Macclesfield ran in 11 tries during a 10 – 69 rout against Luctonians at Mortimer Park on Saturday. Matt King opened the scoring for the Blues after just five minutes with his eighth try of the season. The forwards kept hold of the ball well in the Luctonians 22 and created plenty of space out wide for King to exploit. Six minutes later centre Elliot Brierley scored his first of three tries on the day, going over in the same […]
Macclesfield Senior Colts inflicted the first defeat of the season on table toppers Widnes in a fiercely competitive match at Priory Park. The victory was built on committed defence and a powerful driving maul. Jonny Thompson put in a non stop performance at number eight, getting the coaches’ call as Man of the Match from a large pool of contenders. His quick thinking set up the second try and he scored one of his own mid way through the second […]
Can there ever be such a thing as the perfect rugby results’ weekend? The truth is, probably not, but as far as Macclesfield Blues are concerned, last the results last Saturday were probably about as good as it gets. The Blues convincingly beat Caldy at Priory Park and Darlington Mowden Park did a number on Stourbridge. That now puts Macclesfield Blues 3 points clear at the top of National League 2 North with 12 wins from 13 games.
Macclesfield spend another week at the top of the table following a 52 – 15 rout of Caldy at Priory Park on Saturday. 11 tries were scored on the day, the first of which went to Blues winger Matt King who went over just four minutes into the game following good work from the forwards.
Bluebell BMW Wilmslow have signed up to be drop off point for Key 103’s Mission Christmas Toy Appeal. Key 103 are trying to raise £1M worth of toys to ensure that every child in the Manchester area receives at least one present to open this Christmas as 1 in 3 children live in poverty. If you have any new & unwrapped gifts, please could you bring to the home games this weekend and 14th December. Jonathan Marsh from Bluebell will […]
Macclesfield Senior Colts second half revival had Wirral on the back foot in their opening match of this season’s Cheshire Cup campaign. Full time came before the Blues could haul back Wirral’s first half lead, leaving them nine points short of the victory. James Brocklehurst’s back row performance caught the eye, tackling fiercely, popping up all over the pitch to make yards with ball in hand.
As we begin to look towards the Christmas break, we’re 12 weeks into the season and the Blues have been racking up quite the injury list. As early as the second game of the season it was clear that it wouldn’t be plain sailing for Macclesfield this year when Tom Davenport went off with a dislocated shoulder against Sheffield Tigers. But the league leaders have found a way to keep on winning. Here’s a roundup of the players who are […]
How do you get over the disappointment of seeing your unbeaten run come to an end? Well, in the opinion of Head Coach and Director of Rugby, Geoff Wappett, there’s only one way – and that’s to get back on the horse and show that you are still a force to be reckoned with. The best way to respond to a defeat is to put in behind you and go out and earn a victory. Go out and show everybody […]
Ryan Parkinson scored a hat trick to help the Blues to an 11 – 27 win over Otley at Cross Green on Saturday. Otley opened the scoring in the very early stages of the game with a penalty before Parkinson scored his first try to put Macclesfield in the ascendency. The away side earned a penalty and captain Tom Eaton put them right in to the Otley 22. After a number of strong phases from the Blues, the back rower […]
Macclesfield Senior Colts knocked Winnington Park for six , crossing the try line half a dozen times to win 37 -18. Ben Hadfield put in the hard yards, regained possession at the breakdown and tackled fiercely to win the Man of the Match plaudits.