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Wasps Confirm Elliot Daly Will Leave Club At The End Of The Season

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Wasps have confirmed that Elliot Daly will leave the club at the end of the season.  Daly has made 188 appearances for Wasps scoring 404 points for the club and he triggered a release clause in his contract according to Director of Rugby Dai Young. “Elliot triggered a release clause in his contract and despite our best efforts to keep him …

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Wasps Confirm Signing Of Toomaga-Allen From Hurricanes

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New Zealand international prop Jeff Toomaga-Allen will be joining Wasps from Super Rugby’s Hurricanes next season, the Premiership club announced on Thursday. Toomaga-Allen is the second All Black signed by Wasps this week following their announcement on Wednesday that centre Malakai Fekitoa will join them from Top 14 side Toulon next season. “To bring someone of Jeff’s calibre to the …

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Johnny Sexton Ruled Out Of Leinster’s Trip To Wasps

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Leinster have confirmed that Johnny Sexton has been ruled out of the province’s final Champions Cup clash with Wasps at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday.  The eastern province provided an injury update at their media briefing today and they confirmed that Sexton is “continuing to rehab a tendon issue in his knee” and “will not be involved this weekend”. Luke …

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Nathan Hughes Will Leave Wasps For Bristol Next Season

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Bristol Bears have announced that they have signed England international back-row Nathan Hughes ahead of the 2019/20 season.  Hughes has signed a three-year deal which will keep him with his new club until the end of the 2021/22 season. “It’s tremendous to secure Nathan’s signing and to see how excited he is about coming to Bristol and helping us realise …

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Blackadder Backs “Class” Faletau To Be Fit For Six Nations

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Bath boss Todd Blackadder believes Taulupe Faletau is on course to take his place in the Wales squad for the Six Nations Championship. The British and Irish Lions back-row put 13 weeks on the sidelines with a broken arm behind him during a barnstorming return in an 18-16 win over Wasps in the European Champions Cup on Saturday. It was …

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Harlequins Issue Ward With One-Game Ban For Stamping

Harlequins have given Dave Ward a one-game ban for stamping but cleared the hooker of spitting at an opponent, the London club announced Sunday. The incident that led to Ward’s suspension took place in the 11th minute of Quins’ 20-13 English Premiership win over Wasps on Saturday. Ward appeared to spit in the direction of Thomas Young before stepping on …

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Saracens Star Lozowski Puts Boot Into Former Club Wasps

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Alex Lozowski showed little mercy to his former side Wasps on Saturday contributing 19 points in Premiership champions Saracens 29-6 victory. Lozowski’s points haul included converting the only two tries of the contest — by England hooker Jamie George and lock Nick Isiekwe — which stretched the Saracens Premiership win streak to nine matches this term and 16 in all …

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Wasps’ Christian Wade Retires From Rugby At 27

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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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Watch: Sinoti Sinoti Embarrassed Wasps’ Defence With Glorious Run

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Newcastle Falcons‘ flying Samoan winger Sinoti Sinoti produced a stunning piece of skill which resulted in a crucial try for his side in their Friday night clash with Wasps at Kingston Park.  The 33-year-old picked the ball up on the wing before produced a dizzying side step which left Marcus Watson on his backside. He then powered through the tackle …

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Will Spencer Given Four Week Ban After This Tackle

Leicester Tigers will be without the services of Will Spencer for the next month after a ban was issued to the player. The lock was given a red card during the Tigers’ defeat to Wasps at the weekend for a challenge that was deemed a ‘dangerous tackle’ on Tommy Taylor. Having appeared before an independent disciplinary panel, Spencer was given …

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Ashley Johnson Receives Suspension After Testing Positive For Hydrochlorothiazide

Wasps’ Ashley Johnson has received a suspension for testing positive for Hydrochlorothiazide.  Following the decision of an independent national anti-doping panel, Johnson has been suspended from all sporting activity for six months. Johnson tested positive for the presence of a specified substance, hydrochlorothiazide (S5 Diuretics and Masking Agents), following an out-of-competition test at the Premiership club. The South African’s urine sample …

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Watch: Owen Farrell Cuts Open Wasps As Saracens Produce Rampant Start

Saracens have produced a blistering start to their Aviva Premiership semi-final against Wasps at Allianz Park.   Mark McCall’s side registered a try just after two minutes when Alex Lozowski touched down under the posts but most of the credit must go to Owen Farrell who should some great awareness to cut right through the heart of the Wasps defence. Farrell …

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Predictions Ahead Of This Weekend’s Premiership Semi-Finals

Saturday sees the Premiership semi-finals take place and we’re set for two mouth-watering encounters.  First up, Saracens host Wasps at Allianz Park (KO 12:30) before the later clash of the Exeter Chiefs and Newcastle Falcons (KO 15:30). Here we take a look at the matchday 23s for each side and predict who will contest the Twickenham final next weekend, with …

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James Haskell Signs For Northampton On One-Year Contract

Experienced England flanker James Haskell will trade Wasps for a spot at Northampton next season in order to keep his international aspirations alive. Earlier today we reported that Danny Cipriani would be leaving Wasps at the end of this season – shunning a move abroad in favour of working towards a spot at next year’s World Cup by signing with Premiership …

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