Wasps

Wasps on the hunt for Jackson replacement

Bucks Free Press:

11:12am Thursday 18th September 2014

WASPS have confirmed they are looking for a new fly half after Scottish international Ruaridh Jackson tore his anterior cruciate ligament in last week’s win over Northampton Saints.

Wade 'in the mix' for selection

Bucks Free Press:

3:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CHRISTIAN Wade is ready to go again for Harlequins after sitting out last weekend’s game after being involved in a car crash.

Wasps fly half suffers ACL tear

Bucks Free Press:

1:49pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WASPS will be without fly half Ruaridh Jackson for between six to nine months after he tore his anterior cruciate ligament in Sunday's win over Northampton Saints.

Mallinder: Wasps will do well this year

Bucks Free Press:

12:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

NORTHAMPTON Saints director of rugby Jim Mallinder has predicted Wasps to do well this season after watching the black and golds beat his team of champions on SUnday.

Lozowski shines in Wasps A win

Bucks Free Press:

10:28am Tuesday 16th September 2014

WASPS A backed up the first team with a narrow victory over London Irish last night thanks to a virtuoso performance from fly half Alex Lozowksi.

Haskell walks the walk after talking the talk

Bucks Free Press:

4:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

JAMES Haskell might be showbiz, but he is an A list star for Wasps on the field.

Wasps suffer fresh injury blow

Bucks Free Press:

3:39pm Monday 15th September 2014

WASPS hope Ruaridh Jackson will be back in action sooner rather than later after he had to be stretchered off against Northampton Saints yesterday.

Young: We've stood toe to toe with the best two teams in the Premiership

Bucks Free Press: Dai Young

5:47pm Sunday 14th September 2014

WASPS are celebrating their first victory over Northampton Saints in almost five years tonight after they secured a sensational 20-16 triumph at Adams Park today.

Wasps stun Premiership champions in Wycombe thriller

Bucks Free Press:

4:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

IF Wasps were frustrated from losing to last season’s Premiership finalists, they took out their grievances and then some on Premiership winners Northampton Saints with a breathtaking victory at Adams Park today.

Ahead of Saints visit, Young recalls his 'worst feeling all season'

Bucks Free Press:

3:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

THERE won’t be many who saw Northampton Saints’ 50-point destruction of Gloucester who will be expecting them to slip up against Wasps on Sunday.

Johnson: There are no more excuses now

Bucks Free Press:

1:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

ASHLEY Johnson says his Wasps team-mates need to take individual responsibility to avoid those last-minute blues.

Varndell up to speed for Saints

Bucks Free Press:

10:07am Thursday 11th September 2014

TOM Varndell is in contention for a recall for Wasps’ game against Northampton Saints on Sunday.

Howe and Helu start for Wasps A

Bucks Free Press:

5:20pm Monday 8th September 2014

WILL Helu and Marlow's Tom Howe will start for Wasps A against Harlequins at The Stoop tonight.

Young phlegmatic as Double Header curse strikes again

Bucks Free Press:

3:34pm Monday 8th September 2014

WASPS fans might look ruefully at a marginal call in the last minute after yet another agonising Twickenham defeat on Saturday, but director of rugby Dai Young admits that would be papering over the cracks.

Young: TMO not to blame for defeat

Bucks Free Press: Dai Young

5:39pm Saturday 6th September 2014

DAI Young disagreed with the last minute TMO call that cost Wasps victory at Twickenham today, but said they were their own worst enemies in a 34-28 loss to Saracens.

Wade double in vain as Wasps go down to last-minute TMO try

Bucks Free Press: Christian Wade and Joe Launchbury will start for England on Saturday

5:36pm Saturday 6th September 2014

WASPS are getting used to Twickenham torment.

Six of the best: Wasps prepare for testing start

Bucks Free Press:

2:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

LIFE doesn’t get much easier for Wasps after kicking off their Aviva Premiership season against Saracens tomorrow.

Wasps aiming to emulate the Saracens template

Bucks Free Press:

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

WASPS admit Saracens are a team they’d love to copy.

Wasps give Wade clean bill of health on eve of Premiership season

Bucks Free Press:

4:50pm Thursday 4th September 2014

WASPS have declared Christian Wade 100 per cent fit on the eve of the new Aviva Premiership season.

Wasps captain compares 2003 back row with class of 2014

Bucks Free Press:

3:14pm Thursday 4th September 2014

WHEN Wasps captain James Haskell first broke into the squad he joined a back row unit as combative and competitive as any in the land.

Young ranks this season's priorities

Bucks Free Press:

7:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

DESPITE a summer of strengthening, Wasps are still unlikely to figure strongly in the LV=Cup this season, with Dai Young admitting it’s third in their list of priorities.

Wasps have made major strides, but are they gaining ground?

Bucks Free Press:

2:51pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WASPS signed off last season saying they wanted to improve their squad by up to 30 per cent during the summer.

Wasps tight-lipped on potential move

Bucks Free Press:

9:24am Monday 1st September 2014

WASPS have been linked with a move to Coventry's Ricoh Arena but the club are only saying 'the search for a permanent home is continuing'.

‘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.

Jennifer Phyllis Smith

1:51am Friday 18th July 2014

Jennifer Phyllis Smith Dearest Mum wishing you a Very Happy 70th Birthday on 17th July 2014! Love always Karen, Linda & Martin xxx

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.


Wasps on the web

Bayonne 13-13 Wasps (link)

bbc.co.uk 10:13pm Sat 8 Dec 12

Christian Wade's try helps Wasps hold onto top spot of Pool 3 with a 13-13 Amlin Challenge Cup draw at Bayonne.

A bit of a moan... (link)

rugbynetwork.net 4:48pm Fri 15 Aug 14

Not long ago Wasps were on the brink of bankruptcy. It could easily have seen the end of one of the biggest names in…

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