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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
Toulouse Head Coach Guy Noves will now have to plan without his inspirational captain for their Pool 6 Round 3 and 4 back to back fixtures against Edinburgh Gunners on 10 and 17 December respectively.
The suspension ends on Wednesday, 10 January 2006 just ahead of Toulouse's Round 5 match against 2004 Heineken Cup champions London Wasps at the 37,000 capacity "Le Stadium" in Toulouse.
Pelous, who has two Heineken Cup medals, will also miss the remaining French November international tests.