Category: National 1

Chris Owens Re-Signs for Sale FC

Having come to Sale FC Rugby from Lymm RFC in our National 2 North campaign this will be Chris’s fourth season at the club. Club President James Hourihan Said

Chris has been a welcome addition to Sale FC Rugby. He’s real asset to the club both on and off the field.

Scoring on debut against Sheffield at Heywood Road in National 2 North see below at 55 seconds

Sale FC Rugby sign James Robins

Sale FC Rugby would like to welcome new signing James Robins to Sale FC Rugby. The Fly-Half/Centre is joining us from Yorkshire Carnegie for the 2020-21 season. His previous clubs include Chester and Firwood Waterloo as well as Representative honours for Lancashire.

Some of you may remember James when he played for Chester against Sale FC in the 2017/18 season and kicked 4 conversions in a tight game that saw Sale’s home winning streak almost come to an end. That match report is here

Welcome to Sale FC James

James Robins Highlights

Tom Brady Re-Signs for 2020-21

We’re delighted to announce that Tom Brady has signed on for another year at Heywood Road. With more than 150 appearances in the Premiership and 19 appearances for Sale FC Rugby, Tom has a wealth of experience which benefits the squad as a whole.

Tom Brady runs in a hat trick The first(s) of his Sale FC campaign


James Hourihan Sale FC Rugby President says

Tom isn’t just an excellent player, he brings a smile to the club every time he turns up. He epitomises the kind of spirit we are trying to encourage in our club, not just at senior level but all the way through to the minis and juniors.


Jack is Back!

Jack Moorhouse, Sale FC Rugby’s all time leading try scorer is back for another season. With more than 250 caps for Sale FC Jack is looking to add to his record number of tries next season.

Jack Moorhouse congratulated after his 250th Cap
Jack Moorhouse, 2nd Sale try

Jack will be back playing in his 12th season at Heywood Road. He started with the senior colts alongside Ryan Parkinson and Fergus Mulchrone and then all three moved into the adult section playing for the Sale FC 1st team. Jack’s record speaks for itself and we’re delighted to have him back.

On his re-signing with Sale FC, Jack said.

“I’m delighted to have re-signed and I look forward to pulling on the jersey for another season at this great club. We have a great squad and I’m looking forward to see what we can achieve next season.”


Sale FC Re-Signs Dan Birchall

The loosehead prop has signed with Sale FC for another year.

After a successful stint with Fylde Rugby, the Lancashire prop has been a mainstay of the Sale front row ever since he joined with 127 appearances for Sale FC, he’s made over 340 appearances in National League rugby and played for Lancashire and was ever present in our National 2 North league title.

Sale FC Club President Said:

We’re delighted Dan has decided to stay with Sale FC for another year and we’re looking forward to him getting his 150th cap for us in the upcoming season.

Sale FC 8 v 7 Richmond – National League 1, 23rd November 2019, Heywood Road, Sale, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, (Credit Image: Gareth Lyons 2019 for Sale FC)