Arron Reed scored a last-minute try to give Sale a dramatic win over Bath in the Gallagher Premiership.
MPs have warned the financial situation of Premiership clubs is "clearly unsustainable" in a damning report on issues facing the game in England.
Leinster and Toulouse book Champions Cup last-16 places after wins at Gloucester and Sale
Owen Farrell will be available for England's Six Nations opener against Scotland with his four-match ban for a high tackle set to be reduced to three weeks.
A round-up of Sunday's Gallagher Premiership action as Sale Sharks proved too strong for Harlequins, with London Irish cruising past Bristol Bears....
Impressive Sale beat Leicester 40-5 as interim head coach Richard Wigglesworth suffered his first defeat since taking over from Steve Borthwick.
Newly appointed England coach Steve Borthwick watched on as Gallagher Premiership leaders Saracens lost their unbeaten record in a feisty 29-20 defeat at London Irish.
Harlequins avenged their harrowing home defeat by Racing 92 two years ago by dispatching the French heavyweights 14-10 in their Heineken Champions Cup clash.