Sale Sharks

Guide to the Aviva Premiership 2013/14-Part 3

Northampton Saints- Ground- Franklin’s Gardens Capacity- 13,591 Last Season Finish- 4th & Runner-Up Captain- Dylan Hartley   Saints fans are ecstatic after a summer of signings that pretty much every other Premiership club can be envious of. With the addition of two of the best Lions in Oz, Alex Corbisiero and Welsh superstar George North, Saints are now on par …

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Excellent Sale stun Gloucester, and silence The Shed

Running through the fixtures for week one of the Aviva Premiership and with the exception of Worcester it was harder to find a side with a tougher start than Sale. A trip to Gloucester and Castle Grim was probably not the start Steve Diamond would have wanted. Sale arrived at Kingsholm on the back of one of the most disappointing …

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A Night at the Arms Park

Almost 48 hours after the official unveiling of the new Cardiff Arms pitch I’ve finally made it back ‘up North’ after a brief overnighter in the Welsh capital. This weekend I was fortunate enough to be chauffeured round so whilst sobering up in the bank holiday traffic I had plenty of time to contemplate both teams progress during the off-season, …

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Sale Sharks Pre-Season Friendlies Summary

With yet another host of newbies joining the squad over the summer and nothing, thankfully, in the way of a ‘marquee’ signing, we were all keen to see some of the new talent get an early run out, so at about 4.00p.m. on the 9th we hit the motorway to Lytham for the first warm up at Fylde  – note to …

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Season Preview: Sale Sharks

As a Sale Sharks fan, the less said about last season, the better. Tipped by many to challenge for a top-four place after securing the marquee signings of Scottish Lock Richie Gray and former England wonderkid Danny Cipriani, Sale, and their new “stars” instead fell flat on their face, after a woeful start to the season saw them end up …

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Rising Stars – Sale Sharks

Amidst one of the most disappointing seasons in the clubs history last year, one of the few positives to be taken from the campaign was the emergence of some exciting young talent from Sale’s academy. The likes of Ross Harrison and Tommy Taylor became main stays of the first team whilst Henry Thomas went on to be recognised internationally on …

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