De Klerk joins Sharks in France
SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: South African scrumhalf Francois de Klerk has joined the Sale Sharks at their training base in France.
The Premiership side squad head to France from Manchester to prepare for their pre-season game against Castres on Saturday.
Director of Rugby Steve Diamond said: "The lads have been training hard over the past few weeks and they are now ready for some quality game time.
"Castres are a good side and the game will give me and the coaches the opportunity to see the lads in action.
"After the game, we travel back on Sunday and prepare for our second warm up game against Edinburgh a week on Friday.
"We are taking the full squad and all the coaching and backroom staff with us,"
Sale Sharks Traveling squad:
Will Addison, Halani Aulika, Josh Beaumont, Josh Charnley, Will Cliff, Ben Curry, Tom Curry, Faf de Klerk, Bryn Evans, James Flynn, Mike Haley, Ross Harrison, TJ Ioane, Luke James, Sam James, Mark Jennings, Will-Griff John, Marc Jones, Jonny Leota, AJ MacGinty, Byron McGuigan, Cameron Neild, George Nott, James O’Connor, Andre Ostrikov, Laurence Pearce, Jake Pope, Jono Ross, David Seymour, Denny Solomona, Josh Strauss, Alex Tarus,Rob Webber