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Sale Sharks 13 Clermont Auvergne 22

By Whaley Shark
January 18 2015

Well, the real winner was probably the weather. Clermont, with their noses just ahead at the top of the T14, visited the AJB on a freezing night, with a strong breeze and frequent snow and sleet showers. In those circumstances, the quality of the rugby was remarkably good, but I did feel we could see Clermont’s edge in speed of thought and action.... More >

Sale Sharks 20 Northampton Saints 7

Well, the good run of results in the runup to Christmas is fading in the memory, with the last two matches yielding a frustrating defeat at home by Tigers and a good stuffing away ... More >

Sale Sharks 30 Leicester Tigers 32

Gutted! That’s still how I feel, and I can’t imagine how the players must feel today. They played themselves to a standstill yesterday, only to see Tigers nick a win at... More >

Sale Sharks 18 Exeter Chiefs 11

Well, Christmas has come to the Whaley household and feeding random friends and relations (Smoked salmon and potato blinis, Coq au Vin with garlic mash, carrots, Savoy cabbage; App... More >

Sale Sharks 15 Saracens 19 or the Tale of the Lost Glove

As I walked back to my car, parked on the airfield, I walked past an autogyro which had its engine running and it blew my glove into the traffic. It hung up on the roof rack of a p... More >

So far, so good, overall.....

Well I never knew that Twitter could be so nerve-racking! Following our away game at Falcons via Neil Leigh’s tweets hasn’t exactly been a relaxing Sunday afternoon....... More >

Sale Sharks 36 London Irish 8

So it’s back to the Premiership, and a game it would be very useful to win. Yes, we may not have to worry too much with London Welsh looking pretty much doomed already, but t... More >

Sale Sharks 32 Wasps 29

Bit of a funny one this- a tight game with four tries each, and Sale nicking it at the end, but lacking a certain something. Maybe that’s because it’s the LV= Cup, defi... More >

Sale Sharks 26 Munster 27

So this is what all the fuss has been about, then- the big boys of European rugby visiting a team from a small town in Cheshire (once upon a time) in their stadium by the Ship Cana... More >

Sale Sharks 25 Wasps 14

The trouble with playing on a Sunday is that I have to do this dull work thing on a Monday, so this report is a bit slower than I’d have hoped.... More >

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