Team News – Sale Jets v Leicester Tigers – CorpAcq Stadium (Heywood Road) Monday 16th December 2019 Kick off 7:30pm
Academy transition manager Neil Briggs has named his Sale Jets squad to face Leicester Tigers in round two of the Premiership Rugby Shield this evening.
Kieran Wilkinson makes his long awaited return form injury and will start at fly half in tonight match alongside Gus Warr who made his Heineken Champions Cup debut at Sandy Park on Sunday.
A combination of Sale Sharks senior academy members alongside Yorkshire Carnegie and Doncaster Knights players will face the Tigers and look to bounce back form the clubs round one defeat to Worcester Cavaliers.
Entry is free for all Sale Sharks season ticket holders and Sale FC members, gates will open at 6:30pm.
Sale Jets Starting XV:
15.Joe Carpenter, 14. James Magee (YC) 13. Connor Doherty, 12. James Williams, 11. Tom Roebuck, 10. Kieran Wilkinson, 9. Gus Warr; 1. Ben Carlile (YC), 2. Ewan Ashman, 3. Cal Ford, 4. James Harper, 5. Josef Murphy, 6. Sam Dugdale, 7. Nathan Newbound (YC), 8. Ollie Steadman (DK)
16. Will Holling (DK), 17. Jake Pope, 18. Joe Jones, 19. Ryan Wolfenden (MMU), 20. Joe Green (YC), 21. Jack Metcalf (YC) , 22. Raffi Quirke, 23. Chris Owen (Sale FC)
YC – Yorkshire Carnegie
DK – Doncaster Knights
MMU – Manchester Metropolitan University