18 May, 15:44
It's down to the wire now for the five contenders who have been shortlisted for the ultimate individual accolade in northern hemisphere rugby, ERC European Player of the Year 2013.
The semi-finals of the play-offs for the second promotion place took place on the weekend of the 20 May. La Rochelle defeated Toulon 21-7 and Dax defeated Beziers 18-6.
In the final of the play-offs Dax defeated La Rochelle 22-16 on Sunday, 27 May at the Chaban Delmas stadium in Bordeaux and therby claimed the second promotion place for the Top 14.