Sale Sharks today confirmed that Gordon McKie has ceased to be Chairman of the Club.
McKie was appointed in January 2014 having previously held positions as CEO of the Scottish Rugby Union and the Hong Kong Football Association.
Sale Sharks co-owner Ian Blackhurst said, "Gordon has made a significant and invaluable contribution to Sale Sharks in a relatively short period of time, and we thank him for his efforts. We appreciate the time and commitment that he has given alongside his other business interests.The Club has just concluded a successful season and we are well positioned to look forward to next season and beyond with confidence.''
We are delighted to announce our "Try Rugby Package" - this is your chance for a three game season ticket taster! You can come down to the AJ Bell Stadium and watch our last three Aviva Premiership home games against Gloucester, Harlequins and Newcastle Falcons and save up to £30 per ticket!
Mark Cueto has today announced that he will retire from playing at the end of the current season. Mark is currently the All-Time Leading Try Scorer in the Aviva Premiership with 87 tries having overtaken former team mate Steve Hanley's record of 75 tries in February 2013.
Despite trailing by three points at the interval, Sale Sharks European Cup campaign ended at Thomond Park to a Munster side who were desperate to finish on a winning note after failing to qualify for the Quarter Finals.
Sale Sharks' European campaign this season has been a case of what might have been but back-row forward Mark Easter insists he and his teammates can hold their heads high even if it ends without a win.