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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
Reigning champions Toulouse, who won the inaugural title in 1996 in the Welsh capital, will be the first team assigned a place in one of the six Pools, while newcomers Racing-Metro 92 will be the 24th club drawn as the seventh French side.
As well as France's 'Magnificent Seven', there will be six clubs form England, four from Wales, three from Ireland and two each from Scotland and Italy.
You can follow the draw live on ercrugby.com.