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Good Morning Pirates Members and Friends

Hope everyone had a happy voting day and managed to place your cross. The Club had a great busy weekend last weekend and we look forward to a similar weekend this weekend. With the Quiz Evening tonight, rugby on the big screens and a wonderful Mother’s Day Jozi Market on Saturday morning.

QUIZ EVENING AT PIRATES – TONIGHT

We still have 3 tables available for tonight’s Quiz Evening. So if you are able to support the Club please give the office a call.

Thanks very much to our members who have booked their table and are coming for a great evening of fun R500.00 for 1st place, R300.00 for 2nd place and R200.00 for 3rd place PLUS many other great prizes.

It promises to be a great evening of fun and laughs

PIRATES RUGBY vs WITS @ WITS

Saturday 10th May

The Rugby guys had a great win on Saturday against Diggers – thanks for the support. The next fixture is on Saturday 10th May against Wits at Wits. This is a huge game for the boys so your support will be greatly appreciated. 1st XV kick off at 16h00

PIRATES HOCKEY RESULTS & FIXTURES THIS WEEKEND

Results from last weekend

  1. Pirates ladies A: Game postponed
  2. Pirates ladies B: Won 3-1 against MCC B: Goals scored by: Natasha le Roux 1, Natalie Hamel 1, Heather Robertson 1
  3. Pirates ladies C: Lost 2-0 to Wanderers G
  4. Pirates Men A (Skulls): Game Postponed
  5. Pirates Men B (Cricket side): Opposition cancelled – win 10-0
  6. Pirates Men C (Rats): 3 all draw against Midrand A – Goals scored by Alan “Ted” Brown and Wessel “aWESome” Botha

Fixtures this weekend

  1. Pirates ladies A: Sunday 9:45 at Isak Steyl against VUT A
  2. Pirates ladies B: Sunday 11:15 at Randburg against Crusaders B
  3. Pirates ladies C: Sunday 12:45 at Beaulieu against Beaulieu A
  4. Pirates Men A (Skulls): Sunday 14:15 at Beaulieu against Beaulieu C
  5. Pirates Men B (Cricket side): Sunday 9:45 at St Johns against OJ Eagles B
  6. Pirates Men C (Rats): Sunday 11:15 at Pirates against Khosa D

Good luck to all for your game. Let’s bring home some wins this weekend Pirates even from as far as Isak Steyl in the Vaal. Pirates Ladies C and Pirates Mens A are playing consecutively at Beaulieu this Sunday so let’s get the support going for each other over there!!!!”

SUPER 15 RUGBY THIS WEEKEND

Games this weekend

Saturday 10th May

Highlanders vs Lions in Dunedin – Kick off at 09h35

Brumbies vs Sharks in Canberra – Kick off at 11h40

Cheetahs vs Force in Bloem – Kick off at 17h05

Bulls vs Stormers in Pretoria – Kick off at 19h00

Come down to the Club and support your team in a wonderful atmosphere

BAREFOOT COMRADES – 2014 – PIRATES MEMBER DOES IT FOR CHARITY

Pirates Road Running is very proud to have a member doing something extra-ordinary for Charity.

Hanno Langenhoven is running barefoot from Johannesburg to Pietermartizburg to arrive there just in time to run the Comrades Marathon. All this running will be done BAREFOOT! Hanno’s journey started on 1st May. Follow is progress on Facebook.

The reason for this run is to raise money to feed children. Hanno has teamed up with Reel Gardening to realise his goal.

Sponsor 1m of his journey for R20.00 and help feed hungry children.

PIRATES SOCCER -COUNTDOWN TO KICK OFF

Africa United Pirates Football Fives Club

With two floodlit, all weather, artificial turf 5-a-side football pitches this brand new facility is now ready for kick off. Africa United Pirates is hosting a 16 team tournament on Saturday 10th of May between 1.30pm and 6.30pm. Feel free to pop past and check out the action.

The 5-a-side football leagues are due to kick off on Monday 19th May and will initially run from Monday – Thursday. To enter a league side, hire a pitch or book a party, please contact Paul Sommerville – 074 102 0171

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Brazilian Soccer Schools Greenside

For more information please contact Derek Raath – 072 398 0011

d.raath@braziliansoccerschoolssa.co.za | www.braziliansoccerschoolssa.com

PIRATES BEER CLUB – THURSDAY 15TH MAY

The Club will be hosting their monthly Beer Club on Thursday 15th May. Everyone is welcome to attend this great fun evening.

This month we will be tasting Beers from De Garve Brewery and promises to be a great evening.

Details of the evening are as follows:

* Brewery – De Garve Brewery
* Date – 15th May 2014
* Time – 19:00
* Entrance Fee – R50 for members / R80 for non-members (includes light meal and tasting beers)

Please contact Non if you would like to join us or be added to our database.

CHANGE OF DATE FOR CLUB DRAW to 6th June

Due to many of our members (especially the one’s who support the Club Draw) being away on the 30th May as they will be preparing to run the Comrades on the 1st June, we have decided to move the Club Draw to Friday 6th June. I am sure everyone will understand. R2 075.00 to be won

CLUB DATES TO DIARISE

  1. 9th May – Quiz Evening at the Club
  2. 15th May – Beer Club
  3. 17th May – Home Rugby vs Rustenburg Impala
  4. 22nd May – Wine Club
  5. 6th June – Club Draw

Keep well and smiling