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#Wasps

# wasps - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Clermont take revenge on Exeter in Champions Cup
# Hammering
From The42
# 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
From The42
# 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
From The42
# 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
From The42
# 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
From The42
# Star Signing

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

Nov 15th 2015, 7:03 PM 10,699 Views 30 Comments

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

Sexton's struggles, quiet leaders and more talking points from Leinster's loss
# Dark Day
From The42
# Dark Day

Sexton's struggles, quiet leaders and more talking points from Leinster's loss

Nov 15th 2015, 4:17 PM 14,504 Views 23 Comments

Leinster were well beaten on an individual and collective basis at the RDS.

Leinster 'have a mountain to climb' after home walloping, admits Leo Cullen
# Badly Stung
From The42
# Badly Stung

Leinster 'have a mountain to climb' after home walloping, admits Leo Cullen

Nov 15th 2015, 3:24 PM 7,958 Views 38 Comments

Leinster head to Bath and Toulon in their next two European outings.

European disaster for Leinster as Cullen's men go down to Wasps at the RDS
# Shambles
From The42
# Shambles

European disaster for Leinster as Cullen's men go down to Wasps at the RDS

Nov 15th 2015, 2:56 PM 38,216 Views 178 Comments

The Irish province were shockingly poor against Dai Youngs’ energetic side.

As it happened: Leinster v Wasps, Champions Cup From The42
Live Nov 15th 2015, 1:25 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Wasps, Champions Cup

Captain Isa Nacewa withdrawn from Leinster side to face Wasps, Madigan starts
# Ian For Isa
From The42
# Ian For Isa

Captain Isa Nacewa withdrawn from Leinster side to face Wasps, Madigan starts

Nov 15th 2015, 10:28 AM 7,862 Views 16 Comments

The fullback jarred his knee on Tuesday.

# wasps - Friday 13 November, 2015

Nine changes for Leinster ahead of Cullen's Champions Cup bow
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Nine changes for Leinster ahead of Cullen's Champions Cup bow

Nov 13th 2015, 12:34 PM 8,948 Views 36 Comments

Eoin Reddan will start at scrum-half against his former club.

Cullen's demands mean no hiding places as SOB recognises Leinster's raised standards
# New Leaf
From The42
# New Leaf

Cullen's demands mean no hiding places as SOB recognises Leinster's raised standards

Nov 13th 2015, 7:15 AM 6,665 Views 7 Comments

Sean O’Brien believes Leinster’s training standards slipped under Matt O’Connor

# wasps - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Champions Cup can be just the tonic for World Cup heartache says Shane Horgan
# Big Ask
From The42
# Big Ask

Champions Cup can be just the tonic for World Cup heartache says Shane Horgan

Nov 12th 2015, 10:37 PM 4,211 Views 3 Comments

However, the former Leinster winger says his team will find this year’s competition difficult.

'To line up alongside Gordon D'Arcy and Brian O'Driscoll was unbelievable'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'To line up alongside Gordon D'Arcy and Brian O'Driscoll was unbelievable'

Nov 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 16,270 Views 22 Comments

Brendan Macken has settled into life at Wasps after leaving home province Leinster.

# wasps - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'It's not just white noise with Isa': Leinster adjusting to quietly effective new leaders
# Champions Cup
From The42
# Champions Cup

'It's not just white noise with Isa': Leinster adjusting to quietly effective new leaders

Nov 10th 2015, 7:00 AM 6,660 Views 10 Comments

With a rookie head and backs coach, Leinster need every last leader to get off to a good start in the Pool of Death.

# wasps - Monday 9 November, 2015

'Wasps have Christian Wade, but we have Mike Ross': Leinster big guns ready for shoot-out
# All The Way Mike
From The42
# All The Way Mike

'Wasps have Christian Wade, but we have Mike Ross': Leinster big guns ready for shoot-out

Nov 9th 2015, 3:31 PM 6,828 Views 12 Comments

Leinster will see your 41 tries, Christian Wade, and raise you two Mike Ross specials.

