Another busy day in the rugby union game as Wales announce their squad for the end-of-year internationals, plus Sale Sharks and Worcester Warriors also name their sides for Wednesday’s rearranged Premiership showdown in Salford.
What’s on the site Bristol Bears duo Callum Sheedy and Ioan Lloyd are picked in Wayne Pivac’s 38-man squad as Wales prepare for the Six Nations run-in and Test matches.
Sale and Worcester have also unveiled squads for the key game at the AJ Bell Stadium, but it still might not go ahead if more Covid-19 cases are confirmed.
Elsewhere, England are sweating over three players who have coronavirus, while Munster have suspended training after one of their players tested positive.
What’s in the news Cardiff Blues and Wales fly-half Gareth Anscombe has suffered a huge setback in his recovery from a knee injury and has been ruled out for another year.
One man who will be involved in the upcoming internationals is Fiji coach and former Scotland boss Vern Cotter, who has been handed the Baa-baas job.
What’s on social media It’s clearly book wars between Joe Marler and James Haskell at the minute. How about these dirty tricks from the England and Harlequins prop forward?
The best way to take down the king of social media…… cheat! @jameshaskell pic.twitter.com/4YE66tU0qx
— Joe Marler (@JoeMarler) October 6, 2020
What’s on TV There’s plenty of Premiership action this week with Sale Sharks hosting Worcester Warriors on Wednesday and we also have the semi-finals on Saturday. All those matches will be televised on BT Sport. In the PRO14, Round Two’s matches kick off on Premier Sports when Dragons and Zebre do battle this Friday. Elsewhere, on Sky Sports there is Mitre 10 Cup action throughout the weekend.
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