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Cipriani delighted to be back in England squad

Danny Cipriani Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Danny Cipriani has been selected for England's Six Nations squad. The Sale Sharks fly half said: “ I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to join up with the squad next week and look forward to training with them and developing my game. It’s a great chance for me to prove myself and hopefully get a chance to represent my country again. I would like to thank everyone at Sale Sharks for helping me make this happen.”

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Sale agree deal for Magnus Lund

Magnus Lund, appearing for Biarritz. Credit: PA

Sale Sharks have announced the signing of former England flanker Magnus Lund.

Lund will return to Sale for his second spell after a six-year stint with French club Biarritz.

Manchester-born Lund, 31, was a member of Sale's Premiership title-winning team in 2006, having joined them four years previously.

He gained 10 Test caps and helped England's sevens team win a silver medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.

"I am delighted Magnus has signed for us.

"I gave him his debut back in 2002 and have followed his career down the years.

"He is a great signing for us and will fit in perfectly with our plans."

– Sale rugby director Steve Diamond
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