Newsletter – Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February 2023 – Week 3

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This weekend we have a few age groups sending teams up to the Marlborough College Straits 10s Tournament in Johor. The U9, U11 and U12 are each sending a team to represent the SCC Rugby Academy. Good luck all!

Training is on as normal for all age groups.


We are very excited to launch the latest design for our training t-shirts, which are available from our online store in all sizes, both adult and kids sizes, for $40 – SCC Rugby Academy On-line Kit Store


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


Come join us on the Padang on Saturday 4th February for a day of SCC Rugby across all age groups!

The SCC Rugby Academy are hosting curtain raiser games for the Singapore Cricket Club Rugby section.

Date: Saturday 4th February 2023
Venue: Padang

Game 1: SCCU14’s boys vs TRCU14’s boys.
Time: 2:40pm until 3:00pm
After the SCC Lions games and before the SCC Tankards games

Game 2 : 4:40pm- 5:00pm
SCC Girls 7’s games . U14-U18 girls vs Mix of clubs.
After the SCC Tankards game and before the SCC Prems game.

Spread the word and come on down to the Padang – it will be a great rugby event!


This year the HSBC Singapore 7s will be held on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April at the National Stadium.

There will be a clubs-only sales period of one week before the ticket launch to the public. This early bird week will start on Monday 6 February at 12:00 noon, and tickets can only be booked through the link below using our unique club promo code – 23SCCACADEMY


After this week, the tickets will be released to the public and the code will no longer be valid for the discount.

This year the organizers will be creating a larger family and fun area outside of the 2023 SG7s with ‘live’ music zone with a wider choice of Food and Beverage, a larger Funzone catering to the young and young-at-heart, a multi-sport carnival and a series of rugby tournaments for both local and regional rugby!

So grab your tickets early for a weekend of rugby fun!


With life expectancies rising, you might have already considered whether you’ll have enough income to support your retirement plans. Whatever your plans look like it will be important to plan ahead, consider when you want to retire, and examine whether your pensions and savings can support your chosen lifestyle in later years.
Join our financial experts for a discussion about what you need to think about as you approach the end of your formal career, some of the common questions and concerns that arise, and how to ensure your financial plans deliver the freedom and stability you need. 

What can I learn from this webinar?

•    How much capital you may need to support your lifestyle
•    The potential sources of income to consider in retirement
•    Understanding what income options are available through pensions
•    The effects of inflation on investments and income
•    How to minimise the effect of tax on your retirement income There will also be plenty of opportunity for Q&A.

Kindly register for your preferred session for the webinar below. You will then be sent a confirmation email with all the webinar details.  Wednesday 22 February 2023

Session 1: UK 5am / Europe 6am / Dubai 9am / Asia 1pm 

Session 2: UK 10am / Europe 11am / 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.

The Fry Group of companies comprises – Wilfred T Fry Ltd (company number: 00212927), Wilfred T Fry (Executor and Trustee) Ltd (company number: 00358067), British Taxpayers Association Ltd (company no: 00251284), Harris Stewart Ltd (company no: 07650065) and Wilfred T Fry (Personal Financial Planning) Ltd (company number: 00913711) regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under regulatory number 114402, all registered in England and Wales. The Fry Group (H.K.) Limited (company number: 1380590) registered in Hong Kong, licensed to conduct investment advisory and asset management in Hong Kong by the Securities & Futures Commission (SFC) under CE number ATY965, and as an insurance broker by the Insurance Authority (IA) under licence number FB1207. The Fry Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (company number: 201506546H) registered in Singapore, authorised to act as a financial adviser by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) under licence number FA100057. The Fry Group (Belgium) SA (company number: BE 0457 936 109) registered in Belgium and regulated by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) in Belgium under registration number 23345 A to provide insurance advice. Wilfred T Fry (Personal Financial Planning) Limited – The Fry Group (DIFC Branch), (company number: CL3102) registered in Dubai and is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) under registration number F005071.


With the recent very wet and muddy conditions, we would like to remind parents, and players, to ensure they wash their faces with water after playing in muddy conditions. 

Microsporidia are spore-forming single-cell intracellular parasites. Since the early 2000s, microsporidia keratoconjunctivitis has been increasingly reported in Singapore, mostly after eye contact with wet soil or mud during outdoor activities. The main presenting signs and symptoms are eye redness, pain/foreign body sensation, photosensitivity and blurred vision.

All players who have been in contact with soil or mud should maintain good personal hygiene. We would encourage the children to bring extra water to wash their faces if they come into contact with mud, and to use different towels for the face and body immediately after training. If your child will use them, you may wish to keep eye drops in your children’s bag so they can apply them after training. 

Do seek early medical consultation (e.g. an eye specialist) should your child experience symptoms such as itchy and painful red eyes with discharge occurring from two days up to three weeks after being in contact with soil or mud.


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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 it is CASH ONLY or you can sign on your account if you are a Singapore Cricket Club member.


As rugby and touch get back into the swing of things, with the lifting of the restrictions from the past two years, we are very excited to be taking part in many tournaments and friendly games with our fellow junior clubs. If your team is taking part in games, 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 top that they were given which have our sponsors latest logos on them. Please keep the old tops with the old logos just for training.

Our sponsors have generously stood by us during the past 2 years, and we need to honour their contribution and support by wearing the tops that they have sponsored for us.

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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.

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.


Marlborough College Malaysia Straits Rugby 10s – 4th February 2023

KL Tigers International Rugby 10’s 2023 – 11th and 12th February 2023

Marlborough College Malaysia Touch Straits – 18th March 2023


Term 1 – Saturday 14 January to Sunday 26 March (CNY break 21/22 January) 

Term 2 – Saturday 22 April to 25 June (no half term breaks) 

Term 3 – Saturday 26 August to Sunday 3 December (half term break 14/15 October)