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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
The independent Disciplinary Committee suspended Mr Grewcock from Saturday, 4 August, 2007, up to and including Saturday, 15 September, 2007.
The independent Appeal Committee, chaired by Justice Wyn Williams QC (Wales) and also comprising Mark McParland (Ireland) and Peter Brown (Scotland), found that there had been no error on the part of the original committee's decision and dismissed the appeal.
The player was ordered to bear the costs of the appeal hearing and ERC's legal costs.