Newsletter – Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017 – Week 5

NO TRAINING FOR THE U14 THIS SATURDAY

There will be no training for the U14 this Saturday morning as they are taking part in the Gaulois 10s Tournament at TRC. Best of the luck in the tournament!

WEATHER UPDATES

With the recent rainy conditions, please make sure you check our Facebook page for the status of training if there is heavy rain, and/or thunder and lightening.

Join our Facebook page at SCC Rugby Academy Facebook

You do not need to be signed up to Facebook to view this page as our page is public and open to all.

UFIT BOOTCAMPS AT DEMPSEY – SATURDAY 23rd AND SATURDAY 30th SEPTEMBER

Don’t forget that the first free UFIT bootcamp will be held at Dempsey this weekend.

There is no excuse now not to do some exercise while the kids are training! UFIT have kindly offered to organise free bootcamps for parents at training on Saturday 23rd September and Saturday 30th September.

The first UFIT Bootcamp will be held this Saturday 23rd September from 8:10AM for approximately one hour. The following weekend the session will be at 9:30AM, to allow those who come down later to attend.

The bootcamps will be held on the mini pitch just next to the clubhouse (where the older age groups hold their warm up sessions).

 

SAXO MARKETS BLACK AND GOLD STRIPED PLAYING JERSEYS

By now most of the children have picked up their SAXO MARKETS black and gold striped playing jerseys. These are the playing jerseys that we started handing out in May last term. If you have not collected the jersey for your child, please drop a note to Sarah at info@sccrugbyacademy.com. We will not have a jersey for your child to collect unless you notify us beforehand.

KL SARACENS TOURNAMENT 2018 – CANCELLED

Sadly, we have had notice this week from KL Saracens Rugby club that their annual tournament in KL, and our main rugby tour, won’t be happening early next year. They have cited “the current business climate, the Club’s funding and the lack of sponsors” as the major factors behind the decision. We are sorry if you have made arrangements or kept the dates free but we are sharing this information as soon as we have received it. We are now busy looking at alternatives and will share this with you as soon as possible.

TRAINING FEES DUE FOR 3RD TERM 2017

Thank you to all those parents who have already paid for this term training fees.

For those who have not paid, please note that the deadline for payment is this Friday 22nd September 2017. Any fees unpaid after midnight on Friday will incur a 10% charge.

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 “My Registration” – you paid this when your child first joined the Academy.

You need to select your child’s profile, which is shown under “My Team” and their squad on the home page. Once you have entered your child’s profile, you can then select the Payments tab, to find this term’s Training Fees.

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.

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!

TERM DATES

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

(HALF TERM BREAK – Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October 2017)

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