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Falcons first to fly in to meet Jets

Falcons first to fly in to meet Jets

The reserve side of Newcastle Falcons will provide the opposition for Sale Jets in their first match of the 2012-13 Aviva ‘A’ League programme.

The sides will meet at Heywood Road on Monday 3rd September (7.30 p.m.), with Pete Anglesea’s new team hoping for a repeat of last year’s 35-0 win at Kingston Park. After that great start, there were also impressive victories against Northampton and Leeds, greatly enjoyed by the side’s regular supporters. Further wins after Christmas against Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 and VVA Podmoskovye followed.

The Northern Conference of the ‘A’ League this year comprises five clubs, all meeting each other once. Gloucester return to the Jets’ fixture list, replacing Leeds Carnegie.

The semi finals and final are scheduled for December.

Sale Jets – Aviva ‘A’ League fixtures, 2012-13

Mon. 3 Sep. Sale Jets v. Newcastle Falcons

Mon.10 Sep. Gloucester United v. Sale Jets

Mon.24 Sep. Sale Jets v. Worcester Cavaliers

Mon. 1 Oct. Northampton Wanderers v. Sale Jets

Mon. 15 Oct. Sale Jets v. Leicester Tigers

Mon. 10 Dec. Semi Finals

Mon.17 Dec. Final

2012-13 fixtures for Sale Sharks will be available from 2 p.m. this Wednesday, when the Aviva Premiership programme will be announced at The Twickenham Stoop, home of champions Harlequins.

We’ll have full coverage here, also on Twitter and Facebook.

Don’t forget: we are holding a fan open day at Salford City Stadium, on Friday 6th July, from 12pm – 7pm. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of our new home and purchase your season ticket for 2012/13.

To register your attendance at the open day, simply join the event on our Facebook page.

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