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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
Full name: Jon Sleightholme
What does it mean to you and the club to compete at the top European level: It is the premier competition, a great challenge and very exciting to play on.
What is you best (or worst) memory of a European game: Being injured so I could not play in the final of 2000.
Rugby honours: England, England 7s and the Barbarians
First position I played in rugby: Wing
Previous clubs: Bath
If not a rugby player then what?: Teacher
Favourite rugby player of all time: Patrice Lagisguet
Best player I've ever played against: Jonah Lomu
Favourite sportsperson: Lance Armstrong
People I'd love to have dinner with (and why?): Lance Armstrong, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro - all legends, and Nicole Kidman - very sexy
The last book /CD I bought: Counting Crows
Favourite movie of all time: Great Escape
Hobbies outside rugby: Horse-racing
Best ever practical joke: Too many to mention
Favourite tipple: Guinness
Favourite holiday destination: Australia
Rugby career highlight: First try for England and winning cup and league double with Bath
My car: Renault Laguna Sport Tourer