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Beaumont pleased with Sale deal

30th December 2018, 11:23 by James Mason

Josh Beaumont says he is delighted after putting pen-to-paper on a new contract with Sale Sharks until 2021.

England international Beaumont, who captained the club during the 2016/17 campaign, has decided to extend his rugby career in the North West for another three years.

The 26-year-old, who can play at Number 8 and second row, follows Jono Ross and Ben Curry in pledging their future to the English outfit and the Blackpool-born star is looking forward to what the future holds.

"I'm delighted to be re-signing again at Sale Sharks. The ambition that the owners and Dimes are showing in moving the club forward made it in an easy decision for me, and it's something I want to be part of," Beaumont was quoted as saying by Rugby Pass.

"With numerous other senior players re-signing and the calibre of Academy talent coming through, I believe we can become one of the strongest teams in the country and start winning trophies on a regular basis."

Director of Rugby Steve Diamond also commented on the deal, saying: "I'm delighted that Beau has agreed a new contract with the club. He is a North-West lad and has come all the way through our Academy which is a great advert for what we are doing here at Sale."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

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