Julien Dupuy's last minute try for Leicester Tigers means there will be at least one Frenchman in the Heineken Cup semi-finals.
Toulouse's 9-6 defeat by Cardiff Blues in the first quarter-final at the Millennium Stadium ended the involvement of French teams in this season's tournament.
And the Toulouse defeat in Cardiff, where they lost the 2008 final to Munster, was good news for the English.
With Leicester tigers definitely through to the last four, and Harlequins possibly set to join them there, it means the Guinness Premiership will have seven slots in next year's tournament, with the French dropping back to sixth.
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.