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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.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 take the French No 2 seeding and will be up against Leeds Tykes, the Neath / Swansea region and Edinburgh Rugby in Pool 2.
The ninth Heineken Cup tournament will kick-off on the first weekend of December.
HEINEKEN CUP 2003 / 2004
POOL 1: Stade Francais, Leicester Tigers, Ulster, Ebbw Vale / Newport region
POOL 2: Toulouse, Leeds Tykes, Neath / Swansea region, Edinburgh Rugby
POOL 3: Biarritz Olympique, Sale Sharks, Leinster Lions, Cardiff region
POOL 4: Agen, Northampton Saints, Llanelli region, Scottish Borders
POOL 5: Bourgoin, Gloucester, Munster, Benetton Treviso
POOL 6: Perpignan, London Wasps, Bridgend / Pontypridd region, Ghial Amatori & Calvisano