Gloucester Rugby’s Joe Simpson on his England past and Jacob Umaga

|

Gloucester Rugby scrum-half Joe Simpson says he was left ‘frustrated’ by his lack of opportunities with England throughout his career. Simpson, who is in his debut season at Gloucester, has only picked up one cap across his 14-year career. The 31-year-old scored 31 tries in his time at Wasps. The single cap came in the […] READ MORE


‘I was making a stir fry’ – Jacob Umaga’s England inclusion

|

When Eddie Jones announced his 34-man squad for England’s upcoming Six Nations campaign on Monday, there was always going to be a few surprises (as we have very well learnt since his arrival in 2015). With that said, one surprise this time round in Jones’ squad was the inclusion of Wasps young fly-half, Jacob Umaga. […] READ MORE


Northampton Saints defeat Wasps: Five Talking points

|

Chris Boyd’s Northampton Saints defeat Wasps despite a second-half comeback to edge out the home side 35-31 in a thrilling encounter. A competitive game with lots going on, here are the five main talking points from Saints’ bonus-point win. Final score : Wasps Rugby 31-35 Northampton Saints Saints super pack Wasps suffered a blow before […] READ MORE


Who is Jacob Umaga?

|

Having only signed a senior contract at the start of the season, a string of exciting performances have earned young Wasps starlet Jacob Umaga a new upgraded contract. The new deal comes after a man of the match performance in last weekends 32-14 Challenge Cup victory over Agen. Umaga scored 12 points and produced a […] READ MORE


Dai Young: Building ‘strength in depth’ for 2019/20 Premiership

|

Last season would have been regarded as a disappointing season by Wasps’s standards in recent years. They finished eighth in the Premiership, just missing Heineken Champions Cup Rugby playoffs. This was a disappointment but Director of Rugby Dai Young believes they have a better foundation this season. Wasps had to compete with a number of […] READ MORE


Young Names to Watch in the Anglo Welsh Cup 2017/18

|

The 2017 Autumn Internationals are almost upon us. This means the ‘big names’ will be off and some lesser known faces will get their chance to shine. The Anglo Welsh Cup 2017/18 will give younger players in particular an opportunity to make names for themselves. It has proven a launchpad for now established names like […] READ MORE