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Danny Cipriani signs two year deal at Sale Sharks

Danny Cipriani Credit: PA

England star Danny Cipriani has signed a new two year deal at Sale Sharks. The 27-year-old fly-half has rejected the advances of French giants Toulon in what is a massive boost for Steve Diamond's side.

I'm really thrilled about signing the new deal and looking forward to the future."

"I am delighted to have put pen to paper at last and signed the new deal," said Cipriani.

"We've got some great young talent at the club with players like Mike Haley, Will Addison, Tommy Taylor, Ross Harrison and Josh Beaumont all having really come to the fore over the past year or so.

– Danny Cipriani

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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.”

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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