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Connor Doherty debuts for Sale Sharks

2 months ago By jeff atkins

Sale Sharks' young guns produced a superb display at Sixways to get their Anglo-Welsh Cup campaign off to a flying start.

The tagline for the Anglo-Welsh Cup is tomorrow's heroes today and a Sale side packed with youthful talent more than lived up to that billing.

With 17 of their match day 23 being academy graduates, it was both a win and a display that augurs well for the club's long-term future with Steve Diamond's faith in the future more than rewarded by his players.

The seeds of victory were sown in the first half with Sale scoring all three tries in a marvellous first 40 minutes before they then dug deep to repel a Warriors fightback in the second half.

Small wonder then that Deacon was able to reflect on numerous positives for the club.

"I was really delighted and made up for all the players. The experienced players stood up and led by example and the younger boys followed suit," said the Sharks attack/skills coach.

"To have seven debutants get on the field and two of the youngest-ever to play for Sale back-to-back with Cameron the youngest starter and Connor the youngest to ever play is a huge credit to the Academy staff for bringing that talent through.

"None of them looked out of place out here and I thought they all played really well.

Full article is here:
http://www.salesharks.com/news/5574.php#.WgA-87p2vGg
Connor was an AK Junior starting his rugby in the Minis.

Updated 13:53 - 7 Dec 2017 by jeff atkins

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