European rugby is back as the quarterfinal line-ups are finalised. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.
Connacht booked their place in the quarterfinals of the Challenge Cup after a 24-24 draw with Worcester.
European rugby is back for 2018 as the quarterfinal line-ups are finalised. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.
Joe Marler will discover his Six Nations fate Tuesday evening after the Harlequins prop and Sale back row TJ Ioane were both called to appear in front of a disciplinary panel.
Joe Marler's sending-off proved pivotal as Faf de Klerk's late penalty helped Sale Sharks secure a 30-29 victory over 14-man Harlequins at the AJ Bell Stadium.
A strong second-half performance from the Gloucester pack earned the hosts a deserved 20-16 win over Sale in front of a sell-out crowd at Kingsholm.
Former Australia international James O'Connor created one try and scored another as Sale Sharks made it three successive Aviva Premiership victories with a 32-9 triumph over Bath at the AJ Bell Stadium.
European rugby is back with another stacked fixture list. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.
Ollie Thorley scored a try in each half as Gloucester came from behind to claim a 33-26 bonus-point win over Zebre in European Challenge Cup Pool Three, while there was also wins for Newcastle, Sale and Worcester.
Sale overcame Byron McGuigan's sending-off to beat Worcester 18-14 and record their first away win in the Aviva Premiership since February.
The Aviva Premiership is back once again -- with Test players including Dylan Hartley, Courtney Lawes and Byron McGuigan recalled to club action.
Will Cliff's penalty was the difference as Sale ended a run of three successive Aviva Premiership defeats with an 18-15 triumph over Northampton at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond has been given a six-week stadium ban after criticising a referee.
South Africa centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg has signed for Sale Sharks on loan until February.
Sale produced an excellent second-half display as they registered a second successive Anglo-Welsh Cup win by defeating Saracens 29-22 at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond will appear before an independent disciplinary hearing on Thursday for criticising a referee.
Eddie Jones refused to rule out an England recall for Marland Yarde but suspects the indisciplined Sale wing is not emotionally ready to be involved in the looming autumn series.
Marland Yarde is expected to complete a move from Harlequins to Aviva Premiership rivals Sale by the end of this week.
Exeter withstood a late scare to record their fifth Aviva Premiership victory of the season and move to the top of the table following a narrow 10-6 triumph over Sale
With Eddie Jones having named his squad for the November internationals, this weekend's Aviva Premiership games take on added incentive for the players selected as they bid to stake a claim for a starting place.
Sale drew at home to Toulouse last week but were beaten at the death by Frederic Michalak's penalty in Lyon.
Denny Solomona hopes becoming a role model to younger players can help him realise his dream of playing in the 2019 Rugby World Cup with England.
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- SALE17thTRIES SCORED 1st Edinburgh : 40 Tries ScoredEDINB1st1240
- SALE9thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Edinburgh : 184 Points DifferenceEDINB1st8184