Following the announcement of CEO Mick Hogan’s departure yesterday, Sale have today confirmed that current Director of Rugby Steve Diamond will become the club’s new CEO. Diamond returned to the club at the start of this season after a stint coaching the Russian national side. In the club’s bid to revolutionise rugby in the north, Diamond has outlined a five year plan to make the club a serious national force once more. Naturally, questions have been asked as to whether Diamond can manage both roles of coaching and business simultaneously.
The club’s Carrington base is to undergo further development, whilst the club is also look for new sponsorship for their Academy. Sale owner Brian Kennedy’s commitment to the club was affirmed by co-owner Ian Blackhurst, who also stated that two signings were to be confirmed for next season.
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