Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Braid Wants Castle Grim Fairytale for the Sharks

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Braid Wants Castle Grim Fairytale for the Sharks

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SALE skipper Dan Braid says a night at Castle Grim is just what the Sharks need to exorcise the demons of last weekend's Premiership draw with Newcastle.

The Sharks will step out into Gloucester's Kingsholm bearpit tonight still smarting from throwing away two points to the Falcons - not to mention narrowly failing to beat Harlequins on their last league road-trip despite dominating for large parts.

Instead of sitting pretty in the top four, those missed opportunities mean Sale will start tonight in seventh place in the Premiership table.

But Braid believes a trip to Kingsholm - or Castle Grim as it is affectionately known - represents the ideal opportunity to right the wrongs of those results.

"As a player Gloucester is one of the grounds you like to play at," said Braid. …

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