Newsletter – Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th January 2020 – Week 1

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TRAINING THIS WEEKEND

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to training this Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th January. We hope you all had a very happy Christmas break. Don’t forget that as we have entered a new year, and our new rugby year, all the squads have moved up an age group. For clarity, the squads and training times for this rugby year are:

SATURDAY

8:00AM to 9:00AM – U4 (born 2016 or later) and U5 (born 2015)

8:00AM to 9:30AM – U6 (born 2014), U7 (born 2013), U8 (born 2012), U9 (born 2011), U10 (born 2010)

9:15AM to 11:00AM – U11 (born 2009), U12 (born 2008), U13 (born 2007) and Girls Contact

10:45AM to 12:30PM – U14 (born 2006), U15 (born 2005) and U16/17 (born 2003 and 2004)

SUNDAY

9:00AM to 10:30AM – Touch U10 (born 2010 or later) , Touch U12 (born 2008 and 2009), Touch U14 (born 2006 and 2007) and Touch U16 (born 2004 or 2005)

THURSDAY

Mid week training will commence on Thursday 16th January from 5:30PM to 7:00PM at SCC Dempsey Play Fields. There will be a combined age session for the older children focusing on fitness and ball skills. Other age groups are welcome to hold an additional training session at this time, however this is dependant on being organised by their own coaches.

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 1st TERM 2020

Training fees for Term 3 are now due. To check how much you owe for your child, use TeamSnap and select their name under their team under My Teams on your dashboard page, and then select the Payments tab to see their listing and training fees due. The diagrams below will help you.

PAYPAL

If you use the web version of TeamSnap, you will find a PayPal link on the Payments tab to make payment easier for you. Please note that the PayPal link can only be found in the web version of TeamSnap, and does not show on the mobile app version.

Alternatively, you can pay by bank transfer. Bank details are included below.

Please note that on your TeamSnap “home page”, it will show that you have “No Invoices Due” – this refers to the registration fee you paid when your child first joined the Academy. You need to select your child’s name under their team (under My Teams), and then the Payments tab, to find this term’s Training Fees.

LATE PAYMENT CHARGES

15% 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 7th February 2020.

BANK DETAILS

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.

DATE FOR THE DIARY: MCM TOUCH TOURNAMENT – 18th JANUARY 2020

Our U10, U12, U14 and U16 Girls Touch teams will be taking part in the Marlborough College Malaysia Touch Tournament on 18th January 2020.

Please look out for communications from your coaches regarding the team and logistics.

Bus to Marlborough

There will be a bus departing from Jones the Grocer (at Dempsey) to Marlborough on Saturday morning for those who like to book a slot. Places are limited to players plus one parent, and it will be $25 a seat. An email has been sent out for those who want to book a seat – if you haven’t received it, please drop Sarah an email at info@sccrugbyacademy.com

DATE FOR THE DIARY: MCM STRAITS RUGBY 10s TOURNAMENT – 8th FEBRUARY 2020

The following age groups will be participating in the Marlborough College Malaysia 10s Tournament on Saturday 8th February 2020: U10, U11, U12, U13, U14 and U16.

Please look out for communications from your coaches regarding the team and logistics.

Bus to Marlborough

There will be a bus departing from Jones the Grocer (at Dempsey) to Marlborough on Saturday morning for those who like to book a slot. Places are limited to players plus one parent, and it will be $25 a seat. We will be sending out an email shortly for those who would like to book.

DATE FOR THE DIARY: KL TIGERS TOURNAMENT – 7th and 8th MARCH 2020

We are organising an Academy tour to the KL Tigers 10s tournament again this year, which will be on the weekend of 7th and 8th March.

We will be sending out the registration email shortly, so please look out for it.

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

DATES FOR THE DIARY

Festival of Nations – 30th November 2019

Singapore Life Girls Rugby TRC Cup – 7th December 2019

MCM Straits Touch Rugby – 18th January 2020

MCM Straits Rugby 10s (U10 to U16) – 8th February 2020

KL Tigers International 10s and Touch Tournament – 7th and 8th March 2020

HSBC SINGAPORE RUGBY SEVENS 2020 TICKETS NOW

The HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens 2020 will be played at the National Stadium on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th April 2020. Tickets are now on sale at http://www.singapore7s.sg

The Early Bird promo code for the SCC Rugby Academy is 20SCCA.

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.

DATES FOR THE DIARY

MCM Straits Touch Rugby – 18th January 2020

MCM Straits Rugby 10s (U10 to U16) – 8th February 2020

KL Tigers International 10s and Touch Tournament – 7th and 8th March 2020

SCC Rugby Academy 7s and Touch Tournament 2020 – 23rd to 25th October (with finals being held at the SCC7s Tournament on the weekend of 31st October/1st November).

TERM DATES

Term 1 – Saturday 11th January 2020 to Sunday 22nd March 2020 (there will be no training the weekend of 25th and 26th January for Chinese New Year half term)

Term 2 – Saturday 18th April 2020 to Sunday 21st June 2020

Term 3 – Saturday 22nd August 2020 to 6th December 2020 (with no training on 17th and 18th October for half term)