Tuesday 25 July 2017

Peter Stringer signs for the Sale Sharks

Peter Stringer will play at Sale next season
Peter Stringer will play at Sale next season

Former Munster and Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer has joined Aviva Premierships side Sale Sharks on a one-year deal.

The 37-year-old joined Bath in the summer of 2013 but they decided not to extend his contract and Sale will become the fourth Premiership side the diminutive number 9 has played with over the past four years.

Director of Rugby Steve Diamond said, "Once I heard that Peter was looking for a new club I made my move and I am delighted he has decided to join us.

"He, like Chris Cusiter, has bags of experience and I am sure he will be a great addition to our squad.

"Peter will also be able to assist youngster James Mitchell who is improving all the time and will no doubt be fighting for a place in the team soon."

After his departure from Bath was announced, Stringer was linked with a move to Leinster but that will not now transpire.

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