All Black star Daniel Carter will be unveiled to USAP fans on Monday, 22 September as part of a flying visit to his new club.
The 54 times capped international out-half, who will join up with the Top 14 club in December, will meet Perpignan supporters, the media and his new team mates at the Aimé Giral Stadium during a three day visit to the Catalan rugby heartland.
The 2005 IRB World Player of the Year will take up residence in the South of France in December after participating in New Zealand's November international Tests against Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England and could potentially make his Heineken Cup debut at Welford Road against the two-time Heineken Cup champions Leicester Tigers.
Carter is the latest southern hemisphere star to make the jump to Top 14 and European rugby following in the footsteps of Jerry Collins to Toulon and Byron Kelleher to Toulouse.
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.