Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club the London Wasps have announced via an official statement that they have reached an agreement with Jack Moates, the scrum half of their fellow Aviva Premiership rivals the London Irish for the player to join the club at the end of the current season.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club the London Wasps has added two new players in the form of Stuart Commins and Charlie Hayter to their roster as they look to add more strength in depth to the squad.
Commins plays as a scrum half and had been on the books of The Wasps’ Premiership rivals the Northampton Saints and had also made 17 first team appearances for The Jimmies this current season before making the switch to the English capital. Hayter, a centre, on the other hand, had been with the Rugby Football Union Championship side Moseley.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Union side the London Wasps moved another step closer to securing a spot in the quarter finals of the Amlin Challenge Cup as Stephen Jones came out on top in the battle of the boots to edge the ever improving London side to their biggest achievement in years.
The win at Adams Park may just be a small step for the club in the context of the game but in the overall scheme of things, it is a huge win for the club that takes them closer to the next round of the second most European tournament.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Union club the London Wasps put on a scintillating display of professionalism and discipline as they claimed maximum points from their first match of the Heineken Cup with a commanding 38-25 win over the Newport Gwent Dragons in a Pool Three match at home at Adams Park. Dai Young, the Director of Rugby of the London club, set out with an attacking mentality and their play was just too hot to handle for the Welsh club as The Wasps fully deserved their 4 try victory.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Union club the London Wasps has finally made the official announcement that the consortium headed by former player Ken Moss has completed the takeover of the club from Steve Hayes.
The club based in High Wycombe had been on the lookout for a new owner ever since Hayes made his intentions clear that he would be open to selling the club last October. The two parties exchanged the respective contracts at the end of June, and finally, have finalized the takeover of the club by purchasing the shares of Hayes.
Hugo Southwell, the Scotland international player, has been named as the new captain of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Union side the London Wasps for the upcoming season after the retirement of former captain John Hart due to a shoulder injury.
And the 32 year old full back is extremely honored at being trusted with the job of skippering the side as they look to return back to the top of the Aviva Premiership after several seasons in the doldrums.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Union side the London Wasps has completed the signing of winger James Bailey from the French side Lyon in order to mount a serious challenge for the title that they haven’t won in the last 4 years.
With talks of a takeover looming large over the London side, the team has gone about quietly about their transfer business and has snapped up the speedy wingman just 24 hours after they completed the signing of Andrea Masi from the defunct Italian club Aironi.
Aviva Premiership side the London Wasps has announced the capture of Italian tight head prop Fabio Staibano on a one year contract to play at Adams Park for the 2012/13 season as the club looks to improve on their second last placed finish in the league and to revive the glory days during which the club had won 3 championships in 4 seasons.
The 29 year old Italian has been signed on a free and arrives from Aironi after the license of the club was revoked by the Italian Rugby Federation based on financial grounds and the club was dissolved.
Steve Hayes, the owner of the Aviva Premiership side London Wasps has been named as a suspect after being arrested by the Scotland Yard in February in a probe into a computer hacking scam, according to reports received.
The 50 year old is currently on bail after investigations into the illegal activities at News International first came to the public knowledge when the Scotland Yard came took up the case through Operation Tuleta, which is an offshoot of the Weeting Investigation team of the force.
London Wasps faced yet another defeat in the Aviva Premiership as the Chiefs thrashed the London Wasps 15 to 12 at Adam’s Park.
It was Ignacio Mieres who took five very crucial penalties for the Chiefs that put the Wasps in a tight spot.
The Chiefs kept their defence line intact and safe despite tremendous pressure from the Wasps over long periods of time. The Wasps in response took one less penalty than the Chiefs that made all the difference in this match.
These penalties were taken by Nick Robinson who converted the penalties successfully to keep his team in the game.