X

Saturday 19
January

Rugby Union

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.

More Southern Kings

Rugby Union

Home quarter for Sarries after Warriors' scalp

19th January 2019, 19:08

Saracens beat a dogged Glasgow 38-19 at Allianz Park and will now play their Champions Cup quarter-final on home soil.

Rugby Union

England handed Farrell blow

19th January 2019, 15:24

England captain Owen Farrell requires a minor operation on his thumb, meaning he is a doubt for their Six Nations trip to Ireland.

Rugby Union

Dillane proud to pen extension

18th January 2019, 19:05

Connacht lock Ultan Dillane has revealed his delight after putting pen to paper on a contract extension.

Rugby Union

Quartet sign on at the Rec

18th January 2019, 17:34

Bath rugby director Todd Blackadder has confirmed the signings of four new faces for next term.

Rugby Union

England boss talks up squad strength

18th January 2019, 08:04

Head coach Eddie Jones feels his current England squad is the strongest he has had ahead of the 2019 Six Nations.

Rugby Union

Saracens poised to agree Itoje extension

17th January 2019, 16:04

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall says he expects Maro Itoje to put pen to paper on a new contract shortly.

Recent Sport Headlines

Cardiff City

Sala finalises Cardiff switch

19th January 2019, 19:53

Cardiff City have signed Nantes forward Emiliano Sala for an undisclosed club-record fee.

Tottenham Hotspur

Alli set for new role - Pochettino

19th January 2019, 19:20

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has announced that Dele Alli could play in a false nine role against Fulham on Sunday afternoon.

Rugby Union

Home quarter for Sarries after Warriors' scalp

19th January 2019, 19:08

Saracens beat a dogged Glasgow 38-19 at Allianz Park and will now play their Champions Cup quarter-final on home soil.

Cricket

Hafeez shines in Pakistan ODI triumph

19th January 2019, 18:59

Mohammad Hafeez hit an excellent unbeaten 71 as Pakistan beat South Africa by five wickets to win the first one-day international.

Leicester City

Puel disappointed with Leicester

19th January 2019, 18:50

Leicester City manager Claude Puel insists his side were naive after they lost 4-3 to Wolves at Molineux on Saturday.

West Ham United

Wilson not on our radar - Pellegrini

19th January 2019, 18:30

West Ham United coach Manuel Pellegrini has played down reports that claim the club are looking to sign Bournemouth's Callum Wilson.

Formula 1

Ferrari academy spot for young Schumacher

19th January 2019, 18:28

Mick Schumacher has followed his father to Ferrari after it was confirmed he is now part of the driver academy at the Italian team.

Watford

Min-jae linked with Watford move

19th January 2019, 18:27

Watford are looking to sign Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC's Kim Min-jae, the South Korean club has confirmed.