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Get It Whacked! The Macclesfield Cricket Club Podcast

Macclesfield Cricket Club
59 episodes
An ECB award winning cricket podcast featuring players and characters from Macclesfield Cricket Club, who play in the Cheshire cricket leagues in England. Macclesfield Cricket Club also has a long association with various professional players and coaches from the UK and Australia and we look forward to bringing them on the podcast soon! In September 2020, Get It Whacked was the recepient of a NatWest OSCA for proactive leadership in the community.

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The Macc Report - Season 2 Episode 3

This week, host Pete Langley is joined by James Cross, Chris France, Mitch Moores, Matt Cunningham and Tom Carter to discuss the weekend's fixtures.

The Macc Report - Season 2 Episode 2

This week, host Pete Langley is joined by James Cross, Chris France, Miles Horner and podcast debutant, Tom Jennings. Enjoy!

The Macc Report - Season 2 Episode 1

After the clubs first round of league fixtures, The Macc Report returns with a new host, Pete Langley, to be joined each week by captains, vice captains and players from around the club to discuss the results of the week! The first episode kicks off the 4 Saturday captains, James Cross, Chris Franc…

Get it whacked! Macc CC - Episode 44

These 2 gentlemen both graduated through the Macclesfield academy and have gone one to represent the club in all 5 senior sides, together with captaining on various occasions. Best of mates on and off the field, they have the unenviable distinction of being Macclesfield cricket club's premier broma…

Get it whacked! Macc CC - 2021 Season Update

Today, we are joined by the chairman, Simon Griffiths, club captain, James Cross, head of Academy, Paul Hughes, and social media guru/club personality, Pete Langley for a look towards and hopeful full cricketing season during 2021!   Thank you for your continued support of the podcast. Since th…

Get it whacked! Macc CC - Episode 43

Today's guest is yet another recent graduate of the Kings school, Macclesfield. A relatively recent addition to Macclesfield Cricket Club, he has quickly fitted in due in no small part to his love of hockey shots and getting it whacked. Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Sam Buckingham. Enjoy!    Thank …

Get it whacked! Macc CC - Episode 42

Today's guest is the first in our series of players from 'around the county'. This man has played for Toft Cricket Club for 20 years and risen through the ranks to become 1st team and club captain. Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Jimmy Lomas. Enjoy!     Thank you for your continued support of the p…

Get it whacked! Macc CC - Episode 41

Today's guest joins us direct from a victorious campaign with the Sydney Sixers in this years Big Bash tournament. Making his 3rd appearance on the podcast, he has some scores to settle with his former 'House of Cricket' housemates. Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Nick Bertus!   Thank you for your co…

Get it whacked! Macc CC - Episode 40

Today's guest came over from Australia to play for Macclesfield during the 2004 season. Widely regarded as one of, if not the quickest bowlers to play for Macclesfield, he lit up the county league, both on and off the field, with 5fer in his first game. Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Sam McTaggart.   …

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 39

Today's guest made his debut for Macclesfield in 2002 and progressed through the academy to represent the 1st team, before making the switch to the Manchester league. A master of flight and guile, he is also unsung thinker and tactician. Much maligned for wearing blue when he bleeds red, he is a ma…

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 38

Today's guest is yet another member of the Moores family cricketing dynasty. A true modern day cricketer, he represents Nottinghamshire in all 3 formats of the game, together with various T20 franchises around the world. Capable of playing 360 degrees around the ground as a batsman, his Uncle Tony …

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 37

Today, we welcome back the self-styled local podcast celebrity and star of episode 7, Pete Langley, to talk about the clubs fledgling Instagram account. Not content with a ‘normal’ episode, Langers of course wanted to do something a little different, so we have a very special mystery guest for the …

Get it whacked: Macc CC - End of year update

On todays episode, we welcome back the chairman, Mr. Simon Griffiths, and 1st team captain, Mr. James Cross, for an end of year update and some more information about the 2021 season. And with it being Christmas, there had to be a special guest...!    Thank you for your continued support of the…

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 36

Today's guest is widely considered to be one of the best captains the club has ever had. A master tactician, he spent many years behind the stumps offering advice to not only his bowlers, but most of the batsmen as well! Never to far away from mischief in and around the dressing room, he has now as…

