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Josh Beaumont to skipper Sale Sharks against Pau

Josh Beaumont to skipper Sale Sharks against Pau

Sale Sharks have named their side to take on Pau in the European Rugby Challenge Cup on Friday night.

Josh Beaumont takes over the captain's armband, and leads an experienced side, which features Danny Cipriani, Johnny Leota and Chris Cusiter.
 
Sale Sharks: 15. Mike Haley, 14. Tom Arscott, 13. Will Addison, 12. Johnny Leota, 11. Nev Edwards, 10. Danny Cipriani, 9. Chris Cusiter, 1. Ross Harrison, 2. Tommy Taylor, 3. Vadim Cobilas, 4. Bryn Evans, 5. Andrei Ostrikov, 6. Cameron Neild, 7. Magnus Lund, 8. Josh Beaumont (capt.)
 
Replacements: 16. Neil Briggs, 17. James Flynn, 18. Ciaran Parker, 19. Jonathan Mills, 20. Mark Easter, 21. James Mitchell, 22. Joe Ford, 23. Mark Jennings
 
Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond said: "We’ve put ourselves in a good position, and it’s down to us to qualify for the quarter-finals now.  

"I think it will be a similar Pau side that faced us earlier in the competition. They’ll be a difficult side to play against. We’re looking forward to the challenge.”

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