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View from the south stand: Sale 32 Leicester 5
Q&A—Miserable weather—Hopes and fears—Miserable start—A turn-around—Taking control—A satifying end—Prospects and pitfalls
View from the south stand: Sale 14 Exeter 20
Noises off—Portents, Omens, Premonitions—A promising start—Same old, same old—Back into it—Hopes squashed—A nasty collision—Disappointment
Gosh, it's a long time between home games
The problem with having to produce copy on timescale shorter than that between home games is that I end up publishing a bit of old drivel just to fill a gap.
View from the south stand: Sale 12 Newcastle 28
Questions—A consequence of axial tilt—Doing it right—More questions—A mismatch—A welcome return—A sad departure?
View from the south stand: Sale 39 USAP 10
Crimes against music—the bare facts—motivation against the mediocre—comparison with recent matches—realising potential—late season peculiarity
View from the south stand: Sale 24 Saracens 18
Christmas presents—a week to remember—hopes & fears—an all-too-familiar start—a rapid response—belief—just rewards—a positive future.
It's Panto time
Extra special bonus story for Christmas. Courtesy of John Everton, this story first appeared in the 22/12/2018 Sale Sharks v Bristol Bears match programme.
View from the south stand: Sale 27 Bristol 10
Cliches—high hopes, low expectations—a typical start—a significant binning—turnaround—increasing pressure—a significant result.
View from the south stand: Sale 14 Bordeaux 17
Wondering—a conclusion—anatomical concerns—a setback—looking forward—maintaining hope—feeling bullish.
Vue depuis la tribune: Bordeaux 24 Sale 50
Reflections on past trips—a new memory—relaxing—various alarums—a disconnect—a worrying start—response—a procession—delight—cheers—an old friend—squashed rumours