Sale Sharks have confirmed they have signed former Northampton prop Brian Mujati on a two-year deal.
Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond is looking forward to having Danny Cipriani back in his squad.
Paul Deacon is to leave his job as assistant coach of Wigan and switch codes with Premiership club Sale Sharks.
Aviva Premiership champions Saracens will open the defence of their title at home to the Sale Sharks on October 17.
English clubs say they will allow their players to compete at next summer's Olympic Games as part of Great Britain's Sevens team.
European Challenge Cup holders Gloucester will face local rivals Worcester Warriors in the 2015-16 competition.
Will Greenwood says it's too early to judge Danny Cipriani, but admits it is surprising he has ended up on the front pages again.
Danny Cipriani has been named in a 24-man England XV squad to play the Barbarians next Sunday.
Sale have signed New Zealand lock Bryn Evans on a two-year contract from French club Biarritz.
Sale Sharks have signed former Ireland international scrum-half Peter Stringer on a one-year contract.
Exeter ran in seven tries to beat Sale 44-16 but it was not enough for a place in the Premiership play-offs.
There is still plenty to play for in the final round of the regular Aviva Premiership season on Saturday.
Bath and England centre Jonathan Joseph received double recognition at the annual Rugby Players' Association awards.
Mark Cueto scored on his final home game in a Sale shirt as they recorded a thrilling 34-28 victory over Newcastle.
Stuart Barnes says that players should not be banned for accidental acts after Iain Henderson was red-carded for Ulster.
Mark Cueto has no regrets about retiring at the end of the campaign, despite starring in Sale's win over Newcastle.
Mark Cueto and Nathan Hines will start in their final home games for Sale against Newcastle on Saturday
Harlequins withstood a second-half comeback from Sale Sharks to win 25-23 at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Sale Sharks face Harlequins at the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday looking to keep their faint top six hopes alive.
Sale's hopes of qualification for next season's European Champions Cup were dealt a blow as they lost at London Irish.