Steve Diamond has announced his Sale Sharks side which will take on Gloucester Rugby on Sunday afternoon at 2pm at The AJ Bell Stadium in the Aviva Premiership.
Sale Sharks: Mike Haley, Tom Arscott, Johnny Leota, Sam Tuitupou, Mark Cueto, Danny Cipriani, Chris Cusiter, Ross Harrison, Tommy Taylor, Vadim Cobilas, Andrei Ostrikov, Nathan Hines, Dan Braid (capt.), Dave Seymour, Josh Beaumont
Replacements: Cameron Neild, Eifion Lewis Roberts, Ciaran Parker, Jonathan Mills, Magnus Lund, Will Cliff, Joe Ford, Tom Brady
Director of Rugby Steve Diamond believes that his players must win four of the final games to achieve their pre -season target. He said, "Normally 60 points would get you into the top four but because of London Welsh and that everyone is racking points up against them that 60 points has now become 70."
Returning from Six Nations duty Danny Cipriani said, "We are about to take part in five cup finals and we will be targeting all of them. It's going to be tough but we need to roll our sleeves up and get stuck in."
Sale Sharks has managed to secure special guest Dene Michaels of Black Lace. Dene recently performed on the BBC's prime time Saturday night show, The Voice and will performing live on stage in front of the Fans Bar before the game on Saturday. Dene will be there singing some of his classics from Black Lace including Agadoo, Superman, Do The Conga and I am The Music Man from 12.30pm to 1.30pm outside the Fans Bar.
There will also be the opportunity to buy a raffle ticket for £5 a strip from Sharks staff who will be located in the Fans Bar to win 'A SHIRT OFF YOUR BACK' as first prize (choose a Sharks player of your choice and take their shirt home straight after the match), second prize is 4 Platinum tickets to The Tailored Office Suite for the game against Harlequins on 25th April KO 2pm.
The stadium catering company, Azure are offering fans the opportunity to take advantage of the offer of 3 bottles of Fosters for £9.00 throughout the day.
Tickets for the day are still available by clicking here. Please note that Wellsprings (South) Stand tickets need to be pre-ordered prior to game day as only Maggies (North) Stand tickets will be available on the day of the game. You can request a call back by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your name & phone number.