In Touch

In Touch 49

Rugby Notes from ‘Clubman’

After taking an early lead at Leicester Road on Saturday with an opportunist try that gave The Blues heart on their first ever visit to Hinckley it all went downhill and in the end a comprehensive defeat saw the side return to Priory Park pointless and still seeking that run which will take the side away from the danger area in Two North.

It gets no easier as second placed Tynedale – with whom we have a long history – visit Priory Park on Saturday following their 47-11 victory over Sheffield so it’s time to get your support on line come get behind the side.  Elsewhere in Two North the big surprise was the first defeat of the season being inflicted on leaders Stourbridge who went down 20-14 at Sheffield Tigers thus reducing their lead at the top to six points over Tynedale. Sedgley Park, Sale, South Leicester and Leicester Lions all had good results at the top end of the table whilst Wharfedale sit rock bottom after their high scoring 43-30 defeat at Sedge with Sheffield just above them five points adrift of Otley and just seven from The Blues. – read more >>

Macclesfield Silks

It is with great pride that we can now announce the latest addition to the Rubgy Club – ‘Macclesfield Silks’ the long awaited Ladies Team. If you fancy a go at the fastest growing element of Rugby Union or just want a bit of free fitness training, come along to the ‘Give It a Go’ day on the 26th November. Please contact Team Manager – Mary Thorp

Mouth Guards

We now hold a stock Safejawz Self Fit Kids Mouth Guards. These can be bought from the bar at £6.50 each. They are the boil and bite version and they are available in red, white and black

No Smoking

Please note that we have a strict no smoking policy on the balcony during matches. This is for the comfort and safety of the majority.

O2 Touch

We will shortly be part of the latest rugby phenomenon – O2 Touch.

O2 Touch is a fun and friendly environment for both men and women of all abilities to get involved in touch rugby.  Whether it’s about honing your fitness or having a great time exercising as a group, this is social fitness at its best.

Before we start, we will need to find some volunteers to help set up the programme and to coach the players.

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to add something more to your CV, Contact Jonathan.

Remembrance – 12th November

We will be paying our respects to the fallen on Sunday 12th November

Running Order 

  • 10:50 – All M&J players assemble on the Main Pitch (in a square).
  • 11:00 – All players observe the Armistice 2 minute silence.
  • 11.02 – Last post performed by Toby Jarratt (U11)
  • 11:02 – Tom Brierley (U12) will read a short extract from The Fallen
  • 11:03 – Players return to games except;
  • 11:10 – Two players from each home age group U6 to U16 in school uniform or club shirt and tie assemble by the Memorial Board
  • 11:15 – Tim Peakman says a few words to remember those from Macclesfield RUFC who gave their lives in the wars.
  • 11:20 – Wreath placed under the memorial board


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