London Wasps http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/36576/all en Rugby-Former Wales flyhalf Jones to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/rugby-former-wales-flyhalf-jones-retire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Former Wales flyhalf Stephen Jones will retire at the end of the season and join the coaching staff at English Premiership club Wasps.</p> <p>The 35-year-old, who played a record 104 times for his country, joined Wasps last year and has played a major role in reviving the team's fortunes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/rugby-former-wales-flyhalf-jones-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London Wasps Rugby union Scarlets Stephen Jones Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:45:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5769765 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: European Challenge Cup quarter-final results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130405/rugbyu-european-challenge-cup-quarter-final-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>European Challenge Cup quarter-final results on Friday:</p> <p> Perpignan (FRA) 30 Toulouse (FRA) 19</p> <p> London Wasps (ENG) 28 Leinster (IRL) 48</p> <p> Thursday:</p> <p> Gloucester (ENG) 31 Biarritz (FRA) 41</p> <p> Saturday</p> <p> Bath (ENG) v Stade Francais (FRA)</p> <p> afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> London Wasps Rugby union Stade Fran├žais AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 03:00:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5803173 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Leinster sting Wasps, Perpignan oust Toulouse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/rugbyu-leinster-sting-wasps-perpignan-oust-toulouse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ireland's Leinster stung Wasps 48-28 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the European Challenge Cup while Perpignan also advanced after seeing off compatriots Toulouse 30-19.</p> <p>With another French side, Biarritz, having seen off Gloucester 41-31 on Thursday and with another Anglo-French sequel to come in the shape of Bath versus Stade Francais on Saturday, Leinster set the stage for an exciting business end to Europe's second-string tournament with a stylish showing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/rugbyu-leinster-sting-wasps-perpignan-oust-toulouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Heineken Heineken Cup London Wasps AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 04:45:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5803198 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Leinster sting Wasps, Perpignan oust Toulouse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/rugbyu-leinster-sting-wasps-perpignan-oust-toulouse-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ireland's Leinster stung Wasps 48-28 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the European Challenge Cup while Perpignan also advanced after seeing off compatriots Toulouse 30-19.</p> <p>With another French side, Biarritz, having seen off Gloucester 41-31 on Thursday and with another Anglo-French sequel to come in the shape of Bath versus Stade Francais on Saturday, Leinster set the stage for an exciting business end to Europe's second-string tournament with a stylish showing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/rugbyu-leinster-sting-wasps-perpignan-oust-toulouse-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Heineken Heineken Cup London Wasps AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 04:45:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5803203 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: European Challenge Cup quarter-final result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/rugbyu-european-challenge-cup-quarter-final-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>European Challenge Cup quarter-final result on Saturday:</p> <p>Bath (ENG) 20 Stade Francais (FRA) 36</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Perpignan (FRA) 30 Toulouse (FRA) 19</p> <p>London Wasps (ENG) 28 Leinster (IRL) 48</p> <p>Thursday:</p> <p>Gloucester (ENG) 31 Biarritz (FRA) 41</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> 16th arrondissement of Paris London Wasps Stade Fran├žais AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 14:45:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5803803 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Cipriani in hospital after being hit by bus - club http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/rugbyu-cipriani-hospital-after-being-hit-bus-club <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England fly-half Danny Cipriani was taken to hospital after being hit by a bus, his club, Sale Sharks, said on Thursday.</p> <p>The Premiership side said the 25-year-old suffered concussion and underwent X-rays after the incident on Wednesday evening and was kept in overnight.</p> <p>No further information was released but British media reported that the player was on a night out with team-mates in the northern city of Leeds when he was hit.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/rugbyu-cipriani-hospital-after-being-hit-bus-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Danny Cipriani London Wasps Rugby union Technology AFP Thu, 25 Apr 2013 09:46:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5824879 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Cipriani leaves hospital after getting hit by bus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/rugbyu-cipriani-leaves-hospital-after-getting-hit-bus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sale Sharks fly-half and former England international Danny Cipriani has left hospital on Thursday after being hit by a bus during a night out with team-mates.</p> <p>The Premiership side said the 25-year-old suffered concussion and underwent X-rays after the incident on Wednesday evening and was kept in overnight.</p> <p>The player himself took to Twitter to announce that he had been discharged.</p> <p>"Thank you for all the well wishes. My ribs are a bit sore. Feel like I've been hit by a bus," Cipriani joked on his account @DannyCipriani87. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/rugbyu-cipriani-leaves-hospital-after-getting-hit-bus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Danny Cipriani Danny Cipriani London Wasps Rugby union AFP Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:00:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5825135 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Former England wing Voyce retires http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130516/rugbyu-former-england-wing-voyce-retires <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England wing Tom Voyce has decided to hang up his boots at the age of 32.</p> <p>Voyce, who previously turned out for Bath, Wasps and Gloucester, spent last season with London Welsh, who were relegated from the Premiership.</p> <p>He won nine caps during a career that hit its zenith in a six-year spell at Wasps.</p> <p>The Londoners won the European Cup twice and the Premiership three times during that spell from 2003-2009 while Voyce also scored the fastest ever top-flight try in just 9.63sec against Harlequins in 2004.