England international Jack Nowell has returned back to the starting line-up of Exeter Chiefs for the upcoming Gallagher Premiership play-off game against Sale Sharks to be played at Sandy Park on Saturday.
Sam James has been a trailblazer for homegrown talent at Sale Sharks and 15 years after being a ball boy at the club, the next stage of his journey is a Premiership semi-final against champions Exeter Chiefs.
Exeter Chiefs flanker Dave Ewers will face an independent disciplinary hearing on Tuesday after he was cited following his yellow-card incident during the recently concluded Gallagher Premiership game against Sale Sharks.
Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter said the red card to Sam Skinner in the second half 'transformed' the side as they made a stunning comeback to beat Sale Sharks in the final round of the Gallagher Premiership.
It has not been all plain sailing for Alex Sanderson’s side in their quest for a Premiership play-off spot, but with a squad high on confidence and the return of Manu Tuilagi, Sale seem well placed for a tilt at the title.