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Sale Sharks name team to face Connacht in Galway

Sale Sharks name team to face Connacht in Galway

Sale Sharks have named their team for their European Challenge Cup Pool 3 Round 5 game against Connacht Rugby at The Sportsground in Galway this Saturday, 12th January, kick off 3.00pm.

Josh Beaumont, and Byron McGuigan miss the game through injury. Kieran Wilkinson makes his fourth European Challenge Cup start this season at fly half, whilst on the bench Andrei Ostrikov returns after suspension and Cameron Redpath is included.

Speaking ahead of the game, Sharks’ Director of Rugby Steve Diamond said: “This competition has been good for us.

“We gained a lot of confidence when we’d only won one of our first six games at the start of the season.”

Sale Sharks

15 Chris Ashton

14 Denny Solomona

13 Sam James

12 James O’Connor

11 Arron Reed

10 Kieran Wilkinson

9 Faf de Klerk

1 Ross Harrison

2 Rob Webber

3 WillGriff John

4 Bryn Evans

5 James Phillips

6 Jono Ross (capt.)

7 Tom Curry

8 Josh Strauss

Replacements:

16 Curtis Langdon

17 Tom Bristow

18 Joe Jones

19 Andrei Ostrikov

20 Ben Curry

21 Will Cliff

22 Luke James

23 Cameron Redpath

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