Good Day Pirates Members and Friends

Club Draw tonight at 6.30pm.  R500.00 to be won and we look forward to seeing the members down.


Anyone still keen to join us please let me know as we have a few seats available so you are more than welcome to join us. Please contact Non if you would like to come to Pirates for a great afternoon of fun and laughter.


It is the Club Draw tonight at the Club.  R500.00 is up for grabs so please come along and stand a chance of winning. Remember you do need to have paid your subs to be in the Draw. Look forward to seeing you all at the Club later


Pirates Club will be hosting the Lions Vodacom Cup Team on Saturday 9th March. This is a great honour for our Club and we would like to appeal to all our members to support this match.

The Lions will be playing against the Leopards- Kick off is at 15h00

See you all at the Club to support this game. Pirates Rugby is very proud of one of their members Chris Van Zyl who has been selected for the Lions Vodacom Cup side and will be playing for the Lions at his very own Club.  Well done Chris the Club is very proud of you and what you have achieved.  Good luck and make us proud

Pirates Ladies Hockey continue to impress

Well done to Bridget Kee and Lindsay McGuire for being selected for the Witsies (B) Indoor side.  They will be competing in a tournament in Pietermaritzburg next week. Good luck ladies and well done

Have you tasted the Special Wine Club wine?

The Wines being offered this month are Provenance Rooi 2010 and Provenance Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Ask the Barmen for the Wine Club Wine of the Month and give it a try

Next Wine Tasting will be on Thursday 14th March and we will be tasting De Waal WinesContact Non if you are keen to attend these tastings

2013 Hockey season is getting underway

The Pirates Hockey Season is gearing up for a wonderful Season.  Here are the details for the Season. Women’s 1st and 2nd trials Thursday 7th, Sunday 10th , Monday 11th March – TIME and LOCATION TBC. Women’s 3rds and 4ths trials/season kick off – Wednesday 13th March at Pirates Astro from 6.30pm – Practice is on Wednesdays for the season from 6.30pm

Men’s Season start date is Thursday 7th March, 7pm at Pirates Astro – Men’s practices are on Thursdays at Pirates

Social Hockey will continue every Tuesday at the Club from 19h00 until Trials start.

Don’t forget to like the hockey facebook page and post all the updates.

Sport on TV this Weekend

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


Chiefs vs Cheetahs in Hamilton – Kick Off at 08h35

Bulls vs Force in Pretoria – Kick off at 17h05

Sharks vs Stormers in Durban – Kick off at 19h10


This is for U5 to U13 Boys and Girls. Mini Hockey starts this weekend so bring your children down to enjoy learning about the great game of hockey. Practices are held on Saturday mornings from 09h00 – 10h30

Cost is R900.00 for the Season. For more details contact Sue Dacre or on 083 651 4410.


Pirates Bowls is holding their Annual Golf Day on FRIDAY 8TH March at Parkview Golf Club. The cost is R1700.00 per 4-Ball and we appeal to our golfing members to support this Golf Day. For more information on sponsoring a hole please contact one of the following guys:

Bill Dougherty – 082 775 1254

Mike Theunissen – 083 456 8305

Bob Kroon – 082 699 9629


Are you joining us? It is a function not to be missed and we look forward to hearing from many of our members.

Nick Mallet


The flood lights are being upgraded at the moment and wow what a huge job.  We cannot wait to see the end result. Below is a picture of crane working on the lights in the corner of the field.

flood lights


  1. The Welsh Males Voice Choir is performing at Pirates Bowls on Saturday 16th March.  R100.00 a ticket with snacks at interval.  This is a wonderful evening.  To book your seat please contact Barbara on A show not to be missed.  See you there
  2. The Club Draw will take place on FRIDAY 1st MARCH.  R500.00 to be won!!!
  3. Vodacom Cup Game – Saturday 9th March
  4. Pirates Rugby and Hockey Festival – Saturday 16th March
  5. Pirates Wine Club – Thursday 14th March

Parent of the Year Award Candidate!!!

parent award

Look forward to seeing you all this weekend