Replacements: 16.Tom Cruse, 17.Vadim Cobilas, 18.Tony Buckley, 19.Kearnan Myall, 20.Andy Powell, 21.Cillian Willis 22.Sam Tuitupou, 23.Charlie Amesbury
RC Toulon: 15. Delon Armitage, 14. Rudi Wulf, 13. Maxine Mermoz,12. Matt Giteau, 11. David Smith, 10. Frederic Michalak, 9. Sebastien Tillous-Borde, 1. Gethin Jenkins, 2. Jean-Charles Orioli, 3. Davit Kubriashvili, 4. Bakkies Botha, 5. Nick Kennedy, 6. Pierrick Gunther, 7. Joe Van Niekerk (capt.), 8. Steffon Armitage
Replacements: 16. Sebastien Bruno, 17. Andrew Sheridan, 18. Carl Hayman, 19. Jocelino Suta, 20. Mathieu Bastareaud, 21. Juan-Martin Fernandez-Lobbe, 22. Jonny Wilkinson, 23. Simon Shaw
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
Two of Sale's leading point scorers in this season's Heineken Cup, Rob Miller and Danny Cipriani, are both starting at Toulon.
RC Toulon are looking for their fourth straight victory in this year's competition and Sale Sharks have not lost three successive games in the prestigious competition, since 2004.
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