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Steve Diamond has named his side to take on Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership at the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday afternoon, kick off 2.30pm.

Danny Cipriani, captain Dan Braid, Vadim Cobilas & Sam Tuitupou return to the side, plus Eifion Lewis Roberts is set to make his first appearance of the season, having picked up an injury in pre-season.

Sale Sharks: 15. Mike Haley, 14. Tom Arscott, 13. Sam James, 12. Sam Tuitupou, 11. Will Addison, 10. Danny Cipriani, 9. Chris Cusiter, 1. Ross Harrison, 2. Tommy Taylor, 3. Vadim Cobilas, 4. Bryn Evans, 5. Jonathan Mills, 6. Dan Braid (capt.), 7. Magnus Lund, 8. Josh Beaumont.

Replacements: 16. Cameron Neild, 17. Eifion Lewis Roberts, 18. Brian Mujati, 19. Andrei Ostrikov, 20. TJ Ioane, 21. Peter Stringer, 22. Joe Ford, 23. Mark Jennings

Speaking ahead of the game, Steve Diamond has said:

"Newcastle Falcons are a good team, and the Aviva Premiership is much stiffer and harder this season, so the points they haven't got along with London Irish, belie their abilities so we can't take them for granted. There are a couple of games they should have won, and we've got to make sure we've got to play as best as we can to beat them."

 

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