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Aviva Premiership Preview

Over the summer months we have seen the British & Irish Lions make history in Australia, England secure a series victory in Argentina and the Rugby Championship prove once again that New Zealand are the team to beat. Now it’s time to once again divert our rugby eyes … Continue reading

Blues and Wales Number 8 Andy Powell Joins London Wasps

London Wasps have confirmed that Welsh international Andy Powell has signed with the club ahead of the 2010/11 season. Powell completes Wasps’ recruitment ahead of the new season, signing an initial one-year contract, and the powerful back-row forward brings with him a wealth of experience after five … Continue reading

Lovell Rugby Round Up From Around The Globe #3

The All Blacks have named their travelling party for the upcoming Bledisloe cup game and tour of Europe. For the games against Australia, then Tests against Wales, Italy, England and France follow with a match against the Barbarians in December rounding off the trip. The big surprise … Continue reading

Canterbury Unveil London Wasps new Shirt As Well as Announcing Tom Rees as their new Captain

London Wasps have confirmed today their new partnership with Canterbury of New Zealand, as they were again named as Wasps Official Kit Provider for the next three seasons with a £700,000 agreement. Canterbury and Wasps have enjoyed a long association and with the new terms agreed, the … Continue reading

Sackey Ruled out for England Summer Tour Of Argentina

England wing Paul Sackey has been ruled out of the summer tour to Argentina due to a broken leg. The Wasps finisher aggravated an injury two weeks ago playing against Bristol and a scan has revealed he faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines. “I have broken … Continue reading

Haskell to Make Stade Francais U-Turn?

Speculation in the English press indicates that Wasps flanker James Haskell is set to turn down a lucrative move to Stade Français and join Bath instead. Haskell made headlines in February when he announced that he was part of a group of England players set to move to France, but theEvening Standard has reported that he reconsidering … Continue reading

Wasps International Star trio set for move to French League

Departing Wasps loose forward James Haskell has insisted his lucrative move to play rugby in France will not jeopardise his England prospects. The 23-year-old, who has signed with Stade Français, is one of three England players leaving Premiership champions Wasps at the end of the season to … Continue reading

Wasps flanker Tom Rees out of action for eight weeks

Wasps flanker Tom Rees has confessed he is to be out for eight weeks – therefore missing the opening three matches of the Six Nations at least – after tearing a medial ligament in his knee. Rees, whose Six Nations campaign was curtailed by the same injury … Continue reading

Lovell Rugby Match of the Week: London Wasps (24) v Harlequins (18)

Wasps resisted Harlequins’ now-traditional fightback to record a hugely physical 24-18 victory over their London rivals at Adams Park on Sunday, thereby opening a welcomed gulf between themselves and the relegation zone. Wasps coach Shaun Edwards had told his under-performing players that the next month will make … Continue reading