Sale Sharks group have been paired with Leicester Tigers, Exeter Chiefs and Cardiff Blues in this seasons LV= Cup pool draw which was announced this morning.
The Sharks who lost in the final last season trounced 32-14 Harlequins are hoping to go one better this year.
Sale open their campaign at home to Bath on the weekend of November 8-10 before traveling to the Twickenham Stoop to face an LV re-match with Harlequins the following weekend.
When the group stages resume after Christmas, Sale will play Worcester at home over the weekend of Jan 24-26 before rounding off their pool programme by travelling to Welsh giants Ospreys on the weekend of Jan 31- Feb 2.
2013-14 LV= Cup
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