Category: Sale FC Rugby Academy

Calendar Links for All

We have managed to link all the calendars for each team so they can be downloaded. This is a trial event so please be patient if its not perfect.

You can find iCalendar, Outlook and Google Calendars at the top of each fixture list page. Just click on the link and follow the instructions. If you set your calendar up so it refreshes every day, then it will automatically show you any scheduling changes on the day of the update. It will also show you the score of the game when it is posted on the website.

You can download our overall fixture calendar by clicking on the appropriate link iCal, Outlook, Google or, you can follow the links below for individual calendars.

Sale FC National One Games

Sale FC 2 Cotton Trader Championship

Sale 1861 NC1 North West

Sale FC Junior Colts

Sigma Capital Invest in the Future

Sigma Capital Group PLC Main Shirt Sponsors of Sale FC Rugby Senior Colts

Sale FC Rugby are proud to announce another Partner for the upcoming season.

Sigma Capital Group PLC have renewed their sponsorship of the Sale FC Rugby this season after sponsoring the Senior Colts last season. Mathew Townson from Sigma Capital Group has identified a clear need for Community Coaching in Trafford so their partnership with Sale FC Rugby not only includes a Sponsorship package for the club, it also includes a significant contribution to the cost of running our very successful community training program run by club captain Andy Hughes

Ian McKerchar Sale FC Rugby Academy Head Coach

Player Development

Refine, Develop and Inspire

Player Development

The aim of Sale FC Rugby Academy, is to promote a player-centred environment based on trust, enjoyment, teamwork, respect and empowerment in which to challenge, excite and motivate players. We aim to open player’s minds to the game of rugby and what they are capable of, to promote high skill levels, decision making, game understanding, autonomy and a positive and confident mindset via appropriate, varied and imaginative methods of coaching, feedback and a thorough and professional approach.

We offer the very highest standard, innovative and enjoyable game-based training sessions which along with our player-centred environment will allow players to express themselves, experiment and access and fulfil their playing potential. We are further assisted during the season with positional specialist sessions from Sale FC National League 1 players and Sale Sharks Premiership players.

Player development remains a key focus, achieved via ongoing evaluation throughout the season, including Player Development Plans and video analysis, in order to assist players in identifying their strengths and weaknesses; working together to ensure they become better rugby players.

We offer complete support and guidance for player transition into senior rugby, whether that is club or university rugby, at any level. Our dedicated and fully qualified coaching team are all very experienced coaches, having coached club, school and university rugby and are perfectly suited to support progression playing in the Halbro NW Colts League with colts rugby and facilitate the transition beyond.

During the season our home games are played at our impressive Heywood Road stadium, with our training sessions taking place at our Carrington High Performance Centre, also the home of Sale Sharks. Both sites offer facilities second to none, which will add further to the enjoyment and positive experience of a player’s time with the Sale FC Academy.

As head coach I look forward to welcoming you into the Academy and answering any question you may have.

Ian McKerchar

Head Coach,

Sale FC Rugby Academy