The adult football team lost 1-2 gainst Los Pipos last Sunday. It was a very nice game on a lovely pitch and under the sun. Henry Colburn scored the SAC goal.
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 )
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.
SAC had two excellent wins last weekend, playing St Brice in a thrilling 35-over match on Saturday and then on Sunday SAC once again welcomed Le Croc Sportif from the UK.