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Sunday 25 June 2017

Golf - 37th Spring Cup at Villarceaux

The Castrol Cup (Men’s gross) was won by Patrice Guiader with 27 points. The Ladies’ gross cup – the Financial Times Spring Cup – was won by his wife, Karine who also scored 27 points.=>

Ladies' Tennis

The ALT’s team played their last pool match on Friday, 12th May against AT Neuilly and won 3-0. After 3 victories and 1 defeat, they go through in either 1st or 2nd position to the « Tableau Final ».

Pat CULLY R.I.P.

We are very sad to announce that Pat Cully passed away on Tuesday, 9th May at 6.40 pm after a short illness.

Pat, along with her husband Ian, has been a long-standing member of and contributor to the Club. She has been responsible for the website and for the newsletters for many years and she will be missed.

Our deepest condolences go out to Ian, their children, Simon and Jane, and grandchildren.

Following the funeral ceremony at the Crematorium in Clamart, a wake was held at the Club in the lovely setting she so enjoyed.

 

British Associations Golf Day - 13th July at St Germain en Laye

The Annual Golf Meeting of The Royal Society of St George, the Caledonian Society, the Royal British Legion, The Welsh Society and the Association of British Accountants in France (ABAF) will take place on Thursday, 13th July at the Golf de St Germain en Laye.

Fitness

The classes have been very busy over the holiday weekends...a nice and healthy way to keep out the cold!

Snooker Saturday 6th May, SAC beat Automobile Club de France

Saturday 6th May, the traditional friendly snooker match against the Automobile Club de France's snooker team resulted in another victory for the Standard Athletic Club's team with a tight final score of five wins to four (5/4).
Six singles matches and three doubles matches were played in a very friendly atmosphere.
The return match at the SAC is planned for the end of September.

Tennis Sundays - 7th May

A sun-day it wasn't, but the brave tennis players who took on the elements for Sunday's Tennis Day were amply rewarded.

Cricket Season Opening Match and Open Day - Toby Cox Cup - Sunday 14th May

The Season's opening cricket match will be the Toby Cox Cup between the SAC and the British Embassy on Sunday, 14th May from 1pm to 7pm.

This is also a special Cricket Open Day for Alumni of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and OECD and IEA staff members.

Section News - 1st May

Snooker, Bridge, Cricket, Football, Fitness, Yoga, Children's Coding Club, BCF Bridge Fundraiser

Bridge in May

Don't forget to sign up for the Workshop this Friday (12 May); the morning session will begin at 11am with some simple exercises and prepared hands, followed by lunch and a friendly game in the afternoon. (Sign up with ). Our next Dinner/Tournament follows early next week on Tuesday 16th May, so we're looking forward to hearing from you if you haven't already signed up ().

Please keep the date of Thursday, 1st June free for the special evening organised by the British Charitable Fund and the Bridge Section (cocktails, light supper and bridge tournament) in order to raise funds for this very worthy cause (see here for details; Contact: Douglas Anderson)

 

Snooker News - Finals Day - 29th April

The 2017 Snooker Tournament reached its final day this year on the 29th April with all finals having successfully been played by late Saturday evening. Winners were: James Moore, Veterans; Hugo Marrison, Juniors; Andrew Taylor and Roland Tchertoff; Men's Doubles; Roland Tchertoff, Men's Singles.

Coding Club SAC

Calling all would-be teen programmers! The Coding Club is offering 6 programming classes to children aged 11 to 16 on Saturday afternoons.

The BCF wishes to thank all the participants in last Thursday's fundraising Bridge Tournament

In the end there were 28 bridgers, who had great fun on the bridge tables, plus 10 who came for dinner. Thanks to their generous donations  € 3.530 were raised, which is very nice addition to BCF funds.

Congratulations to the winners Mary and Remy Cauchard in North-South and Guerin and Leon Goldstein in East-West.

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