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View from the south stand: Sale 21 Worcester 15
A new season—high hopes—encouraging play—stern defence—a turnaround—various alarums—concern—relief.
Yareets crystal ball.....
Well the season is only a couple of weeks away. We still await news of a couple more signings but everything else is in place and ready to go. Our owner has said some very posiyive things in the press so we should feel confident about the season ahead. With this in mind Yareet has dusted off his crystall ball and gazed deep into its depths....
Time for a history lesson....so pay attention get your feet off the desk and there may be a test....
The Centre of it all.....
Some say he has, some say he will, some still doubt he will at all.....Van Canonball that is. NorthernMaori takes a look at the options. ( Please note that this was written at the end of the season).
How to put together a Title Winning squad.....
......and still make a profit! MartWhit revisits an article first written in December 2017 (and updated) and looks at how we compare to the then current champions Exeter....hope Dimes is reading!
New writer Blue Shark emerges from the depths of the clear Mersey waters and looks ahead to semi-final time in two competitions….
View from the south stand: Sale 13 Leicester 35
Last game of the season, and the potential to finish 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th. With Bath likely to get five points and Gloucester nowt, failure to win this game would make 8th the most likely final postion. Leicester had not been on top form, but they’d be looking to avoid three defeats in a row.
And now the end is near...
...but before we draw the final curtain I would like to look back over some of the intersting topics discussed over the last few weeks and look ahead to Exeter away.
View from the south stand: Sale 28 Wasps 27
Apparently, prior to this match, Wasps had not yet won at the AJ Bell stadium. Sale could do with keeping that record going: with only four games left — all of them against teams above them — Sale needed to win here to keep any hopes of top six alive.
View from the south stand: Sale 58 Worcester 25
Back to AJ Bell activity after a 5-week mini off-season. Worcester were the visitors and, quite frankly, anything less than a 5-pointer would be seen as a failure by the fans and (contra protestations of “no easy games”) by the coaching staff and players.