SALFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22:  Josh Beaumont of Sale Sharks before the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match between Sale Sharks and Wasps at AJ Bell Stadium on September 22, 2018 in Salford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Lynne Cameron/Getty Images)

Get To Know: Josh Beaumont

We sit down with RPA Player Representative for Sale Sharks, Josh Beaumont.   Your experience so far as an RPA Player Representative? It’s been extremely positive, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time on the Players’ Board so far. It’s been well documented how big the last couple of years have been for the RPA and […]

EXETER, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Johnny Leota of Sale Sharks during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Sale Sharks at Sandy Park on April 28, 2018 in Exeter, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Building My Future: Johnny Leota

At the age of 34 Johnny Leota has his sights firmly set on the future. The experienced Sale Sharks centre has been busy preparing for a successful transition from rugby. With a degree under his belt, the Samoan international has also been gaining valuable work experience in local schools and has been producing a regular […]


Christian Day to join Rugby Players’ Association

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) can today announce that Northampton Saints lock Christian Day will retire from professional rugby at the end of the season and will be taking up a new, full-time position as Player Liaison Officer at the RPA in July.   Reporting into the RPA’s Rugby Director Richard Bryan, Christian will be a […]


Lean Squad: Phil MacKenzie

He’s the former Sale Sharks, London Welsh and Canada wing who’s now changing lives around the world. Meet Phil Mackenzie, proud founder of the Lean Squad. Let’s Get Lean The Lean Squad is a business idea that grew from my passion for helping others reach their fitness goals. While I was playing for Sale my […]


Tom Arscott Statement

Following his release by Sale Sharks, Tom Arscott wishes to release the following statement via The RPA: “While I am extremely disappointed with the outcome of the club’s internal disciplinary hearing, I would like to thank those that have supported me through the process to date. This has been a very difficult time for myself […]


Sale Sharks talk business with Nine Feet Tall

A number of Sale Sharks players were on hand recently as Nine Feet Tall Consultant, Kirsty Robinson, spent an afternoon in Manchester talking business with some of the club’s finest playing minds. The personal development afternoon, organised by The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) was an opportunity not only for the Sharks to pick up some […]


Carter backs Time to Talk Day

This Thursday 4th February marks Time to Talk Day, a nationwide campaign aimed to break the silence and end the stigma surrounding mental illness. 1 in 4 people in the UK are affected by a mental health problem and too often this goes unnoticed meaning you’ll most likely interact with someone in your everyday life […]

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Sale legend Cueto to receive RPA Special Merit Award

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) today announced that Sale Sharks, England & British & Irish Lions’ wing, Mark Cueto, is to receive the TAG Heuer Special Merit Award at the RPA Players’ Awards 2015, on Wednesday 13th May at Battersea Evolution, London. Cueto has spent 14 years with the Sharks making over 300 appearances for […]


Charlie Amesbury: Seeking Sanctuary

As summer holidays go a trip to a Sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica isn’t your average package deal, but for Biology student Charlie Amesbury it was the perfect place to prepare for his final exams. The former Harlequins, Newcastle Falcons, Sale Sharks and now Bristol winger completed a degree in Biology at Manchester University in […]