NOTHING, it seems, can stop Sale Sharks right now.
Not the absence of Manu Tuilagi and certainly not play-off rivals Harlequins, who made ten changes and were obliterated by Sale’s relentless energy, forward dominance and ruthless finishing.
Alex Sanderson’s title- chasing side were dealt a blow when Tuilagi was ruled out after coming into “close contact” with an unnamed member of Sale’s staff who tested positive for Covid-19.
It did not matter. Sanderson’s men marched to a club record-extending eighth consecutive Premiership victory which reaffirmed them as genuine title contenders.
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