Wasps left to rue missed opportunities as Harlequins win Big Game 11

There was never any doubt that Harlequins would be up for this. The ‘Big Game’ has become their showpiece event – even last season, in their worst campaign since relegation in 2005, the South-West Londoners found the quality to batter Northampton Saints 50-21. There was also little doubt that Harlequins would win this game against…

Wasps fight back to overcome wasteful Sale

Wasps battled past a horrific start to triumph over Sale 13-31 in a faltering game at the AJ Bell. It was a game littered with defensive errors, and despite Wasps’ poor defence –  they missed 26 tackles to Sale’s 19 –  Dai Young’s men’s attack was accurate and effective, meaning they could travel back to…

Wasps trump 14 man Tigers in pulsating Premiership clash

Will Spencer’s red card marred a captivating clash at the Ricoh Arena, as Wasps eventually came out 41-35 winners over a plucky Leicester side. Leicester’s performance was impressively pugnacious in the face of adversity – a far cry from the embarrassing 40-6 loss at the hands of Exeter earlier this month – but ultimately Spencer’s red…

Premiership Preview: Wasps

For the third consecutive season, Wasps battled their defensive woes to finish in the top four. This year, with a flurry of new recruits, Dai Young’s side will be looking to halt the respective rises of Saracens and Exeter and win their first Premiership title since 2008. Last Season: Wasps would’ve been disappointed with their performance…

Ford kicks tough Tigers to victory over inaccurate Wasps

Two tries from Elliot Daly weren’t enough for Wasps as a depleted Leicester came through 16-15 at Welford Road. Leicester took the lead after just two minutes, Graham Kitchener powering over the line after a destructive driving maul. Wasps were architects of their own downfall, after using up several phases from the kick-off, all the…