Classes started again on Monday 10 February, but were on 'holiday schedule' up to and including the 22nd, normal service resumes on Monday 24 February. There is still space on the new Wednesday 1-2 pm class for beginners, “faux debutants” and "start agains" for those who want more personalised lessons. Details and news as always from Pam at .
On Monday 11th November the SAC beat Los Pipos 4-3. Philip Lebrec, Henry Colburn, Ignacio Aguirre and William Crowe were the scorers for the SAC. Next Sunday the match is against Les Italiens.
SAC Team 2 didn't play on Thursday evening, but SAC Team 1 faced St Cloud 6 at St Cloud. This was a team that spent most of last season at the top of the pool, until we beat them at home, causing them to drop to 2nd position and preventing them from going up to 2nd Division (we finished 3rd). Read on to see what happened!
Meet us out on the cricket pitch for the next session on Sunday 10th November at 2, weather permitting.
The next dinner and tournament is on Tuesday 12th November. Please sign up very soon as possible with Anne (and copy Jenny) as the staff need to know as soon as possible how many there will be for dinner. The next Workshop will be on Friday 29th November.
Dougie Anderson and Ian Cully triumphed in EW with 57.24% with Pat Harding and Jenny Pratt in NS with 57.69%. The next dinner/tournament is on 10th December but before then there's Workshop on Friday 29th November.
The next Workshop is on Friday 29 November, starting at 10:30. You will find a short quiz attached to the main article. Please contact Claude if you haven't yet signed up, indicating whether you wish to stay for lunch and play in the afternoon (). The Section's AGM will take place at 6:30 pm on Tuesday 10 December, just before the dinner and tournament. Materials for the AGM are attached to the main article.
The Section's AGM will take place at 6:30 pm on Tuesday 10 December, just before the dinner and tournament. Materials for the AGM are attached to the main article.
On Sunday 3rd November the SAC lost 5-1 against FIFFA. They're hoping for better things on Remembrance Day, Monday 11th November, when they take on Los Pipos.
The next dinner and tournament is on Tuesday 12 November. There was a fantastic turn-out this month and it would be great if there were as many tables next time. The next Workshop will be on Friday 29th November and the plan to repeat October's formula.
Team 1 had an important match at home against the leaders of the pool, Verrières 2, and against the odds won 5-0! (See the main article for a team photo!)
Team 2, with only 4 players, had a harder time against Chavile and lost 4-1, with Kevin the only winner.
The SAC adult and junior football teams had mixed fortunes against Vésinet over the weekend of the 12/13th October. SAC’s U-14 team saved the club’s honour with a tense 2-1 victory against Vésinet. The visitors proved too strong for the men’s team despite a valiant second-half comeback: final score 8-1. SAC U-9s also battled hard but succumbed 7-2. See also the main article for links to a huge selection of photos put together by Gerald Strouts! Next Sunday the men take on the Kerala Tuskers.
Attached are the results of Tuesday 15th's tournament. Warm congratulations to Anne and Henri, 1st in NS with 63.13% and to Richard and Leon, 1st in EW with 60.62%; 2nd in NS - Francoise and Alain with 58.13% and in EW Jane and Nicole with 58.13%. (See full results attached to main article and on the FFB site on Friday.)
The annual Club Snooker Tournament will be starting soon and registrations will be open from Saturday 19th October until Sunday 17th November. All adult members, Ladies, Men, Veterans and Juniors (over 12) are welcome to take part in the different tournaments (singles and doubles).
The Croquet section kicked off last Sunday 6th October with quite a serious game out on the cricket pitch. The sunshine surprised everyone, and the beginners present were able to learn some initial tactics.
Meet us out on the cricket pitch for the next session on Sunday 20th October, weather permitting.
If it is not raining on Sunday afternoon, the Croquet Section will be out on the cricket pitch from 2 pm. Do come and join us, all levels welcome, including beginners.
The 2019/2020 football season opens with a match against Los Pipos on Sunday 6th October. The section is always on the lookout for new talent, so don't hesitate to email Laurent Brault at if you want to join. Any and all skill levels are welcome!