We Can Take Plenty from this

Blues Head Coach Giles Heagerty, spoke very positively after his side’s defeat in their opening fixture of the season against Richmond, who travelled up to Macclesfield from the home of rugby, Twickenham.

Giles was obviously disappointed with losing the first game of the season at Priory Park but felt there were plenty of positives to take from a good performance from the Blues.

“I’m disappointed as anyone would be after a loss, whether it’s the first game of the season or not. But we have to take positives. We stayed in the game with some beautiful tries. I think we maybe just lacked a little bit of belief and I’ve told the boys that. We probably deserved at least one more try from the chances we created. But we can take plenty from that game with good heart. Let’s not forget that Richmond are a very good side. You only have to look at the way they physically shape; they have some good players and very good staff. It was always going to be a tricky start but we played some really good rugby.”

Winger, Josh Fowles is beginning his second spell at the club and opened his account with a brace, the Head Coach was obviously very pleased with his performance.

“Fowles is a class act, you know exactly what he’s going to bring and that second try that he scored showed a high level of class. I’m glad he saw sense and returned to Macclesfield. We’ve got some really good players, we just need to make sure we take our chances when they come.”

“I’m happy with the start and this will stand us in good stead going into the rest of the season.”


Post navigation

Find your perfect car lease deal

I am looking for a
lease on a

#maccrugby

🔊📻 New Podcast 📻🔊 @WillGreenwood & @RupertCoxSKY dive into all things #RWC2019 and are joined by our dynamic @SkySportsMNF duo. @GNev2 & @Carra23 run through their predicted RWC final and is Gatland Wales' Mourinho? 🤔 👉skysports.tv/j4Faoh

test Twitter Media - 🔊📻 New Podcast 📻🔊

@WillGreenwood & @RupertCoxSKY dive into all things #RWC2019 and are joined by our dynamic @SkySportsMNF duo.

@GNev2 & @Carra23 run through their predicted RWC final and is Gatland Wales' Mourinho? 🤔 

👉https://t.co/JsGbQP39yR https://t.co/jdecw2Eaeq

A kindergarten class in #RWCShizuoka trying rugby is the only video you need to get through this Monday 🇯🇵 😄 #RWC2019

@james_oliverr_ will be sponsored by @SPFPrivClients for the current season at #maccrugby!! If you are interested in sponsoring a player please DM this account!!

test Twitter Media - @james_oliverr_ will be sponsored by @SPFPrivClients for the current season at #maccrugby!! If you are interested in sponsoring a player please DM this account!! https://t.co/n7xdQ0W3Zf

New signing for Exeter Chiefs. ✍️ South African flanker Jacques Vermeulen joins on a three-year contract. ➡️ bbc.in/2kNsodc

test Twitter Media - New signing for Exeter Chiefs. ✍️

South African flanker Jacques Vermeulen joins on a three-year contract.

➡️ https://t.co/4XD1invIkN https://t.co/AMbHxIhVjV

Scotland have been training with balls soaked in shampoo ahead of Sunday's World Cup opener against Ireland: skysports.tv/L9gWxr

test Twitter Media - Scotland have been training with balls soaked in shampoo ahead of Sunday's World Cup opener against Ireland: https://t.co/RZvqyElzbl https://t.co/HRlqvMhan8

For a limited time only... 50% off tickets to @Barbarian_FC v @fijirugby at Twickenham on 16 November 🎟 Don't miss out ➡ bit.ly/2O2rjKM

test Twitter Media - For a limited time only...

50% off tickets to @Barbarian_FC v @fijirugby at Twickenham on 16 November 🎟

Don't miss out ➡ https://t.co/3h0cDahd4S https://t.co/nxwgDIia7M

The people of Japan are welcoming every team with open arms. #RWC2019 twitter.com/abcbrynpalmer/…

🗣️ "They have never seen anything like that and they will remember it forever." Former captain Ryan Jones believes Wales' squad have been given "a huge lift" ahead of #RWC2019, after 15,000 people queued to watch their open training session 👉skysports.tv/AOrBv5

test Twitter Media - 🗣️ "They have never seen anything like that and they will remember it forever."

Former captain Ryan Jones believes Wales' squad have been given "a huge lift" ahead of #RWC2019, after 15,000 people queued to watch their open training session

👉https://t.co/8E1lxk4Wm4 https://t.co/dFbTFcIFJS
0