Sale Sharks have announced the signing of TJ Ioane. Ioane plays at number 8 for Otago in New Zealand and has been since 2005. He played in Samoa’s 28-9 loss to England in the Autumn Internationals at Twickenham. He will join in the next 2 weeks. Meanwhile, Steve Diamond has said that Danny Cipriani will make up his mind on a new Sale contract in the next 2 weeks. There is talk of him going to Toulon.