Stevenage manager Graham Westley believes the Lamex Stadium is becoming the fortress it once was after their 1-0 win over Exeter.
Danny Cipriani created one try and scored another as Sale ruined Exeter's hopes of climbing to the top of the Aviva Premiership with an 18-11 win on a wet and windy Friday evening.
Charlie Lee struck a late winner as Stevenage claimed their first win in four league games with a tense 1-0 victory over Exeter.
Exeter have confirmed Tom James will head back to former club Cardiff Blues at the end of the season.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Stevenage and Exeter City at Broadhall Way.
Daniel Braid captains Sale Sharks for the visit of Exeter Chiefs to Salford in the Premiership on Friday night.
Exeter Chiefs trio Don Armand, Will Chudley and Matt Jess have all pledged their long-term futures to the club.
Exeter will not need to ask the Professional Footballers' Association for another loan, the club have confirmed.