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Tuesday 21 January 2020

Over the past weekend SAC had the great pleasure to host the return of the Rhinos, a team from the UK that last visited Paris in the early 1990s. Two excellent matches were played, with a win each for the tourists and the hosts. 

On Saturday, the Rhinos won the toss and elected to bat, posting a challenging 260 for 5 off their 35 overs thanks to a debut century from opener Huxtable. Pick of the bowlers for SAC was Nisseem Burkule with three wickets (to go with a stunning one handed catch). In response, Henry Colburn batted excellently for 83, and got SAC close with support from Alastair Thomas (39), Nisseem Burkule (31) and Yaesin Shikdar (27). But in the end it was just too much, with the Rhinos winning by 25 runs.

On Sunday it was SAC’s turn to win the toss and post a challenging total of 229 for 4 off our 30 overs. Alastair Thomas made 80, Nisseem Burkule 51 not out, and Thodi Andersson 31. Two wickets each from Shakeel Ahmad and Nisseem Burkule then put the Rhinos in early trouble, and although they staged a strong comeback in the second half of the innings it proved too much, with SAC winning by 28 runs.

Next weekend the opponents are St Brice on Saturday 7th and Le Croq Sportif on Sunday 8th (with a 12 o'clock start).            

Coming soon

21 Jan 2020
03:00PM - 05:00PM
Water cut off
24 Jan 2020
11:00AM - 05:00PM
Bridge Workshop
25 Jan 2020
08:00PM -
Burns Night
26 Jan 2020
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Oysters and Black Velvet
31 Jan 2020
"Season's Greetings" Play
01 Feb 2020
Kids' English Carnival
04 Feb 2020
Ladies' Tennis - ALT's play Vanves
04 Feb 2020
07:30PM -
Bridge Dinner/Tournament
06 Feb 2020
07:00PM -
MC/Member Meeting
09 Feb 2020
02:30PM -
SAC Cricket Section AGM
10 Feb 2020
09:00AM - 06:00PM
Junior Tennis Camp 10-14 Feb
17 Feb 2020
09:00AM - 06:00PM
Junior Tennis Camp 17-21 Feb
17 Feb 2020
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Yoga & Vegetable Cookery in English for Children
29 Feb 2020
08:00PM -
President's Dinner
07 Mar 2020
09:00PM -
70s and 80s Party
21 Mar 2020
08:00PM -
St Patrick's
25 Apr 2020
08:00PM -
Flamenco Evening
01 May 2020
Golf Spring Weekend
16 May 2020
Golf 40th Spring Cup
17 May 2020
SAC AGM