Lancashire clubs represented across the globe during international break
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Lancashire clubs represented across the globe during international break

During the international break, 12 players from four different Lancashire clubs took to the field to represent their countries. Many were doing what they could to help their side qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, while others played in friendlies from as far as Canada and Egypt. It was the final international break before … Continue reading

Sale Sharks wing Denny Solomona declares himself for England selection
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Sale Sharks wing Denny Solomona declares himself for England selection

New Zealand-born wing Denny Solomona has made himself available for England selection after completing the required three-year residency period. The decision has raised eyebrows after the majority of those three years were spent as a rugby league player, during which time he represented Samoa – the country his grandparents are from. But following his controversial cross-code … Continue reading

Match report: Blackpool 3-1 Morecambe
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Match report: Blackpool 3-1 Morecambe

Blackpool eased past Morecambe in a fierce Lancashire derby to seal a 3-1 win at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon. Mark Cullen opened the scoring with a glancing header in the opening 15 minutes before Brad Potts capped a man-of-the-match performance with a second goal. Substitute Bright Osayi-Samuel added a third late on whilst Morecambe’s consolation … Continue reading

Josh Strauss: Sale sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond reacts to signing of Scotland international
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Josh Strauss: Sale sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond reacts to signing of Scotland international

Sale Sharks have announced the signing of Scotland International Josh Strauss on a three-year deal as of next season. The backrow forward has spent three years at PRO12 side Glasgow Warriors and qualified for the Scotland national side during that stint, despite being born in South Africa. He is the first signing to be announced … Continue reading