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Sale Sharks Team News

Steve Diamond has named his Sale Sharks side which will take on Newcastle Falcons in their final home game of the season at the AJ Bell Stadium tomorrow, kick off at 2pm. Mark Cueto & Nathan Hines will start in their final home games, before they retire in the summer; with Marc Jones, Will Cliff & Michael Paterson on the bench for their last home games before they leave the club..

Team: 15. Tom Arscott, 14. Tom Brady, 13. Johnny Leota, 12. Sam Tuitupou, 11. Mark Cueto, 10. Danny Cipriani, 9. Chris Cusiter, 1. Eifion Lewis Roberts, 2. Tommy Taylor, 3. Vadim Cobilas, 4. Jonathan Mills, 5. Nathan Hines, 6. Dan Braid (capt.), 7. David Seymour, 8. Josh Beaumont
 
Replacements: 16. Marc Jones, 17. Ross Harrison, 18. Ciaran Parker, 19. Michael Paterson, 20. TJ Ioane, 21. Will Cliff, 22. Joe Ford, 23. Mike Haley
 
Speaking ahead of the game, Steve Diamond said: "We have a lot to play for this weekend in front of a big crowd, we need to perform better than we have done in the past couple of games. We’ve got to deliver on Saturday, and get the best performance out of the lads, and with it being Mark Cueto’s last home game there is a bit of extra bit of motivation & incentive in the game."
 
Tom Brady added: "There are a handful of lads who are making their last appearances for the club, and we’re looking to give them a good send off. We are expecting a good game against Newcastle; we know what they are capable of producing if we give them a chance!"

There will be a welcome return of the Blues Brothers tribute act performing live pre-match outside the fans bar, and £3 a pint of Fosters all day. Please note with the roadworks in place on the M60 and on the A57, supporters are advised to make every effort to arrive at least two hours prior to kick off.

Tickets are still available for this clash, come along to celebrate Mark Cueto's career. You can buy your tickets here or email info@salesharks.com with your name and number for a call back.
 

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