The transfer market is hotting up as the clubs across Europe gear-up for the 2009/10 season. ercrugby.com is watching the announcements and media speculation so you don't have to.
Checkout our guide to the "ins and outs" as they happen across all 44 clubs in the Heineken Cup and European Challenge Cup.
The European Challenge Cup will be awash with big name stars next season with Metro-Racing among the many French clubs getting their cheque books out having signed Springbok World Cup winner François Steyn, France international captain Lionel Nallet, as well as bringing the Caveman Sébastien Chabal back home to France.
In Pool 3 Toulon have brought former Leinster points machine Felipe Contepomi and Johnny Wilkinson to the Stade Mayol and will be coached by Philippe Saint - André.
While in the Heineken Cup the 1997 winners Brive have added Riki Flutey and Jamie Noon to their growing expat community, while Tom Palmer and James Haskell have also took the ferry to France join Stade Francais Paris.
Following the "ins and outs" throughout the summer.
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.