Newsletter – Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August 2017 – Week 1

Welcome back! We hope that everyone had a restful summer break (winter for our southern hemisphere members), and are all ready to go for our third, and longest, term of rugby and touch! We have a lot to fit in this term – the SCC Rugby Academy tournament, TRC tournament and Clifford Chance Touch tournament for starters.

HAVE YOU LEFT?

If you have left Singapore, or your child is just taking a break from the Academy this term, please don’t forget to drop a note to Sarah at info@sccrugbyacademy.com so we can update TeamSnap and the team lists.

TRAINING FEES DUE FOR 3RD TERM 2017

Training fees for Term 3 are now due. To check how much you owe for your child, please go to their TeamSnap profile and select the Payments tab – fees due for this term are indicated there.

Please note that on your TeamSnap “home page”, it will show that you have no fees due for “Registration” – you paid this when your child first joined the Academy. You need to select your child’s profile, and then the Payments tab, to find this term’s Training Fees.

LATE PAYMENT CHARGES

Please note that we have introduced a late payment charge. A 10% charge will be added to all unpaid fees after the 4th week of term – for this term, the late fee will come into effect on Friday 22nd September 2017.

PAYPAL

We now accept PayPal through the TeamSnap application. Just go to the Payments tab on your child’s profile, and you will find the fee amount due and a link for PayPal if you would like to use this service. Please note that the PayPal link can only be found in the web version of TeamSnap, and does not show on the app version.

Alternatively, you can also pay by bank transfer. Details for a bank transfer are as follows:

Account Name: The Rugby Academy Ltd

Account No: 0339049654

Bank Name: DBS

Branch Code: 033

Swift Code: DBSSSGSG

Please reference your child’s name and age group on the payment.

We do not accept payment of training fees by cheque or cash.

ON-LINE KIT STORE

Our on-line kit store is finally up and running! In stock are training jerseys, socks, rugby shorts, touch shorts,  caps and visors. To access the store, please click here – SCC Rugby Academy Kit Store

Over the coming months, we will be expanding the products on offer in the store, such as kit bags, rucksacks, polo shirts, rugby balls and scrum caps.

Orders

The on-line store is based in Australia, so shipments will be sent to the Academy and available for pick up at Dempsey at training on Saturday mornings (for rugby), and Sunday mornings (for touch).

Orders in by Sunday midnight will be shipped on Monday for pick up on Saturday.

PLANNING AHEAD – SCC RUGBY ACADEMY TOURNAMENT 2017 AND KL SARACENS TOURNAMENT 2018

Just a quick note for your diaries, and your holiday planning. The SCC Rugby Academy 7s and Touch Tournament will be held on the weekend of 28th/29th October, with the finals being held during the SCC7s the weekend after (4th/5th November).

The KL Saracens Tournament 2018 will be held over the weekend of 3rd/4th March 2018. We will be sending out more information on the tournament, and registrations of interest, later in the term.

ASIAN RUGBY AWARDS 2017

Rugby Lovers Guide to Asia, the largest online media resource for Rugby in Asia, are organising the first ever ASIAN RUGBY AWARDS. These awards are a chance for Singapore Junior Clubs to show the world all the great stuff that is happening here. There are several awards up for grabs for Junior Rugby, and its up to you to nominate!

You can nominate your favourite tournament, the best club (the SCC Rugby Academy of course!), try of the year, tackle of the year, plus many more categories.

Visit their website at ASIAN RUGBY AWARDS 2017 for more information on all the categories available, as well as how to nominate.

Coaches and parents – get voting for your club, team and players!

LIGHT SNACKS AT DEMPSEY

Don’t forget that light snacks are now available for sale at Dempsey. You will now be able to buy muffins, croissants and hot dogs to go with your coffee or 100 Plus! Prices are:

Muffins – $3

Croissants and Danish Pastries – $3

Hotdogs – $4

Sandwiches – $4

A FAMILY TRAIL-RUNNING EVENT LIKE NO OTHER!

Centaurs are organizing their very first COLUMBIA JUNGLE RUN. Traverse 5 kilometres of twisting untamed tracks, overcoming various obstacles en route. They are getting many family combinations signing up, so it should be a fun and exciting bonding adventure for the whole family in the great outdoors!

More information on the event can be found at Centaurs Columbia Jungle Run

 TERM DATES

Term 3 – Saturday 26th August 2017 to Sunday 10th December 2017

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