In his latest column for Talking Rugby Union, Josh Beaumont reflects on his unfortunate long-term injury, Sale’s Premiership & Champions Cup form + he looks at Exeter’s visit to the AJ Bell as well as two teams close to his heart…
Sale Sharks back-row Jean-Luc du Preez will miss three weeks of action after he was handed a ban following his red-card incident during the recently concluded Gallagher Premiership clash against Worcester Warriors at Sixways.
Faf De Klerk was highly influential in South Africa’s journey to glory in Japan and after experiencing the impact he and the Springboks have had on their nation, it is back to club duty for Sale’s World Champion.
Replacement Ioan Lloyd scored a try while Callum Sheedy contributed with 11 points as Bristol Bears completed a 16-10 win over Sale Sharks in their Gallagher Premiership face-off at Ashton Gate on Friday.
Following on from the Guardian’s interview with former Wasps lock Kearnan Myall, Joe Harvey and Chris Heal spoke with Worcester’s Jono Kitto and Sale Sharks’ Denny Solomona to talk about their experiences of mental health within sport.