WATCH | Perfect cross-field kick from Faf de Klerk results in Sale try

Sale went top of the Premiership with a fine 39-0 win against London Irish at the AJ Bell Stadium on Friday evening.

The standout score of the game came courtesy of a pinpoint cross-field kick from World Cup-winning scrum-half Faf de Klerk, which give Byron McGuigan the simplest of finishes.


LIST | Five times rugby players were arrested on team socials

Sometimes team socials go from being a quiet drink to something a lot more wild. Here’s five players who got a little too drunk…

1. Andy Powell – Wales

Powell was arrested “for taking and driving away a golf buggy” a few hours after the Welsh team’s last-minute victory over Scotland in their 2010 Six Nations match. He was arrested near Junction 33 on the M4 motorway at 0600 GMT 14 February 2010.

 The following day, for behaviour “contrary to the squad’s code of conduct”, he was removed from Wales’ 35-man training squad for the Six Nations 2010, and played no further part in the tournament He was later given a 15-month driving ban and fined after admitting the offence at Cardiff Magistrates court.

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