Sale Sharks have announced back row TJ Ioane has signed a new three-year contract with the Aviva Premiership club.
Sale Sharks second row Bryn Evans has signed a new contract at the club.
Josh Beaumont has signed a new three-year contract with Sale Sharks and will also be club captain for the coming season.
Sale Sharks' Director of Rugby Steve Diamond is targeting a top-four finish in the Aviva Premiership next season.
The British and Irish Lions will be strong in New Zealand next year, with Eddie Jones' English stars leading the way, says Fran Cotton.
Edinburgh Rugby have signed Tonga back-row Viliami Fihaki on a two-year deal.
Saracens will start their Premiership title defence against Worcester in the London double header on September 3.
Champions Cup holders Saracens have been drawn against Toulon while Bath will meet Bristol in the Challenge Cup.
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