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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.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 29-year-old back-row has 17 caps for New Zealand and has signed a three-year deal.
He is joined at the club by Tialata has who signed a two-year contract. The Hurricanes prop has been capped 41 times by the All-Blacks also has an option of a third year on his deal.