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Welcome back! We hope that everyone had a great break, and are all ready to get going for Term 2! This term we have a few more JRCS League games before the semi-finals and finals in May and June. We also have the TRC Junior Cup tournament, in addition to JRCS Mini tournaments for the U6, U7, U8 and U9.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org so we can update TeamSnap and the team lists.
TRAINING TIMES AT THE WEEKENDS
Training times are as follows:
7:45AM to 9:00AM – U4 (2019 or later)
8:00AM to 9:15AM – U5 (2018)
8:15AM to 9:30AM – U6 (2017)
8:00AM to 9:30AM – U7 (2016) & U8 (2015)
9:15AM to 10:45AM – U9 (2014)
9:30AM to 11:00AM – U10 (2013), U11 (2012) & U12 (2011)
10:45PM to 12:30PM – U13 (2010)
11:00PM to 12:45PM – U14 (2009), U15 (2008) & U16/17 (2007/2006)
8:00AM to 9.30AM – Girls Touch U10, Girls Touch U12, Girls Touch U14, Girls Touch U16 & Girls Touch U18
10:00AM to 11:00AM – Girls Contact U10-U12
10:00AM to 11:30AM – Girls Contact U14-U18
BLACK AND YELLOW, BLACK AND YELLOW!!
Our new black and yellow Signature gum guards proved very popular! We are pleased to let you know that we will now be stocking them in our online store if you did not manage to get one last term. At the moment there are only 1 or 2 available in the shop, but new stock is arriving next week.
The gum guards come in 2 sizes, and are priced at $20:
- Youth (9 to 12 years)
- Teen (12 to 17 years)
THE FRY GROUP WEBINAR: RETURNING TO THE UK? TAX ESSENTIALS YOU NEED TO KNOW
For most expats there comes a point when it’s time to decide – do we stay overseas or head back to the UK? And when’s the right time to make that move?
The UK tax system is notoriously complex and can be overwhelming when thrown into the mix of an international move. However, by carefully managing the timing of your return and planning ahead you should find yourself in the most tax-efficient position, helping make your transition back as smooth as possible.
In this webinar, Peter Webb, Head of Tax Advisory at The Fry Group, will explain the important tax and financial considerations returning expats should be aware of. He’ll also clarify why good planning is necessary and detail how to limit your exposure to UK tax and protect your wealth.
What can I learn from this webinar?
- Key considerations before moving back to the UK
- The trigger points that make you UK resident for tax purposes
- Common mistakes that can expose you to tax – even before you arrive home
- Some tax-efficient investment strategies you can adopt once in the UK
There will be plenty of opportunity for Q&A. Please submit any questions you would like answered to email@example.com
Kindly register for your preferred session for the webinar below. You will then be sent a confirmation email with all the webinar details.
Thursday 27 April 2023
Session 1: UK 6am / Europe 7am / Dubai 9am / Asia 1pm
Session 2: UK 11am / Europe 12pm / Dubai 2pm / Asia 6pm
Please feel free to forward this invitation to friends, colleagues or family members if you feel it would be of interest to them. We look forward to you joining the webinar.
FANTASTIC ACHIEVEMENTS FROM OUR FORMER PLAYERS
Congratulations to two former SCC Rugby Academy players Will Plessis (Scarlets) and Orson James (Exeter Chiefs) who were selected for the Wales U19 against Italy last week
Jamie Riach and Ross Smart both started with the Academy when it was launched. Jamie and Ross now play in Edinburgh and were both selected to represent Edinburgh and the East of Scotland in the Under 16 ‘1872’ match against Glasgow at Scotstoun at the weekend.
The 2 photos below show Jamie and Ross on Sunday at Scotstoun, Glasgow, and the 2 of them back in 2013 with the SCC. Jamie is on the right, Ross is on the left.
LIGHT SNACKS AT DEMPSEY
Don’t forget that light snacks are available for sale at the F&B Hut at Dempsey. You will now be able to buy muffins, sandwiches and hot dogs to go with your coffee! Please note that you now pay by PayNow and cash, or you can sign on your account if you are a Singapore Cricket Club member.
If your team is taking part in games or tournaments, we would kindly ask that you ensure that your child is wearing their full and up-to-date kit. They must wear the latest playing jersey/touch tops which have our sponsors latest logos on them. Please keep the old tops with the old logos just for training.
We need to honour our sponsors contribution and support by wearing the tops that they have sponsored for us.
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 lightning.
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DATES FOR THE DIARY
TRC Junior Cup (U5 to U10) – Saturday 20th May full day + Sunday 21st May morning
JRCS Minis Tournament (U8 and U9) – Saturday 10th June
JRCS Minis Tournament (U6 and U7) – Saturday 17th June
SCC Rugby Academy 7s and Touch Tournament – Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October (finals to be held at the SCC7s the weekend after)
TERM DATES FOR 2023
Term 1 – Saturday 14th January to Sunday 26th March (CNY break 21st/22nd January)
Term 2 – Saturday 22nd April to 25th June (no half term breaks)
Term 3 – Saturday 26th August to Sunday 3rd December (half term break 14th/15th October)