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130516/rugbyu-former-england-wing-voyce-retires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London Wasps Rugby union Tom Voyce Tom Voyce AFP Thu, 16 May 2013 09:45:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5839134 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Payne forced to retire by neck injury http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130704/rugbyu-payne-forced-retire-neck-injury <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England forward Tim Payne revealed on Thursday that he has been forced to retire on medical grounds after sustaining a neck injury towards the end of the 2012-13 season.</p> <p>The 34-year-old prop played 22 times for England and also featured on the British and Irish Lions' tour of South Africa in 2009 after being called up as a replacement.</p> <p>In 10 years at Wasps, he made 266 appearances and won three English Premiership titles, two European Cups and the Anglo-Welsh Cup.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130704/rugbyu-payne-forced-retire-neck-injury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alumni of the University of Bristol London Wasps Rugby union Tim Payne AFP Thu, 04 Jul 2013 17:32:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5875833 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Wasps make double swoop for Tonga stars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130710/rugbyu-wasps-make-double-swoop-tonga-stars <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>English Premiership club Wasps on Wednesday made a double swoop for Tonga internationals Taione Vea and William Helu.</p> <p>Vea, the 24-year-old cousin of Leicester lock Steve Mafi, made his Test debut this year and joins Wasps from North Harbour in New Zealand.</p> <p>Helu, 27, has scored five tries in 15 Tests and was part of the Tonga team that beat Scotland last November.</p> <p>"Both of these players will add important depth to the squad," Wasps director of rugby Dai Young said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130710/rugbyu-wasps-make-double-swoop-tonga-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dai Young London Wasps Rugby union AFP Wed, 10 Jul 2013 13:10:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5880277 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Puma lock Lozada joins Wasps http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130805/rugbyu-puma-lock-lozada-joins-wasps <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Argentina lock Esteban Lozada has joined English Premiership club Wasps from French outfit Agen.</p> <p>Lozada, capped 22 times for the Pumas, adds experienced depth to the pool of locks already at Wasps which includes Tom Palmer, Joe Launchbury, Kearnan Myall and James Cannon.</p> <p>The Argentine made his international debut in 2006 and has also played for Toulon and Edinburgh.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130805/rugbyu-puma-lock-lozada-joins-wasps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Esteban Lozada London Wasps Rugby union AFP Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:34:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5902806 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Wasps stung by injury blows http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130912/rugbyu-wasps-stung-injury-blows <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wasps suffered a double injury setback on Thursday as Tom Varndell and Rory Pitman were ruled out for up to four months.</p> <p>Prolific try-scoring wing Varndell ruptured his biceps during training on Wednesday, while back-row forward Pitman sustained ankle ligament damage in Monday's A League game against Bath.</p> <p>The English Premiership club confirmed on their official website that Varndell faces "three to four months" of recovery following an operation this week.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130912/rugbyu-wasps-stung-injury-blows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London Wasps Rugby union Technology Tom Varndell AFP Thu, 12 Sep 2013 12:48:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5932117 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Bath stun champs Leicester http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130914/rugbyu-bath-stun-champs-leicester <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bath handed Premiership champions Leicester their first defeat of the season as former Tigers star George Ford inspired a 27-20 victory on Saturday.</p> <p>Ford, an ex-world junior player of the year who quit Welford Road at the end of last season, kicked five penalties and converted centre Jonathan Joseph's first-half interception try.</p> <p>Matt Banahan also scored before the break, giving Bath a commanding 18-point interval advantage after Tigers were briefly reduced to 13 men when front-row forwards Tom Youngs and Logovi'i Mulipola received yellow cards.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130914/rugbyu-bath-stun-champs-leicester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> James Scaysbrook London Wasps Rugby union in England AFP Sat, 14 Sep 2013 17:31:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5934152 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Wasps sign USA centre Suniula http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130930/rugbyu-wasps-sign-usa-centre-suniula <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>American international centre Andrew Suniula has signed for Wasps, the English Premiership club announced on Monday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old has played rugby league for Manly Sea Eagles in Australia, while his union experience includes spells with New Zealand side Taranaki and English Championship club Cornish Pirates.</p> <p>Tongan back William Helu has also linked up with the Premiership club after signing for them earlier this year.</p> <p>Helu's arrival was delayed while he recovered from an injury suffered on international duty.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130930/rugbyu-wasps-sign-usa-centre-suniula" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andrew Suniula London Wasps Rugby union AFP Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:47:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5948938 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: European Cup winners http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131009/rugbyu-european-cup-winners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Winners of the European Cup, ahead of the 2013-14 tournament that gets under way this weekend:</p> <p>1996 Toulouse (FRA)</p> <p>1997 Brive (FRA)</p> <p>1998 Bath (ENG)</p> <p>1999 Ulster (IRL)</p> <p>2000 Northampton (ENG)</p> <p>2001 Leicester (ENG)</p> <p>2002 Leicester (ENG)</p> <p>2003 Toulouse (FRA)</p> <p>2004 Wasps (ENG)</p> <p>2005 Toulouse (FRA)</p> <p>2006 Munster (IRL)</p> <p>2007 Wasps (ENG)</p> <p>2008 Munster (IRL)</p> <p>2009 Leinster (IRL)</p> <p>2010 Toulouse (FRA)</p> <p>2011 Leinster (IRL)</p> <p>2012 Leinster (IRL)</p> <p>2013 Toulon (FRA)</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Heineken Heineken Cup London Wasps AFP Thu, 10 Oct 2013 01:18:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5956704 at http://www.globalpost.com