Condition: 7/10 Good. Some wear and fading to the material
Size: Adults Large
Chest Measurement: 42-44 Inches / 106-112 CM
Manufacturer: Cotton Traders
Colour: Navy, white - blue - red trim
Official Cotton Traders Sale Sharks home rugby shirt from the 2003/04 season.
Condition of this original rugby shirt is 7/10 – Good. Some wear and fading to the material (see photos).
All size and manufacturers labels present. Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
In 2002 the team went on to capture the Parker Pen Shield at Oxford's Kassam Stadium, defeating Pontypridd 25–22.
The latter Mallinder days saw the club at Twickenham again in 2004, losing narrowly to the Falcons in the Powergen Cup Final. In the summer of 2004 Jim Mallinder left Sale to take up a position in the RFU's National Academy. Following Mallinder's departure Sale appointed former French international Philippe Saint-André who had recently been turned down for the vacant position as coach of Wales.
However with a new influx of players including French internationals Sébastien Bruno and Sébastien Chabal helped Saint-André and Sale win the 2005 European Challenge Cup again at Oxford, this time 27 – 3 against Pau, for the second time in three years.