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Manu Tuilagi set for Sale debut as Premiership returns

Posted On: 13 Aug 2020   |   Posted By: Planet Rugby

Manu Tuilagi set for Sale debut as Premiership returns

Manu Tuilagi and Sam Hill are set to make their Sale Sharks debuts in a squad that contains four World Cup finalists as the Premiership returns on Friday at the Twickenham Stoop.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond has named the 23-man squad that will travel south to face Harlequins tomorrow evening in the highly-anticipated return of the Premiership.
Diamond names new signings Tuilagi and Hill in the starting line-up alongside World Cup-winner Lood de Jager, who will make his full club debut.
Coenie Oosthuizen, Akker van der Merwe and Will-Griff John make up a heavyweight Sharks front-row for the trip, with an all-South African combination of Jean-Luc du Preez and De Jager providing power and experience behind them.
Club captain Jono Ross resumes his usual position at blindside flanker and is joined in a powerful back-row by internationals Tom Curry and Daniel du Preez.
Faf de Klerk makes his first start for the club since January, after recovering from a knee strain, and will form a familiar...

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