Sale Sharks: England centre Manu Tuilagi will make his debut alongside fellow new signing Sam Hill. It is the first time that Tuilagi will wear the shirt of another English club side, having left Leicester Tigers after turning down revised terms with the Welford Road side as the financial impacts of the pandemic took hold. Springboks star Lood de Jager will make his first Sale start having fully recovered from the shoulder injury which delayed his Sharks debut. South African World Cup winner Faf de Klerk is back at scrum-half after overcoming the knee problem that has prevented him from playing since January. Sale: Simon Hammersley; Byron McGuigan, Manu Tuilagi, Sam Hill, Marland Yarde; Robert du Preez, Faf de Klerk; Coenie Oosthuizen, Akker van der Merwe, WillGriff John, Jean-Luc du Preez, Lood de Jager, Jono Ross (capt), T Curry, Daniel du Preez.
Replacements: Curtis Langdon, Ross Harrison, Jake Cooper-Wooley, Phillips, Ben Curry, Will Cliff, AJ MacGinty, Denny Solomona. What have the coaches said? Paul Gustard (Harlequins) “We are delighted to be hosting the first match of the restarted Gallagher Premiership at The Stoop. “It has been a long five months without the sport we love and we are delighted to have the privilege of kicking off the competition once more. “It has been an unusual mid-season pre-season with limitations and moderations, but the time has also allowed us to regain a healthy squad, with injuries hampering our progress and continuity in the first half of the season.
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Harlequins v Sale Sharks TV channel, live stream info and kick-off timeThe Gallagher Premiership will resume on Friday night, 159 days after the coronavirus pandemic brought it to a halt. Harlequins – part of the final fixture against Bristol on March 8 – will restart the competition against Sale Sharks Sharks. It is 14 years since Sale were crowned champions of England, beating Leicester Tigers 45-20 at Twickenham after a season dominated by the skills of players like Jason Robinson, Mark Cueto, Charlie Hodgson and Sebastien Chabal.
Under the astute, driven guidance of rugby director Steve Diamond, Sale are fancied by many to repeat that feat this season. A powerful squad sprinkled with stardust by the likes of South African World Cup winners Faf de Klerk and Lood de Jager and England flanker Tom Curry has been further bolstered by blockbusting centre Manu Tuilagi’s arrival from Leicester. Here's everything you need to know about the game. What time is Harlequins v Sale Sharks? The match at the Twickenham Stoop on Friday night kicks off at 7. 45pm. What TV channel is it on? The match is being screened live on BT Sport 2 with the programme starting at 7pm.
“Sale are a dangerous team with a host of international players and they will always be a tough test. We respect them and are well aware of the humbling we took at the AJ Bell earlier in the campaign. We need to make sure we play with urgency and intent and deliver a performance our friends, family, fans and our Club can be proud of. We can’t wait. ” Steve Diamond (Sale Sharks) “It’s fantastic to finally be back into the Premiership, we have trained for a long time now and I think everyone at the club is chomping at the bit to get the season started again.
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"I’m sure it will be a great occasion on Friday as we get things underway against Quins. " ‘Gussy’ (Paul Gustard) has a full squad to select from this time around, which is a stark contrast to when they visited us in January, so we will have to be firing on all cylinders to have a chance of pulling off a result away from home.
The match will again be shown as live on the same channel from 1am on Saturday morning. What's the team news? Harlequins England international full-back Mike Brown will play for the first time since April 2019. Brown suffered a serious knee injury last year and is joined by debutant Chris Ashton and another player returning from injury, Nathan Earle. Quins also welcome back centre Joe Marchant after he joined Super Rugby's Blues on loan earlier in the season. Team: Mike Brown; Chris Ashton, Joe Marchant, James Lang, Nathan Earle; Marcus Smith, Martin Landajo; Joe Marler, Scott Baldwin, Simon Kerrod, Stephan Lewies, Matt Symons, James Chisholm, Chris Robshaw (capt), Alex Dombrandt. Replacements: Joe Gray, Santiago Garcia Botta, Will Collier, Dino Lamb, Tom Lawday, Will Evans, Scott Steele, Paul Lasike.
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