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The term dates for 2020 have been released. You can find these at the bottom of this newsletter.
TRAINING – 29th November and 1st December
Quite a few children will be taking part in the Festival of Nations this Saturday, however training will be on as normal for all squads.
This weekend Girls Contact training will be held on Sunday at Dempsey from 9:00am to 10:30am to ensure as many girls as possible can get training in before the Sing Life Girls Contact tournament on Saturday 7th December.
LAST TRAINING OF TERM – 7th and 8th December
We will be holding our last Saturday training session of the year on the Padang on Saturday 7th December. There will be a visit by Father Christmas for the young ones, and awards presented for Player of the Year and Most Improved Player for each age group. Training timings will be as follows:
8:00AM – U4 to U10
9:15AM – U11, U12 to U13, and Girls Contact
10:45AM – U14 to U17
Sunday touch training for all age groups will be held on Sentosa. Your coaches will be sending out further informatino.
There is no training at Dempsey on either Saturday 7th or Sunday 8th December.
THE SCC RUGBY ACADEMY 2020 CALENDAR
The SCC Rugby Academy 2020 Calendar is hot off the press and will be available for sale in the clubhouse at training this Saturday 30th November!
It features each of the age groups who play rugby with the Academy, and is great Christmas present for family, friends and your kitchen, as well as being for a good cause with all proceeds going to the charities that the SCC Rugby Academy supports.
The SCC Rugby Academy Calendar will be on sale for only $20 – reserve your calendars at the link below so you don’t miss out!
Once again we would like to thank Academy parents Luzelle Jones for taking the photos, and Rob Lyons for putting it all together.
THE EXPATS – CHARITY CARTOON BOOK
The Expat Comic Book is now being sold at the SCC Rugby Academy. A humorous look at Expat life in Singapore, it makes an ideal present for holidays and beyond. All profits from the book are going to the NICHOLSON MEMORIAL TRUST to help the poor of the world through rugby which is a cause close to our hearts.
The Expat Comic book is written by on of our Academy parents, Toby Trotter (father of Max in the U15). Toby will be selling the book for $30 at the club house at Dempsey at training on Saturday 30th November.
TAX WORKSHOP: THE CHANGING COST OF UK PROPERTY
|Date:||Wednesday, 4 December 2019|
|Time:||Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Sessions Available|
|Location:||The Fry Group, 6 Battery Road #16-04/05, Singapore 049909|
Peter Webb, International Tax Manager, The Fry Group
Light refreshments will be served and there will be plenty of opportunity for Q&A.
Residential property has long been a popular asset among British expats however in recent years, the UK tax authorities have made many significant changes to the taxation on both the sale and purchase of UK property, especially when owned by non-residents.
For those who currently own or are looking to buy or sell UK property, it is well worth getting an idea of the tax implications involved and the recent changes. This session will cover the key tax considerations including:
- The tax implications of selling UK property
- Recent changes to the rules and their impact
- Tax planning tips and ideas relating to buying, owning and selling UK property
Places are limited and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
HSBC SINGAPORE RUGBY SEVENS 2020 TICKETS NOW ON SALE
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.
ST ANDREWS BALL WITH RUGBY LEGEND ANDY IRVINE MBE
The Singapore St Andrews Society are holding their annual St Andrew’s Ball on Saturday 30th November from 7:00pm at the Shangri-La. This year they will be joined special guest speaker, Scottish rugby legend and former president of Scottish Rugby Union, Andy Irvine M.B.E.
Aside from Andy Irvine, they will be kicking off the evening with the Gurkha Pipe band, folllowed by a fantastic night of Scottish themed food, dancing and of course whisky!
Singapore St. Andrews Society is a not-for-profit organisation and each year they support local charities in the community.
Tickets can be bought at this here.
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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
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).
The start and end dates for the rugby club are listed below:
Term 3 2019 – Saturday 24th August 2019 to 8th December 2019 (with no training on 26th and 27th October for half term)
Term 1 2020 – Saturday 11th January 2020 to Sunday 22nd March 2020 (with CNY break over the weekend of 25th/26th January)
Term 2 2020 – Saturday 18th April 2020 to Sunday 21st June 2020
Term 3 2020 – Saturday 22nd August 2020 to Sunday 5th December 2020 (with no training over half term break 17th/18th October)