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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.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 complaint, under the Heineken Cup 2006 / 2007 Disciplinary Rules, is that he allegedly entered one of the seating areas of the stadium and assaulted a spectator during the Toulouse and Ulster Rugby match.
GARETH THOMAS MISCONDUCT COMPLAINT
The independent Disciplinary Committee hearing involving Toulouse player Gareth Thomas remains scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday, 1 February, 2007) in Dublin.
Notes To Editors
Independent Disciplinary Committee
a) The independent Disciplinary Committee is chosen by the Chairman of the Independent Disciplinary Panel, Professor Lorne Crerar
b) The ERC Disciplinary Officer, Roger O'Connor, presents the case against the player
c) Full written decisions of independent Disciplinary Committee hearings will be published on ercrugby.com when completed.