Gavin Henson injury adds to Bristol woes in crushing defeat to Sale

• Bristol 13-31 Sale
• Wales international Henson injures shoulder on return to Bristol side

Mike Haley showed those who were surprised at his inclusion in the England squad why he is seen as a full?back of international potential, twice streaking away to help Sale secure a try bonus point and climb into the top half of the Premiership table on a day that may turn out to be Gavin Henson’s last as a professional player.

Henson, making his first appearance since sustaining a dead leg 29 minutes into Bristol’s opening match of the season against Harlequins, left the field clutching his right shoulder 11 minutes in. He fell awkwardly after running into Sam Bedlow, who had just come on to the field after replacing Will Addison, a head injury victim, like Magnus Lund moments before.

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