Sale Sharks travel to the Fylde coast tomorrow to play their annual pre-season fixture against Fylde at The Woodlands, kick off 3pm.
Director of Rugby Steve Diamond has named 36 players to make the trip making up two teams and eight replacements.
Team One Mike Haley, Tom Brady, Will Addison, Sammy Tuitupou, Andy Forsyth, Nick Macleod, Chris Cusiter, Ross Harrison, Marc Jones, Vadim Cobilas, Jonathan Mills, Michael Paterson, Andy Hughes, David Seymour (Captain), Viliami Fahiki
Team Two Luke Mclean, Charlie Ingall, Sam James, Mark Jennings, Mark Cueto, Joe Ford, Nathan Fowles, Alberto de Marchi, Cameron Neild, Eifion Lewis Roberts, Nathan Hines, Andrei Ostrikov, Magnus Lund, Dan Braid (Captain), Mark Easter
Replacements Darren Fearn, James Flynn, Liam Parfitt, Will Cliff, John O'Donnell, Tahir El Mahdi
Danny Cipriani is absent after spending the week with the England squad, Johnny Leota, Phil Mckenzie, Josh Beaumont, Tom Arscott and Tommy Taylor are recovering from injury.
Director of Rugby Steve Diamond said, " The lads have been working hard every day getting ready for the new season and the game at Fylde will give the coaching staff time to watch them in game action. We will be giving all the lads a run out and then next weekend we play Worcester at the AJ Bell Stadium in our final warm up game before the season starts. We also have a Jets fixture at Heywood Road next Friday evening."
We are delighted to announce our "Try Rugby Package" - this is your chance for a three game season ticket taster! You can come down to the AJ Bell Stadium and watch our last three Aviva Premiership home games against Gloucester, Harlequins and Newcastle Falcons and save up to £30 per ticket!
Mark Cueto has today announced that he will retire from playing at the end of the current season. Mark is currently the All-Time Leading Try Scorer in the Aviva Premiership with 87 tries having overtaken former team mate Steve Hanley's record of 75 tries in February 2013.
Despite trailing by three points at the interval, Sale Sharks European Cup campaign ended at Thomond Park to a Munster side who were desperate to finish on a winning note after failing to qualify for the Quarter Finals.
Sale Sharks' European campaign this season has been a case of what might have been but back-row forward Mark Easter insists he and his teammates can hold their heads high even if it ends without a win.
Danny Cipriani has been called up to the England EPS Squad ahead of this season's Six Nations, and Ross Harrison has been called up for the England Saxons squad for their match against Irish Wolfhounds on Friday 30th January.