# Sale Sharks

This year
'He had the lads on the edge of their seats' - Alex Ferguson speaks to Sale squad
Sharks have reached their first Premiership final for 17 years.
Sale reach first Premiership final in 17 years after edging out Leicester
Alex Sanderson’s team will meet his former club Saracens at Twickenham on 27 May.
Ulster show teeth to salvage European season (but Leinster likely to await in last 16)
Ulster trailed 11-8 before running out 22-11 winners against the Sale Sharks.
Alan O'Connor leads Ulster for must-win showdown with Sale Sharks
Province lost 39-0 to same opponents last month.
Last year
Sale open Champions Cup campaign with 6-try thrashing of Ulster
Tom Curry and Daniel Du Preez both went over in the first half at the Salford City Stadium.
Ulster name team for Champions Cup opener
It could be a landmark game for Marty Moore, who may make his 50th appearance if called off the bench.
Wife's sleep advice helps put England's Tuilagi back on track
The player has been hampered by injuries during his career and pulled out of February’s Six Nations win over Wales with a hamstring issue.
Thomas and Russell conjure Racing magic to set up La Rochelle semi-final
The Parisians are desperate to end their quest for the Champions Cup title.
Sale confirm Springbok star Faf De Klerk will leave club at end of the season
De Klerk will depart alongside fellow 2019 World Cup winner Lood De Jager.
Ioan Lloyd produces moment of magic as Bristol end losing run against Sale
The Sharks have not claimed a league win on the road this season.
All time
England out-half George Ford to leave Premiership leaders Leicester Tigers
The 28-year-old has signed up for a move to Sale Sharks next season on a three-year contract.
Manu Tuilagi ‘fit and ready to go’ if England come calling
The centre has recovered from an Achilles injury.
Tuilagi set for comeback from Achilles injury when Sale take on Bristol
Tuilagi is poised to make his first appearance since September.
Ronan O'Gara heads to yet another European semi-final as La Rochelle win
La Rochelle reach their first Champions Cup semi-final with a 45-21 win over Sale.
Dates and times confirmed for Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals
Leinster’s meeting with Exeter on Saturday will clash with the Wales v Ireland game in the Women’s Six Nations.
Rugby director Steve Diamond leaves Sale after 10 years for personal reasons
Paul Deacon takes responsibility for first-team matters.
Sale Sharks' Premiership play-off hopes ended by 27 positive Covid cases
Bath will now face Exeter, while Wasps meet Bristol in the semi-finals.
Eddie Jones reveals coronavirus fears over England trio
The unnamed players could be prevented from joining up with the national team for a training camp.
Sale Sharks' Premiership clash postponed following ‘urgent review’ over Covid-19 cases
16 players from the club have tested positive for the virus.
Marland Yarde slams death threats to Sale stars who did not kneel
Springbok World Cup winners Faf De Klerk and Lood De Jager were among those who decided against participating.
Manu Tuilagi completes move to Sale Sharks
The 29-year-old will keep his England career alive by staying on home soil.
Sale Sharks make move to sign England centre Manu Tuilagi after Leicester exit
Tuilagi was one of five frontline stars to leave Leicester on Tuesday.
Sale Sharks player suspended for two games after signing for two clubs
Sale Sharks have been been handed a suspended five-point deduction and fined.
Chris Ashton joins Harlequins after dramatic fallout and exit from Sale
The 32-year-old Wigan native hasn’t hung around in finding a new club.
Sale announce that Chris Ashton has left the club with immediate effect
The English side say they came to ‘a mutual agreement’ with the former England wing.
Sale grant Wallaby O'Connor early release to pursue World Cup ambitions
O’Connor is reportedly set to join Queensland Reds as be becomes available for international selection again.
Springboks 10 Pollard signs for Montpellier as Steyn returns to Bulls
Meanwhile, Sale Sharks have added more South Africans to their squad for next season.
Watson returns from 13-month lay-off to give World Cup boost to England
The British & Irish Lion has not played a game since he was injured during the 2018 Six Nations.
Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row
Lood de Jager is to leave the Bulls and join the Premiership side on a three-year contract.
Clermont complete all-French Challenge Cup final after La Rochelle edge past Sale Sharks
Harlequins fell to Clermont this evening after La Rochelle progressed past Sale Sharks earlier on Saturday.
'Unacceptable' - Sale prop Pope banned after second failed drugs test
The 21-year-old has received a six-month ban after testing positive for cocaine and cannabis.
'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'
John O’Donnell and the Ireland Men’s Sevens team have a huge weekend ahead in Hong Kong.
MacGinty haunts Connacht but Bealham injury not as bad as feared
Andy Friend’s side have refocused rapidly on their play-off pursuit in the Pro14.
Connacht to 'regroup' for huge Pro14 run-in after disappointment against Sale
Andy Friend’s side will fly home with regrets after their Challenge Cup quarter-final.
Connacht crash out of Europe with injury concerns for Carty and Bealham
Andy Friend’s side left it too late in their comeback bid against Sale in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals.
Sale Sharks v Connacht, Challenge Cup quarter-final
We went minute-by-minute as Andy Friend’s side continued their European campaign at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Adeolokun hungry to boost Connacht's two-pronged challenge after long lay-off
The winger is back from injury and starts tonight’s Challenge Cup quarter-final against Sale Sharks.
Aki, Marmion and Carty start as Connacht rotate for Challenge Cup quarter-final
Andy Friend has recalled some big guns but rested others for the trip to Sale Sharks.
Connacht withstand Sale comeback to earn big Challenge Cup win
Andy Friend’s men head to Bordeaux in round six with a quarter-final within their grasp.
MacGinty denied Connacht return but big 2019 ahead for Ireland's Eagle
The Dublin-born out-half misses Sale’s game against Connacht this afternoon, but won’t let his injury setback knock him off course.