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Denny Solomona Facing Trial At The End Of The Year Over Contract Dispute

Denny Solomona’s former rugby league club, the Castleford Tigers, are suing the player after he left the club for Sale Sharks despite having two years remaining on his contract.  The Telegraph are reporting that Castleford are seeking up to £500,000 in damages against the player and his agent, Andy Clarke. Solomona has been very impressive for the Sharks since he …

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Sale Sharks’ De Klerk Signing May Not Be A Done Deal After All

As the domestic rugby calendar winds down in the northern hemisphere, Aviva Premiership side Sale Sharks are planning for next season by announcing the signing of Springbok scrum-half Faf De Klerk. On Monday it was announced by Sale Sharks that the Aviva Premiership club had secured the services of the highly rated De Klerk from the Golden Lions on a three-year deal. …

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Opinion: Why Denny Solomona Should Not Play For England

SALFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 18: Denny Solomona of Sale Sharks looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Sale Sharks and Saracens at AJ Bell Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Salford, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Sale Sharks’ rugby league convert Denny Solomona has lit up the Aviva Premiership with pace, power and guile that has won him many admirers in the union world. Yet the winger’s recent announcement of his intention to play for England is deeply problematic. Born in New Zealand, the Auckland powerhouse quickly made an impact at London Broncos and Castleford Tigers, …

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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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