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Last Weekend

A strong Huddersfield side recorded their first win of the season against the Blues at Lockwood Park – 22-13

The Lions struggled against Caldy – 24-54

The 3rd team could not hold Rossendale back – 10-44

The Colts thrashed Bolton away from home – 7-69


This Weekend

Leicester Lions travel to Macclesfield this Saturday looking for their win. The Blues will not want to tarnish their unbeaten home record. KO 3.00pm

A win against unfancied Sale FC at Heywood Road could lift the Lions out of the danger zone. KO 3.00pm

A weekend off for the 3rd team.

The 4th team visit Marple after having a weekend off, a win could put them in 5th position in the league. KO 3.00pm

Whilst Wilmslow Colts have the weekend off, our lads could top the league with a home win against Kirkby Lonsdale. KO 2.00pm Sunday


Pre match lunch

There are still a few spaces left for this Saturday’s lunch before the Leicester Lions match. Delicious chicken & vegetable soup followed by roast pork with all the trimmings, all for just £15 + your normal entry fee. Beer, food & rugby – what’s not to love! It doesn’t matter whether you are coming on your own or with a crowd, it will be a great day. The bar is open at 12.00, sit down for lunch at 1.00pm. Please book as soon as you can jon@maccrugby.co.uk


Carl Downes

The club would like to thanks Carl Downes from Alton Motors, Cow Lane, in Macclesfield, and his contacts from Cheshire Demolition to help with lifting equipment, for mending our Vets/Junior pitch goal posts. Carl plays in the Vets when work allows, and his son Jamie runs out for the U14’s.


New NCA Website

Over the last few months we have worked with Talking Rugby Union (TRU) to redesign our website. TRU will be responsible for the site and its ongoing management and it will go live on Friday 29th September. The site can be accessed through the same link

www.ncarugby.org

The new site will enable us to improve our communication with all our stakeholders. It will work across all platforms and, in particular, will be mobile friendly. It will retain the information from the current site but will add a lot news content promoting our clubs including video clips and photos of matches.

Feedback

If you have any feedback or ideas, please contact Mike or Alan.

Contact details

Mike Brennand – email@mikebrennand.co.uk
Alan McCreadie – ncasecretary@outlook.com
Twitter Account @nca_rugby
TRU contact –Max Ashcroft maxa@talkingrugbyunion.co.uk


The King’s School v Manchester Grammar School

On Wednesday 4th October, Kings take on Manchester Grammar. Expect some real quality rugby.

The 2nd XV kick off at Derby fields at 5.00pm, the U12 A&B teams kick off at the same time at Priory Park and the 1st XV kick off at 6.30pm on the main pitch under floodlights.

The bar will be open and food will be available. Everyone is welcome to come and some of the best school rugby the North can offer. Entry is free of charge.


Mini & Juniors

Congratulations to the U7s. The first age group to have all their players registered with the RFU this season and the first to have all paid their subs. Thanks to Stuart Ledgar for your help.


Will Davies

Will Davies, Macclesfield RUFC player since the age of 6 and member of the Kings School 1st XV was selected for the Sale Sharks Academy U16 last season playing against London Irish, Northampton, Bristol and Exeter.  He continued his involvement and development over the summer with the successful Sale Sharks u18 team tour to Ireland. 

Will, aged 15 at the time, played fly-half in victories over Munster and Leinster Academy and remains part of the U18 Squad for the forthcoming season. Will learnt his Rugby at Macclesfield since the age of 6 (coached by club stalwarts Tony King and Rob Oliver) and then jointly at Kings Macclesfield from the age of eleven.  He has two younger brothers Alex Davies 14, Scrum Half (part of the Sales Sharks DPP) and Oliver Davies, 11, part of the last seasons successful Macclesfield u11 team.

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👏11 players 1 coach & TR from Macc involved in the final at HQ! 8 of the lads have come from our Mini & Youth section 💥The County XV to take on Oxfordshire at Twickenham Stadium tomorrow!All are welcome to travel to HQ to support the lads, and if that's not possible, it will be livestreamed on England Rugby Youtube! 📺 I’m sure you will join us in wishing the Macc lads and the Cheshire RFU squad all the best 👏👏🏆#macclesfield #local #community #rugby #CountyRugby #cheshire #maccrugby ... See MoreSee Less
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🗣️Another 2 class acts are in for 24/25 🏉Danny has been a growing talent for the past few seasons and is now ready to fire into National League Rugby! 💥 All rounder Phil Laing is absolutely brilliant wherever he plays, a true club man and he’s ready to go! 💪Danny is kindly sponsored by the Mayfield’s 🙏Phil is open to sponsor 📧 andy@maccrugby.co.uk #macclesfield #local #community #rugby #oneclub #maccrugby National League Rugby ... See MoreSee Less
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We still have places left for teams to get involved 🔗BOOK NOW: www.macclesfieldrufc.co.uk/macc7s/👀💰 £600 Prize for the Men’s Open & £250 for the women’s 7s winners! 🤩🥇🏆Don’t miss a great day of Rugby 🏉 & sport including our new 5 a side football ⚽️ offer! Also Lacrosse🥍 will be full swing on the Saturday for anyone interested in seeing what it’s all about! #rugby #rugbysevens #rugby7s #cashprizes #WalkingRugby #womensrugby #communityrugby #football #lacrosse #Macclesfield #cheshire #rugbyclub #camping ... See MoreSee Less
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The End of Season Awards were presented at the End of Season Ball 2024 - a fantastic evening celebrating the end of a successful season which saw the 1st XV crowned champions of Premier North and promoted to National League Rugby 2 West. Our Macclesfield Womens Rugby XV went (virtually) undefeated and will now move into their first league from the 24/25 season and the 2nd / 3rd Xv celebrated their league achievements too! With thanks to all who attended - and all our supporters and sponsors throughout the year. The event was held in aid of the Cardiac Risk in the Young - www.justgiving.com/page/david-wilkinson-1716536029293 Onwards we go into the 150th year for the Club and bring on season 2024/25!!!Full list of winners below!Chairman’s Player of the Season 23/24 - Tom Burden 1stXV Players Player 23/24 - Harry Blackwell 1stXV Coaches Player 23/24 - Harry Blackwell 1stXV Most Improved 23/24 - Tom Jennings 2ndXV Players Player 23/24 - Ted Broadley2ndXV Coaches Player 23/24 - Hector Tomlinson 2ndXV Most Improved 23/24 - Carl Droy 2ndXV Young Player 23/24 - Haydn Keogh 3rdXV Players Player 23/24 - Mathew Price3rdXV Most Improved 23/24 - Rupert Dixon 3rdXV Captains Player 23/24 - Mike Dale Women’s Players Player 23/24 - Tiegan Shaw Women’s Players Player 23/24 - Liz JarrattWomen’s Coaches Player 23/24 - Julia Ashford Women’s Most Improved 23/24 - Annie James Bert Ashley tankard 23/24 - Mel BramleyWomen’s Best Newcomer 23/24 - Chloe Newbigging ... See MoreSee Less
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🗣️Welcome to the club Dan Leake, the ex Rotherham Titans & Sale FC winger will be aiming to pile up the points from September. 📈The club wishes you all the best Dan!👍👏💥Become Dan’s sponsor and get a shout out every time he scores or is mentioned on our feeds. 📧 andy@maccrugby.co.uk #welcome #macclesfield #community #rugby #oneclub #newsigning #newkidintown #support #sponsorship #opportunity ... See MoreSee Less
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