Sale Sharks

Sale’s Perfect Storm

Someone once said a week was a long time in politics. For Sale Sharks the next month will go a long way to deciding how successful this season will ultimately turn out to be. Whilst attentions turn to the goings on in rugby’s European capitals the fire and brimstone of the Premiership returns this week, albeit shorn of all its …

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Sale Sharks

So near and yet so far as Sale enter crucial new year for club As we go into the second half of the season Sale Sharks find themselves in 7th place of the AVIVA Premiership table, five points off the coveted top four, one point behind the crucial top six and yet only five points from the obscurity of ninth. …

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Sale Director Of Rugby Claims The Salary Cap Is A Joke

Sale Director of Rugby Steve Diamond has denounced the Premiership salary cap claiming it has been a standing joke in the English game. “I know what the salaries are for all the players, I know what the agents are touting the players at. “I know what my players are being offered by other clubs. All it takes is three or …

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Sale Sharks v Saracens – European Double Header

Having never been to the North West to watch rugby union it seemed rude not to go when Saracens were drawn against Sale Sharks in the European Rugby Champions Cup – such a mouthful!  It was so much easer when it was just the Heineken Cup! And so it was plans were made to travel to Manchester,  with a hotel …

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Too Soon To Panic?

Ever had one of those weekends when all the sports teams you follow decide to somehow implode and leave you wondering why on earth you do it? As an England and Sale Sharks rugby, Tottenham Hotspur football and Chicago Bears American football fan I’ve just been through such an experience. I won’t bore you with the details of the traumas …

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The Final Countdown….Europe

And so the European Rugby Champions Cup (sponsored by Heineken, but NOT the Heineken Cup you understand) is finally with is. As of Friday the 20 top rugby teams in Europe do battle to once again be crowned the best of the best. The ‘Haves’ and ‘Have Nots’ of European rugby face off over the coming months, all hoping to …

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