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In Touch 26

Last Weekend

The Blues couldn’t live with the power and pace of a strong and relentless Old Albanian side. 19 – 50

The Lions secured a convincing win away against Chester. 10 – 52

Broughton Park were overwhelmed by Smithy’s 3rd team. 55 – 10

A narrow defeat for the 4th team at Congleton. 27 – 22


This Weekend

The Blues are off to Hull again, both teams ‘need’ to win so it should be a quite a contest. There are only two games on this Saturday in Nat 1 and the three bottom teams are all in action. If travelling, please note the early kick off time. KO 2.00pm

The Lions are off to Caldy. The last meeting ended in a home win for the Lions. Another win will put them back in top spot, a high scoring win could also be beneficial, it’s that close! KO 2.15pm

A rest day for the 3rd team.

The 4th team take a trip to Manchester to challenge Broughton Park in the cup. KO 2.15pm

The Colts game against Wilmslow has now been cancelled


Club Closed

As there are no home matches on Saturday, the club will be closed throughout the day. The Colts match arranged for Sunday has now been cancelled and therefore the club will close at 2.00pm.


Club Plaques – Bob Jenner

LAST ONE (FOR NOW) ON WALL PLAQUES

The first plaque provides precious few clues, who are/were BRUFC….Brodlieans? Brixham? Bridlington? Was this a tour, a visiting touring side, or a first ever match against new League opposition? Seniors, juniors? Who knows? If you have any more information or background on these plaques please get in touch (via Jonathan initially) and I’ll arrange to capture their memories on video or audio.

The second one is a little more esoteric. Sassenheim, Holland formed in 1978, known as the Bassets (as in hounds), how did this one find its way onto a wall in MRUFC?


MRUFC Golf Day

Date – Friday 12th May 2017
Venue – Macclesfield Golf Club, The Hollins
Cost – £50 per person / £200 for a 4 Ball
Includes – Bacon Butties / 18 holes of Golf / 3 Course evening meal / Prizes

Support your club, a great day out, some golf, great food, a few beers and the chance to win some superb prizes !!

If you want to enter a 4 Ball or just fancy a game (we can make up 4 Balls if you can’t get 4 people) contact

Rob Oliver – robert.oliver72@btinternet.com or 07835 755955


Ladies Lunch

Back at MRUFC – The Ladies Lunch – raise money for the Breast Cancer Unit in Macclesfield whilst enjoying a great day.

Date: Saturday 29th April 2017
Time: 12.00pm
Includes: A three course meal and fresh coffee
Tickets: £25 per person.

Book a table now – we can offer tables of 8, 10 or 12 but there is limited availability of the larger tables so a prompt reply is recommended.

To reserve your table email sdavieshome@hotmail.co.uk.


Mini & Junior Section Lunch

The Mini & Junior section lunch this year is prior to the Plymouth match – 1st April. The cost is £20 for coaches and members which includes entry. Please don’t leave this to the last minute, book as soon as you can, we only has room for 90 diners. To book please contact the office – jonathan@maccrugby.co.uk or visit the club website – https://www.macclesfieldrufc.co.uk/product/mini-junior-section-lunch/

This is always a great social event, don’t miss out!


Planning application

If you haven’t done so already, please put your comments to Cheshire East – http://planning.cheshireeast.gov.uk/applicationdetails.aspx?pr=16/6237M&query=44e29ae739f148bdbefe2e5596168525&start=&from=m

We need support from everyone please.


Sporting Dinner

Bigger & better than last year! The Sporting Dinner is on Wednesday 26th April. Prices from £45 per person. Book individually or as a group online here: https://www.macclesfieldrufc.co.uk/2017/01/a-sporting-dinner/ or by emailing Jonathan – jonathan@maccrugby.co.uk. Tables are selling quickly so make sure you reserve your place for the event of year.


Wooden Spoon Whisky Tasting

#maccrugby

"Watching people not take @JoeMarler's craic well is one of my most enjoyable things." 🤣 Ahead of the return of the @ChampionsCup & @ChallengeCup_, we asked various club captains which players they most enjoy lining up against... #HeinekenChampionsCup | #ChallengeCupRugby

⚠️ 𝐃𝐀𝐍𝐆𝐄𝐑, 𝐃𝐀𝐍𝐆𝐄𝐑! ⚠️ You've got to remain vigilant when @FalconsRugby's @AdamRadwan97 is around 👀⚡️ #GallagherPrem

Player. Coach. Leader From winning on the pitch with @agen_rugby to guiding @SixNationsRugby and @rugbyworldcup into the modern era, Jacques Laurans - the winner of the Vernon Pugh Award - has done it all in rugby #WorldRugbyAwards

Handrè Pollard is excited. Leicester Tigers are excited. We're excited. 🇿🇦 The World Cup-winning fly-half will move to Welford Road ahead of the 2022/23 season. Bigger offers were on the table, but the Springbok was set on the Premiership leaders. #GallagherPrem

test Twitter Media - Handrè Pollard is excited. Leicester Tigers are excited. We're excited.

🇿🇦 The World Cup-winning fly-half will move to Welford Road ahead of the 2022/23 season.

Bigger offers were on the table, but the Springbok was set on the Premiership leaders.

#GallagherPrem https://t.co/elsjCzNpEG
test Twitter Media - Handrè Pollard is excited. Leicester Tigers are excited. We're excited.

🇿🇦 The World Cup-winning fly-half will move to Welford Road ahead of the 2022/23 season.

Bigger offers were on the table, but the Springbok was set on the Premiership leaders.

#GallagherPrem https://t.co/elsjCzNpEG

🗣️ "We can't hide away from the fact that it could be a daunting task...but one that actually can bring the best out of everyone." 👇👇👇

Rumour has it Joe Root wanted both Kyle & Maro in his #Ashes squad, but the lads were too busy 😉 Good luck for this series @englandcricket 🏏

🗣️ "He is a World Cup winner who has been highly sought after from clubs all over the globe. " 🐯 Leicester have confirmed the signing of Springboks star Handre Pollard. 👇👇👇

Doing a job he loves, and doing it very well 💬 #RedRoses

test Twitter Media - Doing a job he loves, and doing it very well 💬

#RedRoses https://t.co/DoaxmeDrwe
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