Macclesfield RFC Under 16s Sam Worthington and Jack Hudson experience what life is like as a professional with England Rugby What’s the dream of every young rugby player? Well, most people would probably say it’s to take part in training with the best coaches in the land, and experience what life really is like for a professional rugby player. Most young players might dream about it, but few actually get the chance to experience it and live the dream. However, […]
FAMILY FUN DAY HELP Hopefuly, you will all know by now, that we are holding a `Family Fun Day` on September 6th for the first match of the new season. As with everything held at the club, we rely on volunteers to ensure things happen and this is no exception. Help is required on all sorts of fronts, from directing cars, running the bouncy castle, manning stalls etc etc. We have had a luke warm response so far (Thanks to […]
Chester played host to a spectacular day of rugby as they played host to both Cleckheaton and Macclesfield. Each playing 40 minutes against each other. National One’s Macclesfield made their first appearance of the day against Chester. The Blues were first on the score sheet after building good pressure inside the Chester 22. Scrum Half, Jordan Brookes spotted and opportunity and quick stepped around the fringe to get over the line. Chester responded almost immediately as a charged down kick […]
Macclesfield began their pre-season campaign with a 34-26 win over Caldy at Priory Park. The game was Giles Heagerty’s first at the helm and Mike Finnemore’s first as captain. The Blues began the game at a blistering pace and had a try ruled out after a matter of seconds for a forward pass. Although Macc were denied this first score it was not long until they had a legitimate try on the scoreboard. Macclesfield’s long serving Tom Eaton putting […]
Unless you’ve been in hibernation, you can’t have failed to notice the general discussions taking place around the issue of concussion in sport. It’s an issue that’s cropped up across a number of different sports over the course of the summer, from rugby and football to cycling and athletics.
Can`t wait until September 6th to watch the Blues in action? Anxious to see the new signings in action? Curious as to how the team will play under Giles` new coaching regime? Then wait no longer……………Tomorrow (Tuesday 19th) sees The Blues entertain Caldy at Priory Park in the only home pre season match before the season starts in earnest at home against Richmond on 6th September.
We are kicking off the season on Saturday 6th September with a good old fashioned “Family Fun Day” for the visit of the famous Richmond Rugby Club. Fun Day start time – 12 o’clock (mid-day). Entrance is FREE for everybody until 2pm (after 2pm normal entrance fee applies). Kick off for rugby is 3.00 pm – v Richmond. From around 12.30pm we will have mini/junior touch rugby and football from several age groups. Finish around 2pm. Football demonstrations – beat […]
To any supporter attending Priory Park over the last few years, Tom Eaton is a household name. He may still be a relatively young man, but it feels like Tom has been part of the Macclesfield Blues’ set up for ages. Whether as a young and enthusiastic player, or as an inspirational captain, Tom would forgive us saying he’s been round the block a few times. However, things are about to change. Tom may still be playing for the Blues […]
The Halliwell Jones Group is delighted to announce Halliwell Jones Wilmslow is sponsoring Macclesfield Rugby Club for a period of two years. Halliwell Jones is new to the area having acquired the Wilmslow BMW and MINI Dealerships in March (formerly Blue Bell Wilmslow).
Summers without sport generally seem to last an eternity. Many supporters suffer withdrawal symptoms and can’t wait to get back to competitive action. For some reason this summer has been different: it hasn’t dragged like normal.