Castres Olympique hooker Romain Terrain has extended his contract until at least 2010 with the European Challenge Cup quarter-finalists.
Since joining Castres Olympique in 2006 Terrain has featured in all of the French club's European games in both the Heineken Cup and the European Challenge Cup. The 26 year old started his career at Auch, before moving to Pau, where he spent three seasons and played in the European Challenge Cup final in 2005 losing to Sale Sharks.
Castres will continue their European campaign with an away European Challenge quarter-final against Jonny Wilkinson's Newcastle Falcons on Saturday, 5 April at Kingston Park.
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.