European Special Three Game Package.......Munster Up First
16 September 2014 17:10pm
By Dave Swanton
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.
Munster are one of the leading clubs in the Northern Hemisphere and their travelling army of fans are expected to travel to the stadium in their thousands to watch the game. Sale Sharks will also play Saracens and Clermont Auvergne in their group games.
Tickets for all three group games are bound to sell quickly and Sale Sharks want to make sure all their loyal supporters are catered for.
A Three Game European Package is currently on sale and will GUARANTEE your place at the Munster, Saracens and Clermont games
These can be bought from the Ticket Office or by Telephone (08444-994-994)
From Monday of this week all individual match tickets remaining went on Open Sale and can be purchased from The Ticket Office, online or by phoning 08444-994-994.
Captain Dan Braid said, " All the squad are looking forward to the new Aviva Premiership season and to playing Munster, Saracens and Clermont in the inaugural European Champions Rugby Cup. Our supporters create a great atmosphere at all our home games and giving them every opportunity to attend the Munster game in particular is so important."
Sale Sharks European Fixtures
Saturday 18th October 1pm Munster Home
Sunday 26th October 4-15pm Clermont Away
5/6/7 December tba Saracens Home
12/13/14 December tba Saracens Away
16/17/18 January tba Clermont Home
23/24/25 January tba Munster Away
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.
Danny Cipriani has been called up to the England EPS Squad ahead of this season's Six Nations, and Ross Harrison has been called up for the England Saxons squad for their match against Irish Wolfhounds on Friday 30th January.