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48dESPN

Wade retires from rugby amid NFL reports

Christian Wade has retired from rugby union at the age of 27 amid reports that the one-time England international wants to pursue a career in the NFL.

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55dReuters

Hughes ban hiked to six weeks after 'joke' tweet

Nathan Hughes will miss England's first three autumn Tests after his striking ban was extended to six weeks for describing the disciplinary hearing as a "joke".

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60dESPN

Hughes to learn England fate on Oct. 17

Nathan Hughes will learn whether he can play any part in England's November internationals when he faces a second disciplinary hearing on Oct. 17.

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93dESPN

England's Shields out with broken cheekbone

Wasps have confirmed England flanker Brad Shields suffered a broken cheekbone during his Premiership debut against Exeter Chiefs on Saturday.

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102dJamie Braidwood

Wade eyes Premiership try-scoring record

Christian Wade explains how a visit to an NFL-style footwork coach has prepared him for what could be a record-breaking Premiership campaign.

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106dESPN

Wasps fly-half Gopperth out for nine months

Wasps and Wales flyhalf Jimmy Gopperth is set to miss the vast majority of the new season after being ruled out for up to nine months with a serious anterior cruciate ligament injury.

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176dESPN Staff

Wilson pulls out of Wasps move

Danny Wilson has pulled out of a planned move to become Wasps' forwards coach to become Gregor Townsend's Scotland staff.

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205d

Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

Plenty was sorted out over an enthralling few days but who shone, who had a weekend to forget and what will fans be talking about ahead of a busy period of domestic action?

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206dPA Sport

Haskell's royal wedding attendance defended

Wasps have defended James Haskell after World Cup winner Lawrence Dallaglio criticised his absence from their 57-33 Aviva Premiership play-off defeat at Saracens in order to attend the Royal Wedding at Windsor Castle.

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207dMartyn Thomas

Playoffs add spice to Premiership title race

The 2017-18 Aviva Premiership semifinals take place with Newcastle looking to emulate champions Exeter by beating the Chiefs and punching their ticket to Twickenham.

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208dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Prem, PRO14, Top 14

Following eight months of intense competition four teams are left battling for silverware in the Aviva Premiership and PRO14, while Castres, Lyon, Toulon and Toulouse target a place in the Top 14 semifinals.

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211dMartyn Thomas

Willis hopes to repay Haskell with title, plots life after rugby

Jack Willis could be forgiven if he was caught basking in his early success. But the England hopeful is well aware that rugby careers are fleeting as he attempts to help mentor James Haskell leave Wasps as a Premiership champion.

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215dTom Hamilton

Opportunity knocks for returning Cipriani

This is no England recall for Danny Cipriani, he is being offered a chance to prove to Eddie Jones that he is the country's best No. 10 after another impressive domestic season.

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216dTom Hamilton

Picking Cipriani a win-win for Jones and England

Danny Cipriani has been box office this season, combining the unpredictable with the pragmatic. It would be baffling if he was not included in the England squad to tour South Africa.

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216dESPN Staff

Cipriani still on England radar - Jones

Eddie Jones has indicated that Danny Cipriani remains in contention for an England recall as he prepares to name his squad for next month's tour of South Africa.

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220dPA Sport

Wasps beat Newcastle to set up Saracens semi

Wasps snuffed out a late Newcastle fightback to end the Falcons' impressive home record with a 39-22 victory and book an Aviva Premiership playoff semifinal at Saracens.

2019 RankingsEuropean Rugby Champions Cup

  • WASPS17th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Leinster : 13 Tries Scored
    LEINS1st
    6
    13
  • WASPS20th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 55 Points Difference
    LEINS1st
    -57
    55