European Rugby Problem Cup: Perpignan v Sale Sharks
|European Rugby Problem Cup|
|Venue: Stade Aime Giral Date: 12 October Kick-off: 19:45 BST|
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Sale Sharks start their European Problem Cup marketing campaign with Friday’s journey to Prime 14 facet Perpignan.
Faf de Klerk begins at scrum-half after starring for South Africa throughout the Rugby Championship, whereas James O’Connor and Rohan Janse van Rensburg play at centre.
Perpignan are at the moment backside of the French high flight, having misplaced every of their opening seven fixtures.
These two groups are joined in Problem Cup Pool three by Bordeaux and Connacht.
Perpignan: Farnoux; Bousquet, Lucas, Marty, Sau; Selponi, Degmache; Mamea, Brazo (capt), Reynaud, Vivalda, Van Heerden, Charlet, Leiataua, Boutemmani.
Replacements: Deligny, Tougne, Muller, Roussel, Iachizzi, Mele, Seguy, Taumoepeau.
Sale Sharks: James; McGuigan, O’Connor, Van Rensburg, Odogwu; Wilkinson, De Klerk; Harrison, Webber, John, Beaumont, Phillips, Ross (capt), Curry, Strauss.
Replacements: Langdon, Bristow, Jones, Nott, Curry, Cliff, Doherty, James.
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