7 Jun, 15:39
ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
Chabal's new deal means he will be with the Sharks, who are currently top of the Premiership and in pole position to reach the knockout stages of the Heineken Cup, until 2009
"Seabass has already become a legend at the club," said Sale owner Brian Kennedy.
"He is a real talisman and respected by everyone at the club."