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Good Afternoon Friends

Thank you to everyone who attended the Club Draw and Mitchell’s evening last week. It turned out to be a great evening at the Club. The money was not won as

JP Grobler whose name came out first and Benj Hunt whose name came out second were not there so the money goes up to R2 575.00 for next month’s draw. The Gourmet Festival was a huge success so much so that we have booked the date for the next one. Please diarise Saturday 15th November.

The Club has another busy weekend this weekend so look forward to seeing our members and friends down at the Club.

PIRATES SCHOOL CHALLENGE – TODAY AT PIRATES

Pirates is very proud to be hosting the Finals of the Pirates School Challenge this afternoon. This competition was started by Brad Guymer, the Chairman of Pirates Rugby Club and is a huge success which the schools and boys just love playing in. The Challenge has impacted very positively on the Rugby Section with our U19 and U21 sides doing the best they have done in years in the Pirates Grand Challenge Competition.

PIRATES TENNIS RESULTS

Pirates A Team

WON against Marks Park G – 44-34

WON against Bryanston Sports Club C – 47-31

WON against Old Edwardians C – 58-20

WON against Fairland D – 51-27

WON against Wanderers A – 63-15

Thanks to all who played – Merryl Coaker (c), Christa Liebenberg, Christine Guhrs, Ken Goldswain, Gavin Louis, Hylton Morby-Smith

Pirates B Team

WON against Marks Park I – 45-33

LOST against Wally Moreton A – 36-42

WON against Discovery B – 52-26

WON against Jeppe C – 50-28

WON against Discovery A – 43-35

Thanks to all who played – Rachel Thomas (c), Jenny Glennie, Alison Liechterkost, Rose Poultney, Paul Bracher, John Duncan, Stefan van der Merwe, Grant Lund, Malcolm Berry

PIRATES ROAD RUNNERS DID SO WELL @ COMRADES

To those who started and did not finish – well done for getting to the start. 99% of the population could not have even done that!

Well done to the finishers on a wonderful achievement. A special word to Colin Mitchley and Michelle Davis for being the First Man and Lady Pirate home.

To John Stark who completed his 31st Comrades Marathon a special congratulations for being the 1000th Pirates runner to complete Comrades. John was a real Comrade on the day too by assisting one of his fellow runners in finishing the race when he was more than ready to throw in the towel. Well done John a true Comrade and Pirate.

NO SUPER 15 RUGBY THIS WEEKEND

But

INTERNATIONAL RUGBY IS ON

  1. New Zealand vs England – Kick off at 09h35
  2. Australia vs France – Kick off at 12h00
  3. Springboks vs Wales – Kick off at 17h00

The Club will be open all day on Saturday and the big screens will be up so come down and enjoy the Rugby and the wonderful atmosphere

NEW WINTER JACKETS AVAILABLE IN THE SHOP NOW!

These jackets will cost R375.00 each. All sizes from Large to 4 XL are available. Limited stocks so don’t delay and get down to the Club today

WORLD CUP SOCCER PIRATES SUPERBRU

Thank you to everyone who participated in the World Cup Superbru – we got 50 members to join BUT it is not too late to join this Competition. If you would still like to join us please go to this link.

The cost is R200.00 and the winner takes half. Join today if you have not done so yet.

CRICKET AGM – 14TH JULY @ 18H30

Calling all Cricketers to attend the AGM. This is the right thing to do

LAUNCH OF THE SOCCER SECTION

Please diarise Sunday 13th July as the official launch of the Soccer Section at Pirates. We will hold an inter-sectional fun Tournament during the afternoon and then everyone can come across to the Main Bar to watch the final of the World Cup Soccer Tournament.

Details will follow but please diarise the date now

CLUB DATES TO DIARISE

  1. 27th June – Club Draw R2 575.00 to be won
  2. 28th June – Pirates Senior Rugby vs Wanderers
  3. 28th June – Pirates Junior Rugby vs Centurion
  4. 6th July – Pirates Annual 10km Road Race
  5. 13th July – Launch of the Pirates Soccer Section

Keep well and smiling