Hello Fellow Pirates

How the week’s fly when one is having fun – the Olympics are over ūüôĀ they¬†seemed to go past so quickly. We are now back into Rugby mode with the¬†Castle Championship Competition and the start of the Currie Cup Season.¬†Pirates as always will be open and festive to watch the rugby this weekend.¬†The Club is heading into a very busy September – there will be lots of on¬†the go and many festivities for members to enjoy.


The Castle Championship Competition starts this weekend with the Springboks¬†up against Argentina in Cape Town at 17h00.¬†The All Blacks and Wallabies are playing in Sydney on Saturday with their¬†game kicking off at 12h05.¬†The Pirates Main Bar will be open and the atmosphere as usual will be good –¬†with great food many cold beverages

Currie Cup Fixtures for the weekend

Cheetahs vs Blue Bulls tonight kick off at 19h00 in Bloem

Saturday: Griquas vs Western Province in Kimberley kick off at 14h30, Sharks vs Golden Lions in Durban kick off at 19h15

See you all at the Club

Club Draw R6 000.00 to be won – 31st August

Make sure you have diarised this date and be at the Club on Friday 31st August. The Draw will take place at 18h30

Pirates Rugby play their last game of the season away vs Union on Saturday 18th August

The games will kick off at 13h15 with the 3rds and U21’s followed at 14h40 with the 2nds and U19’s and the 1st Team will kick off at 16h00.¬†Support for the guys in their last must win encounter would be greatly¬†appreciated.¬†The Pirates rugby boys had a a good night out in the snow last Tuesday in¬†their league fixture vs Alberton. The Club was icy cold and the boys played¬†in a few bouts of snow which was great fun!!
1sts won  31 Р8
2nds won  22 Р5
3rds won  32 Р10
U21’s won¬† 26 – 17
U19’s lost¬† 24 – 26

Club News

  1. Have you all joined the Pirates Facebook Page? Please do so now by clicking here.
  2. Follow the Club on Twitter and always know what is happening Рthe twitter handle is @piratessportscl
  3. Do you need a new computer? Are you having problems with your Computers at home or at work? Contact Max Holding from MX Computing he will sort it all out for you. Contact Max on 083 777 0003.
  4. The contact details for our caterer is:  Mandy:  082 295 2505 or piratesgrill@gmail.com  For any of your catering requirements give Mandy a call and she will help you out with anything.
  5. Have you got your key ring and parking sticker from the office?
  6. How many people have their MY SCHOOL CARD?  Apply today and help your Club raise funds
  7. The Club’s¬†Website¬†is a real hit and we are receiving many visits so¬†please direct all queries and information to the website¬†www.piratesclub.co.za. ¬†Thanks so much to Craig Meiring from¬†Banter Graphics¬†for the great job he has done. ¬†Anyone looking for a new website – give¬†Craig a call on 073 595 4326 or email him at¬†craig@bantergraphics.com
  8. Ultimate Frisbee are holding a Tournament at Pirates on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August from 2pm on Saturday.  R50.00 to enter and everyone welcome. For more information please contact marlise.richter@gmail.com


Pirates Cricket Club are holding a High School Academy for all inspiring young cricketers. This is held every Friday afternoon from 4.30pm at the Pirates Cricket nets The cost is R100.00 per Session. All boys are welcome to join in.  Please contact Roger Burne on 082 403 5294 for more information.

Karaoke @ Pirates

What a huge success this event was Рwell done to 4th Hockey Ladies side for putting such a great event together. The questions are already out as to when the next one is!!!!  Well done ladies!

CRICKET GOLF DAY – 30TH AUGUST – have you booked your 4-ball?

Pirates Cricket are hosting a Golf Day on Thursday 30th August at Parkview Golf Club. The cost is R2 000.00 per 4-Ball. Please contact the following guys for more information
Kieran Harrop on 082 715 9562 or Kieranh@tfm.co.za
Gareth Moss on 073 141 0432 or sgmoss@telkomsa.net


The Parkhurst Village Fair will be held at Pirates on Sunday 2nd September –¬†all members and their families are welcome to join in the festivities.

Touch Rugby at Pirates

Touch Rugby is launching their Spring Season Рwith a new league starting on Monday 3rd September at Pirates Anyone interested please visit the website and register now!


Pirates will be hosting the Jozi Tens Rugby Tournament on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th September. This is a huge event for the Club (probably the biggest ever at Pirates) so to all members you are more than welcome to join in the fun. The warning is out there that the club will be very busy. This is a fantastic financial opportunity for the Club so your understanding is appreciated should you be inconvenienced in anyway. Visit the website to see what exciting stuff is happening at the club over that weekend www.jozitens.com. More exciting news to follow during the weeks

Have a fun weekend and see you down at the Club – keep smiling.