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#Wasps

# wasps - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Wasps missing 11 players for Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs

Wasps’ participation in the Twickenham showpiece was in jeopardy due to a number of players testing positive for coronavirus.

# wasps - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

From The42 Wasps given all-clear to play in Premiership final following coronavirus cases Final Hurdle

Wasps given all-clear to play in Premiership final following coronavirus cases

Wasps’ place in the showpiece finale had been in doubt after 11 positive coronavirus tests.

# wasps - Saturday 10 October, 2020

From The42 Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years On The Brink

Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years

It was Wasps’ 12th victory in their last 13 Premiership games under head coach Lee Blackett and a huge blow for former Connacht coach, Pat Lam.

# wasps - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

From The42 'I feel like I've been punched in the face quite a few times,' says Geordan Murphy after Leicester low-point Wrap

'I feel like I've been punched in the face quite a few times,' says Geordan Murphy after Leicester low-point

Tonight’s 54-7 defeat to Wasps comes as the worst of the Irishman’s Welford Road career.

# wasps - Friday 20 March, 2020

From The42 Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension Finances

Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension

Saracens have also asked staff to take a pay reduction.

# wasps - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

From The42 Wasps announce Dai Young has left after nine years with the club Exit Door

Wasps announce Dai Young has left after nine years with the club

Irishman Ian Costello remains part of the club’s coaching staff.

# wasps - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Kidney's London Irish make winning Premiership return at Wasps

Wasps fell just short in their comeback bid as Declan Kidney and Les Kiss’ men made a winning start in their return to the top flight.

# wasps - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Have we reached 'peak wasp'? Here's what to do if the flying pests are wrecking your buzz

Bright clothes, shampoo and ice cream are all contributing factors, Billy Flynn from the Irish Wildlife Trust says.

# wasps - Friday 26 April, 2019

From The42 Ex-France captain Ibañez to be les Bleus manager after World Cup Hooker

Ex-France captain Ibañez to be les Bleus manager after World Cup

The 98-times capped hooker has been lined up by Bernard Laporte.

# wasps - Monday 8 April, 2019

Wade: 'It's making me emotional thinking about the risk I took and the magnitude of the move'

Now a member of the Buffalo Bills, Christian Wade believes his decision to trade rugby union for the NFL has been vindicated.

From The42 Former Wasps star Wade to pursue NFL dream with Buffalo Bills Transition

Former Wasps star Wade to pursue NFL dream with Buffalo Bills

Christian Wade has joined the Bills as part of the International Player Pathway Program.

# wasps - Sunday 24 March, 2019

From The42 Wasps reveal Edwards talks amid confusion over Wales coach's future Rugby League

Wasps reveal Edwards talks amid confusion over Wales coach's future

Shaun Edwards had been expected to join Wigan Warriors as head coach for the 2020 Super League season.

# wasps - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From The42 'You've got to feel for them when Conan doesn't play and they put O'Brien on' Depth

'You've got to feel for them when Conan doesn't play and they put O'Brien on'

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young said Leinster’s depth makes them difficult to beat.

From The42 Cullen's Leinster look towards 'tricky' Ulster side with many familiar faces Derby Day

Cullen's Leinster look towards 'tricky' Ulster side with many familiar faces

The Leinster head coach was pleased with a ‘controlled’ performance from his team in Coventry.

From The42 Leinster set up European quarter-final against Ulster with powerful win at Wasps Powering On

Leinster set up European quarter-final against Ulster with powerful win at Wasps

Leo Cullen’s men notched a bonus point win to set up an intriguing knock-out in March.

From The42 As it happened: Wasps vs Leinster, Heineken Champions Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Wasps vs Leinster, Heineken Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Leinster made the trip to Coventry to take on Wasps.

From The42 'I really like the idea of my family having different experiences' Defence

'I really like the idea of my family having different experiences'

Former Munster assistant coach Ian Costello is enjoying his challenging task with Wasps.

# wasps - Friday 18 January, 2019

From The42 Henshaw, Toner and McGrath return to Leinster team for Wasps challenge Team News

Henshaw, Toner and McGrath return to Leinster team for Wasps challenge

Sean O’Brien, meanwhile, makes the bench.

# wasps - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Johnny Sexton ruled out of Wasps clash but 'not far off at all'

Devin Toner, Robbie Henshaw and Sean O’Brien are all back in full Leinster training this week.

From The42 Pat Lam's Bristol snatch England international Hughes from Wasps Bear Trap

Pat Lam's Bristol snatch England international Hughes from Wasps

‘We are striving to be a Champions Cup team and a player of Nathan’s quality can help us along our journey.’

# wasps - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From The42 England duo Vunipola and Launchbury to make long-awaited injury returns Premiership

England duo Vunipola and Launchbury to make long-awaited injury returns

Eddie Jones has been given a boost ahead of the Six Nations, with both players returning for their clubs this weekend.

