Match Report Sale 1861 Women 24 British Women Police 32
With an evening kick off, and their sights firmly set on making rugby history as the first women’s team to play under the joint banner of Sale FC Rugby and Sale Sharks, it was only fitting that the game was played where it all started at the CorpAcq Stadium. With the team’s rich history based around Sale FC’s year of birth 1861, the Women’s side looked to add this history, by playing a more experienced British Police Women’s side that was full of exceptional talent, coupled with a number of new members to the squad on the night.
The game began at a brisk pace with the Women Police running hard at the Sale 1861 team, it seemed that the more experienced side were going to get the upper hand in the early exchanges, as they ran hard lines at the 1861 defensive line, however with some resolute defending from the 1861 and their own ability to turn the possession over at regular intervals, they never seemed to let the occasion get to them. Read More Here