5th April 2019 News
Squash: Team 2, with only 4 players, played Quartier Latin away and lost 4/1.
What been happening
Last Friday our valiant Ladies Tennis AFT's team played AS Meudon and won 2-1. And attendees at the Bridge Workshop learned how to bid and play a forcing 3rd suit. Attached to the article below are documents with exercises, the lesson notes and the hands that were used.
Last Sunday, our Footballers played the Kerala Tuskers and won 4-2, with goals by Declan Thiriet, Henry Colburn and Max Marisson.
On Tuesday the Bridge Section's April Dinner/Tournament was held, in which Mary and Rémy came 1st in NS with 66.44 % and in EW - Jean-Philippe and Ian (Cully) emerged as remarkable winners!
On the Junior Squash front, Alexander Lecomte represented the SAC in the Ken Chavet Tournament that took place in Créteil on Sunday, 31st March. This was his first tournament and he was accompanied by our coach Roland Bassibey. He won one of his three matches, which was a great performance after only 18 lessons. Congratulations, Alexander!
What's coming soon
On Saturday 6th our Junior Footballers take on the British School away. The Yoga teacher will be Rajeev again. (Pilates and Step classes continue as usual.)
Also on Saturday, the Golf Section will be holding a Stableford monthly competition at Villarceaux.
This Sunday, the adult Footballers take on La Salernitana.
And next Friday the 12th, the April Bridge Workshop takes place and the Ladies ALT's team play TC Rueil.
Be aware that on Sunday the 14th there's a road race so the Route Royale will be closed from 9 am to 1 pm and the Club will only be accessible on foot. (Brunch will be served late)
Also on Sunday, the Ladies Tennis Raquettes team play their first match against Malakoff.
And for those thinking ahead to the Easter holidays, it's not too early to think about the Tennis and Squash camps on offer.
Dates to watch
- Saturday 6th - Junior Football vs British School (away)
- Saturday 6th - Golf Section Stableford Competition
- Sunday 7th - Football vs La Salernitana
- Friday 12th - Bridge Workshop
- Friday 12th - Ladies Tennis ALT's play TC Rueil
- Sunday 14th - Road closed in the morning see here
- Sunday 14th - Ladies Tennis Raquettes team play Malakoff away
- Thursday 18th 6.30 pm - 8 pm - Scottish Country Dancing
- Week of 22nd to 26th - Junior Tennis Holiday Camp
- Week of 22nd to 26th - Junior Squash Holiday Camp
- Weekend of 26th-28th - Golf Outing to Dieppe.
SAC 2019 Tennis Survey
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Choice reading from the Websit
Team 2 with 4 players played Quartier Latin away, but, despite some good fights list 4/1. Next week they play at home so are looking forward to a better result.
Alexander Lecomte represented the SAC in the Ken Chavet Tournament that took place in Créteil on Sunday, 31st March. This was his first tournament and he was accompanied by our coach Roland Bassibey. He won one of his three matches, which was a great performance after only 18 lessons. Congratulations, Alexander!
Warm congratulations to our Tuesday champs - Mary and Rémy, 1st in NS with 66.44%, and particularly to the firsts in EW - Jean-Philippe and Ian (Cully), with 60.53%! Well done to the runners-up in NS - Jeanne and Monica, and in EW - Jane and Françoise. Here are the official results: RESULTATS_02_04_19.pdf
The Ladies Tennis ALT's team chalked up another win 2-1 against AS Meudon today, they next meet TC Rueil on Friday 12th April. The Raquettes team starts their season on Sunday April 14th at Malakoff
This Sunday, our adult footballers won 4-2 against our old friends the Kerala Tuskers. (Two goals by Declan Thiriet, one by Henry Colburn and one by Max Marisson.)
Next Sunday we play La Salernitana.
All classes are go! Contact Pam () for information and updates.
Please note that the Yoga teacher for Saturday 6th April will be Rajeev; for the other classes, it will be Monica as usual. More info as always from Monica at . ?
Saturday: Croissants & Pains au chocolat. Lunch: Ham or cheese and salad sandwiches. ham and cheese, tomato and mozzarella paninis; vegetable soup; Lasagna (beef), Quiche Lorraine, Vegetable quiche and salad. Sunday Brunch: All the usual plus Chicken in cream & mushroom sauce, rice or fries.
On Sunday the 14th of April there is a race running along the side of the club and the main road, Route Royale, will be closed from 9 am - 1 pm allowing only people on foot to access the club.pedestrians will be able to access the club. (Brunch will be served from 1 pm - 3 pm.)
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.
Attached Files: SAC-Squash-Stages-Jeunes-2019-V1.pdf