Sharks Draw Munster, Clermont & Saracens In Group One
10 June 2014 13:03pm
By Dave Swanton
Sale Sharks have been drawn in Group One in the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup alongside Saracens, Munster and Clermont Auvergne. Saracens were losing finalists last month and both Munster and Clermont are among the heavyweights of northern hemisphere rugby. Munster and Clermont were losing semi finalists in last seasons Heineken Cup.
After hearing the draw Director of Rugby Steve Diamond said, " This is a fantastic new competition and we are delighted to be part of it. We have been drawn against three of the best clubs in the competition and it will be a great experience for everyone connected to the club both on and off the field
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Speaking at the club's media day ahead of the side's game against Harlequins, Sale Sharks Skipper Dan Braid is demanding near flawless rugby from his charges between now and the end of the Aviva Premiership season.