Danny Cipriani has been named in a 24-man England XV squad to play the Barbarians next Sunday.
Sale have signed New Zealand lock Bryn Evans on a two-year contract from French club Biarritz.
Sale Sharks have signed former Ireland international scrum-half Peter Stringer on a one-year contract.
Exeter ran in seven tries to beat Sale 44-16 but it was not enough for a place in the Premiership play-offs.
There is still plenty to play for in the final round of the regular Aviva Premiership season on Saturday.
Bath and England centre Jonathan Joseph received double recognition at the annual Rugby Players' Association awards.
Mark Cueto scored on his final home game in a Sale shirt as they recorded a thrilling 34-28 victory over Newcastle.
Stuart Barnes says that players should not be banned for accidental acts after Iain Henderson was red-carded for Ulster.
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