London Wasps have made four changes to their starting team to face Harlequins in tomorrow night’s Amlin Challenge Cup Quarter-Final. There are two changes in the backs and two in the pack.

Richard Haughton returns on the wing, having recovered from injury. Centre Ben Jacobs is also back from injury and he fills the outside centre berth in the place of Dominic Waldouck who suffered an Achilles injury in the game against London Irish. Waldouck will have surgery this Friday and will be out for six months.

Up front Ben Broster returns at prop with Zak Taulafo moving to the bench while there is also a first ever European start for young second-row Joe Launchbury, who has caught the eye this year as a real future star in the making for the club. John Hart retains the captaincy.

London Wasps interim Director of Rugby Leon Holden said: “It’s no secret that we’ve been hit by injuries in recent weeks but I am pleased to be able to name such a strong team for what is now a vital match. Playing Harlequins is always a huge game for the team and our fans and we’re going into this on the back of a good week at the training ground. The players are really up for it and we’re hoping we can pull out a big performance and what would be a massive win.”

London Wasps team to play Harlequins.

15 Mark van Gisbergen

14 Richard Haughton

13 Ben Jacobs

12 Riki Flutey

11 David Lemi

10 Dave Walder

9 Joe Simpson

1 Tim Payne

2 Rob Webber

3 Ben Broster

4 Simon Shaw

5 Joe Launchbury

6 John Hart (c)

7 Dan Ward Smith

8 Andy Powell

16 Tom Lindsay

17 Charlie Beech

18 Zak Taulafo

19 James Cannon

20 Serge Betsen

21 Nic Berry

22 Christian Wade

23 Seb Jewell

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