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Hello Pirates Members and Friends

Thanks to everyone who attended the Club Draw on Friday night – there was not a great crowd but thanks to the loyal supporters who come down it is much appreciated.  The money was not won so the winnings have gone up to R1 500.00.  The unlucky members whose names were called out are Warren Brewsher who lost out on R1000.00 and Thane Duffin who lost out on R500.00.  The next Club Draw is on Friday 3rd May so make sure you are here to win.

Pirates Club AGM

Thank you to the members who attended the Club AGM on Monday night.  We had a quorum and the meeting went ahead.

The decision regarding the lease was taken and it was decided by unanimous vote that the Lease in its current format be rejected by the Club.  With the proviso the Club goes back to Johannesburg Property Company with a counter proposal for the way forward.  A committee will be formed to put this proposal together so if there is anyone who is able to assist on this committee please let the office now and we will get you involved.

CRICKET SECTION ENDED THE SEASON ON A HIGH

Well done to the Cricket Section who ended the Season on a fantastic note by coming 2nd in the Premier League only 3 points behind the winners.  This is a fantastic effort by the players and coaches as last year was not a great year for the side.

All teams did well this Season and all in all it was good Season for the Cricket Section. Well done to Roger Burne and his Committee for all the hard work in getting the Cricket Section to where it is today.

They will be celebrating in style this evening at their Annual Cricket Dinner which is being held at the Club. Go Big Guys you deserve it

GOOD LUCK FOR IRON MAN

We would like to wish our Iron Men and Iron Ladies good luck for this coming weekend’s Iron Man in Port Elizabeth – Sunday, the 14th April 2013.  Our competitors are:

Alyna Wyatt, Karl Rogers, Mark Raubenheimer and Brian Malcomess

The race consists of a 3.8km swim, a 180km bicycle ride and then a 42.2km run.  This all has to be completed under 17 hours in the WINDY city of Port Elizabeth. Wishing you all a day of strength and determination.

This is what the Social Section of Pirates thinks is the Iron Women Competition for 2013!!!!

Iron Women

Pirates Memorabilia is available

Please click here and see all the fantastic things available to members.

Here is another item which is available during the year

Shooter Glasses @ R15.00 per glass

125 Shot Glasses

 

PIRATES IS A GREAT PLACE TO WATCH SPORT ON TV

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

Saturday – Super Rugby

Rebels vs Southern Kings in Melbourne – Kick off at 11h40

Force vs Crusaders in Perth – Kick off at 13h45

Stormers vs Sharks in Cape Town – Kick off at 17h05

Bulls vs Cheetahs – Kick off at 19h00

Lots of Rugby to watch and look forward to seeing many people down at the Club

Pirates Wine Club – Thursday 18th April

Pirates is hosting their monthly wine club on Thursday 18th April

We will be tasting wines from the  Brenaissance Wine and Stud Estate

If you would like to join the Wine Club please contact the Club for further information on 011 646 5025

Golf day

PIRATES CLUB GOLF DAY – FRIDAY 17TH MAY

Where:  Parkview Golf Club

Cost:  R1800.00 per 4-Ball

If anyone is interested in getting involved in helping the Club organise this Golf Day please contact

Non at the office on 011 646 5025

PLEASE DIARISE THE DATE NOW!!!

This is another function the Club is having to celebrate it’s 125th Birthday so we would like to make it a BIG one.

PIRATES TENNIS NEWS

Tennis AGM will take place at 5pm on Saturday 13th April at the Tennis Club

NEXT CLUB DRAW – FRIDAY 3RD MAY

CLUB ACTIVITIES AND NEWS

  1. The Club Draw will take place on FRIDAY 3rd MAY.  R1 500.00 to be won!!!
  2. Keaton Jennings scored his first First Class century this week, playing for Durham in England.
  3. Junior Rugby has started for U8’s to U13’s this takes place on Wednesday evenings
  4. Pirates Golf Day on Friday 17th May – more details to follow soon

Click here to see all the great photo’s from the functions held this year.

Here are a few photos from the Rugby Cocktail Party held in March.

Cocktail Party2

Cocktail Party

Till next week keep safe and warm