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!
The last games of the season saw the Kids overcoming their Parents in an exciting 8-over game, setting an example for the Lads to defeat their Dads in a 14-over contest. The next junior cricket event is the Morangis indoor tournament later in the winter.
The umpires have ruled that Friday evening Social Tennis must temporarily stop owing to lack of lack of light and heat over the coming months. Thanks to all who've turned up and made Friday evenings such fun. Social Tennis will resume at the beginning of summer.
This year, the winner of the Toby Cox Memorial Cup is Alec Maurey, who beat defending champion Lee Beaves 3-2 reversing the result of last year's final!
Two dates for your diaries: first Workshop on Friday 11th October and the opening dinner and evening tournament will be on Tuesday 15th October.
Note that the Workshop on Friday 11th will start at 10:45 sharp, still room for participants to make up 5 complete tables! There's still time to sign up for the dinner/ tournament on Tuesday 15th. Just a reminder that it's FFB Bridge Licence time - at the increased price of 56€.
Come and enjoy a Rugby World Cup breakfast in the Clubhouse at starting at 9:15 while watching France - Argentina on the big screen. Then at 11, join in the Touch Rugby training around the cricket pitch for parents and kids (from 5 and up), while working up an appetite for lunch! (More info from )
Junior cricket continues this Saturday. U11s will play from 10-11 and the lads will play a friendly match against the LFP Morangis juniors from 11 on. This is their local derby, so please come along and support them - if you're lucky you might get a cup of tea into the bargain...
The LFP Morangis senior team then takes on the adults in the afternoon.
At last, a Croquet Section has been launched. Training and matches will take place on Sunday afternoons for all ages. The first training session will open this Sunday 22nd at 2 pm. Meet us out on the cricket pitch. Beginners are welcome!
The 2019 Autumn Vase was played in beautiful weather, with the unfortunate side effect of leaving the course very dry and quite difficult to play in places. Overall Winner (Best Stableford score) was Jérome Chaplin, 42 points (from Men's 2nd Series). Best SAC scorer was John MacCallum, 38 points, 3rd in Men's 2nd Series, followed closely by Jenny Pratt, 1st in Ladies' 2nd series with 36 points.. See the FFG Results page
We are organising our first squash open tournament of the season, The Toby Cox Cup, on Saturday 21st September. Team matches start on the 3rd October and Junior coaching starts on the 14th October.
Team matches start on the 3rd October and Junior coaching starts on the 14th October. A WhatsApp group has been created for section members and squash ladder has been set up to encourage more playing and to help new members meet other squash players.
The first Squash team matches took place last evening, Thursday 3rd October, with SAC Team 1 traveling to charming "bourgade" Saint-Ouen l'Aumône to play Squash 95 team 4. With only 4 players, they won 3:2 with victories from Aurélien at number 2 (3:0), David at 3 (3:2), Greg at 4 (3:1). Jean-Guillaume at number 1 had a good fight against a very young, very fit and basically very good player but lost 0:3. Meanwhile SAC team 2 played Squash 95 team 6 at home, but lost 2:3, though Hugo Marrison had a good win against a very good player.
Squash league news, 10th October evening matches: Team 1 won their second match of the season beating Stade Français 4 5-0, with Alec, Nicolas, Aurélien, David and Jacques-Philippe all winning their matches. Team 2 lost 2-3 against Total, with good wins by Hugo, again, and Arnaud. The Squash Ladder has been set up.
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