Under 18 rugby team’s latest success

Following the under 18 rugby team’s success they have reached the Semi Final of the NatWest Vase. They play their semi-final on Sat 27th February at 1pm at Saracens rugby ground in London. A win here will send them to Twickenham!

If any supporters would like to go down on a coach leaving about 8/9 am and returning at 7 pm that day at cost per person of £25, get in touch with Mr Howarth at the college.

All welcome – staff, students, parents, old boys and friends.

Speech Night 2016

Should anyone wish to attend the College Speech Night it is on 21 March 2016 7.00pm at The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester city centre.

The guest Speaker is an old boy; Dr James Whitehead of Downside School Bath.

For ticket requirements please contact the College.

2015 Dinner Report

Sean FitzpatrickThis year’s dinner, held on Saturday November 14th featured Sean Fitzpatrick of the New Zealand All Blacks. The evening was a great success and we succeeded in raising £2000 for the Movember charity for Men’s health. Read the full report here.

Following the dinner we will be holding an Extraordinary General Meeting of SAOBA, to make some necessary changes to our original 1996 Constitution, in order to create the new role of Life President. This EGM will be held on 3rd December 2015 at 7pm in Hale. As a member of SAOBA you are entitled to attend this EGM. Please please let us know if you would like to do so, by emailing us and we will supply further details.

Also, we are always looking out for potential new committee members to support our work for SAOBA. If you are interested in joining the SAOBA Committee, a role which can be both rewarding and a lot of fun, again please get in touch.

Committee update

Following John Kennedy’s resignation at the 2014 Dinner, Kieran Charleson also resigned from his position as Vice Chairman. Adam Mitcheson replaced Mr Charleson as Vice Chairman.

Following a unanimous vote, Adam Mitcheson shall be the Committee Chairman from the 2015 Dinner, with Paul Howarth stepping into the Vice Chairman position.

The Committee would like to wish the new appointments the best for the future, and thank Mr Kennedy and Mr Charleson for their service to the Association.

2014 Dinner Report

To those who attended the 2014 dinner last weekend, would like to extend a huge thank you to you all for attending once again, and for your generous donations to the St Ambrose College Rugby Tour Fund during the impromptu auction!

The full report has been published and can be read here. As ever we’re keen to hear any feedback you may have – attendees please keep an out for a questionnaire landing in your inbox soon, or email us via our contact form.