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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
Carter was ruled out of the tournament after injuring his groin before New Zealand's final pool match against Canada and his replacement in the number 10 jersey, Slade, lasted just over 30 minutes of the All Blacks' quarter final victory over Argentina on Sunday.
Donald will now compete with Aaron Cruden for the fly-half berth for this weekend's semi-final tie against Australia.
With his arrival at Bath set for early November, Donald could feature in the opening round's of this season's Heineken Cup, which sees the former Champions travel to Glasgow Warriors on Sunday November 13 before welcoming Montpellier to the Rec the following weekend.