Source: David Howlett

Wasps Secure Losing Bonus Point

Wasps Women fought to the line with a second half comeback, but it was Lightning’s thunder that stole the show. Loughborough made their mark in the first half scoring five tries. Their first came 15 minutes in, getting the ball wide to Bo Westcombe Evans to score on the wing. This set off a string of

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A Storm’s Brewing at Twyford Avenue

Loughborough Lightning are in Town  After two postponed fixtures, Wasps Women are eager to get the second half of the season underway. To kick it off they will play the first of the postponed fixtures against Loughborough Lightning at Twyford Avenue. In their last clash, Wasps led Loughborough to victory denying them of any thunder

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Allianz Premier 15s update

The RFU has confirmed new dates for previously postponed fixtures following disputes committee meetings. DMP Durham Sharks’ home meeting with Worcester Warriors (originally due to be played on Saturday 27 November but postponed due to bad weather and concerns for player safety, with long distance travel and projected weather forecasts) will now be played on

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The AP 15s – Ways Forward

News of three important signings prompts me to start plotting possible routes into the future of the Premier 15s. Alev Kelter, quite possibly America’s greatest player, joins Sarries; Gabby Senft (Canada) and Hope Rogers (USA) have signed on at Exeter. They add a few more knots to the heavy thinking the RFU has to do

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Sarries reassert their Authority

Allianz Premier 15s – Round 10 Not the best welcome to 2022; in the middle of a Covid-19 surge the availability call was patchy; the Saturday weather lousy. But three sides took advantage to stake their claim, Gloucester-Hartpury, Exeter and above all Saracens. Head coaches nervously checked who had survived a week of surging infections;

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Allianz Premier 15s – Round 10 Preview

The new year has got off to an unfortunate start with two games called off because of Covid-19 infections (details below). It’s an unwelcome reminder that an exciting calendar of events for 2022 is still vulnerable. But it leaves three distinctive matches to enjoy spread across the weekend. There’s another West Country derby coming to

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Two Premier 15s games postponed

Wasps’ 2021/22 round 10 Allianz Premier 15s match against Loughborough Lightning has been postponed. The decision to postpone the fixture, originally due to take place on Saturday 8 January has been taken by the Rugby Football Union after both Wasps and Loughborough Lightning reported a number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in their playing squads and

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