After a six year sojourn plying his trade in the south of France with Biarritz, 'Maggie' has come back home to the Sharks whom he graced with distinction for six years between 2002 and 2008, earning 10 England caps along the way.
Lund has rejoined a Sharks set-up in many ways totally unrecognisable from the club he left.
One journalist at the Aviva Premiership Launch suggested that Sale Sharks will 'have one of their characteristic fallow years this season' but director of rugby Steve Diamond believes his strongest ever squad can not only prevent this but kick on from last season.
Marc Jones who is now one of the clubs longest serving players believes that finishing sixth last season represented a good year's work, which, with application this coming season, could lead to bigger and better things.
Sale Sharks will be looking to attract a capacity crowd to the AJ Bell Stadium when they entertain Munster in their opening group game in the European Champions Rugby Cup on Saturday 18th October, kick off 1pm.
Sale Sharks made the journey to the Fylde coast to play their, now annual, pre season game. Fylde have enjoyed a lot of success in recent seasons and last season they finished third in Division One under the leadership of former Sharks backs coach Mark Nelson.