New signings Danny Cipriani, Richie Gray, Corne Uys and Eifion Lewis-Roberts are named in the starting fifteen, with Mark Cueto and Andy Powell making first pre-season appearances.
Sale Sharks Squad
Replacements: Joe Ward, Tony Buckley, Aston Croall, Kearnan Myall, Richie Vernon, Tom Holmes, Will Cliff, Nick Macleod, Sam Tuitupou, Will Addison, Charlie Ingall.
Looking ahead to the game, Sharks' Director of Rugby Bryan Redpath said, "It's a big game and Leinster are European champions again. They've had mixed results this pre-season, with a win against Gloucester and defeat at Northampton. But they're always a proud team who are used used to success. there is no doubt they will be gunning to spoil our opening day."
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