Northampton rugby director Jim Mallinder knows his side have a "point to prove" in Friday's Heineken Cup clash with Castres.
Sale will hand Josh Beaumont his first start in Friday's Heineken Cup clash with Montpellier at the Salford City Stadium.
Northampton will welcome back England flanker Tom Wood for their must-win Heineken Cup clash with Castres at Franklin's Gardens on Friday.
Leicester fly-half Toby Flood is free to face the Ospreys in their Heineken Cup clash in Wales after being cleared of a dangerous tackle.
Castres flanker Ibrahim Diarra has been suspended for eight weeks after being found guilty of stamping on Glasgow prop Moray Low's head.
Castres flanker Ibrahim Diarra has been cited for stamping in Sunday's 10-8 Heineken Cup victory over Glasgow.
Wales star Lee Byrne broke a bone in his back during Clermont Auvergne's Heineken Cup victory over Leinster on Saturday.
Leinster hooker Richardt Strauss has been ruled out for four weeks after picking up a knee injury against Clermont in the Heineken Cup.
Toulon lock Bakkies Botha is set for two months out after fracturing an eye socket against Sale in the Heineken Cup on Sunday.
John Mitchell could not hide his disappointment in Toulon as Sale Sharks slumped to their heaviest Heineken Cup defeat.
Mark McCall hailed his Saracens side's character after they claimed a crucial 19-13 Heineken Cup success over Munster at Vicarage Road.
Saracens boosted their Heineken Cup bid with a hard-fought 19-13 win over Munster on Sunday, but Sale were thrashed 62-0 at Toulon.
Owen Farrell edged the battle of the erratic goal-kickers as Saracens won a compelling Heineken Cup contest 19-13 against Munster.
Sale suffered their heaviest Heineken Cup defeat as Toulon showed their title credentials with a crushing 62-0 victory at Stade Felix Mayol.
Tommy Bowe is a major fitness doubt for Ireland's RBS 6 Nations campaign this season.
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