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#Wasps

# wasps - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Premiership 'like Leinster v Munster every single week' -- Gopperth
# Once A Blue...
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# Once A Blue...

Premiership 'like Leinster v Munster every single week' -- Gopperth

Mar 30th 2017, 7:23 AM 11,560 Views 20 Comments

The former Leinster 10 spoke about the merits of the Premiership, shifting in to 12 and defensive adaptations.

# wasps - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Henshaw eager to 'exploit' Wasps defence as he prepares for quarter-final bow
# Midfield General
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# Midfield General

Henshaw eager to 'exploit' Wasps defence as he prepares for quarter-final bow

Mar 28th 2017, 3:00 PM 6,046 Views 16 Comments

The Athlone man is steadily forging a strong defensive relationship not only with Garry Ringrose, but also Jonathan Sexton.

Lancaster maintaining phaseplay focus to help Leinster overcome Wasps
# Rhythm And Blues
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# Rhythm And Blues

Lancaster maintaining phaseplay focus to help Leinster overcome Wasps

Mar 28th 2017, 7:45 AM 7,091 Views 9 Comments

“You should try and play as much unstructured rugby in training as possible.”

# wasps - Monday 27 March, 2017

Sexton fit for Wasps week, but Leinster will keep assessing Conan calf issue
# Champions Cup
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# Champions Cup

Sexton fit for Wasps week, but Leinster will keep assessing Conan calf issue

Mar 27th 2017, 2:31 PM 5,321 Views 17 Comments

Senior coach Stuart Lancaster says Zane Kirchner, Dave Kearney and Sean Cronin are all back fit in time for the European knock-out stage.

# wasps - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Kurtley Beale will leave Wasps and head home in good time for the 2019 World Cup
# Due South
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# Due South

Kurtley Beale will leave Wasps and head home in good time for the 2019 World Cup

Mar 9th 2017, 4:36 PM 5,700 Views 3 Comments

Though not until well after he takes on Leinster in the Champions Cup.

# wasps - Monday 27 February, 2017

Boost for Leinster and Ireland as Van der Flier is well ahead of schedule with shoulder recovery
# Injury News
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# Injury News

Boost for Leinster and Ireland as Van der Flier is well ahead of schedule with shoulder recovery

Feb 27th 2017, 2:29 PM 4,877 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old could return to action in time for the Six Nations clash against England on 18 March.

# wasps - Monday 19 December, 2016

'Traditionally 20 gets you there' - Connacht have shot at quarter-final
# All To Play For
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# All To Play For

'Traditionally 20 gets you there' - Connacht have shot at quarter-final

Dec 19th 2016, 8:25 AM 7,099 Views 7 Comments

Wasps head coach Dai Young was surprised Connacht were allowed to go to the corner at the death.

# wasps - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Connacht's victory over Wasps marred by late try that 'should not have been awarded'
# Officiating Error
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# Officiating Error

Connacht's victory over Wasps marred by late try that 'should not have been awarded'

Dec 18th 2016, 5:30 PM 15,300 Views 49 Comments

The EPCR have confirmed that the result still stands.

# wasps - Saturday 17 December, 2016

'It's an example of what Connacht people are about' - Lam hails Carty
# Composure
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# Composure

'It's an example of what Connacht people are about' - Lam hails Carty

Dec 17th 2016, 8:53 PM 11,279 Views 7 Comments

The Connacht out-half nailed a last-gasp penalty to secure a win against Wasps.

Carty the hero as Connacht grab stunning late win over Wasps
# Last Gasp
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# Last Gasp

Carty the hero as Connacht grab stunning late win over Wasps

Dec 17th 2016, 7:39 PM 24,072 Views 19 Comments

The Connacht out-half won it with the last kick of the game.

As it happened: Connacht v Wasps, Champions Cup From The42
Live Dec 17th 2016, 4:30 PM

As it happened: Connacht v Wasps, Champions Cup

# wasps - Friday 16 December, 2016

International back three in place as injury-hit Connacht welcome Wasps
# Champions Cup
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# Champions Cup

International back three in place as injury-hit Connacht welcome Wasps

Dec 16th 2016, 12:10 PM 7,790 Views 6 Comments

New signing Naulia Dawai is among the replacements after Pat Lam ran out of understudies for Jack Carty.

# wasps - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

'You need money, we don’t have money to do that': Connacht look within squad during injury crisis
# Last Backs Standing
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# Last Backs Standing

'You need money, we don’t have money to do that': Connacht look within squad during injury crisis

Dec 14th 2016, 6:17 AM 8,913 Views 22 Comments

Jack Carty is the last 10 standing in Connacht, with his younger brother Luke the next in line.

