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Thursday 9 April 2020

22nd February 2019 News

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Squash 21st February -  Team 1 win at home against La Garenne 4/1 while Team 2 lose 4/1 away at Cercle de l'Union Interalliée.

What's been going on

Last Sunday our valiant adult Footballers played against Ludovic Cohen's team but lost 3-6.

The Ladies Tennis AFT's Team is in a pool of 6 and played their first match of the season on Friday 15th against TC Issy-les-Moulineaux winning 2-1. Their next game is on the 5th of March.

What's coming this weekend and after

Pam's last Fitness classes for this session was on Wednesday 20th. The sessions will restart after the holidays on the 10th of March.

There will be Yoga on Saturdays during the holidays (23/2, 2/3, 9/3) but not during the week. Sessions will restart on Wednesday 12th March.

The Centenary Oak continues with a full weekend food offering starting on Saturday with croissants at 11 followed by lunch with Beef lasagna or Vegetable quiche and salad; on Sunday the Brunch special will be Roasted chicken and chips.

The 6 Nations Rugby will be on the big screen this weekend; book at the bar or 01 46 26 16 09 or if you want a cheese and charcuterie platter. 

At a loose end with the kids? Have you signed them up for a session at the Squash Camp, which runs for the next two weeks? 

And for any keen young cricketers not on the ski slopes, there's a repeat of the successful inter-club indoor cricket tournament at Morangis on Saturday 2nd March; details from .

Ladies Tennis: We're up to speed in the ALT's, but are still looking for players to make up the numbers in the Raquettes team; if you're interested in playing in either team please get in touch with Sally Cangardel or Marie de Tilly (ALT’s) or Gigi Cothier (Raquettes) for further information.

Dates to watch


  • Weekend 23/24 February - 6 Nations Rugby on the big screen
  • Weeks of 26th February to 1st March and 4th to 8th March - Junior Squash Holiday Camps


  • Saturday 2nd March - Indoor U15/U13 Indoor Cricket tournament at Morangis
  • Saturday 9th March - Dinner / Talk featuring Stephen Clarke
  • Saturday 23rd March - Saint Patrick's Caelí Evening - live music, Irish dancing with callers & an Irish theme buffet. Places limited so book early


  • Week of 22nd to 26th April - Junior Tennis Holiday Camp
  • Week of 22nd to 26th April - Junior Squash Holiday Camp
  • Weekend of 26th-28th April - Golf Outing to Dieppe.


The Search is still on for a volunteer Newsletter Editor!

The Club Management is looking for a News Editor whose responsibility is to compile the weekly newsletter from the input provided by Management, Staff, the Section heads and members. The News Editor should be fluent in English, preferably a native speaker. The time commitment needed is a few hours a week. The management would hope for a long-term commitment to the post from the volunteer. Please contact Matthew Curtin () if you're interested. 

Choice reading from the Website

Squash News - 21st February 2019 - Critérium Île de France

Team 1 continue their winning streak with a great win at home against La Garenne 4/1 and stay 3rd in the league. Another difficult night for Team 2 who lost 4/1 away at Cercle de l'Union Interalliée.

Football News - Sunday 17th February

Last Sunday the Adult Football team lost 3-6 playing against Ludovic Cohen's team. SAC goal scorers were Paul Bowyer, Declan Thiriet and Vassili de Rosen. We next play the British School on the 10th of March. 

Ladies Tennis News Friday 15th February - ALT's win!

The ALT’s team is in a pool of 6 this year. They played their 1st match of the season against TC Issy-les-Moulineaux on Friday and won 2-1. The next match is against TC Plessis-Robinson on Tuesday 5th March.

Ladies Tennis Spring 2019

We are building our 2019 ALT’s and Raquettes teams and we're still on the lookout for Raquettes players. If you are interested in playing in either team please get in touch with Sally Cangardel or Marie de Tilly (ALT’s) or Gigi Cothier (Raquettes) for further information. 

Centenary Oak Food for the 23rd & 24th February

Saturday: Croissants & Pains au chocolat. Lunch: Ham or cheese and salad sandwiches. ham and cheese, tomato and mozzarella paninis; vegetable soup; Lasagna (beef), Vegetable quiche and salad. Sunday Brunch:  All the usual plus Roasted chicken and chips. 

6 Nations Rugby Special - 23/24 February Weekend

Come and watch the 6 Nations Rugby on Sat 23rd from 3.15 pm and Sunday 24th (at 4.00 pm) on the big screen! Charcuterie and cheese platter available - please order beforehand at the bar or call 01 46 26 16 09. 

Fitness News - 20th February

Fitness is now on a holiday schedule until Monday 11th March. Contact Pam () for more class confirmations and updates. 

Yoga News - 20th February

During the holidays, classes will only be held on Saturdays (23/2, 2/3, 9/3) until the full schedule restarts on Wednesday 13th March. More info as always from Monica at . ?

Junior Squash news – 2019 Holiday camps

Full details (dates, times, prices) of the 2019 Holiday Camps for children (February, Easter, Summer), including the registration forms, may be found in the main article. 

Junior Cricket - Sat 2nd March - Indoor tournament at Morangis

The SAC has been invited to enter an U15 and/or U13 team in the upcoming indoor cricket tournament at Morangis on 2nd March. The format will be the same as the very successful tournaments they have organised over the last few years. If your child would like to play please write asap to .

Saturday 9th March - Dinner/Talk evening featuring Stephen Clarke -

The guest speaker at the dinner will be British writer Stephen Clarke, the bestselling author, with a speech entitled “1000 years of annoying the French: who laughs last?". 

Saint Patrick's Caelí Evening - Saturday 23rd March

A Saint Patrick's Caelí will be held at the club on 23rd March, with live Irish music with the Lutecia Caelí Band, Irish dancing, food and much merriment.

Easter Tennis Camp 2019

Reservations for the Easter Tennis Camp (22-26 April) are open for all children aged from 4 to 17 using this link 

Bridge Lessons

Quite a few Club members have expressed their interest in learning to play bridge. If you are interested, would you please get in touch with Jenny Pratt () detailing your availability. 

BCC News and Diary February 2019

Please find attached the BCC Events Diary for 2019 and a link to the latest newsletter from the British in Europe and more information about Brexit.  SeeBCC_Diary_February_2019.pdf


Coming soon

25 Apr 2020
08:00PM -
Flamenco Evening - TBD
01 May 2020
Golf Spring Weekend
16 May 2020
Golf 40th Spring Cup
17 May 2020
23 May 2020
Sports Day
06 Jun 2020
08:00PM -
Greek Evening
13 Jun 2020
South African Day
20 Jun 2020
Camp Out & Sports Day
27 Jun 2020
08:00PM -
White Dinner