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Wasps’ Christian Wade Retires From Rugby At 27

Wasps v Bath Rugby - Aviva Premiership

Wasps winger, Christian Wade has announced his retirement from rugby with immediate effect amid reports that he is pursuing a move to the NFL. In a statement the club said that they were “disappointed” with the news, adding that “numerous discussions” were held to try and convince the player to stay. ? Club Statement – Christian Wade ➡️ https://t.co/xQIQ20GClg pic.twitter.com/RvHemMkxBs …

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Wasps Release Statement On Christian Wade NFL Report

Christian Wade

Reports of Christian Wade’s imminent departure from rugby union to American football took everyone by surprise when the news emerged on Thursday night.  By all accounts, the move seems to be a done deal but which franchise he is set to join and in what type of capacity remains unclear. The winger was left out of the Wasps squad in …

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Christian Wade Set For Sensational Move To NFL

Christian Wade is about to make a serious career change at the age of just 27. The Englishman has been a regular at Wasps since 2011, and is third in the all-time Premiership try-scorers list, clocking in at 82 tries. But he has failed to make a similar impact at international level, earning just a solitary cap for his country. …

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Watch: James Haskell Loses It With England Teammate Joe Marler As Pair Nearly Come To Blows

Wasps and England back-rower James Haskell lost it with England teammate Joe Marler during his team’s 24-21 defeat to Harlequins today. In a drawn-out scuffle, the experienced flanker takes umbrage to Marler pulling his scrum-cap, so decides to wrestle him to the ground and after a bit of grappling on the floor, the pair are separated. With the matter seemingly …

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England Watch: Which Players Are Pushing For International Honours?

After last weekend’s round of the Aviva Premiership, a number of up-and-coming and fringe England-qualified players made their mark in the latest series of exciting matches in the country’s top domestic competition. We take a look at the individuals giving Eddie Jones and the rest of his coaching team something to think about. Top EQP Tacklers Exeter Chiefs’ 34-15 triumph …

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The England ‘Forgotten’ XV

With England being spoilt for choice in terms of depth and the quality of talent available to the coaching team, we take a look at the players who have largely been ignored since the Eddie Jones era began back in December 2015. David Wilson One of three tighthead props in Stuart Lancaster’s 2015 World Cup squad, experienced head Wilson has …

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The “I Can’t Believe They Were Picked By The Lions” XV

Melbourne Rebels v British & Irish Lions

Every four years we are told how special it is to be selected by the Lions and how those players rank among a unique few to have worn the famous red jersey. However, thanks to overeager broadcasters replaying tapes of hair-raising speeches and famous tries, so much of what made the Lions extraordinary is becoming mundane. In fact, the mythology once associated …

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Does England Selection Favour Certain Clubs?

Does being at one club make you more likely to represent England than another? We take a look at the players who have been capped since the beginning of Stuart Lancaster’s time in charge and see if there are any correlations between capped players and the clubs they play at. This writer recently wrote a piece where it was suggested …

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British And Irish Lions 2017: English Options On The Wings

GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Anthony Watson of Bath breaks clear to score the first try during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester and Bath at Kingsholm Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

In the twelfth article in this series analyses, here are the options Warren Gatland has on the wings for the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand. Due to the extent of the depth in this position in each of the four nations, this article will be split into four separate pieces with each one focusing on the …

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The England ‘I Can’t Believe He’s Not Been Picked!’ XV

Every England fan has been there. Whenever a squad is announced, there are always a few players that a supporter would like to see included but is sad to see them missing out. To Eddie Jones’ credit, he has done a superb job of balancing youth with experience, raw talent with reliability and consistency. Yet even when the Australian is …

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Watch: Christian Wade Beats Six Defenders Before Scoring Wonder Try For Wasps

Wasps v Bath Rugby - Aviva Premiership

While England fans maybe divided over whether or not Christian Wade has the physical characteristics to play international rugby, most will agree that he is one of the Premiership’s most exciting wingers. Armed with lightening pace and a devastating step, Wade evades defenders in a similar vein to Shane Williams. Indeed, once Wasps put the diminutive winger into space, opponents …

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