The Coventry City Council has found itself in the midst of another controversy over its deal for the Ricoh Arena with the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club the Wasps RUFC following the publication of the club's latest account, which has revealed debts of nearly £ 22 million.
Fortunes are rising for the Wasps both off and on the pitch as they moved to the Ricoh Arena the previous year.
Most would have thought that the giants would not have been able to wake up from the deep slumber had it not been a rising gain in their fortunes. The status which the Wasps are trying to attain is plausible.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club player Owen Williams has refused to divulge any detail about whether he had actually spoken to Warren Gatland, the coach of the Wales Rugby Team about his future with the national team after putting pen to paper on a new contract with the record Aviva Premiership champions.
Williams did admit that the adrenaline rush of walking out on to the field in front of 20,000 fans screaming their lungs out was too good a rush to throw away and it was the main reason for him signing a contract with the club.
The Wasps Rugby Club has reported that they are expecting a crowd of around 27000 spectators in the first game they play in home grounds on Sunday in Coventry. The Premiership team has finally announced that they are moving to the Ricoh Arena from High Wycombe in October.
The attendance of the people wanting to see the match is going to be a record according to the Wasps. Even though the move was controversial, many of the High Wycombe-based fans have commented that they understand the reason behind the move.
In a one sided match, Worcester Warriors defeated Nottingham Rugby this Saturday. Their final score stood at 55-16.
In spite of Worcester running in nine times, Nottingham was able to score first six minutes into the game.
Maisey converted but he failed to score in a penalty that happened a few minutes after. It could have given them a lead of ten points. Seven minutes after that, Mike Williams of the Worcester team got injured and had to be taken off the field in a stretcher.
Northampton Saints are riding high on their success in the Aviva Premiership which they won due some stellar performances by their stars in the last season. The Saints claimed their first domestic championship by winning last season’s final against the Saracens. The club rewarded their Director of Rugby Jim Mallinder with a new five year contract following their 24-20 score line to lift the trophy. The fans and officials associated with the club were delighted with their success in the concluding season and have vouchsafed for some more success in the following years.
Come the new season and Leicester Tigers are determined to reproduce their winning performance in the 2012-13 seasons whereby they won the Aviva Premiership title. Over the years they have been one of the most successful clubs in the premiership with a record nine consecutive appearances in the final from 2005 to 2013. Keeping in mind the rich success of the previous years the officials have gone forward to sign some new and exciting players for their upcoming campaign.
Scotland international fly half Ruaridh Jackson is all set to swap the Pro 12 for the Aviva Premiership for the new season of domestic rugby with his deal with the Rugby Football Union club the London Wasps confirmed.
The 26 year old is considered as one of the best players in the Scottish game at the moment and in his six years at the Glasgow Warriors, he has scored a whopping 443 points, which includes eight tries as well.
Dai Young has called on his boys to play with a lot more confidence in the remaining five games of the Aviva Premiership season after the London Wasps just squeezed past the Worcester Warriors last weekend.
The struggling Worcester side looked to have done enough to secure their first win in the Aviva Premiership in the last twelve months having managed to a lead of 11-6 with just a few minutes remaining on the clock.
But things were to turn for the worse for the relegation favorites as a try from former Warriors player Andy Goode secured a 13-11 win for the Wasps.
Andy Goode, the fly half for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club the London Wasps has admitted to having quite a poor game against the Exeter Chiefs this past weekend, in spite of his kick making the difference between the two sides in the end as the Wasps ran out 19-16 winners.