Cruse is Wasps’ top gun

It wasn’t pretty but Wasps got the job done against a resurgent London Irish side at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday. Wasps went ahead early after capitalising on having a numerical advantage after Irish hooker David Paice was sent to the bin for obstruction on Guy Thompson. Despite tries from hooker Tom Cruse and Dan [...]

By | 2018-03-06T10:35:17+00:00 March 5th, 2018|All, Rugby|2,008 Comments

Six Nations: England favourites but watch out for resurgent Scotland

European rugby's most prestigious and anticipated tournament gets underway this weekend as the RBS Six Nations kicks off in Cardiff when Wales host Scotland. In the battle for Northern Hemisphere supremacy, Eddie Jones' England, second in the IRB rankings, will start as favourites having lifted the famous title for the past two years. But this [...]

By | 2018-02-03T08:39:01+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|All, Rugby|590 Comments

James Haskell: Wasps choose not to renew former captains contract

This week Wasps announced that they would not be renewing James Haskell's contract when it expires at the end of this season. Haskell who has made over 200 appearances for Wasps over 2 spells and has won the Heineken Cup and the Premiership title including a spell as captain. The 32 year old started off [...]

By | 2018-02-02T22:30:02+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|All, Rugby|46 Comments

Six Nations: England to dominate or deteriorate?

England Coach Eddie Jones has selected his starting XV to defend their Six Nations crown against Italy in Rome. No nation has successfully retained the title for three years in a row, Eddie Jones will hope that despite a substantial injury list his side will complete this historic feat. With a Grand Slam in his [...]

By | 2018-02-02T22:21:48+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|All, Rugby|234 Comments

Cipriani steers Wasps to dramatic late victory – Wasps 32 v 25 Leicester

English club rugby does not get much better than this. In a pulsating match in front of over 22,000 captivated supporters at the Ricoh Arena, Wasps twice came from behind to snatch victory over their old rivals with the very last move of the match. With the scores tied at 25 points apiece, and the [...]

By | 2017-12-04T16:15:08+00:00 December 4th, 2017|All, Rugby|1,990 Comments

Josh Navidi – the underdog is showing everyone how it’s done

For the past few years, the Welsh back row has been as difficult a lineup to break up, as the All Blacks' 30 game winning streak against Wales. Regardless of the strength in depth in the position, honours have always been shared amongst the same big names. In more recent years, captain Sam Warburton has [...]

By | 2017-11-29T09:21:48+00:00 November 29th, 2017|All, Rugby|195 Comments

Careless Wasps Leave it Late – Match Report: London Irish 13 vs. 17 Wasps

After 57 minutes at the Madejski Stadium on this dry and crisp autumn afternoon, Wasps had yet to score a point. Indeed they were 10-0 down against the league’s bottom team, London Irish, having conceded an interception try, which was gratefully accepted by the Irish’s Alex Lewington, just five minutes earlier and were looking ragged. [...]

By | 2017-11-29T09:18:40+00:00 November 29th, 2017|All, Rugby|42 Comments

Superior England See Off Spirited Samoa

Big boys, big hits, big hugs. This was a big match for Samoa and a special occasion as the engaging South Sea Islanders were given the rare chance to come to Twickenham and parade their skills. They let no one down. Despite their recent run of defeats and their well publicised off the field difficulties, [...]

By | 2017-11-27T10:19:25+00:00 November 27th, 2017|All, Rugby|211 Comments