Sale Sharks back row Josh Beaumont

Preview: Golden ticket buys Beaumont’s band of brothers a shot in last chance saloon

JOSH BEAUMONT says Sale Sharks’ ‘band of brothers’ are massively excited by the prospect of a first European Cup quarter-final in 15 years.
Not since the days of Mark Cueto, Steve Hanley, Jason Robinson and Charlie Hodgson have Sale been in a knockout fixture like this – and they haven’t even won a game yet!
Sale lost 26-14 to Toulon and by a single point at home to Edinburgh in the first two rounds of this season’s Champions Cup, but still managed to be among the top-ranked 16 teams when the competition was forced into a restructure due to Covid.
Victory over Scarlets today will see them...

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