Sale add league recruit to Champions Cup squad

Date published: December 7 2016

Sale Sharks have added New Zealand rugby league player Denny Solomona to their Champions Cup squad for round three, but are yet to finalise his signing.

The following players have been nominated by their clubs as additional players for the 2016/17 European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments. The players replaced in the club squads (maximum of 41 players) have been deregistered.

Champions Cup

Bordeaux-Bègles
Additional player: Berend Botha
Nationality: South Africa
Position: Second row/Back row
Deregistered: Jandré Marais

Glasgow Warriors
Additional player: Brian Alainu’uese
Nationality: Samoa
Position: Second row
Deregistered: Peter Horne

Additional player: Rory Clegg
Nationality: England
Position: Out-half
Deregistered: Leonardo Sarto

Leinster
Additional player: Ross Byrne
Nationality: Ireland
Position: Out-half
Deregistered: Cathal Marsh

Sale Sharks
Additional player: Josh Charnley
Nationality: England
Position: Wing
Deregistered: Nick Scott

Additional player: Denny Solomona
Nationality: New Zealand
Position: Centre/wing
Deregistered: Will Addison

Saracens
Additional player: Will Skelton
Nationality: Australia
Position: Second row
Deregistered: Will Fraser

Ulster 
Additional player: Wiehahn Herbst
Nationality: South Africa
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Anton Peikrishvili

Wasps
Additional player: Ed Shervington
Nationality: Wales
Position: Hooker
Deregistered: Tom Cruse

Challenge Cup

Bath 
Additional player: Ben Tapuai
Nationality: Australia
Position: Centre
Deregistered: Leroy Houston

Additional player: Darren Allinson
Nationality: Wales
Position: Scrum-half
Deregistered: Matt Banahan

Bayonne
Additional player: Davit Khinchagishvili
Nationality: Georgia
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Simon Labouyrie

Additional player: Pelu Taele
Nationality: Samoa
Position: Second row
Deregistered: Pierre Gayraud

Bristol
Additional player: Soane Tonga’uhia
Nationality: Tonga
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Kyle Traynor

Cardiff Blues
Additional player: Nicky Robinson
Nationality: Wales
Position: Out-half
Deregistered: Tavis Knoyle

Additional player: Pele Cowley
Nationality: Samoa
Position: Scrum-half
Deregistered: Lewis Jones

Gloucester
Additional player: Josh Hohneck
Nationality: New Zealand
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Darren Dawidiuk

Grenoble
Additional player: Nigel Hunt
Nationality: New Zealand
Position: Centre
Deregistered: Jonathan Best

Harlequins
Additional player: Jack Clifford
Nationality: England
Position: Back row
Deregistered: Netani Talei

La Rochelle
Additional player: Charlie Francoz
Nationality: France
Position: Back row
Deregistered: Zeno Kieft

Lyon
Additional player: Christian Njewel
Nationality: Cameroon
Position: Second row
Deregistered: Thibaut Privat

Additional player: BJ Botha
Nationality: South Africa
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Francisco Gomez Kodela

Newcastle Falcons
Additional player: Andrew Foster
Nationality: England
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Samuel Lockwood

Additional player: Mike Delany
Nationality: New Zealand
Position: Out-half
Deregistered: Simon Hammersley

Dragons
Additional player: Leon Brown
Nationality: Wales
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Craig Mitchell

Ospreys
Additional player: Kieron Fonotia
Nationality: New Zealand
Position: Centre
Deregistered: Jeff Hassler

Pau
Additional player: Julien Jacquot
Nationality: France
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Jamie Mackintosh

Additional player: Julien Fumat
Nationality: France
Position: Centre
Deregistered: Santiago Fernandez

Stade Francais
Additional player: Benjamin Espinal
Nationality: Argentina
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Paul Alo Emile

Worcester Warriors
Additional player: Connor Braid
Nationality: Canada
Position: Centre
Deregistered: Ryan Lamb

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