Newsletter – Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017 – Week 9

Credit to Robert Lyons, James Wong-Lyons’ father, for taking this great picture of Leo Edwards in the U9!


There is no training for the U6 on Saturday at Dempsey, as they are taking part in friendly games with Centaurs at Turf City, kicking off at 9:00AM.

There is also no training for the U17 who are taking part in a tournament this weekend. For any U17 who would like more information on the tournament please contact Coach Bryan –


Have your children and you enjoyed your experience at the Academy? We continue to market the Academy in order to recruit more children across all age groups, and word-of-mouth reviews on our public sites would really help provide interested families with some further colour on the Academy.

If you have a moment, please could we ask you to write a review of the Academy on Facebook and/or on Google?

The link for our Facebook reviews can be found here – Facebook Review

For our Google page, you can write a review here – Google Review

Many thanks for your help!


Our on-line kit store is finally up and running! To access the store, please click here – SCC Rugby Academy Kit Store


In stock we have shorts, socks and playing jerseys (for anyone who would like to buy a second jersey).

For touch, we currently just have Touch tops for those who want to buy a second. The new Touch shorts and visors will be available in the store later this month.

We also have a new design training top, which is available from size 6 years to adult 4XL, so parents you can buy a supporters top if you wish. 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.


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.


We are pleased to announce the SCC Rugby Academy 7s tournament will be held the weekend of 28th and 29th October 2017, with the finals on the the next weekend (4th and 5th November) during the adult SCC 7s tournament.


We are in the process of starting to plan to make it all happen again this year. BUT we need volunteers to help! Would you like to head up the organising committee or become a member? The Academy 7s committee will be fully supported by the main Academy committee and many of the plans and procedures are already in place from last year.

The Head of the Academy 7s organising committee would also sit on the main SCC 7s committee representing the Academy and liaising to make sure both tournaments (our junior and their senior) run smoothly together. Please contact Sarah if you are interested ( The event is run by volunteers and wouldn’t happen without them!


Light snacks will now be 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


The Singapore Cricket Club are holding 3 summer holiday sports camps on the following dates for children aged 6 to 14 years.

26th – 30th June 2017

24th – 28th July 2017

31st July – 4th August 2017

There will be professional coaches in attendance covering 8 sports – rugby, basketball, hockey, football, cricket, netball, tennis and squash.

The price of each camp is $550 (SCC members receive a 10% discount. There is also a sibling discount).

For more information on the camps please contact Ricky at or call 6338 9271.


10th to 14th JULY 2017

Early Bird Prices till 12th June

The New Zealand Rugby Experience coaches are coming back to Singapore for the fifth consecutive year to run their annual Camp at the Centaurs Sports Park, Turf City from Monday 10th July to Friday 14th July 2017. Five days of action and excitement spent outdoors in learning how to play fun, expansive and all-inclusive rugby. The coaches have all played senior club or provincial rugby within New Zealand and in some cases, international rugby.

The Early Bird prices are in place till 12th June. To ensure your child gets to spend a week outdoors with rugby coaches who bring a wealth of knowledge from their playing days as well as their current experience of coaching, please return the completed forms by post (see details on the registration form) OR scan and email to:

Please click here to download the registration form. Your child will be considered as registered once payment has been received. Payment may be made online into our OCBC bank account or by cheque (details on the registration form).

Please feel free to forward this email to anyone you know of who may be interested in attending this camp. The camp is open to all children aged from 6 to 18 from all Clubs and Schools.

If you have any questions you can contact Di Hutchinson through the office on +65 6468 9851.


Term 2 – Saturday 22nd April 2017 to Sunday 25th June 2017

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