# wasps - Friday 22 May, 2015

Wasps could play with an Irish centre pairing next season after confirming 4 new signings
# Buzzing
From The42
# Buzzing

Wasps could play with an Irish centre pairing next season after confirming 4 new signings

May 22nd 2015, 3:03 PM 9,911 Views 7 Comments

Dai Young has recruited two Dubliners with a 10-year age gap.

# wasps - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Seremaia Bai will think twice before using headbutts to clear out a ruck again
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Seremaia Bai will think twice before using headbutts to clear out a ruck again

May 9th 2015, 8:04 PM 11,425 Views 9 Comments

The Leicester centre was red-carded today against Wasps.

# wasps - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Andy Goode hung his Wasps team-mate all the way out to dry for bailing on a charity event
# Wading In
From The42
# Wading In

Andy Goode hung his Wasps team-mate all the way out to dry for bailing on a charity event

Apr 16th 2015, 4:53 PM 9,643 Views 4 Comments

They won’t be team-mates for long, but still.

# wasps - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Wasps have signed an Ireland international centre on loan From The42

Wasps have signed an Ireland international centre on loan

Feb 10th 2015, 1:06 PM 11,349 Views 7 Comments

33-year-old James Downey has been struggling for first-team games at Glasgow this season.

# wasps - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Ashley Johnson has been cited for this challenge on Leinster's Dave Kearney
# Dangerous
From The42
# Dangerous

Ashley Johnson has been cited for this challenge on Leinster's Dave Kearney

Jan 27th 2015, 7:14 PM 7,734 Views 14 Comments

The Leinster wing’s involvement in the Six Nations is in doubt due to a shoulder injury.

# wasps - Monday 26 January, 2015

Wasps have confirmed the signing of an explosive All Blacks wing
# Transfer
From The42
# Transfer

Wasps have confirmed the signing of an explosive All Blacks wing

Jan 26th 2015, 12:19 PM 9,646 Views 2 Comments

Jimmy Gopperth will have some incredible firepower in his backline next season.

# wasps - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching
# Lukey Fitz
From The42
# Lukey Fitz

Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching

Jan 25th 2015, 7:30 AM 6,123 Views 20 Comments

Leinster’s outside centre put in a superb defensive display against Wasps.

# wasps - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Madigan: 'There have been times when I've thought I'm better than I actually was'
# Confidence
From The42
# Confidence

Madigan: 'There have been times when I've thought I'm better than I actually was'

Jan 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 18,303 Views 15 Comments

The Leinster man sat down with The42 to talk about his work with sports psychologist Enda McNulty.

'It's what European rugby's all about': Heaslip relishing intensity of pool decider with Wasps
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'It's what European rugby's all about': Heaslip relishing intensity of pool decider with Wasps

Jan 24th 2015, 6:00 AM 3,267 Views 5 Comments

Jamie Heaslip speaks briefly about his shoulder (and breakfast plans) before today’s crunch tie.

# wasps - Friday 23 January, 2015

Pressure? Leinster comfortable in control of their own Champions Cup destiny
# All Coming Together
From The42
# All Coming Together

Pressure? Leinster comfortable in control of their own Champions Cup destiny

Jan 23rd 2015, 7:45 AM 3,632 Views 7 Comments

Leinster can simplify their passage to the knockout stages and that has Matt O’Connor seeming remarkably chilled out.

# wasps - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash
# Gratitude
From The42
# Gratitude

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash

Jan 21st 2015, 6:00 AM 4,335 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old admits he feels ‘indebted’ to the Premiership club, with whom he won a Heineken Cup and Premiership.

# wasps - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Healy and O'Brien could make injury return for Wolfhounds, but won't face Wasps
# Take The Power Back
From The42
# Take The Power Back

Healy and O'Brien could make injury return for Wolfhounds, but won't face Wasps

Jan 20th 2015, 4:16 PM 6,330 Views 9 Comments

However, Leinster say they hope to have them in harness when the Dragons visit in mid February.

