Seymour back as captain to face Montpellier

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DAVE Seymour returns as captain for the third and final Heineken Cup home match of the season.

Sale Sharks entertain Montpellier in Round 5 of the group stages of the Heineken Cup at Salford City Stadium tomorrow, (Friday) evening, kick off 8pm. While Sharks’ chances of qualification have gone after back to back defeats to high-flying Toulon, they are determined to finish with a flourish and earn some ranking points for future years in the competition.

Mark Cueto, who levelled the Premiership try scoring record against Worcester moves to centre and plays alongside Mark Jennings who scored a great try in the opening round against Cardiff Blues.

David Seymour returns as captain and Josh Beaumont, son of Bill Beaumont, makes his debut at Number 8. Fit again Tommy Taylor returns with a place on the bench.

Sale Sharks: 15 Cameron Shepherd; 14 Tom Brady; 13 Mark Cueto; 12 Mark Jennings; 11 Charlie Amesbury; 10 Danny Cipriani; 9 Will Cliff; 1 Aston Croall; 2 Marc Jones; 3 Vadim Cobilas; 4 Richie Gray; 5 Tom Holme;s 6 James Doyle; 7 David Seymour (C); 8 Josh Beaumont.

Replacements: 16 Tom Cruse; 17 Ross Harrison; 18 Tony Buckley; 19 Kearnan Myall; 20 Tommy Taylor; 21 Nathan Fowles; 22 Rob Miller; 23 Jordan Davies.

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