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Hail Storm Halts Play In Exeter V Sale Champions Cup Clash

Exeter Sale Hail

Play was suspended in the Heineken Champions Cup clash between the Exeter Chiefs and Sale Sharks at Sandy Park on Sunday. With the Chiefs leading 21-10 thanks to a brace of tries from Sam Simmonds and one from his younger brother, Joe, referee Pierre Brousse suspended the match in the 63rd minute temporarily due to a biblical hail downpour. A …

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Sale Sharks Announce Signing Of Springbok Lood De Jager

Lood De Jager

Sale Sharks have announced the signing of Springbok Lood De Jager.  De Jager will join up with Steve Diamond’s side ahead of the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership season after he finishes the current Super Rugby campaign with the Vodacom Bulls. If he is selected by Rassie Erasmus for South Africa’s World Cup campaign, the 26-year-old will join up with his new …

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Denny Solomona Cut Saracens To Pieces In Superb Sale Try

Denny Solomona Sale Sharks Saracens

It’s now three successive wins for Steve Diamond and the Sale Sharks after they overcame Saracens 24-18 at the AJ Bell Stadium on Friday night.  The win sees the Sharks up to fourth in the table and they will be determined to secure a coveted playoff spot although there is still a long way to go in the season. Sale …

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Steve Diamond Gives His Side Of The Story After Journalist Altercation

Steve Diamond Sale

Steve Diamond was interviewed by BT Sport before his side’s 24-18 win over Saracens on Friday night where he provides his side of the story to the altercation between himself and journalist Sam Peters which dominated headlines during the week.  Diamond took umbrage to an article Peters wrote back in September where the journalist criticised the Director of Rugby’s approach …

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Tom Curry Commits Future To Sale Sharks

Tom Curry

England flanker Tom Curry has re-signed with Premiership side Sale Sharks, handing the club a further boost days after South African star Faf de Klerk extended his stay. The 20-year-old Curry — capped five times since making his debut under Eddie Jones in Argentina in 2017 — signed an extension to his present contract that takes him up to 2023. …

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Sale Sharks Director Is Embroiled In Fierce Row With Journalist

Sale Sharks’ superb win over Gloucester has been overshadowed by a post-match confrontation. The English Premiership side defeated Gloucester 30-15, moving seven points behind them into fifth. Sale Sharks Director of Rugby, Steve Diamond, spoke to the media in the post-match press conference. Journalist Sam Peters, working on behalf of The Sunday Times, was present in the press pool but …

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Chris Ashton Given Seven-Week Ban For Kockott Tip-Tackle

England wing Chris Ashton has been given a seven-week ban for his tip-tackle on Rory Kockott during Sale’s pre-season friendly win away to French club Castres last Friday, the Rugby Football Union have announced. Ashton contested the charge of foul play but an independent disciplinary hearing found him guilty and issued a punishment that means he will miss an England …

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Chris Ashton Has Returned To The Premiership With Sale Sharks

TOULON, FRANCE - DECEMBER 09: Chris Ashton of Toulon looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between RC Toulon and Bath Rugby at Stade Felix Mayol on December 9, 2017 in Toulon, . (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Chris Ashton’s return to the Premiership is official, with confirmation that he has joined Sale Sharks. Sale announced the news on Tuesday evening, with Ashton returning to his homeland after spending one season in the Top 14 with Toulon. Welcome to the #SharksFamily @ChrisAshton1! ? Read more here ?https://t.co/Q2vONXZLZP pic.twitter.com/AEDMPm90nL — Sale Sharks? (@SaleSharksRugby) July 3, 2018 The Times have reported …

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Eddie Jones Keen On South African Born No.8 For Upcoming Tour [Report]

England’s upcoming three-Test tour of South Africa in June will certainly be interesting. After a devastatingly disappointing Six Nations campaign, Eddie Jones will be keen to replenish some confidence in his squad which saw them lose three consecutive games to Scotland, France and Ireland. Whether he will attempt to rely on the same players who finished fifth in the Championship …

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