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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.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 Blues are reporting sales of well over 10,000 for the Millennium Stadium match after deciding the lure of the Tigers would outstretch the Cardiff Arms park capacity of 13000.
Teams within the Cardiff Blues region also enjoyed great success last season winning a number of competitions. To celebrate the achievements of the teams they will parade their trophies around the Millennium Stadium pitch during half time at the Cardiff Blues v Leicester Tigers in what promises to be a great day.
And Sowdon-Taylor admits confidence is high in the Blues squad after a series of good recent results.
"The boys have been playing well especially against Wasps and Saracens. Were hitting the form we hope to take in to Europe and hopefully will stand us in good stead for the rest of the season," he added.