Sale Sharks make their second trip to London of the new Aviva Premiership season tonight and are determined to banish the memories of their Saracens loss with a win at The Stoop.
Johnny Leota and TJ Ioane will make a welcome return from international duty to join to the Sharks squad for their first home game of the new Aviva Premiership tonight.
Johnny Leota and Josh Beaumont scored the tries for Sale while Danny Cipriani showed his quality scoring 13 points with the boot in tricky conditions as Sale prevailed 23-6 over Gloucester.
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South Africa-born Fourie’s visa has run out.
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