Wasps look to maintain winning streak

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Wasps will look to maintain their five game winning streak in the development league as they face Gloucester-Hartpury. With the development league about to break for a month, Wasps will look to ensure they remain top of the table.

The home side have been in incredible form in the development league this season and have proven to be clinical with ball in hand, having only been held to less than 30 points twice this season. This, coupled with a strong defensive effort, keeping their opponent to less than 10 points in half of their games, has meant they have only one loss from their 12 games so far.

Wasps have made ten changes to the side that put 75 points past Darlington Mowden Park Sharks two weeks ago. In the back three, Katie Mason starts at fullback with try scoring machine Makeda Lewis on the wing.

Flo Williams earns her seventh appearance at fly half. Garnet Mackinder and Kendall Templeman link up in the centre, with five tries between the pair.

In the back row Megan Horwood and Georgia Wood both start for the side alongside captain Izzy Fisher.

Amy Wigley & Alex Powell make up the second row pairing. The final changes sees Maria Waghorn pick up a starting place in the front row.

One notable change on the bench sees Gemma Rowland set to pick up her first appearance of the season, having missed the first part of the season through injury.

Opponents, Gloucester-Hartpury are in fourth spot in the development league,

having won eight of their 12 fixtures. They have won two of their last three fixtures, most recently a 15-10 victory at Richmond last weekend. The suffered a narrow loss to Saracens two weeks ago, and will prove dangerous competition this weekend.

The game takes place at Twyford Avenue, with kick off at 13:30. After the game the men’s Ireland v England Six Nations match will be shown in the bar. Come and join us for a fantastic afternoon of rugby!

15. Katie Mason   14. Rose Dixon   13. Kendall Templeman   12. Garnet Mackinder   11. Makeda Lewis   10. Flo Williams   9. Claire Wright   8. Georgia Wood   7. Megan Horwood   6. Izzy Fisher   5. Amy Wigley   4. Alex Powell   3. Maria Waghorn   2. Helena Ironton   1. Mica Evans

16. Danielle Harrison   17. Caroline Flohil   18. Emily Maisey   19. Tiana Gordon   20. Christiana Balogun   21. Johanna Dombrowski   22. Gemma Rowland

Courtesy of Wasps