Leigh Halfpenny returns after seven-week concussion lay-off for Scarlets v Sale


Leigh Halfpenny is about to make his return from concussion when the Scarlets welcome Sale within the Champions Cup on Sunday.

The Wales worldwide suffered the pinnacle knock through the dramatic 25-24 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield in February.

He was not chosen in any of the next 4 Wales matches however begins for the Scarlets this weekend.

Here is all the things you might want to know in regards to the match.

What time is Scarlets v Sale Sharks kick-off?

Scarlets v Sale Sharks kicks off at 5.30pm on Easter Sunday, April 4.

What TV channel is Scarlets v Sale on?

The match is being broadcast dwell on BT Sport 3.

What about dwell streaming?

BT Sport clients can dwell stream protection on-line or through the BT app.

Alternatively, you may comply with dwell match updates on WalesOnline from late Sunday afternoon.

What is the crew information?

Halfpenny is joined by one other six of Wales’ current Six Nations winners, together with Liam Williams, who options on the wing with Johnny Williams taking his spot within the midfield.

Scrum-half Gareth Davies is straight again into the facet, as is loose-head Wyn Jones and captain Ken Owens. Jake Ball is at lock.

Centre Jonathan Davies is known as on the bench.

Elsewhere in a dangerous-looking Scarlets facet, Johnny McNicholl completes the again three and Steff Hughes companions Williams within the midfield.

Dan Jones is at fly-half with Pieter Scholtz lining up alongside the pair of Welsh internationals within the entrance row.

Sam Lousi companions Jake Ball at lock with Aaron Shingler, Jac Morgan and Sione Kalamafoni forming a formidable again row.

In the meantime, WillGriff John, who’s becoming a member of the Scarlets this summer time, strains up towards on the tight-head for Sale.

What are the crew line-ups?

Scarlets: Leigh Halfpenny; Liam Williams, Steff Hughes, Johnny Williams, Johnny McNicholl; Dan Jones, Gareth Davies; Wyn Jones, Ken Owens (capt), Pieter Scholtz; Jake Ball, Sam Lousi; Aaron Shingler, Jac Morgan, Sione Kalamafoni.

Reps: Ryan Elias, Steff Thomas, Javan Sebastian, Lewis Rawlins, Blade Thomson, Dane Blacker, Sam Costelow, Jonathan Davies.

Sale: Simon Hammersley; Byron McGuigan, Sam James, Rohan Janse van Rensburg, Marland Yarde; AJ MacGinty, Faf de Klerk; Bevan Rodd, Akker can der Merwe, WillGriff John; Jacobus Wiese, Lood de Jager (capt); Jean-Luc du Preez, Tom Curry, Dan du Preez.

Reps: Curtis Langdon, Ross Harrison, Coenie Oosthuizen, Josh Beaumont, Cameron Neild, Raphael Quirke, Robert du Preez, Luke James.

What has Scarlets boss Glenn Delaney stated?

Scarlets boss Glenn Delaney: “Sale are an excellent crew and really bodily as you’d anticipate with their South African affect, they’ve some world-class performers and a few big-game performers.

“For us, it is about enjoying our sport our manner. It is going to be a sport of chess between two extremely contrasting types. it will be an incredible battle.

“It’s been nice to have the Wales internationals again after their Six Nations success; we’re additionally three wins from our final 4 matches so there was an actual buzz in regards to the place this week. We’re all trying ahead to a giant European knockout tie.”


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