# wasps - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Ex-Wasps star Wade struggling with NFL transition

‘You can either give up because it gets too hard or you can take a step back and just figure this out and keep pushing through.’

# wasps - Saturday 20 October, 2018

From The42 Edinburgh outclass troubled Toulon, while Wasps and Bath play out thrilling draw Round-Up

Edinburgh outclass troubled Toulon, while Wasps and Bath play out thrilling draw

Wasps, without Christian Wade, battled back to draw.

# wasps - Thursday 18 October, 2018

From The42 England forward Hughes given six-week ban for punch Suspension

England forward Hughes given six-week ban for punch

England will be without Nathan Hughes for three of their November internationals after he was banned for six weeks.

# wasps - Monday 15 October, 2018

From The42 'I understand that I'm more expendable... you want to be selfless towards the team' Prolific

'I understand that I'm more expendable... you want to be selfless towards the team'

James Lowe says he has to accept the ‘non-European’ rule and work for his Leinster team-mates.

# wasps - Sunday 14 October, 2018

From The42 'I don't think there's many front rowers who could do that in the world' Skills

'I don't think there's many front rowers who could do that in the world'

Tadhg Furlong’s involvement in the build-up to Luke McGrath’s second try for Leinster was impressive.

# wasps - Saturday 13 October, 2018

From The42 James Lowe, the fan favourite who is box office on and off the pitch J Lowe

James Lowe, the fan favourite who is box office on and off the pitch

The Kiwi wing was in flying form during and after Leinster’s win over Wasps.

# wasps - Friday 12 October, 2018

From The42 'We just need to be careful we're not getting too far ahead of ourselves' Level Head

'We just need to be careful we're not getting too far ahead of ourselves'

Leinster boss Leo Cullen looked to ease the excitement at Leinster’s superb performance against Wasps.

From The42 Leinster light up the RDS and tear Wasps apart in stunning performance Strong Start

Leinster light up the RDS and tear Wasps apart in stunning performance

Leo Cullen’s men began their Heineken Champions Cup defence with a brilliant eight-try win.

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Wasps, Champions Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Wasps, Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s side got their European title defence underway against Wasps at the RDS on Friday night.

# wasps - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 Leinster deploy both Leavy and JVDF as they open Champions Cup defence against Wasps Open Season

Leinster deploy both Leavy and JVDF as they open Champions Cup defence against Wasps

Leo Cullen’s had close to a full-strength squad to choose from for the RDS curtain-raiser.

From The42 'What a joke': Wasps back row Hughes still suspended for Leinster trip as disciplinary panel delay decision Stung

'What a joke': Wasps back row Hughes still suspended for Leinster trip as disciplinary panel delay decision

The independent committee opted to reconvene the hearing within a week due to an ‘issue that arose’.

# wasps - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From The42 Leinster's pack bringing 'a spike' after tough lessons from Munster maul Upfront

Leinster's pack bringing 'a spike' after tough lessons from Munster maul

James Ryan and his team-mates have a point to prove against Wasps this weekend.

# wasps - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

From The42 'It was a very bleak dressing room after... It was just so quiet' Bad Memories

'It was a very bleak dressing room after... It was just so quiet'

Three seasons ago, Leinster were hammered twice by Wasps in Europe.

# wasps - Friday 31 August, 2018

From The42 Ex-Ireland U20 captain Annett gets first Premiership start since 2016 Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland U20 captain Annett gets first Premiership start since 2016

The former Ulster hooker has suffered greatly with injuries in the last year and a half.

# wasps - Monday 27 August, 2018

From The42 Irish centre Brendan Macken set to join Declan Kidney's London Irish Irish Abroad

Irish centre Brendan Macken set to join Declan Kidney's London Irish

The former Leinster midfielder has spent the summer with Leicester Tigers.

# wasps - Friday 24 August, 2018

'A lot changes in a couple of years': Marty Moore eager to impress in Ulster and get back in Ireland pecking order

Ulster’s new signing will enjoy a sooner-than-expected reunion with his old club Wasps this evening.

# wasps - Sunday 19 August, 2018

From The42 Godwin shows he's a 'quality footballer' as Wexford man Boyle impresses Standouts

Godwin shows he's a 'quality footballer' as Wexford man Boyle impresses

The 21-year-old back row was one of the best players in a big win over Wasps.

# wasps - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From The42 Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone On Fire

Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone

Andy Friend’s men ran in seven tries in an impressive performance at Dubarry Park.

# wasps - Friday 17 August, 2018

Champions Leinster to open European defence against Wasps, Munster begin with trip to Exeter

The schedule, dates, and kick-off times for the European pool stages are finally in.

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