Sale Sharks confirm matchday squad for rescheduled game against Worcester Warriors

Sam Hill is back in Sale Sharks line-up
Sam Hill is back in Sale Sharks line-up
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Sale Sharks have confirmed their matchday squad for the final round of the Gallagher Premiership clash against Worcester Warriors to be played on Wednesday.

The game was postponed from Sunday to Wednesday after 16 Sale players and three staff tested positive for Covid-19 leaving the Sharks short off options for the decisive encounter.

Marland Yarde and Denny Solomona return at wings with Luke James at fullback while Sam Hill and Sam James form centre partnership. Robert du Preez retains his fly-half role with Will Cliff replacing Faf de Klerk at scrum-half.

Ross Harrison, Cameron Neild and Valerey Morozov are part of the front-row with Matt Postlethwaite and Jean-Luc du Preez at second row.

Skipper Jono Ross is at blindside and Tom Curry at openside while Daniel du Preez retains his place at number eight.

Ewan Ashman, Cal Ford, Joe Joe Jones, Ewan Murphy, Sam Dugdale, Joe Bedlow, Tom Curtis and Conor Doherty will provide impact from the bench.

Sale Sharks starting XV: 15 Luke James, 14 Denny Solomona, 13 Sam James, 12 Sam Hill, 11 Marland Yarde, 10 Robert du Preez, 9 Will Cliff, 8 Daniel du Preez, 7 Tom Curry, 6 Jono Ross (captain), 5 Jean-Luc du Preez, 4 Matt Postlethwaite, 3 Valerey Morozov, 2 Cameron Neild, 1 Ross Harrison

Reserves: 16 Ewan Ashman, 17 Cal Ford, 18 Joe Jones, 19 Ewan Murphy, 20 Sam Dugdale, 21 Joe Bedlow, 22 Tom Curtis, 23 Connor Doherty

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