Team news as Clermont Auvergne host Sale in the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 1 fixture at Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin (15:15 GMT).
England should have "taken the risk" and picked Danny Cipriani for the autumn internationals, says Sale boss Steve Diamond.
Ian Keatley's stoppage time drop-goal sees Munster snatch a dramatic 27-26 win over Sale in the European Champions Cup.
Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond tells Danny Cipriani not to be distracted by the upcoming England squad selection.
Samu Manoa scores a hat-trick as Premiership leaders Northampton Saints make light work of Sale Sharks.
Sale fly-half Danny Cipriani says he is enjoying leading the team's prolific backline, which has scored 18 tries in five games.
Sale Sharks stand firm to defeat Wasps and earn their second Premiership win of the season.
Alex Goode's early try sets Saracens on their way to a fourth successive Premiership win as they see off Sale Sharks.
Tom Arscott is relishing the extra freedom on the wing after a first Premiership hat-trick for the Sharks against London Welsh.
Tom Arscott scores a hat-trick as Sale secure their first win of the season with a comfortable victory over London Welsh.
Gloucester stage a second-half comeback to beat Sale and earn David Humphreys his first win as Cherry and Whites boss.
A flawless kicking display from George Ford leads Bath to victory over Sale in a hard-fought Premiership season opener.
BBC Sport presents an extensive team-by-team guide for the 2014-15 Premiership campaign.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond says the club's aspirations hinge on the home form of his side.
Chris Cusiter says it is an exciting prospect to play alongside England fly-half Danny Cipriani at his new club Sale Sharks.
Georgia international hooker Shalva Mamukashvili joins Premiership side Sale Sharks for the new season.
Sale and England fly-half Danny Cipriani says he would be open to extending his contract, which expires next summer.
Flanker Magnus Lund rejoins Sale Sharks from Biarritz, six years after moving to France from the Premiership side.
A proposed cross-code fixture between rugby union side Sale and rugby league outfit Salford is temporarily postponed.
Northampton Saints will start the defence of their Premiership title at home to Gloucester on Friday, 5 September.