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This Weekend

Rosslyn Park take to the M6 this Saturday looking for a leap up the league table. Both teams have played 7, won 1 and drawn 1. The Blues will want to vent their frustration after a few difficult matches.

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The Lions welcome Sale FC for a 1.00pm kick off. Both teams are settling in at the top of the Cotton Traders Premier League with 5 wins apiece but the Lions will want to see some clear air between them by the end of play.

The 3rd team are also at home as they entertain Burnage. A win could put them in 2nd position in Sale Sharks Division 1

The 4th Team travel to Sandbach on Saturday. 1 point could be enough to take top position in the Freshlet Division 4 South


Last Weekend

It’s been said a few times this season “We should have won” and the Cambridge match was no exception. Luckily a late brace of tries from Max Smith and Mazza earned us a bonus point. 26 – 20

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The Colts

A quality performance against a capable Widnes team saw the team score four tries in the first half and two in the second, four from six converted. A comfortable win – 38 – 19


Girls Rugby at Macclesfield

We are very keen to introduce and promote Girls Rugby at MRUFC. over the next season or so, and would welcome your suggestions, advice and help. Please contact Jonathan in the first instance as we try to get this exciting development under way.

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Member Loses Winter Coat

During a sangria fuelled night with his family in Spain, David Avery suggested that he should shave his chest. It was an off the cuff remark (he should know better by now), which escalated to epic proportions. He has now agreed to put himself through the pain of having his back and chest waxed all in aid of East Cheshire Hospice!The hospice is very close in the hearts of all the Avery family and I’m sure many of yours too, so anything any of you can donate, no matter how big or small will make such a massive difference.

Sam Avery will be live streaming the whole thing so nobody misses out on witnessing all the pain. The shocking operation will commence shortly after the final whistle of the Moseley match – 19th November. Those folk with a sensitive nature are welcome to turn their backs on the spectacle.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/BackCrackandScream


Christmas Lunch – SOLD OUT

The Christmas lunch before the Hartbury match on 10th December is now sold out! Those on the reserve list will replace any cancellations. Those that have booked will need to pay before the end of November please otherwise they may be replaced.

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Formal Lunch – Rosslyn Park

Tomorrow we welcome Rosslyn Park FC to Priory Park. This is very nearly sold out, there are still a couple of places available. Please book as early as possible. As this is a formal, three course lunch, payment must be made before Saturday – £15 + entry fee. Please contact the club to pay at your earliest opportunity, payment can be made by card, bacs, paypal cheque or cash.

Menu
Start Chicken and vegetable soup Bread roll & butter.

Main Roast Pork with stuffing and apple sauce, Rosemary roast potatoes, Green beans, Carrot batons, Cider gravy

To Finish Cheese & Biscuits with celery and grapes.

Coffee and mints

Group bookings of four or more will receive a free bottle of wine to accompany the meal.

You can now book your tickets online here.

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Plastic Mugs

Sent it by Peter White all the way from Menorca. Points have been lost for spillage though, points gained for catching George Clooney wearing a MRUFC shirt.


Sponsorship

We are always looking for sponsors to support our club and we value any help finding such partners. If anyone out there is interested in advertising or helping the club, please email jonathan@maccrugby.co.uk or david@maccrugby.co.uk. Adverts can be placed in the programme at a minimal cost or you may have a larger budget. No matter how small the contribution is, it will always be welcome.

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Service of Dedication

As you may be aware, the rugby club is going to recognise past members who have died on active service with a memorial board. This memorial will be unveiled at the club on Remembrance Sunday and we would like to invite any relatives of these men to attend this ceremony. If you are a relative who would like to attend , or you know of a relative of these men (however distant) who would like to come, please pass on details to the club secretary, Tim Peakman (tim.peakman1857@gmail.com), who will arrange an invitation.

The names of the men who are being honoured are:

  • Sgt F. Bloss (RAFVR)
  • Maj. J. Brazier (RA)
  • F.O. N. Brocklehurst (RAFVR)
  • 2nd Lt P Gibbs (Hampshire Regt)
  • Sgt P. Harrison (RAFVR)
  • Pilot C. Hyde (RAFVR)
  • Lt D. Jennison MC (RAC)
  • P. Sgt O Parker (RAFVR)
  • Sgt Harry Slingsby (5th Bt., Cheshire Regt)
  • F.O. G. Stephens (RAF)
  • Lt R. Sutton (RNVR)
  • F.O. E. Warrington (RAFVR)

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