John Kingston has noted that considering the bitter blow they received in the European Challenge Cup last weekend, their motivation which saw them thrash their Worcester opponents, stemmed from the possibility of their booking a spot at the final of the Anglo-Welsh Cup at the Twickenham Stoop.
Thus, there remains every need for him and every other Quins player to work harder to ensure that they go as far as they can, down the line in the competition. This they showed off on a strong note by defeating Worcester Warriors 28-22 at the Sixways. With this victory, they have now secured a semi-final spot for themselves. Read more
Val Rapava Ruskin from Worcester Warriors would be moving to Gloucester to join this rival team in the forthcoming summer months. Rapava Ruskin is known as a leasehold prop whose transfer has been finalized. He has made about 56 appearances for the Warriors till now. He joined this club in 2014 and had become a key figure for the team as a front row forward. This Georgian born player has much potential as he has displayed in his performances on the field.
The move will definitely be a loss for Worcester, especially since the team recently suffered a humbling defeat to this rival team. The switch that the player would be making would require the Warriors to find a suitable replacement for him. However, till then, there are more games in which he will continue to play on behalf of the Warriors. Val is considered an important member of the team. He continues to wear the team shirt with pride as per Carl Hogg the head coach. Read more
The Warriors are currently on a European break as they take part in the European Challenge Cup. Though their performance needs to be improved for them to fare well in this championship, Sam Lewis feels that this European break for the team is working out well for them. This is the view of the flanker who has been with the squad for some time. He feels that the team is working hard on getting their playing strategies right.
Carl Hogg and his team have not been without accolades in recent times. The team gained a victory in the Aviva Premiership League, one of their firsts which was in October. This was definitely a hallmark achievement for the team. They beat Harlequins at a score of 24-17. This was a record and they obtained a four point advantage that has definitely upped their overall position. Read more
Wasps clash with Worcester on Sunday could see them go into the game without 15 of their players, either due to injury or suspension.
For their last weekend game against Sale where they emerged victors, Wasps were without 13 of his 38 senior men squad and it only seems to be getting worse.
Dai Young, Wasps director of Rugby sees the situation as something he just has to “get on with”.
“We are really down on numbers, but it happens and we’re no different to any other team,” Young said. Read more