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The country is in a virtual lockdown and the Rugby Union has terminated all this season’s league and competition fixtures, below the Premiership, and with the Six Nations undecided as to how it will end. The information coming through from…

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Morpeth 10-13 Macclesfield These 2 teams last met in week 2 of the season, when Macclesfield hosted a 31-21 win in the sunshine. They came into this encounter in 4th place, while Morpeth sat 3rd from bottom, winning 4 out…

Clubman – Both All Blacks and Blackburn beaten!

After Saturday’s amazing result from Yokohama, when England overpowered the All Blacks to get through to the final of the World Cup, other events seemed slightly lower key.  All rugby people feel that New Zealand have always been the side…

3 Away wins for Macc Teams!

It was another wonderful weekend of rugby: in Japan, both England and Wales qualified for the World Cup semi-finals, one easier than the other; next Saturday and Sunday’s games will be eagerly anticipated.  The Clubhouse will again be open, to…

In Touch 104

With so much to look forward to, be sure to stay up to date with the latest from MRUFC! Macclesfield vs Carlisle 12/10/2019 On what was a damp day, Macclesfield managed to get back to winning ways by defeating Carlisle,…

Match report – Harrogate 18-13 Macclesfield

Written by Luke Murphy On Saturday, third place Macclesfield faced fourth-place Harrogate at Rudding Lane. The backdrop of picturesque woodlands added to what was a great game of Rugby between these two promotion candidates. Unfortunately, it was Harrogate who left…

MRUFC First Team Climbing up the Table
Clubman / News

Everyone interested in rugby has their attention shared between the Rugby World Cup and the fortunes of Macclesfield RUFC. There is lots of drama over in Japan. Fortunately for England supporters all England’s remaining fixtures will now be played at…

Clubman: Sunshine and mixed results

A day of very warm autumn sunshine and high temperatures saw mixed results for the four senior sides. The first team travelled to Ilkley for a really good win and garnered a bonus point for 5 tries, this made it…

Clubman: Rugby Nationally and Locally

The whole rugby world, players, supporters, administrators and media are very excited by the start of the Rugby Union World Cup which starts on Friday in Japan. England commences their campaign against Tonga on Sunday morning at 11.15 am. Other…

Clubman: Great last gasp, win in cup match

On the field it’s wonderful seeing teams representing all age groups with four senior sides, a ladies section, walking rugby for super experienced regulars. (more…)

Clubman: Everyone raring to get going!

There was no rugby played at Priory Park over the weekend, so we all had the opportunity of watching the pre World Cup warm-up match between Wales and England at the club in the Spiral Lounge on the widescreen TV.…

Plenty happening at Priory Park Rugby Ground!

The rugby playing season at Macclesfield RUFC finished at the end of April, one might conclude that there isn’t a great deal happening until mid-August, but that is definitely not the case! (more…)


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