Former New Zealand flanker Jerry Collins will join the Ospreys this summer after one season with Toulon.
The 28-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Heineken Cup quarter-finalists and will joining fellow New Zealanders Marty Holah and Filo Tiatia at the Welsh region.
Collins made the last of his 48 appearances for the All Blacks in the 2007 World Cup quarter-final defeat to France and featured twice in the European Challenge Cup for the French side but can now look forward to his Heineken Cup debut.
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.