Sale Sharks entertain Munster at the AJ Bell Stadium tomorrow in the opening game in Pool One of the European Rugby Champions Cup, kick off 1pm.
Director of Rugby Steve Diamond has named his side for the game and welcomes back Sammy Tuitupou for his first game of the season following a training injury Sammy picked up pre season on his ankle.
Team Mike Haley, Tom Brady, Jonny Leota, Sammy Tuitupou, Tom Arscott, Danny Cipriani, Chris Cusiter, Eifion Lewis Roberts, Marc Jones, Vadim Cobilas, Jonathan Mills, Michael Paterson, Magnus Lund, David Seymour (Captain), Mark Easter
Replacements Shalva Mamukashvili, Ross Harrison, Alberto de Marchi, Andrei Ostrikov, Josh Beaumont, Will Cliff, Joe Ford, Mark Jennings
Munster: Felix Jones, Andrew Conway, Andrew Smith, Denis Hurley, Simon Zebo; Ian Keatley, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Duncan Casey, Stephen Archer; Dave Foley, Paul O'Connell; Peter O'Mahony - capt, Tommy O'Donnell, CJ Stander
Replacements: Eusebio Guinazu, James Cronin, BJ Botha, Billy Holland, Robin Copeland, Duncan Williams, JJ Hanrahan, Gerhard van den Heever
THE GAME AGAINST MUNSTER IS TOMORROW SATURDAY 18TH OCTOBER KICK OFF 1PM. TICKETS ARE AVAILBLE AND CAN BE BOOKED BY PHONING 08444-994-994. IF YOU REQUIRE A CALL BACK PLEASE EMAIL YOUR NAME AND NUMBER TOinfo@salesharks.com
The Sale forward pack were left disappointed after two pick and go tries from Newcastle meant that the Sharks would drop points at home for the first time this season. Hooker Tommy Taylor has said that the way in which the two tries were conceded was frustrating.