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Why England Might Need To Cap Denny Solomona Before The Six Nations Concludes Or Risk Losing Him Until 2019

Sale Sharks v Bristol Rugby - Aviva Premiership

Despite supporting the extension of rugby’s residency rules from three years to five, according to The Guardian, England might be forced into capping Denny Solomona before the conclusion of the Six Nations as they could otherwise risk losing the Sale Sharks winger until 2019. The 23-year-old New Zealand-born player has been in excellent form for Sale, scoring eight tries in six …

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Sale Sharks Sign Scotland International Flanker Josh Strauss

Sale Sharks EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Josh Strauss takes part in the captain's run prior to tomorrow's 6 Nations match between Scotland and Ireland at Murrayfield on February 3, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Sale Sharks have signed Scotland international Josh Strauss from Glasgow Warriors. The BBC are reporting that the 30-year-old will join the Premiership outfit next season. Glasgow Warriors have elected not to extend Strauss’ contract ahead of next year, with with a host of Premiership and Top 14 clubs reportedly interested in the back row, who can play both flanker and …

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Opinion: England’s North Can Be Ignored No Longer

Despite competing with rugby league and football for the attention of both fans and players, England’s north is a thriving hotbed of talent and potential, yet the ruthless spending power of wealthier clubs across the rest of the country is stunting the development of three of its best teams. Take Newcastle Falcons. In a city completely dominated by football, director …

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Mohed Altrad Blocked From Becoming Gloucester Majority Shareholder

Montpellier's President Mohed Altrad (C) looks on prior to the European Rugby Union Cup match between Castres and Montpellier on December 18, 2016 at the Pierre-Antoine Stadium in Castres's southern France. / AFP / REMY GABALDA (Photo credit should read REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian-born billionaire Mohed Altrad will not become the majority shareholder at Gloucester Rugby, reports Gloucestershire Live. The current owner of Montpellier Herault in the Top 14 has been trying since November to acquire 54 per cent of the club’s shares, but has been told he cannot do this by the European Professional Club Rugby (EPRC) board. The rules state clearly that …

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Sale Sharks Sack Player After Team Leak Allegations

Sale Sharks have today announced that winger Tom Arscott has had his contract terminated with the club. The statement released on behalf of the club reads: “Sale Sharks have today terminated the contract of Tom Arscott with immediate effect following a disciplinary investigation and hearing. No further comment will be made in accordance with the club’s disciplinary procedure.” It is …

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Sale Player Alleged To Have Leaked Team Info To Bristol Coach

SALFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Sale Sharks flags are flown during the Aviva Premiership match between Sale Sharks and London Wasps at the Salford City Stadium on May 04, 2013 in Salford, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

It is being reported by Neil Fissler of the Sunday Express that a member of the Sale Sharks playing squad is due to face a disciplinary hearing on Tuesday after it was discovered he had passed confidential team information on to an opposition coach. It is understood that both Premiership Rugby and the RFU have been informed, with the leak alleged to …

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Opinion – Toulon May Have Stars But They Desperately Lack Substance

When Mourad Boudjellal took over as Toulon President in 2006, he promised to build a French rugby dynasty. A team that would go onto dominate both French and European Rugby winning three Heineken Cup/European Rugby Champions Cups, one top 14 championship and two Challenge Cup finals appearances. The club have attracted a glittering array of international talent over the last decade but …

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