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Wednesday March 20, 2019

Hall Of Fame

Hall Of Fame



Di Clifford   Dianne Clifford
Al Michaelis   Al Michaelis


Brad Drain  Brad Drain Brad started his Pirate career in 1987 and quickly demonstrated his enormous talent, winning many club and district awards.
As he progressed in his career, Brad represented Illawarra, NSW and Australia as a Pirates player. In this time he became regarded as one of the best players to ever play in Illawarra and always represented the club in a professional manner.
Brad was a member of the 1996 and 1997 premiership sides early in his career and he also was a member of our 2014 and 2015 sides, demonstrating both the length of his Pirates career and the quality of his play.
Brad also held the role of President and other executive roles with the club.
Of course, Brad's biggest achievement was signing with the Seattle Mariners and with that becoming the first Pirate to sign with a MLB team.
Brendan Sheedy  Brendan Sheedy
Brendan has been and continues to be one of the most passionate members and supporters of our club.
As a player, coach, management committee member and executive committee member of the club, Brendan has been a 'Buc' near on 30 years.
A member of the 96/97 1st grade premiership sides, Brendan has proved himself on the diamond across multiple different grades in both major and minor league IBL competitions and numerous "masters" and representative tournaments.
He has also most deservedly won numerous club and league awards throughout his career.
Brendan continues to assist our club to this day in his role as secretary, sponsorship manager and coach and player in our minor leagues.
He generously donates his time and passionately acquires sponsors that help keep our club going.
Chris Hodge  Chris Hodge Chris has been involved with the Pirates for over 30 years and in this time has been a Player, Executive and supporter. During his playing career he was considered one of the best players in the district, winning Illawarra Player of the Year in 1997 amongst many other Club awards.
Chris was a member of our first 3 Premiership sides in 1992, 1996 and 1997 and in this time mixed excellent play with passion for the Pirates.
Chris also represented the Illawarra Flame with distinction in their entry to the Sydney major League.
Chris is always a Passionate Pirate and this has been demonstrated by his taking on of many executive roles throughout the years, including a long stint as President of the club beginning in 1998.
Rod Winbank  Rod Winbank

Life Members

Paul Meehan  Paul Meehan
Col Britton  Col Brtton
Hank Veerhaf  Hank Veerhaf
Ross Baker  Ross Baker
Paul Trinca  Paul Trinca
Grant Vukasinovic  Grant Vukasinovic

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