Sale Sharks have named their team for Thursday evenings Amlin Challenge Cup game at Oyonnax. The home club have had the pitch covered all week and are blowing warm air over the playing surface to make the pitch playable.
Rob Miller, Tom Brady, Mark Jennings, Jonny Leota, Phil MacKenzie, Nick Macleod, Will Cliff, Ross Harrison, Tommy Taylor, Vadim Cobilas, Andrei Ostrikov, Michael Paterson, Dan Braid, David Seymour, James Gaskell
Replacements Marc Jones, James Flynn, Tony Buckley, Jonathan Mills, Mark Easter, Joe Ford, Andy Forsyth, Mike Haley
Speaking after tonight's Kings of the North victory, Steve Diamond has admitted that next week's big clash with Leicester Tigers will help him narrow down his squad, heading into the Aviva Premiership.