden benches will then all be put under the tree for people who would like to sit there.
  4. Our handyman is fixing the tiles and painting around the area – this is also part of the patio upgrade
  5. The next step is the Deck which we are busy fundraising for at the moment – that is why we need you to help at the 702 Walk the Talk

PIRATES HAS IT’S OWN FILTER COFFEE MACHINE

Thanks again to the generosity of Wine Club we have purchased a Coffee Machine and Counter for the Club to serve coffee

We have our own Pirates Blend of Coffee and it is great so please try it out when you are here

The Coffee Corner will operate when the Club is busy over weekends, except for Saturday morning as the coffee is available at the Jozi Market, and during the day when people pop in to the Club.

This machine is able to make cappuccino’s, filter coffee, espresso’s, hot chocolate and of course Irish Coffee’s

THANK YOU AGAIN WINE CLUB – WE DO BELIEVE THIS IS GOING TO BE A HUGE HIT AT THE CLUB

HAVE YOU JOINED MY SCHOOL?

Please click here and register.

CLUB DATES TO DIARISE

  1. 25th July – Club Draw R3 075.00 to be won
  2. 16th August – Junior Rugby Internal Day
  3. 5th September – Quiz Evening sponsored by Faxe Beer
  4. 18th October – Ladies Lunch

Keep smiling and enjoying yourself. See you all at the Club