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 […]
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 […]
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.
London wasps have signed promising Argentinian players by loaning them. The 22-year-old, currently with Buenos Aires side La Plata, has played 10 times for Argentina Jaguars. He has also represented his country at Under-20 level and in the 2008 Junior World Championships. “It’s very exciting to be given the opportunity to come to England and […]
Wasps have signed Leeds captain Marco Wentzel in an astonishing coup. The 32-year-old has spent the last four seasons in the Premiership, the first two of them with Leicester before moving to Headingley in 2009. “It was a hard decision for me to leave Leeds,” said Wentzel. “But, on the other hand I am really […]
Wasps hooker Joe Ward has said that he will be joiningPremiership rivals Sale Sharks come the summer after signing a new two-year contract. The 30-year-old, who was born in New Zealand but has played for England Saxons, has scored seven tries in 117 games for Wasps since arriving in 2005. Ward signed a two-year deal […]
Wasps director of rugby Tony Hanks has left the club after 21 months in charge by mutual consent.
The Londoners have won only one of their last six games and are currently sixth in the Premiership.
New Zealander Hanks said: “I am naturally disappointed to be leaving the club, and this has been a really tough decision to come to.”
Head coach Shaun Edwards will take charge of the squad for this weekend’s game against Leicester.
Wasps say they will begin searching for a permanent replacement immediately.
The London Wasps were defeated by Harlequins in the first overseas fixture held in Rugby history. Karl Dickson, George Lowe and Ceri Jones crossed to help Quins to a 24-8 half-time lead, Tom Varndell replying for Wasps, nominally the home side. Dickson’s second gave Harlequins a bonus point, before Joe Launchbury hit back for Wasps. […]