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#Wasps

# wasps - Friday 18 December, 2020

Wasps see off 14-man Montpellier to top Champions Cup pool
# Stinging
From The42
# Stinging

Wasps see off 14-man Montpellier to top Champions Cup pool

Dec 18th 2020, 11:12 PM 5,530 Views 7 Comments

Over to you, Leinster…

# wasps - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Wasps missing 11 players for Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs
# That'll Sting
From The42
# That'll Sting

Wasps missing 11 players for Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs

Oct 22nd 2020, 4:22 PM 8,791 Views 0 Comments

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

# wasps - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 21st 2020, 9:37 AM 4,144 Views 3 Comments

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

# wasps - Saturday 10 October, 2020

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

Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years

Oct 10th 2020, 4:43 PM 8,295 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 9th 2020, 10:46 PM 12,138 Views 7 Comments

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

# wasps - Friday 20 March, 2020

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

Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension

Mar 20th 2020, 3:25 PM 7,516 Views 6 Comments

Saracens have also asked staff to take a pay reduction.

# wasps - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 18th 2020, 1:28 PM 7,670 Views 7 Comments

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
# Back From Exile
From The42
# Back From Exile

Kidney's London Irish make winning Premiership return at Wasps

Oct 20th 2019, 7:08 PM 16,365 Views 21 Comments

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
# Buzz Buzz
# Buzz Buzz

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

Aug 7th 2019, 7:00 PM 48,840 Views 29 Comments

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

# wasps - Friday 26 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 26th 2019, 11:36 AM 5,696 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Swapping Codes
From The42
# Swapping Codes

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

Apr 8th 2019, 8:35 PM 9,826 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Former Wasps star Wade to pursue NFL dream with Buffalo Bills

Apr 8th 2019, 5:19 PM 8,131 Views 3 Comments

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

# wasps - Sunday 24 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 24th 2019, 9:44 AM 8,265 Views 9 Comments

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

# wasps - Sunday 20 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 20th 2019, 8:00 PM 23,922 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 20th 2019, 6:51 PM 8,755 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 20th 2019, 5:10 PM 25,374 Views 49 Comments

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

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

As it happened: Wasps vs Leinster, Heineken Champions Cup

Jan 20th 2019, 4:05 PM 80,034 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 20th 2019, 8:00 AM 19,320 Views 0 Comments

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

# wasps - Friday 18 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 18th 2019, 12:12 PM 13,190 Views 45 Comments

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'
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

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

Jan 15th 2019, 1:59 PM 7,129 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Pat Lam's Bristol snatch England international Hughes from Wasps

Jan 15th 2019, 1:10 PM 6,180 Views 12 Comments

‘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

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

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

Jan 3rd 2019, 4:17 PM 3,674 Views 8 Comments

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
# Slow Progress
From The42
# Slow Progress

Ex-Wasps star Wade struggling with NFL transition

Dec 18th 2018, 6:44 PM 14,711 Views 22 Comments

‘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

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

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

Oct 20th 2018, 8:40 PM 7,098 Views 2 Comments

Wasps, without Christian Wade, battled back to draw.

# wasps - Thursday 18 October, 2018

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

England forward Hughes given six-week ban for punch

Oct 18th 2018, 9:23 AM 4,073 Views 6 Comments

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

# wasps - Monday 15 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 15th 2018, 11:40 AM 31,031 Views 32 Comments

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

# wasps - Sunday 14 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 14th 2018, 8:43 AM 21,355 Views 50 Comments

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

# wasps - Saturday 13 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 13th 2018, 7:15 AM 13,971 Views 10 Comments

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

# wasps - Friday 12 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 12th 2018, 11:32 PM 10,715 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 12th 2018, 9:38 PM 52,394 Views 68 Comments

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

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

As it happened: Leinster v Wasps, Champions Cup

Oct 12th 2018, 8:30 PM 70,119 Views 32 Comments

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

# wasps - Thursday 11 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 11th 2018, 12:03 PM 15,468 Views 53 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 11th 2018, 10:23 AM 7,136 Views 5 Comments

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

# wasps - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,008 Views 23 Comments

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

# wasps - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 9th 2018, 7:30 AM 15,171 Views 31 Comments

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

# wasps - Friday 31 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 31st 2018, 2:34 PM 6,664 Views 12 Comments

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

# wasps - Monday 27 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 27th 2018, 7:00 PM 10,216 Views 0 Comments

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
# Moore The Merrier
From The42
# Moore The Merrier

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

Aug 24th 2018, 7:01 AM 6,690 Views 14 Comments

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

# wasps - Sunday 19 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 19th 2018, 2:00 PM 8,379 Views 5 Comments

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

# wasps - Saturday 18 August, 2018

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

Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone

Aug 18th 2018, 4:50 PM 13,204 Views 7 Comments

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

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