# wasps - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Big blow for Connacht as Springbok-capped Boshoff out until March
# Kicker
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# Kicker

Big blow for Connacht as Springbok-capped Boshoff out until March

Dec 13th 2016, 6:00 AM 7,577 Views 29 Comments

Pat Lam had hoped Boshoff would provide a strong place-kicking option at out-half.

# wasps - Monday 12 December, 2016

'That's what makes these guys stronger, that's what Connacht's about'
# Optimism
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# Optimism

'That's what makes these guys stronger, that's what Connacht's about'

Dec 12th 2016, 6:30 AM 3,666 Views 3 Comments

Pat Lam was pleased his players delivered work rate after a difficult week out west.

# wasps - Sunday 11 December, 2016

'I think there’s a big fine around the corner if I said what I really thought'
# Sin Bin
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# Sin Bin

'I think there’s a big fine around the corner if I said what I really thought'

Dec 11th 2016, 4:44 PM 16,817 Views 3 Comments

Wasps’ Dai Young wasn’t happy with Kurtley Beale’s yellow card but had praise for the defeated Connacht.

Connacht 'deflated' with defeat to Wasps and must now worry over injury toll
# Pointless
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# Pointless

Connacht 'deflated' with defeat to Wasps and must now worry over injury toll

Dec 11th 2016, 4:11 PM 6,514 Views 4 Comments

Pat Lam rued his side’s failure to score after getting back to within three points in the second half.

Lam's Connacht left empty handed in frustrating defeat to Wasps
# Error Strewn
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# Error Strewn

Lam's Connacht left empty handed in frustrating defeat to Wasps

Dec 11th 2016, 2:54 PM 15,866 Views 20 Comments

Pat Lam’s men were dire at the lineout and missed crucial chances from the tee.

As it happened: Wasps v Connacht, Champions Cup From The42
Live Dec 11th 2016, 12:00 PM

As it happened: Wasps v Connacht, Champions Cup

Lam created a legacy for Connacht that will live long beyond his departure
# Built To Last
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# Built To Last

Lam created a legacy for Connacht that will live long beyond his departure

Dec 11th 2016, 1:12 AM 3,884 Views 5 Comments

‘Bad timing’ won’t be an issue for a very focused group of Connacht players.

# wasps - Friday 9 December, 2016

Marmion and Dillane return to Connacht side ahead of trip to Wasps
# XV
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# XV

Marmion and Dillane return to Connacht side ahead of trip to Wasps

Dec 9th 2016, 12:31 PM 7,772 Views 13 Comments

Niyi Adeolokun is also back from international duty to take his place.

# wasps - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Moore excited by Wasps' rugby but still has big Ireland ambitions
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Moore excited by Wasps' rugby but still has big Ireland ambitions

Oct 16th 2016, 9:00 AM 10,641 Views 20 Comments

The 25-year-old tighthead is enjoying the high-tempo approach under Dai Young.

# wasps - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Stung rapid: Wasps destroy Zebre in 82-14 drubbing
# Oh Dear
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# Oh Dear

Stung rapid: Wasps destroy Zebre in 82-14 drubbing

Oct 15th 2016, 2:59 PM 5,930 Views 10 Comments

It was a day to forget for the Italian side.

# wasps - Monday 26 September, 2016

A little Danny Cipriani magic set up a glorious coast-to-coast try from Wasps
# From Way Downtown
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# From Way Downtown

A little Danny Cipriani magic set up a glorious coast-to-coast try from Wasps

Sep 26th 2016, 11:09 AM 6,593 Views 5 Comments

Ex-Leinster man Jimmy Gopperth finished off under the posts after Wasps found a very non-textbook way off their own five-metre line.

# wasps - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Cullen pays tribute to 'immense', 'brilliant athlete' Reddan ahead of final bow
# Serial Winner
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# Serial Winner

Cullen pays tribute to 'immense', 'brilliant athlete' Reddan ahead of final bow

Jun 23rd 2016, 5:18 PM 6,121 Views 7 Comments

‘When he came off the bench, you could feel the intensity going up,’ says Keith Earls.

# wasps - Monday 16 May, 2016

Successful surgery puts Beale back on track to play for Wasps this year
# Kurt Hurt
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# Kurt Hurt

Successful surgery puts Beale back on track to play for Wasps this year

May 16th 2016, 9:24 AM 4,994 Views 8 Comments

It was initially feared that the Wallaby would be forced to sit out a year of rugby to recover.

# wasps - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Scrum Doctor Bracken taking Connacht and Wasps lessons into coaching
# Specialist
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# Specialist

Scrum Doctor Bracken taking Connacht and Wasps lessons into coaching

May 14th 2016, 9:30 AM 11,272 Views 17 Comments

A Heineken Cup-winning prop, Peter Bracken has developed a scrum-coaching business.

