Sale Sharks Team News – Premiership Rugby 7’s
Sale Sharks Academy Transition Manager Neil Briggs has named his side for the annual Premiership Rugby 7’s tournament held at Franklins Gardens on Friday 13thSeptember 2019.
England age grade internationals Tom Roebuck, Raffi Quirke and Tom Curtis will all make their Sharks debuts in the competition after their promotion to the senior academy ahead of the 2019/20 season.
James Williams, who signed from Worcester Warriors academy in the summer will also make his Sale debut this weekend supported by a number of current Sharks senior academy players including Luke James Sam Moore, Curtis Langdon and Conor Doherty.
Academy Transition manager Neil Briggs believes there is huge potential in the group of players travelling to Northampton this weekend, commenting ahead of the tournament he said: “We have a really exciting bunch of lads travelling down to the Premiership Rugby Sevens this week. The players, coming off the back of a long pre-season with the first team will be full of confidence and ready to perform and this is a great chance for some of the younger boys to impress the senior coaches ahead of the regular season starting on the 21stSeptember. I am looking forward to seeing what the guys can do this weekend.”
Sale Sharks Premiership Rugby 7’s Squad:
Sam Moore, Rouban Birch, Curtis Langdon, Teddy Leatherbarrow, Luke James, Raffi Quirke, Tom Curtis, James Williams, Conor Doherty, Tom Roebuck, Joe Green (Yorkshire Academy), James Magee (Yorkshire Academy)