Friday night lights dishes up a blockbuster clash as Sale travel to London to face the Harlequins. Quins are in need of a win to pull them out from the middle of the Premiership table while Sale are sitting pretty on the top of the table. A win for the visitors will keep Saracens at bay.
This week England captain, Owen Farrell, announced he will be taking a break from the international game for the health and well being for himself and his family. This opens up the debate of who will win the honour of wearing the number 10 jersey come the Six Nations. The front runners for that jersey are facing off tonight with Marcus Smith and George ford going head to head.
Smith has provided 2 try assists to go with his 2 clean breaks and beating 14 defenders along thwe way, while Ford has an 83% tackle success rate with both players struggling off the tee.
The other head to head will be the England international, Alex Dombrandt, up against the Springbok, Dan du Preez.
Dombrandt has made 100 carries and won 7 turnovers while du Preez has made just the 84 carries with 2 turnovers.
We are in for an epic game to get this Premiership rugby round underway