40,000 tickets for Paris 2010 Heineken Cup final at Stade de France, Saint Denis on Saturday, 22 May have now been sold and tickets are no longer on public sale.
An allocation of 8,000 tickets is being distributed by the FFR (Federation Francais de Rugby) through their club network in France. Any tickets from this allocation which are returned to ERC will be made available for public sale in October when the Heineken Cup kicks-off.
The Heineken Cup final will return to France when European club rugby's 15th showpiece match will be played at 80,000 national stadium.
The Paris 2010 Heineken Cup final will be the third final staged in France and the first since Leicester Tigers beat Stade Français Paris at Parc des Princes in 2001. The first final played in France saw Bath beat Brive at Stade Lescure, Bordeaux, in 1998.
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.