IT’S NOT CRICKET!

There were a number of clubs and associations playing some form of football in Macclesfield. One of them was the Olympic Cricket Club. In October 1876 the two organisations (CRVs and Olympic CC) amalgamated and in the winter months played football, on alternate weekends playing rugby and association football matches. Gradually a ‘football club’ emerged, Macclesfield Town Football Club, with sections playing both forms of forms of football in their own right.


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Saturday's Premiership round-up: Wins for Bristol Bears, Bath and Wasps. skysports.tv/VKvmKr

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Bristol moved within one point of Harlequins after a hard-fought win over the Londoners at Ashton Gate. Read👉bbc.in/2xDZIXt

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Bath won their first home match of the season as they came from behind to beat Northampton. Read👉bbc.in/2PV8ffa

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Wasps came from behind as they claimed their third Premiership victory in four games with a bonus-point win at Sale. Read👉bbc.in/2Q1SxPB

FT: Sale 13-31 Wasps Wasps come away from the AJ Bell with a bonus-point victory 👏

Despite a fantastic second half display, Macclesfield fall to defeat in an enthralling contest. We’ll see you next week for the away match at Sedgley Park. #maccrugby

Full time: Macclesfield 15 Huddersfield 26

A misplaced pass stops Macc from getting another try but the last 15 mins from the home side has been fantastic to watch #maccrugby