On Sunday 20th October, Sandbach RUFC hosted the Lexus M&J Festival for U7s to U10s. Sale Sharks players Will Cliff and Mike Haley were in attendance, where there was some great rugby played by all age groups. Sharks players watched some of the games and were there to hand out the medals and trophies to the winners. Well done to all teams that took part in which was a well organised and a successful tournament.
The sun shone of the AJ Bell Stadium this morning as Sale Sharks hosted their annual press day ahead of the new season. The media were out in big numbers including television, radio and the written media.
Sale Sharks will be looking to attract a capacity crowd to the AJ Bell Stadium when they entertain Munster in their opening group game in the European Champions Rugby Cup on Saturday 18th October, kick off 1pm.
Sale Sharks made the journey to the Fylde coast to play their, now annual, pre season game. Fylde have enjoyed a lot of success in recent seasons and last season they finished third in Division One under the leadership of former Sharks backs coach Mark Nelson.
The fixtures, dates, venues and kick-off times for Rounds 1 and 2 of the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup and the European Rugby Challenge Cup will be announced on Thursday at 2.00pm by organisers EPCR.