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Sale Sharks sign Nottingham fly-half Dan Mugford

  • Sale Sharks have signed Nottingham fly-half Dan Mugford for next season.
  • The 24-year-old progressed through the academy at Exeter Chiefs
  • With Danny Cipriani and Nick Macleod confirmed as leaving Sale, Mugford will compete with new signing AJ MacGinty next season for the number 10 shirt
Sale Sharks have secured another addition to their squad for next season by sealing the signing of Nottingham fly-half Dan Mugford.

Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond said: “Dan has been on our radar for a while and when he became available we made our move to sign him.

“Dan is still a very young man with lots of potential and I am sure he will make his mark in the Premiership next season.”

Mugford, who also spent two years with the Exeter Academy, said: “Really excited about joining Sale Sharks. I have been up to Manchester and had a look around the club and met the staff.

“It’s a fantastic environment and a big step up to join an established Premiership club like Sharks.

“I look forward to giving it my best shot and am very grateful to Nottingham for helping me progress my game which has given me this opportunity of playing in the Premiership.”