LONDON Wasps and Harlequins will break new ground on 30 January when their LV Cup match will be played in Abu Dhabi. With both clubs missing their key internationals as the RBS 6 Nations begins the weekend after the match, and England A have a match on that day, the game will be played under floodlights in a specially-constructed stadium that…
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As another milestone approaches for the Wasps lock, Rugby World finds out what keeps him smiling.
Tell Simon Shaw that he will become the oldest person to play for England in a World Cup if he makes Martin Johnson’s squad for New Zealand 2011 – he will be 38 when the event kicks off, beating Paul Rendall’s appearance as a 37-year-old…
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Prior to making the headlines about his party hard ways, Andy chatted to Rugby World about The Lions Tour to South Africa, life after rugby, and [worryingly] fake tan.
RUGBY WORLD: So how did you enjoy the Lions tour?
ANDY POWELL: There were some really good characters in the squad so there was plenty of banter. Smiler – Matthew Rees – got…
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He’s been capped over 300 times for Wasps and made over 70 appearances for England, so its safe to say that Joe’s one of the most reliable players the game has seen. Rugby World caught up with ‘Melonhead’ to chat about Cooper cat, embarrassing moments and doing favours for friends.
RUGBY WORLD: So who are the jokers in the…
Posted 912 days ago
When he was hitting the headlines for his talent rather than being the boy in pink, Rugby World caught up with ‘Dot Cotton’ when he was still at Wasps to talk about bugbears, dressing as ‘Son of Lol’, and being Prime Minister for the day.
RUGBY WORLD: Last year, Tom Rees revealed that you wanted to be known as The…
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When the Wasps flanker was still finding his feet at the beginning of his career he chatted to Rugby World about training with the Marines, eating planets, messing around and sharing his thoughts on post-rugby life.
RUGBY WORLD: So how did you find training with the marines?
TOM REES: Once I got over the initial feeling of dread it was really…
Posted 1187 days ago
By Rugby World reader Mark Shanahan
Watching Danny Cipriani slot three penalties on Sunday to ensure a win for Wasps over Sarries was bittersweet. It was great to see ‘England’s-next-big-thing’ of two years ago finally rediscovering some semblance of form after two years of wretched injury luck. But each success was a bit of a kick in the teeth knowing that…
Posted 1238 days ago
By Paul Morgan, editor of Rugby World Magazine
Wasps 6 Newcastle 12
It’s not often a loosehead prop is made man of the match but in Jon Golding Newcastle have discovered a destructive prop and the main reason they beat Wasps to go sixth in the Premiership was their set piece as they pretty-much destroyed Wasps at scrum and lineout in the…
Posted 1243 days ago
By Rugby World reader, Kate Bamber
London Wasps vs Newcastle Falcons
Newcastle have never won in eight previous visits to Adams Park, whilst the Falcons only previous win on Wasps soil was 33-30 at Loftus Road on 11 November 2001. London Wasps have won their last four encounters in all competitions since losing 6-22 at Saracens in the Guinness Premiership on…