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‘I’ve been raring to go for quite a while now’

Bucks Free Press:

2:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

ENGLISH rugby breathed a huge sigh of relief this week when Christian Wade returned to action after nine months on the sidelines with an ankle injury.

Jackson: ‘It will be exciting trying to unleash these backs

Bucks Free Press:

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

WASPS might well be the fastest side in the Aviva Premiership this season, but speed of movement will count for little without speed of thought from the man waving the wand inside them.

'It's good to be back'

Bucks Free Press:

9:07am Thursday 28th August 2014

CHRISTIAN Wade came through a training match at Esher unscathed last night, ending nine months on the sidelines with an ankle injury.

Perfect ten as Wasps hone attacking instincts

Bucks Free Press:

11:08am Thursday 28th August 2014

WASPS won a training game at Esher by ten tries to nil last night.

Wade set for Wasps return tomorrow night

Bucks Free Press:

12:35pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

CHRISTIAN Wade will play his first game for Wasps since November 30 in a friendly against Esher tomorrow.

Young: That wasn't the step up we wanted

Bucks Free Press: Time is short for Wasps and Dai Young

10:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

DAI Young was left under-whelmed as Wasps ended their brief pre-season schedule with a patchy ten-point win over Connacht at Adams Park yesterday.

Wasps complete 100 per cent pre-season with Connacht victory

Bucks Free Press: Ashley Johnson on the charge

5:59pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

WASPS ended their pre-season schedule with a second successive home win after they chipped off a bit more rust in a 2-8-18 victory over Connacht at Adams Park.

‘It really feels like Wasps are back’

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

NEW Wasps captain James Haskell believes the squad this season is as strong as it’s been for years and insists a top-six finish is definitely within reach.

Wasps to recall internationals for Connacht

Bucks Free Press:

10:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

WASPS play their second and last warm up game against Connacht tomorrow, ko 2.30pm at Adams Park.

'We could win the most games and lose the fewest, but still not be champs'

Bucks Free Press:

7:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

IF High Wycombe CC win their last three games they will probably end the season with more victories and fewer defeats than any other side in the Home Counties League; it still might not be enough to wrap up the title though.

Young: I'm pleased with our quality and depth

Bucks Free Press:

1:40pm Monday 18th August 2014

WASPS made a victorious return to Adams Park on Sunday with a 38-24 pre-season win over London Welsh.

Wasps to begin Champions Cup at two of the toughest venues in Europe

Bucks Free Press:

12:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

IF Wasps weren’t sure what life in the European Rugby Champions Cup entails, their opening two away fixtures provides a fairly brutal example.

Haskell handed Wasps armband to go with new deal

Bucks Free Press:

11:25am Monday 18th August 2014

JAMES Haskell has been named captain of Wasps this season, taking over from centre Chris Bell.

Wasps ease into gear with Welsh warm-up win

Bucks Free Press: Nathan Hughes was inspired against Gloucester

5:44pm Sunday 17th August 2014

WASPS made a winning start to pre-season with a 38-24 victory over London Welsh at Adams Park today, but this was all about blowing away cobwebs and giving a new-look team some game time before the serious business starts in a few weeks.

Have Wasps made that 30 per cent jump this summer?

Bucks Free Press:

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

WASPS return to Adams Park on Sunday for the first time since their 30-29 victory over Stade Francais on May 18.

Wasps lose three from three at sevens

Bucks Free Press: Tom Howe

2:30pm Monday 4th August 2014

WASPS suffered three defeats from three as they finished bottom of their pool at the JP Morgan sevens tournament on Friday night.

Wasps good to go for sevens challenge

Bucks Free Press: Tom Howe

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

NEW arrival Ollie Evans will captain the Wasps side that plays in the JP Morgan 7s tonight.

Wasps need to hit the ground running says Howe

Bucks Free Press: Tom Howe shone against Saracens

3:41pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TOM Howe said Wasps can't afford to play catch-up if they're to improve on last year's league position.

Wasps add Titterrell to coaching setup

Bucks Free Press: Warning: Andy Titterrell says London Welsh are not the finished article

1:14pm Monday 28th July 2014

EX ENGLAND and Lions hooker Andy Titterrell has been added to the Wasps backroom team.

RGS Old Boy makes inspirational return

Bucks Free Press:

4:45pm Monday 21st July 2014

WASPS star Christian Wade was back at his old school RGS High Wycombe last week for their junior prize giving event.

Wasps star eyes up Olympic send off

Bucks Free Press:

1:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

TOM Varndell says a run out at the Rio Olympics would be a fine way to sign off his career in 2016.

Wasps eager to end Twickenham traumas

Bucks Free Press:

12:53pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WASPS kick off the new Aviva Premiership season against Saracens at Twickenham on September and director of rugby Dai Young says it’s time to draw a line under their recent near misses and Rugby HQ.

Goode: I love this game and want to keep playing

Bucks Free Press:

12:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

ANDY Goode says his only target for Wasps this season is to play enough games to earn another contract.

7s Series serves as Premiership dress-rehearsal for Wasps

Bucks Free Press:

7:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

WASPS will get an advance viewing of their early season opponents after being drawn with Saracens, Northampton and Harlequins in the Premiership Rugby 7s.

Wasps: We need to gell quickly

Bucks Free Press:

3:21pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

WASPS director of rugby Dai Young says blending a much-changed squad together will be one of the biggest challenges of the season.

Wasps beef up with Wales international forward

Bucks Free Press:

1:30pm Monday 7th July 2014

WASPS have strengthened their front row options by signing an international prop.

