Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Cueto: More to come from Sale

Mark Cueto (left)

England wing Mark Cueto believes there is more to come from Sale Sharks after they posted their first win of Pete Anglesea's coaching reign.

Sale's 28-22 Aviva Premiership victory over Saracens saw them stay in 10th place, but it opened up an eight-point gap on Newcastle and put them 11 above bottom club Leeds Carnegie.

"We scored three tries on the day to their one, and being honest we are delighted with the way things have changed around so quickly," said Cueto, who misses Friday night's trip to Newcastle because of England elite squad rest requirements. "Pete and the coaching staff have worked around the clock, and I am sure there are more performances like that to come."

Cueto, whose touchdown against Saracens took him to 70 Premiership career tries, has also allayed any fears about his fitness after limping off during the match.

"It was cramp in my calf," he added.

"Despite extensive treatment on the field it wouldn't settle down, so Pete made the substitution. We needed 15 fit men to finish the game against Saracens.

"I am fine now, but I won't be able to play on Friday at Newcastle as I have to rest under the England EPS system."