# wasps - Monday 19 January, 2015

Leinster remain hopeful of Healy or O'Brien involvement against Wasps
# Getting Close
From The42
# Getting Close

Leinster remain hopeful of Healy or O'Brien involvement against Wasps

Jan 19th 2015, 3:10 PM 9,995 Views 20 Comments

Captain Jamie Heaslip is suffering no ill effects after a ‘bit of a bang’ on the shoulder against Castres.

# wasps - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'I've had a great time at Leinster' - Gopperth move to Wasps confirmed
# Gopps
From The42
# Gopps

'I've had a great time at Leinster' - Gopperth move to Wasps confirmed

Jan 7th 2015, 1:23 PM 5,517 Views 14 Comments

The New Zealand native will replace Andy Goode at the Premiership club.

# wasps - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Wasps sting Castres for 7 tries as they pull within a point of Leinster in Pool 2
# 10-try Thriller
From The42
# 10-try Thriller

Wasps sting Castres for 7 tries as they pull within a point of Leinster in Pool 2

Dec 14th 2014, 3:07 PM 2,289 Views 0 Comments

The Coventry-bound club had the bonus point wrapped up after 40 minutes.

# wasps - Sunday 19 October, 2014

5 talking points after Leinster beat Wasps at the RDS
# Big Issues
From The42
# Big Issues

5 talking points after Leinster beat Wasps at the RDS

Oct 19th 2014, 8:38 PM 8,302 Views 16 Comments

Heaslip’s work rate, Fanning’s tries, individual errors, the back row and inconsistency.

# wasps - Monday 13 October, 2014

Snapshot: 'Outstanding athlete' Ben Te'o had his first Leinster training session today
# Convert
From The42
# Convert

Snapshot: 'Outstanding athlete' Ben Te'o had his first Leinster training session today

Oct 13th 2014, 2:58 PM 9,763 Views 15 Comments

Welcome to rugby union, pal!

5 pressing questions for Leinster heading into the Champions Cup
# Big Issues
From The42
# Big Issues

5 pressing questions for Leinster heading into the Champions Cup

Oct 13th 2014, 12:00 PM 13,065 Views 28 Comments

First-choice 10, ball carriers, Conor O’Shea’s exciting ‘Quins, Luke Fitzgerald and Castres’ interest levels.

# wasps - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Wasps 'fulfil ambition' with move to Coventry
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Wasps 'fulfil ambition' with move to Coventry

Oct 8th 2014, 12:02 AM 4,921 Views 5 Comments

So they’re definitely not from London any more.

# wasps - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Thousands of wasps take over bedroom after owner leaves window open
# Nightmare Fuel
From The Daily Edge
# Nightmare Fuel

Thousands of wasps take over bedroom after owner leaves window open

Aug 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 40,975 Views 45 Comments

*closes all windows*

# wasps - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Ex-Munster out-half Hickey a Master of the professional game
# Rugbyman
From The42
# Rugbyman

Ex-Munster out-half Hickey a Master of the professional game

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 12,613 Views 5 Comments

The 32-year-old is now in his third season in France, where he has continued to study alongside rugby.

# wasps - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Wasps complete the 20-club line up for the first Rugby Champions Cup
# Europe
From The42
# Europe

Wasps complete the 20-club line up for the first Rugby Champions Cup

May 24th 2014, 3:56 PM 5,727 Views 7 Comments

The Premiership side were deserved winners against Stade Français in a two-legged play-off tie.

# wasps - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Former Munster scrum-half Stringer helps Bath into Amlin Challenge Cup final
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Former Munster scrum-half Stringer helps Bath into Amlin Challenge Cup final

Apr 27th 2014, 3:11 PM 6,297 Views 6 Comments

The 36-year-old scrum-half has another European final to prepare for as his side deservedly beat Wasps.

# wasps - Friday 25 April, 2014

Former Munster scrum-half Peter Stringer targets European glory with Bath
# Gunslinger
From The42
# Gunslinger

Former Munster scrum-half Peter Stringer targets European glory with Bath

Apr 25th 2014, 4:20 PM 7,758 Views 12 Comments

The Irish scrum-half and Harlequins director of rugby are hoping to get to next month’s final at the Cardiff Arms Park.