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Thursday 23 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 ().

Sunday 26th May - Notice to members

Please note that because of the AGM at 3:00 pm:
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 - 13th May 2019 - Introducing Cricket to French children

The Cricket Section has been working with teachers from a local school, the Institute Notre Dame, to organise a practical extension to the classes they have had recently on the sport. The first sessions were held this week on Monday and Thursday afternoons and the tournaments will be held next Monday and Thursday afternoons. 

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.

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. 

Golf News 1st May - Dieppe Golf Weekend

The Spring Golf Weekend featured a visit to Dieppe last weekend, 26th-28th April. The Saturday competitions, the Kiwi Cup and Dean Trophy featured a win for the course and the weather over the 18 participants - the competitions were reduced to 9 holes although some brave souls did complete 18! Sunday's scramble was played under better conditions and the sun even appeared occasionally! 

Snooker News - 2nd May

Open singles: Roland Tchertoff beat Paul Willey in 3 frames to 1 in a 5-frame match last Saturday 27th. Earlier In the day in the Open Doubles, Andrew Taylor & Roland Tchertoff beat Paul & Joris Willey in 3 straight frames. In the Veterans, James Moore retained his champion's title by beating Ian Jones. The Prizegiving ceremony will take place during the Flamenco Evening on Saturday 11th May.

Coming soon

24 May 2019
11:00AM - 05:00PM
Bridge Workshop
25 May 2019
10:00AM - 03:00PM
Junior Cricket Festival
26 May 2019
AGM
26 May 2019
Junior Cricket U15 hard ball match
01 Jun 2019
Junior Cricket LFP CC Twenty20 (TBC)
04 Jun 2019
07:00PM - 11:00PM
Bridge Prize-giving, Dinner and traditional Individual Tournament
14 Jun 2019
11:00AM - 05:00PM
Bridge Workshop
15 Jun 2019
Junior Cricket - British School
22 Jun 2019
Tennis School Party
29 Jun 2019
Queen's Cup Open Squash Tournament
29 Jun 2019
11:30AM - 01:00PM
Junior Cricket - Lads vs Dads
06 Jul 2019
Golf President's Cup