Sale Sharks are delighted to announce the permanent signing of former Leicester Tigers, Newcastle Falcons and England under 20s lock Dominic Barrow.
The towering 28-year-old, who was part of the England under 20s team that won the IRB Junior World Championship in 2013, joined Sharks initially on trial in after two years without a club.
Dominic had retired from rugby in 2020 to run a firm specialising in installing electric vehicle charging points.
But after impressing Sharks coaches in training, the Sheffield-born forward has now joined Alex Sanderson’s squad immediately on a permanent deal.
Dominic said: “I’ve gained a far greater sense of perspective since spending a bit of time away from rugby. However, I have a burning desire to get back into the sport as I feel I have unfinished business.
“I believe I’m capable of international honours but I haven’t yet reached my potential.
“I was really impressed with Alex and his vision for Sale Sharks right from our first conversation. From my experience, this is a club on the up that is clearly going places and it’s a hugely exciting place to be. I’m thrilled to be in this environment, which I believe will get the very best out of me and help me reach my goals.”
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