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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
He moves to 502 career points, and joins Diego Dominguez (Milan/Stade Francais - 612), Ronan O'Gara (Munster - 576), Stephen Jones (Llanelli/Llanelli Scarlets - 532),
There could be two new additions to the winners of ERC Elite Awards this weekend.
Cardiff Blues will play their 50th match in the tournament when they host Sale Sharks at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday afternoon - the seventh team to reach the half century milestone.
And Leinster Lions No 8 Victor Costello will win his 50th cap if he plays for the Pool 3 leaders in their make-or-break quarter-final qualifying showdown in France against Biarritz Olympique on Saturday.