# wasps - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Saracens look unstoppable in European semi-final with a sideshow feel
# Champions Cup
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# Champions Cup

Saracens look unstoppable in European semi-final with a sideshow feel

Apr 23rd 2016, 5:19 PM 12,297 Views 34 Comments

Mark McCall’s men are going to Lyon where, hopefully, there will be a much bigger crowd to see them in action.

# wasps - Friday 11 March, 2016

'That's a huge sum of money' - Wasps closing in on Kurtley Beale
# Sent To Coventry
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# Sent To Coventry

'That's a huge sum of money' - Wasps closing in on Kurtley Beale

Mar 11th 2016, 9:11 AM 8,098 Views 7 Comments

Reports in Australia claim the Wallabies star is on the verge of signing a lucrative two-year deal.

# wasps - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Danny Cipriani's return home to Wasps has been officially confirmed
# Danny Boy
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# Danny Boy

Danny Cipriani's return home to Wasps has been officially confirmed

Feb 16th 2016, 1:18 PM 5,141 Views 5 Comments

The 28-year-old first played for the club as a teenager.

# wasps - Friday 22 January, 2016

Sexton to captain Leinster for first time as Cullen rings changes
# Follow The Leader
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# Follow The Leader

Sexton to captain Leinster for first time as Cullen rings changes

Jan 22nd 2016, 12:34 PM 10,483 Views 32 Comments

There have been 11 switches made from the side that defeated Bath last weekend.

# wasps - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Nothing to play for, but pride in the jersey for Jonathan Sexton
# Marks Out Of 10
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# Marks Out Of 10

Nothing to play for, but pride in the jersey for Jonathan Sexton

Jan 21st 2016, 6:45 PM 9,339 Views 16 Comments

And maybe a bit more form in the bank wouldn’t go amiss either.

Rory Best 'the ideal candidate to take over' Irish captaincy, says Johnny Sexton
# You're The Best Around
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# You're The Best Around

Rory Best 'the ideal candidate to take over' Irish captaincy, says Johnny Sexton

Jan 21st 2016, 2:55 PM 10,830 Views 14 Comments

The out-half reckons it was an easy decision for Joe Schmidt.

# wasps - Sunday 17 January, 2016

That's why they're champions... Toulon crash into 1/4 final places with last gasp win over Wasps
# Late Great Show
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# Late Great Show

That's why they're champions... Toulon crash into 1/4 final places with last gasp win over Wasps

Jan 17th 2016, 5:46 PM 13,536 Views 13 Comments

Ma’a Nonu combined to break Wasps resistance, and severely damage Ulster’s hope.

# wasps - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Ex-Leinster centre Macken signs new deal with Premiership side Wasps
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Ex-Leinster centre Macken signs new deal with Premiership side Wasps

Jan 13th 2016, 3:31 PM 8,453 Views 22 Comments

The 24-year-old joined Dai Young’s squad last summer.

# wasps - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Clermont take revenge on Exeter in Champions Cup
# Hammering
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# Hammering

Clermont take revenge on Exeter in Champions Cup

Dec 20th 2015, 7:52 PM 4,658 Views 0 Comments

David Strettle, Alexandre Lapandry and Fritz Lee were among the try scorers.

# wasps - Sunday 13 December, 2015

George Ford was ice cold under pressure, nailing this game-winning touchline conversion
# Ford Fiesta
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# Ford Fiesta

George Ford was ice cold under pressure, nailing this game-winning touchline conversion

Dec 13th 2015, 8:08 PM 11,697 Views 5 Comments

Mike Ford’s 22-year-old son ensured his club maintain their 100% record ahead of the return fixture next weekend.

# wasps - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Sean O'Brien seeing a specialist today in the hope of clearing up inner ear issue
# Vestibular Impairment
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# Vestibular Impairment

Sean O'Brien seeing a specialist today in the hope of clearing up inner ear issue

Dec 8th 2015, 2:12 PM 5,976 Views 5 Comments

The Tullow Tank’s unusual injury has persisted and a poor prognosis could impact Joe Schmidt’s plans for the Six Nations.

# wasps - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

'Probably the worst day most of us have had in a Leinster jersey': Wasps defeat still stings Johnny Sexton
# Uphill Battle
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# Uphill Battle

'Probably the worst day most of us have had in a Leinster jersey': Wasps defeat still stings Johnny Sexton

Nov 17th 2015, 4:25 PM 6,977 Views 18 Comments

The out-half remains frustrated as he felt Leinster were in control of Sunday’s Pool 5 clash… until they weren’t.

# wasps - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Charles Piutau gave Ulster fans an exciting glimpse of the future in Dublin
# Star Signing
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# Star Signing

Charles Piutau gave Ulster fans an exciting glimpse of the future in Dublin

Nov 15th 2015, 7:03 PM 10,699 Views 32 Comments

The All Black-capped fullback was sensational for Wasps as they beat Leinster.