ERC statement issued Wednesday, 11 April.

Following a meeting of ERC’s shareholders in Dublin today (Wednesday, 11 April), it was agreed that a European club rugby tournament will be staged in the 2007 / 2008 season, to include teams from all six of the current participating nations.

 The structure of the tournament will be discussed and agreed by the ERC Board in the coming weeks.

 The ERC shareholder meeting was attended by representatives from the six participating unions and club representatives from England and Italy and a regional representative from Wales.