Cockbain signs with Sharks

Sale Sharks are delighted to announce the signing of Brent Cockbain on a two and a half year deal.


Brent joins the club from Ospreys who he joined in 2004.

Australian born, Brent qualified for Wales on residency and won 24 caps.

He was a member of the Grand Slam Side of 2005 and toured with the British and Irish Lions in the same year as a replacement for Danny Grewcock.



Born 15th November 1974 New South Wales
Height 6ft 8ins
Weight 19st 3lbs
Wales Debut v Romania August 2003 at Wrexham
International Career Australia U19 +U21, Wales, British & Irish Lions
UK Clubs London Irish, Pontypridd,Celtic Warriors, Ospreys

Sale Sharks Head Coach Kingsley Jones said, “”Brent is well suited to the Guinness Premiership.


He’s big, tough, resilient – we need people like that in our team and I’m sure he’ll bring an edge.”

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