Josh Bassett gets Wasps back to winning ways against Northampton

28 October 2017 04:27
• Northampton 22-38 Wasps• Josh Bassett’s try gives Wasps a deserved winWasps rediscovered their attacking verve to end a run of four league defeats yet this victory, their fifth in a row against the Saints in the Premiership, had its origin in defensive defiance last season’s beaten finalists are not celebrated for.The early exchanges suggested another afternoon of little reward for Wasps, who found themselves playing behind the gainline, hustled into mistakes and having to cope with tackle breakers led by Courtney Lawes and Luther Burrell. By the end the scoreline barely reflected their dominance in defence and attack. Related: Jono Lance lifts struggling Worcester but Harlequins take their chances Related: Charlie Hodgson: ‘Rugby union is unrecognisable from when I started’ Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian


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