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Coronavirus: COVID-19 latest

While the Clubhouse itself remains closed until further notice, access to the grounds has been eased - but still subject to restrictions: doubles play in tennis is allowed, as are picnics and gatherings of fewer than 10 people (including children) 

To contact the Club please do not telephone but rather email

Friday 5 June 2020

Bridge News - 3 December

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. 

Bridge News - 9 December -Tuesday's tournament

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.

Snooker 2019/2020 Tournament News

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. 

Snooker - Last Call for Individual Coaching by former French Champion Yannick Poulain

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.

Snooker 2019/2020 Tournament News

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.)

 

Squash News - 15th November

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.

Squash News - 22nd November

Last night both Standard Athletic Club teams won 5-0! Team 1 beat Stade Français 2 at home, while Team 2 beat Oxygène 4 away in St Germain en Laye. Congratulations to our 10 winning players! Read on for a photo of Team 1!
 

Squash News - 29 November

Team 1 faced Oxygène, last of the pool, at home, with only one court to play 5 matches, so the evening was long! The team won 4-1 and is currently 1st of the pool, as IBM lost their match 5-0 last night! We face IBM next week, in Nanterre, on November 5th. (See the main article for a picture of Team 1)
 
Team 2 lost 4-1 against Altiplano St Cloud in St Cloud, but Hugo added another victory to his series. 
 

Squash News - 5 December - Team 1 beat IBM 3-2!

Team 1 had a big match tonight against IBM, equal top of the pool.
Greg and David started at numbers 5 and 4. David won 3-1 and Greg lost 16-14 in the fifth after an epic comeback from 2:0 down. Next up, Aurélien at 3, won 3-0, and Alec at 1, also won 3-0 against a tricky player who wasn't able to play his usual shots. Last up, Jean-Guillaume against a very good Dan, was tired from business travel, lost 3-1, but will win next time!
 
So 3-2 victory for SAC Team 1!
 
(Team 2 didn't have a match)
 

SAC Junior Football - Sat 16th November vs British School

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!

 

Step and Pilates News - Normal Schedules resume Monday 24th

Classes started again on Monday 10 February, but were on 'holiday schedule' up to and including the 22nd, normal service resumes on Monday 24 February. There is still space on the new Wednesday 1-2 pm class for beginners, “faux debutants” and "start agains" for those who want more personalised lessons. Details and news as always from Pam at .

Squash News - 7th November

SAC Team 2 didn't play on Thursday evening, but SAC Team 1 faced St Cloud 6 at St Cloud. This was a team that spent most of last season at the top of the pool, until we beat them at home, causing them to drop to 2nd position and preventing them from going up to 2nd Division (we finished 3rd). Read on to see what happened!

Bridge News - 7th November

The next dinner and tournament is on Tuesday 12th November. Please sign up very soon as possible with Anne  (and copy Jenny) as the staff need to know as soon as possible how many there will be for dinner. The next Workshop will be on Friday 29th November

Bridge News - 13th November

Dougie Anderson and Ian Cully triumphed in EW with 57.24% with Pat Harding and Jenny Pratt in NS with 57.69%. The next dinner/tournament is on 10th December but before then there's Workshop on Friday 29th November. 

Bridge News 19 November

The next Workshop is on Friday 29 November, starting at 10:30. You will find a short quiz attached to the main article. Please contact Claude if you haven't yet signed up, indicating whether you wish to stay for lunch and play in the afternoon (). The Section's AGM will take place at 6:30 pm on Tuesday 10 December, just before the dinner and tournament. Materials for the AGM are attached to the main article.

Coming soon

28 May 2020
Clay Courts Open
06 Jun 2020
Golf Monthly Competition
01 Jul 2020
Golf Summer Eclectic