Sale 38-10 London Irish

Sale's TJ Ioane breaking through attempted London Irish tackles

TJ Ioane’s try for Sale was his first Premiership score of the season

Sale Sharks scored four unanswered second-half tries against Premiership strugglers London Irish to maintain their unbeaten home record this season.

Tries from Brian Mujati and TJ Ioane put Sale 12-10 up at the break, with Shane Geraghty kicking seven points for Irish, including converting a penalty try, in blustery conditions.

Sam James went over for Sale’s third score within a minute of the restart.

A pair of Nev Edwards tries and Sam Tuitupou’s effort ensured the easy win.

More to follow.

Sale: Haley; Addison, James, Tuitupou, Edwards; Cipriani, Stringer; Lewis-Roberts, Taylor, Mujati, Evans, Ostrikov, Ioane, Seymour (capt), Beaumont.

Replacements: Briggs, Harrison, V Cobilas, Mills, Neild, Cusiter, Ford, Arscott.

London Irish: Maitland; Ojo, Hearn, Williams, Tikoirotuma; Geraghty, McKibbin; Court, Paice, Aulika, Symons (capt), Lloyd, Treviranus, Gilsenan, Narraway.

Replacements: Ellis, Harris, Halavatau, Sinclair, McCusker, Steele, Brophy Clews, Fenby.

Referee: Greg Garner (RFU)

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