Sale Sharks lose to La Rochelle

La Rochelle 45-21 Sale: Sharks are handed a painful French lesson

ALEX Sanderson warned his Sharks ‘you must be better than that’ after their European ambitions sunk without trace in the Bay of Biscay.
The director of rugby admitted his side had been totally out-played by La Rochelle in Champions Cup quarter-final at the Stade Marcel Deflandre and said: “We leaked soft tries and need to be better than that. It’s a learning curve.
“We have to come here and win these games. We shouldn’t come and lose by a big margin, conceding 45 points.
“Their set-piece had more power than ours. You need that to get an anchor in the game but it gave them penalties and terr...

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