England captain Jason Robinson will lead Sale Sharks out at Narbonne in the first leg of Round 2 of the European Challenge Cup determined the 2002 tournament winners go all the way and lift the title again.
"We are in the tournament to win it," said the 2003 World Cup winner.
"When we won the title in 2002 that really put Sale Sharks on the map. Everything we have achieved since then has kicked on from that day.
"We are deadly serious about the tournamernt and want to win the trophy again."
Narbonne and Cetransa El Salvador progressed to Round 2 as the "lucky losers" with the Spanish club now up against 1997 Heineken Cup winners Brive.
The Borders face a tough First Leg task away to Clermont Auvergne while Connacht have initial home advantage for their clashes with Montpellier, the 2004 European Shield winners.
The confirmed fixtures, dates and kick-off times for both legs of Round 2 of the European Challenge Cup are:
EUROPEAN CHALLENGE CUP 2004 / 2005
(All kick-offs LOCAL time)
ROUND 2 - FIRST LEG
SATURDAY 4 DECEMBER
14.30 Connacht v Montpellier
15.00 Beziers v Grenoble
15.00 Rugby Parma v Saracens
18.30 Narbonne v Sale Sharks
19.00 Pau v London Irish
19.30 Agen v Viadana
19.30 Brive v Cetransa El Salvador SUNDAY 5 DECEMBER 15.00 Clermont Auvergne v The Borders
ROUND 2 - SECOND LEG
FRIDAY 10 DECEMBER 19.30 Montpellier v Connacht
19.45 Sale Sharks v Narbonne SATURDAY 11 DECEMBER
14.30 Viadana v Agen
16.30 Cetransa El Salvador v Brive
19.30 Grenoble v Beziers SUNDAY 12 DECEMBER
14.00 The Borders v Clermont Auvergne
14.30 London Irish v Pau
15.00 Saracens v Rugby Parma
The directors of ERC voted unanimously at a Board meeting to postpone all decisions including the release of further instalments of ERC's distributable central revenues to the six shareholder countries until 19 February next when the Board will meet again to reconsider the issue.