William Servat will take over as forwards coach of four-time Heineken Cup champions Toulouse from next season.
Servat has been appointed as a replacement for Yannick Bru who is now part of the France management set-up. The 33-year-old hooker is likely to be involved in Toulouse's quest for a fifth Heineken Cup title when the current French champions clash with Edinburgh Rugby in the quarter-final at Murrayfield on Saturday, 7 April.
As part of the build-up to next month's Cardiff 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals weekend, ERC has joined forces with the WRU, Cardiff Blues and adidas to develop an annual grassroots community rugby programme targeting young players.
The Ulster Rugby full back, Jared Payne (No 15), has been suspended for two (2) weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing in Dublin arising from the Heineken Cup quarter-final match against Saracens at Ravenhill Stadium on Saturday, 5 April.