My professional career began in The North of England at the newly rebranded “Sale Sharks”. They were previously “Sale”. Went on to become just “Sharks”. The nomenclature isn’t particularly of relevance to this article.
Sale Sharks will miss the services of Josh Beaumont for three months after the lock sustained a bicep injury during the recently concluded Aviva Premiership encounter against Harlequins at Twickenham Stoop on Friday.
Bath fly-half Freddie Burns has been handed a three week ban following his red card incident in the recently concluded Aviva Premiership encounter against Worcester Warriors at Recreation Ground last weekend.
Saracens rugby director Mark McCall has backed hooker Jamie George to come out successful when he faces England skipper Dylan Hartley in the upcoming European Champions Cup opener against Northampton Saints at Franklin's Gardens next Sunday.
Freddie Burns' full debut for Bath was ruined by a yellow card but the home side managed to beat Worcester Warriors with a 29-13 bonus point victory in their Aviva Premiership encounter at Recreation Ground on Saturday.
Harlequins have received the much-needed boost ahead of their upcoming Aviva Premiership clash against Sale Sharks at Twickenham Stoop on Friday with England internationals Chris Robshaw and Joe Marler returning back to the line-up after recovering from their respective injuries.