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Saturday 25 May 2019

Step and Pilates News - 23rd May

Please note that while things are running normally at the moment, note that Pam will be absent on Wednesday 29th May, and for Saturday 1st June classes will be offered only if you sign up and if there are enough participants. So get in touch with Pam if you're available and, as usual, watch out for information and updates ().

Centenary Oak Food for the 25th & 26th May

Saturday: Croissants & Pains au chocolat. Lunch: Sandwiches, Ham and cheese, tomato and mozzarella paninis; Salad of the day; Quiche & salad; Entrecote & fries. Sunday Brunch: 'Emincé de volaille', Ratatouille, Fries, salads + all the usual.

Sunday 26th May - Notice to members - AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Standard Athletic Club will be held in the clubhouse at 3:00 pm.
Consequently, Brunch will be served from 12:00-2:00 pm. From 3:00 pm until after the meeting, the Bar and Restaurant, squash courts and all tennis courts will be closed.

Golf News - 19th May - Scores of the 39th Spring Cup

The scores (gross and net) of the 54 players in yesterday's Spring Cup copied from the FFG may be seen in the main article. Congratulations to Louis Anceauxoverall winner of the Castrol Cup, with a gross score of 34 points and to Spring Cup (Best Net) winner: Bernard Mazadier (40); Financial Times Cup (Best Ladies' Gross): Prudence Jones (19) and Best Ladies' Net: Caroline Bahin (41). The best SAC scorer was Emile Freiha with 36 net / 21 gross.

Swimming pool - Summer 2019

The pool is now open. Please note the dates and times of the lifeguard's presence this summer and respect the poolside rules and etiquette.

Cricket News - May 2019 - Introducing Cricket to French children

The Cricket Section has been working with teachers from a local school, the Institut Notre Dame, to organise a practical extension to the classes they have had recently on the sport. The first sessions were held during the week of the 13th May and tournaments took place this last week so the children could put their newly acquired skills into practice. See the main article for photos and the children's 'Thank-you' cards.

Ladies Tennis News 13th May - All-star ALT's team WINS!

The ALT's team at home against Clichy and after some very exciting matches emerged victorious 2-1. The team is now through to the quarter-finals and next week they'll be playing at home against Clamart on Thursday 23rd.

Ladies Tennis News 23th May - ALT's team beats Clamart

The ALT’s team played at home today against Clamart for the quarter-finals and after 3 very tough, long 3-setter matches, they came through with a 3-0 victory. The team is now through to the semis which will be at Montrouge.

Golf News - 13th May

The Golf Section held its AGM last Friday 10th May, during which the 6 stalwart committee members were confirmed. This Saturday is the 39th Spring Cup at Villarceaux; the Section's next major event will be the President's Cup on the 6th of July. The Autumn Weekend, organised by James Moore, will be at the Golf de Touraine over the weekend of the 26/28th September. Read on to see some photos taken at the recent Golf Weekend outing to Dieppe. 

Yoga News - 8th May

All classes back to normal. More info as always from Monica at . 🙏

 

Bridge News - 7th May Tournament results

Warm congratulations to the big winners of Tuesday's tournament: in East-West Annick Gruselle and Alain Raynaud with 67.5% and in North-South Joyce Jaques and Joan Cosgrove with 60.62%! Very good play too by the 2 pairs who tied for 2nd place in NS - Ian Jones and Jean-Philippe Loyer and Jean Palfrain and Ghislaine Dubau with 57.5% and in EW Sally Buswell and Jenny Pratt with 56.88%. 

Bridge News - 20th May

The next item on the Bridge agenda is the Workshop - on Friday 24th May (see exercises attached to main article). Followed on June 4th by Prize-giving, Dinner and traditional Individual Tournament (a 'more the merrier' event open to players of all levels and great fun). The last event of the season, the Workshop is on Friday 14th June. Please also note that there are 6 brand new bridge tables - so please take very great care when moving them about!

Bridge News - 2nd May

The next Dinner/Tournament is on Tuesday 7th May. The next Bridge for Beginners session is on Thursday 9th May, and the May Workshop is now on Friday 24th May. 

Coming soon