Team news – Sale Sharks v Exeter Chiefs

Steve Diamond has named his squad for this Sunday’s sell-out game against Exeter Chiefs (Kick-off – 3:15PM) at the AJ Bell Stadium. 

James Phillips returns in place of the suspended Jean-Luc du Preez, Rob du Preez moves into the fly-half position and Sam James is back at 13 following his injury. Marland Yarde replaces his fellow England international Denny Solomona on the wing and Will Cliff moves to the bench after Papier’s loan move from the Bulls ended.

Exeter Chiefs Team

Starters –

15 Stuart Hogg
14 Jack Nowell
13 Henry Slade
12 Sam Hill
11 Ian Whitten
10 Joe Simmonds
9 Nic White
1 Alec Hepburn
2 Luke Cowan-Dickie
3 Harry Williams
4 Dave Dennis (capt)
5 Jonny Hill
6 Dave Ewers
7 Jacques Vermeulen
8 Sam Simmonds

Subs –

16 Elvis Taione
17 Ben Moon
18 Marcus Street
19 Jannes Kirsten
20 Don Armand
21 Jack Maunder
22 Gareth Steenson
23 Olly Woodburn

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