Wins ‘against the grain’ in Gallagher Premiership Round 14 refresh League

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As the Gallagher Premiership Round 14 results are consumed, there were wins ‘against the grain’ and pundit selections that will refresh the English rugby top tier league, to the benefit of fans and followers globally. Not every game was an entirely upset outcome though. Some had few outright predictions while the midtable teams can take […] READ MORE


2019/20 Gallagher Premiership round-up

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The Gallagher Premiership concluded with Exeter Chiefs being crowned the winners. They narrowly beat Wasps 19-13 at a very wet and windy Twickenham. Exeter fly half Joe Simmonds slotted the final kick of the match to seal the double for the Chiefs. Below is Last Word‘s round up of the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership.    The […] READ MORE


Wasps Rugby: Who will replace Dai Young?

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Dai Young has stepped back from his position as Wasps Rugby director of rugby with immediate effect. It was announced on Tuesday that the Welshman would take a backseat for an interim period whilst backs coach Lee Blackett would take over starting with Saturday’s game against Leicester Tigers as interim head coach. Who will replace […] READ MORE


Dan Robson; his comeback from illness, England Rugby ambitions

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2019 was a rollercoaster for Wasps scrum-half Dan Robson. In March of that year, Robson made his England debut vs Italy appearing off the bench and scoring in the Six Nations. A dream-like reality. However, in the week that followed Robson would be hit by a set back no one expected. After being named in […] READ MORE


Dai Young looks to build on bonus point win at Worcester

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Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young hopes his side can build on their bonus point victory over Worcester Warriors. The Coventry-based side beat their Midlands rivals 30-26 as tries from Jimmy Gopperth, Jack Willis, Dan Robson and Zach Kibirige saw them secure a vital bonus point win. We'll just leave this one here to sign […] READ MORE


Wasps secure 30-26 bonus point win against Worcester

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Wasps earned a 30-26 bonus point win away against Worcester Warriors to get their third Premiership victory of the season.  Tries from Jimmy Gopperth, Jack Willis, Dan Robson and Zach Kibirige saw a much-changed Wasps side cancelled out scores from Warriors’ Marco Mama and Ollie Lawrence.   The boot of Duncan Weir kept the hosts in touch throughout the […] READ MORE


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

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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


Jack Willis: England’s forgotten man

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On May 19 2018, young Wasps flanker Jack Willis was preparing to play in his first Premiership semi-final. However, late in the first half his hopes of playing a further role was halted due to a serious knee injury. Yet, not playing the rest of the semi-final was not the most heartbreaking aspect of his […] READ MORE


Northampton Saints defeat Wasps: Five Talking points

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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