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Good Morning Pirates Members and Friends

A good weekend was held at the Club again last weekend with Pirates Rugby having a clean sweep against Randfontein on Friday night.  Well done to the boys.

We have another packed weekend this weekend with the Club’s Bi-Annual Golf Day today at Parkview and a home rugby game against Raiders on Saturday.  We look forward to some great support down at the Club this weekend.

KARAOKE TIME– 25th May

This is a fantastically fun evening at the Club – I hope we have had the support of the members to this fun event.  I think we need a challenge out to the sections to see which section can bring in the most guests.  Don’t delay and book your table with Nicci or TJ NOW

Pirates Kareoke night

PIRATES MEMBERS KEEP MAKING US PROUD

Well done to the following ladies for being selected for the Southern Gauteng Country Districts Hockey side Caitlin Bauristhene, Nicole Wainer, and Macy Seperepere. Well done Ladies keep that Pirates flag flying high

PIRATES RUGBY NEWS

All 5 Pirates sides managed to win on Friday night against Raiders – with the 1st team pulling off a win with a penalty in the last minute of the game which gave the coaches, management and supporters a few extra grey hairs.  The others sides had very good wins so well done to them. This Saturday is a big game for the Club when we take on Raiders at home.  The first games kick off at 13h15 with U21’s and 3rds followed by 2nds and U19’s at 14h40 and the 1st Team game kicks off at 16h00. We need Pirates support for this game so we look forward to a good crowd at the Club on Saturday.

GREAT SUPER 15 GAMES ON TV THIS SATURDAY

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

Super Rugby

Friday

Force vs Sharks in Perth – Kick off at 13h45

Come down to Parkview for some lunch and watch the Sharks game and some of our members playing golf

Saturday

Bulls vs Highlanders in Pretoria – Kick off at 17h05

Cheetahs vs Reds in Bloemfontein – Kick off at 19h10

Saturday will be a great day at the Club so we look forward to seeing YOU there

HAVE YOU BOUGHT YOUR TICKET TO WIN A LAPTOP?

If you have not been down to the Club to buy a ticket in the raffle to win a Laptop and would still like to get one – you are more than welcome to do an eft into the Club’s account and we will allocate you a ticket.  You do not have to be at the Club to win the prize which will be drawn tonight.  Thanks to the few loyal members who have done this for us already.  Pirates banking details are:  Pirates Club, FNB Northcliff 253 705  Acc No:  503 317 54785. If you do this please send me a mail and I will make sure you are in the draw tonight.

PIRATES CLUB GOLF DAY – FRIDAY 17TH MAY

Thank you so much for the support of the Golf Day today – I am very proud to let you know that we have 32 4 Balls teeing off today from Parkview.  Thank you to the following members and friends who have taken a 4 Ball in the Pirates Golf Day

Andrew Lane, Steven Jack, Erik Van der Merwe, Ian Benson, Owen Murphy (Colony Arms), Dave Benn, Denis O’Connor x2, Kim Welsford & Geoff Mills, Andrew Poole, Glasfit, Graham Robertson, Ken Rutherford, Kevin Peel, Grant Wilkins, Barry Skjoldhammer, Les Lambert, Colin Barry & Mike Carlisle, Manoni Running Club, Dave Sauerman – Old Mutual x 4, Craig Driver, Steve Braham & Steve Hollis, Steve Delaney x 2, SAB, Hylton (Pilchard) Turner, Rohan Kelly, Warrick Cartey & Steve Smilkstein, Brian Leask, Sean Everitt, Jan Vreken and Grant Abrahams,

Thank you too for the great prizes we have received – I am very grateful to everyone for their support.

It promises to be a great day at Parkview so any members who are not playing please feel free to pop down to Parkview for a few beers and enjoy the 19th Hole with the guys.

Steven Jack is sure to entertain us as the MC at the Prize Giving. Look forward to seeing a Pirates Army at Parkview tonight

PIRATES LADIES HOCKEY IS DOING WELL

Pirates Ladies 1st Hockey side is having a great Season and they would appreciate some Pirates support when they play their games so please try to make an effort to get to a game or two to watch the ladies.  Here are the results of their last 2 games.

Pirates A vs Wits A   Lost 1-2

Pirates A vs VUT A   Won 5-3

Their next game is on Sunday 19th May against Crusaders at UJ at 09h45 so if you can get there please pop down to UJ and watch the ladies. Keep it up ladies you do Pirates proud.

BASEBALL SECTION OF GOT OFF TO A GREAT START

The Baseball Section have started their Season with wins all round over the past few weeks.

28/4 Pirates beat Benoni Indians 20-3

5/5 Pirates beat Marks Park Mustangs 12-10

12/5 Pirates beat Panarama Panthers 23-8

Well done gents keep up the great winning ways

PIRATES BAR SPECIALS AND PRODUCTS

The Club is once again stocking German Crafters Beer in a 1 litre bottle – R48.00 for 1 litre of beer.  Come down and try it. From tomorrow Friday, until stocks last BUY 2 REDD’S ciders for just R20.00 Drostyhof Extra Light Wine is available behind the bar – try it out. Buy a Heineken and get a scratch card and stand a chance to win some really good prizes

NEXT CLUB DRAW – FRIDAY 7th JUNE – R2000.00 to be won

CLUB ACTIVITIES AND NEWS

  1. Pirates vs Raiders Saturday 18th May at Pirates
  2. Pirates Wine Club takes place on Thursday 23rd May – details next week
  3. Club Draw – Friday 7th June R2000.00 to be won
  4. We are having a Ladies Lunch so please diarise the date NOW – Saturday 12th October 2013

Aunty Acid

Till next week keep safe and warm