This evening, Friday 17 January, is the Section's AGM at 730, followed by prizegiving & dinner. Please also note that Section subs are now due.
Just under 40 players participated in 2 matches. The Under 10s beat their parents 7-5. The Over 10s had to wait until the end of extra time to beat their parents 7-4, scoring 3 goals in as many minutes!
The next fixture is on Sunday 12 January against Vésinet Sports Club International. Read more to see photos!
The U14 boys' team produced an epic 2-1 win, whilst the U11 boys' team managed a well-merited draw (1-1). Our girls' team, playing only their second match, fought valiantly against a much taller Vesinet team but ended up losing 1-6. Next matches are away against the British School on Sat 8 February.
Please find attached to the main article the SAC results of the Workshop mini-tournament on Friday 29 November and the answers to the Quiz. (The next Workshop will be on Friday 24 January 2020). The next Section events are the AGM and Dinner:Tournamant on Tuesdy 10 December.
Tuesday's tournament will be another "souplesse" simultaneous tournament tomorrow and the theme for this will be: "replying to partner's opening in 3rd position". More details and a quiz in the main article. Don't forget the evening starts with the Section's AGM at 6:30 pm.
The Tournament is starting to pick up speed with some results in and more matches planned! In the Open Singles, Dougie Anderson beat James Moore and Philippe Ayme Jouve beat Lee Beaves. In the Open Doubles, the Jameses Moore and Webb advanced thanks to a walk-over. Read on for more details.
Thanks to our close relationship with the Académie de Billard d’Argenteuil, the SAC has been offered the possibility to get some snooker coaching this winter from a former French national snooker champion, Yannick Poulain - 6 titles as Champion of France (1996,1997,2002,2003,2006,2008).
These special Master Classes will take place between the end of January and March 2020. Players will be coached individually for 2h at a fee of 50 €/h (100€). Yannick is willing to come to the SAC on a few dates.
Anyone interested please contact Roland Tchertoff at or before the 26th January.
Open Singles: Didier Perrin and Jean-Paul Ruzé finally played their match on Sunday morning as planned; Didier won in two straight frames, he will be meeting Thomas Lavigne in the next round. Also, this is the last call for coaching with Yannick Poulain - anyone interested please contact Roland Tchertoff at or by the 26th January. (See this note.)
The SAC has been invited to provide players for a Junior (U16) team in the upcoming indoor tournament at Morangis on Sunday, 1 December. The format will be the same as the very successful tournaments they have organised over the last few years: teams of seven play very fast matches of 6 overs per side in a round robin format.
On Sunday we had a 2-2 draw against Los Pipos (SAC goals by Arnaud Pâquier and Vassili de Rosen).
Next Sunday the match is against Marly-Belle-Ile.
On Sunday the adult team won 8-4 against Les Italiens. SAC goal-scorers were Joseph Hanlon, Henry Colburn and Jeremy from Oz. Next Sunday the match is against Los Pipos.
Last night, SAC Team 1 beat Les Touristes de St Cloud 5-0 at home, with Alec, Jean-Guillaume, Nico, Aurélien and Greg all winning their matches 3:1, 3:1, 3:2, 3:2 and 3:0 respectively. Well done Team 1! Unfortunately, Team 2 lost 0-5 against Cygne in Épinay. Read on for news about the Squash Ladder and WhatsApp group.
On Saturday afternoon at 3pm, the SAC will be fielding boys' and girls' teams against the British School at the SAC. This is a debut performance for the first ever SAC girls only team.
Please come and cheer on our junior footballers and then join us for teatime afterwards, which will be served in the Clubhouse.
Go SAC go!