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 35

Today's guest was born and raised in Macclesfield but now resides on the Gold Coast in Australia. A member of the 'double double' winning squad from the 90s, he is also synonymous with the singing of many club songs. A former groundsman at Macc, he relocated to Australia and spent 10 years as assis…

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 34

Today's guest is the next in our series of professional players to join us on the podcast. Hailing from Cumbria, he made his way through the Cheshire County Cricket League, with a brief stint in the minor counties, to professional contract with Lancashire. It's a real treat to be able to welcome a …

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 33

Today's guest is yet another former pupil and recent graduate of the Kings school, Macclesfield. Known for his aggressive batting, he’s also enjoys playing hockey, though mostly on the cricket pitch! He’s a full time student at the university of colouring in, ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Tom Carter.

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 32

Today's guest has had many roles at the club! He’s been many things to many people and now, some would argue most importantly, he’s taken on the mantel of head groundsman. There is never a dull moment when this man is around, and some would argue he is the heartbeat of the club. Ladies and gentleme…

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 31

Welcome back to the new season of Get It Whacked: The Macclesfield Cricket Club Podcast! Today's guest is a former 1st team captain, former Cheshire opening bowler and lifelong cricket badger! As passionate as they come about Macc, both on and off the field, it gives me great pleasure to introduc…

The Macc Report - 3rd & 4th Team Season Review

On this episode of The Macc Report, we welcome back Matt Cunningham, alongside Miles Horner, to discuss their team's respective seasons, and also to give out the captain's awards for batsmen, bowler, most improved, and player of the year. Enjoy!      Thank you for your continued support of th…

The Macc Report - 1st & 2nd Team Season Review

On this episode of The Macc Report, we welcome back James Cross and Chris France to discuss their team's respective seasons, and also to give out the captain's awards for batsmen, bowler, most improved, and player of the year. Enjoy!      Thank you for your continued support of the podcast. S…

Get it whacked! Macc CC - Season 2 update!

Following the debut 'season' of Get It Whacked! I thought it was about time to give you all an update as to the future of the podcast and some rather fantastic recent news concerning a national award for the podcast!

The Macc Report - Episode 7

Today's episode features James Cross, Chris France, Ian Kenny and Matt Cunnngham.   Thank you for your continued support of the podcast. Since the debut episode, we have amassed over 5600 unique downloads from 12 different countries, including 1 very dedicated listener from Sweden! To say the p…

The Macc Report - Episode 6

Today, we welcome James Cross, returning 3rd team vice captain Chris Flint, and podcast debutant, Simon Ackerley, who took charge of our first ever Saturday 4th team fixture.    Thank you for your continued support of the podcast. Since the debut episode 20 weeks ago, we have amassed over 5500 …

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 30

On the final episode of the first 'season' of Get It Whacked, the microphone is reversed with  the regular host becoming the guest! Thanks to Pete Langley for hosting todays episode and also to those that have continually requested this episode, for some reason or another! Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr.…

The Macc Report - Episode 5

Episode 5 of The Macc report, featuring James Cross, debutant Tom Carter, Miles Horner and Matt Cunningham, reviewing all of the weekends fixtures!   Thank you for your continued support of the podcast. Since the debut episode 18 weeks ago, we have amassed over 5000 unique downloads from 12 dif…

The Macc Report - Episode 4

Episode 4 of The Macc report, featuring John Birchall, debutant. Stuart Parkes, Mitch Moores and Matt Cunningham, reviewing all of the weekends fixtures!   Thank you for your continued support of the podcast. Since the debut episode 18 weeks ago, we have amassed over 5000 unique downloads from …

The Macc Report - Episode 3

Episode 3 of The Macc report, featuring James Cross, Chris France, Miles Horner and Matt Cunningham, reviewing all of the weekends fixtures!   Thank you for your continued support of the podcast. Since the debut episode 14 weeks ago, we have amassed over 4000 unique downloads from 12 different …

Get it whacked: Macc CC - Episode 29

To say this individual has a long and rich history with Macclesfield Cricket club would be an understatement! A man of many roles, he’s been a 1st team stalwart, opening bowler, fluent batsmen, head of academy, coach and just about everything in-between. To say he has had an influence on many of th…

The Macc Report - Episode 2

Episode 2 of The Macc report, featuring James Cross, Chris France, Andy Moores and Matt Cunningham, reviewing all of the weekends fixtures!