Newsletter – Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December 2017 – Week 15

TRAINING THIS WEEKEND

Due to the Festival of Nations being played this Saturday 9th December, there will be reduced training for many age groups this weekend. We will be holding joint sessions though for those age groups with only a few players left.

U4, U5, U6, U7, U8 – training as normal

U10, U11 and U12 – joint training session with Coaches John, Su and Bryan at 9:15AM to 11:00AM for any children who would like to come along

U13 – training as normal

U14, U15, U17 – training as normal

Touch U10, Touch U12, Touch U14 – training as normal

SAUSAGE SIZZLE

The Singapore Cricket Club will be putting on a Sausage Sizzle on Saturday morning for those who are feeling a bit peckish after training!

ON SALE THIS SATURDAY – SCC RUGBY ACADEMY COACHES GIFTS!

​We still have some perfect Christmas gifts on sale … our coveted Coaches Calendar, new car stickers so you can take the Academy wherever you go, baseball caps and sets of the Paw Prints trilogy from author Sarah Mounsey. Sarah is a literacy specialist, teacher, librarian, published author and mum to three Academy players! All proceeds will go to charity.

We also have a few SCC Rugby Academy branded Gilbert kit bags left – the ideal present for a keen rugby player! So don’t forget to drop by the clubhouse to pick up some Christmas goodies.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE U14!

Our U14 squad took part in an invitational, friendly mini-tournament organised by some Centaurs parents with teams from Centaurs (2), SCC, TRC, Dragons and a ‘Barbarians’ team.

The boys didn’t get into their stride through the round-robin stage but scored enough wins and tries to qualify for the final against one of the Centaurs teams. The boys’ hard work on the training ground though paid-off in the final – they went out on the pitch keen and aggressive, and were the convincing winners 4 tries to 1. Well played!

DATE FOR THE DIARY: MCM STRAITS RUGBY 10s TOURNAMENT – 20th JANUARY 2018

A few of our age groups will be participating in the MCM 10s Tournament on 20th January 2018. This will the second weekend of a our rugby term. Please look out for communications from your coaches as to whether your age group is participating or not.

DATE FOR THE DIARY: KL TIGERS TOURNAMENT – 21st and 22nd APRIL 2018

With the cancellation of the KL Saracens tournament, we will be organizing an Academy tour to the KL Tigers 10s tournament, which will be on the weekend of 21st and 22nd April (this is the first weekend of Term 2 2018).

We will be sending out the registration of interest email shortly, so please look out for it. Please note that this is an indication of interest only and does not guarantee a place on the squad – KL Tigers will confirm  how many teams we can submit, and each squad is limited to 15 players. Also, the coaches will choose a squad from those who have indicated their interest on the basis of attendance and attitude at training sessions held.

All players who register interest must be fully registered members of the SCC Rugby Academy, and all training fees must be up-to-date.

SCC CHRISTMAS CAMP

The Singapore Cricket Club is putting on a Christmas Holiday camp from 18th to 20th December at the SCC on the Padang. The camp is open to all children from 6 to 12 years old, and will include 8 sports (rugby, basketball, hockey, football, cricket, netball, tennis and squash), and will be taken by professional coaches. Each child gets a free camp t-shirt too!

The camp is $330, and there are discounts for Cricket Club members, and siblings.

Please contact Ricky at info@sccsport.com for more information.

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.

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TERM DATES

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

2018

Term 1 – Saturday 13th January 2018 to Sunday 25th March 2018 (there will be no training the weekend of 17th and 18th February for Chinese New Year public holiday)

Term 2 – Saturday 21st April 2018 to Sunday 24th June 2018

Term 3 – Saturday 25th August 2018 to 9th December 2018 (with no training on 13th and 14th October for half term)

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