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Cheika To Reach Out To Beale About Potential Waratahs Return

Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika is reportedly set to reach out to former Waratahs utility Kurtley Beale about a potential return to the club following his summer move to Premiership club Wasps. Beale signed for Dai Young’s side in May, but did not arrive in Coventry until August after suffering a patella tendon injury whilst playing for the Waratahs in Super Rugby. The injury forced …

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Opinion: Why Wasps’ Hughes Shouldn’t Make England’s Match Day 23 This Autumn

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: Nathan Hughes of Wasps passes the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Wasps and Exeter Chiefs at the Ricoh Arena on September 4, 2016 in Coventry, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Nathan Hughes, the barnstorming Wasps number eight, shouldn’t make Eddie Jones’ England match day 23 this autumn because of a lack of versatility compared to his rivals and the form of the Billy Vunipola, the England vice-captain. Since Hughes’ breakthrough season in 2014/15, England fans have been awaiting his qualification for national service. Here was an abrasive backrower to give …

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James Haskell Speaks About His Long Term Injury

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 11: James Haskell of England breaks with the ball during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at Suncorp Stadium on June 11, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

James Haskell was ruled out of rugby for up to 6 months on Tuesday with a toe injury, and the English back-row is suitably devastated by the news. In response to the injury, ‘Hask’ took to his (highly recommended) YouTube channel to voice his outlook for the next number of months. Even today, 48 hours after the initial news broke, the …

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Three British Coaches Who Would Be A Hit In Super Rugby

GLOUCESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 05: Dai Young, Director of Rugby of Wasps during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester Rugby and Wasps at Kingsholm Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Following Stuart Lancaster’s recent revelation on Radio 5 Live that he was interested in coaching down south, Hefin Jones looks at three British coaches who would be a hit in Super rugby. _____ Gregor Townsend The former Scotland and Ireland pivot has won rave reviews for the great work he has done with Glasgow Warriors since taking the reins in …

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George Smith Set To Depart Wasps For Japan

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 23: George Smith of Wasps looks for a way past Sean Cronin of Leinster Rugby during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Wasps and Leinster Rugby at Ricoh Arena on January 23, 2016 in Coventry, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Dai Young, coach of Wasps, announced the departure of Australian flanker George Smith. Smith had been instrumental in a revitalised Wasps outfit and has thoroughly improved the skills of his teammates, especially at the breakdown while their ball handling has improved as well. The 35-year-old openside flanker, who gave England helpful and much needed breakdown coaching during the RBS Six …

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Aviva Premiership Side Wasps Have Signed An Armitage Brother

READING, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Guy Armitage of London Irish during the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and London Welsh at the Madejski Stadium on April 20, 2013 in Reading, England. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

England now have an eligible Armitage brother to add to their already impressive squad. The younger brother of Delon and Steffon, Guy Armitage has been signed by Aviva Premiership side Wasps from Championship club London Welsh, according to Wasps’ official website today. The younger of the Armitage brothers has been making a name for himself lately for London Welsh, scoring twelve tries …

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Wasps Confirm Interest In Welsh Superstar

Wasps boss Dai Young has revealed that he’s interested in pursuing Welsh superstar Leigh Halfpenny. Rumours have been intensifying regarding the British and Irish Lions full back and Young has now acknowledged that these are not just fairy tales. Considered to be the world’s leading goal kicker, Halfpenny would make an excellent addition to any team and Young is aware that the …

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