DEPARTURES | Sale Sharks confirm 10 players have left the club - Ruck

DEPARTURES | Sale Sharks confirm 10 players have left the club

Following the announcement from the Professional Game Board, allowing Premiership Rugby’s Clubs to progress into stage two of the return to play protocols. Sale Sharks have confirmed the 10 players who have left the club.

In a statement, the club said: “Sale Sharks would also like to extend its sincere thanks and well wishes to the group of players leaving the club following the completion of their contracts this season.”


  • Nic Dolly
  • Rob Webber
  • Joe Jones
  • Bryn Evans
  • Rouban Birch
  • Ciaran Booth
  • Mark Wilson
  • Teddy Leatherbarrow
  • Sam Dugdale
  • Matt Sturgess
  • James Williams


Ranked! The 5 worst Premiership signings of the 2019/20 season

Oh dear, oh dear. However much we will them on, sometimes deals just don’t turn out the way we hoped – or anything like it, as these disasters demonstrate.

5. Niki Goneva (Harlequins)

Described by the club as ‘a real coup’ and ‘deadly finisher’ when the winger joined from relegated Newcastle Falcons last summer. However, it appears that the 35-year-old, who has been a prolific try scorer throughout his career, is finally starting to slow down. He didn’t cross the whitewash in his six Premiership outings for Quins this season.