Former Wasp signs up for Commonwealth Games

Bucks Free Press:

7:00am Friday 4th July 2014

CHARLIE Hayter is going to the Commonwealth Games after signing a contract with England Sevens.

Wasps drop 'London' from their name

Bucks Free Press:

9:30am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WASPS have announced they will drop ‘London’ from their name and revert to just Wasps.

Wade ready and raring to go again

Bucks Free Press: Christian Wade

3:40pm Friday 27th June 2014

CHRISTIAN Wade has declared himself 'fully fit' and raring to go ahead of pre-season training at Wasps.

Launchbury picked for final All Blacks Test

Bucks Free Press: Joe Launchbury goes over at Twickenham

2:27pm Friday 20th June 2014

WASPS forward Joe Launchbury will start for England in the third and final Test against New Zealand in Hamilton tomorrow.

Wasps lock dropped for final New Zealand Test

Bucks Free Press: Matt Mullan

10:43am Thursday 19th June 2014

WASPS forwards Joe Launchbury and Matt Mullan will start on the bench for England’s final Test against New Zealand in Hamilton on Saturday.

Wasps fly half makes Italian move

Bucks Free Press: Joe Carlisle

2:31pm Thursday 12th June 2014

FLY half Joe Carlisle has joined Treviso after being released by Wasps.

Wasps forward left out for All Blacks Test

Bucks Free Press: James Haskell

12:15pm Thursday 12th June 2014

WASPS' back row James Haskell has been left out for England's second Test against the All Blacks, kicking off in Dunedin on Saturday morning.

Wasps duo sign for Welsh

Bucks Free Press: Taione Vea

3:32pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

WASPS pair Taione Vea and Ricky Reeves have signed for London Welsh.

Wasps handed three peaks challenge with European draw

Bucks Free Press: Dai Young

7:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

WASPS know exactly how high the mountain is after being handed their own three peaks challenge this week with the draw for next seasons inaugural Champions Cup.

Wasps handed tough Champions Cup draw

Bucks Free Press: Dai Young

1:36pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

WASPS have been drawn in Pool 2 of the European Rugby Champions Cup, alongside teams from Ireland, France and the Aviva Premiership.

Wasps release duo

Bucks Free Press: Joe Carlisle

12:31pm Friday 6th June 2014

JOE Carlisle and Rory Pitman have both been released by Wasps, the club announced today.

Haskell recalled by England

Bucks Free Press: James Haskell was superb against Gloucester

3:38pm Thursday 5th June 2014

JAMES Haskell is back in the England team after reclaiming his place in Stuart Lancaster’s starting XV to face New Zealand in the first Test of the summer on Saturday.

Five things we learned about Wasps this season

Bucks Free Press: Wasps should be top seeds for the Amlin Challenge Cup

1:24pm Monday 2nd June 2014

WASPS aren't the full package yet, but we got a glimpse of what that will look like.

Wasps pair play for England

Bucks Free Press: Joe Simpson raced nearly 80m to score

9:41am Monday 2nd June 2014

TWO of Wasps' most exciting talents played for England at Twickenham yesterday.

Launchbury: We saved the best till last

Bucks Free Press: Joe Launchbury

2:30pm Friday 30th May 2014

ENGLAND lock Joe Launchbury says Wasps saved their best performance of the season for their biggest game in years.

Goode: This is the first step in the rebuilding of Wasps

Bucks Free Press: Andy Goode

11:00am Friday 30th May 2014

WASPS fly half Andy Goode says last Saturday's win over Stade Francais is the first real step in the rebuilding of Wasps.

Wasps sign whole team on new deals

Bucks Free Press: My best Wasps XV

2:36pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

WASPS have resigned an entire team on new contracts with 15 players penning new long-term contracts.

Wasps star recalled by England

Bucks Free Press: James Haskell is in fantastic form

1:21pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

JAMES Haskell is one of three Wasps included in Stuart Lancaster’s initial 30-strong touring party to New Zealand this summer, while two more Wasps have been named in the squad taking on the Barbarians on Sunday.

Wasps look European class as they secure Champions Cup spot

Bucks Free Press: Tom Varndell runs in another try

5:35pm Saturday 24th May 2014

WASPS are again on the inside looking out after beating Stade Francais 20-6 in the second leg of their Champions Cup play-off in Paris this afternoon.

Young: We have to keep moving forward

Bucks Free Press: Excited: Dai Young is relishing Wasps’ clash with Quins  tomorrow

5:47pm Saturday 24th May 2014

DAI Young says there is an awful lot of work to do this summer after his team booked their place in next season’s Champions Cup with arguably their best performance under Young.

Wasps in Paris hoping to win their own European election

Bucks Free Press: James Haskell was superb against Gloucester

10:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

EXACTLY ten years ago today Wasps beat Toulouse to win their first Heineken Cup.

Qualifying for Europe? It’s not about the money

Bucks Free Press: Dai Young

7:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

QUALIFYING for next season’s inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup is not about the money.

In his own words: Joe Simpson talks us through 'that try'

Bucks Free Press: Joe Simpson raced nearly 80m to score

5:00pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

JOE Simpson was every bit as slippery as he is on a rugby field when asked this week how many times he’s watched back his dazzling solo try against Stade Francais.

Wasps lock nominated for Young Player gong

Bucks Free Press: Joe Launchbury goes over at Twickenham

10:39am Tuesday 20th May 2014

JOE Launchbury has been nominated for the LV=Young Player of the Year Award.


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