Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gloucester Coach Warns His Players over Sale Playmaker

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gloucester Coach Warns His Players over Sale Playmaker

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GLOUCESTER backs and attack coach Nick Walshe has highlighted Danny Cipriani's danger ahead of tonight's clash with Sale at Kingsholm.

The England fly-half shone in the corresponding fixture last season - helping to create three Sale tries before scoring a fourth himself, although Sharks were edged out 34-27.

"Sale are a very good side," Walshe said. "They are competitive, they're very tough and they never give in.

"If they lose, they are never heavily beaten.

And, when you have someone like Cipriani pulling the strings, you just never know.

"Some of his individual brilliance last year created three tries against us.

"So, we are conscious of how good they can be, but we're a good side as well. We know that, and we are working hard to show that. …

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