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Diamond revels in Curry contract

27th December 2018, 13:40 by Alex Jack

Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond has revealed his delight at Ben Curry signing a new contract with the Premiership club.

Since making his debut against Wasps in the Anglo-Welsh Cup in 2016, the 20-year-old has gone on to make 64 appearances for the club.

Having seen Curry put pen to paper on a new deal until 2023, Diamond is excited to see what the future holds for the talented flanker.

"Ben is a fantastic player and I have no doubt he will continue to get even better and fulfil his ambition of becoming an England international," Diamond said.

"He is a brilliant product of our academy and at 20 years of age is already a member of our senior player group. We are lucky to have him at the club."

Speaking about the deal, Curry feels it is a good time to be at Sale and has high hopes for what the team will be able to achieve going forward.

He added: "We have a great group of lads here and there's a positive environment. We're making good signings and I'm excited to be part of the future."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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