16:43Bobby BridgeTRY WASPS! Sam Spink scores for Wasps! Gopperth converts. H 29-17 W 5 mins to go. 16:33Bobby BridgePenalty WaspsIn the centre of the pitch. Umaga going for touch. It goes dead after getting caught in the wind. Scrum back, sums up Wasps' day. 16:31Bobby BridgeSimple but brilliantTommy Allan is tackled but frees up his arms to offload to Lynagh who sprints in from 40 metres. There's no stopping him from there. Edwards hits the post with the conversion. H 29-10 W - 65 min16:29KEY EVENTTRY QUINSLouis Lynagh!!!!! 16:29Bobby BridgeStripped Bassett strips Esterhuizen, Wasps go from deep as Robson breaks but Umaga is bundled into touch near half way. Porter is on for Robson. 16:27Bobby BridgeSubGopperth is on for Mills.
When he’s at his best, he’s one of the best players in the whole competition. It’s not just him as a practitioner at the scrum and around the field as a rugby player. He lifts the people around him. He’s a Harlequins talisman. Any time we have him back, it’s influential. He’s unique. He’s a fantastic practitioner of the game and he’s unique in his character. I don’t know how many hundreds of times he’s played here but the crowd love him and he loves them17:29Bobby BridgeLee Blackett reacton You don't know come the end of the season where that point will put us.
18:31KEY EVENTWatch highlights and catch our break-out stories WATCH highlights of all the point-scoring action by clicking here. FIND out how the three Wasps players are who came off injured by clicking here. HOW did we score the Wasps players out of ten? Find out by clicking here. READ MORE: 'Jackaling' Jack Willis - everything Wasps boss said about returning starJack Willis of Wasps 17:37Bobby BridgeLee Blackett on Jack Willis I thought he came on and added a bit to us. He carried well, a Jack Willis turnover as well. That’s a positive coming out of this game. When he came on today I thought he added that extra carrier, we started going forward on the back of it the breakdown got easier.
[[[Streaming@]]] Harlequin v Wasps RFC live videohttps://live247. space/rugby/572143-harlequin-vs-wasps-live-stream-13-nov-2022-1500-utc. html? utm_source=zencastr. comAll of the Warriors' assets are currently in the hands of the administrators, who have confirmed they will appeal the club's relegation via the 'no fault insolvency' route. "Worcester and Wasps are at the hearts of our communities and deserve a future, " the two clubs said in a joint statement.
We're frustrated, I am happy with the fightback to go and get a point of this. There's a lot of things in this gam we will look at, Harlequins were definitely the best team a the breakdown. We struggled with a bit of continuity off the back on the flip side i thought they were really good attacking odd the breakdown, tthey got quick ball and when Harlequins get quick ball, they can pick you off. You're not going o come here and wn mich if you're going o concede five tries. 17:01Bobby BridgeStay tunedWe will bring you reaction from The Stoop shortly...
Today was big for him to just build that confidence to go again. I’m just happy for Jack, it has been a long, it has been tough for him. 17:31Bobby BridgeMatson on Marler Even before he joined England for the Six Nations, [Marler] said that if there were any fallow weeks and he wasn’t getting game-time, he’d love to come back and play. That’s always positive and, clearly, he’s had that conversation with Eddie Jones, which is fantastic for us. “On the back of that [performance], surely he’ll be playing against Wales.
16:49Bobby BridgeChance Wasps drive from 10m out. 16:48Bobby BridgeStolenJames Gaskell steals he lineout. Jack Willis bundles upfield. Penalty Wasps, Umaga to the corner... 16:46Bobby BridgeTime check02:07 remain on the clock. Harlequins 29-17 Wasps 16:46Bobby BridgeReturningTom West is heading back onto the pitch. It looks like Hislop's left knee is the issue. 16:46Bobby BridgeLooseJack Willis steps in field from a lineout peel but it's loose, Quins pounce. A slim chance of Wasps mounting a late bid for points is over. Robin Hislop is down and in pain. 16:44Bobby BridgePenalty WaspsWasps get the award on halfway. They trail by 12 points with 3 and a half minutes to go. 16:43Bobby BridgeApologiesWe lost Wifi for a period and are back live now.
At one point, Wasps even requested £13m of public money from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to ease the financial strain. The club also owe owner Derek Richardson circa £20m, while each Premiership club took eight-figure loans from the government during the pandemic as part of the Sport Survival Package.
16:53KEY EVENTTRY GIVEN! Jeff Toomaga-Allen grabs his first Wasps try, Umaga converts. Wasps get a losing bonus point. Quins take all five. Final score: Quins 29-24 Wasps 16:52Bobby BridgeTry Wasps? Wasps go over under the posts, Maxwell-Keys is going to the TMO. He had a good look but couldn't see it, but now said onfield decision is a try. 16:50Bobby BridgePenalty WaspsTom West to tap... 16:49Bobby BridgeInches Wasps have advantage and are inches away.
Harlequins 29-24 Wasps: Highlights, player ratings and reaction from The StoopIt's a match that seldom disappoints - and Harlequins v Wasps delivered on entertainment once more. The reigning champions scored five tries to Wasps' three to win 29-24. But the visitors did manage to score two late tries to take losing bonus point home with them from The Stoop. Our reporter Bobby Bridge was down in Twickenham to bring you all the action, with more than 10, 000 people tuning into the live blog. You can re-live the match, watch highlights and catch all of our coverage in the blog below...
Loans which, at some stage, will be called in too. Yet, at the same time, the CBS Arena hosted Commonwealth Games events earlier this year, while Wasps opened a brand new, state-of-the-art 13-acre training ground in Henley-in-Arden in September 2021, costing £4m, as the club have seemingly sleepwalked into administration. Worcester's plight came in large part due to financial mismanagement from the top, while Wasps are severely hamstrung by the original financial deal which saw them relocate to Coventry. Monday then saw the inevitable confirmed with Wasps announcing they were now in administration, had ceased trading, and 167 employees - including all players and coaching staff - had been made redundant.
However, we remain in ongoing discussions with interested parties and are confident that a deal will be secured that will allow Wasps to continue. " Wasps won Premiership titles in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008, and featured in finals in 2001, 2017 and as recently as 2020 The club's beer sponsor Heineken removed all of their products from Wasps' home stadium last weekend ahead of the Premiership clash vs Northampton Saints, as the club struggled to pay suppliers. Paying player wages in full is also understood to be a problem this month, while the club's press conference on Wednesday was cancelled and their website crashed for a period too. And this was all pre-Covid, with the pandemic then exacerbating things.
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16:27Bobby BridgeConvertedUmaga kicks from the touchline! He had two big moments in the try too, a nice linebreak into the 22 before fizzing a pass for the assist. H 24-10 W 16:26Bobby BridgeWhat a finishTom Willis had it all to do down the left wing, he got his head down and batted off a number of tacklers before reaching out to score. 16:25KEY EVENTTRY WASPS! TOM WILLLISSSSSSSSS16:23Bobby BridgeBreak Josh Bassett breaks down the left wing and attempts a kick infield but it hits a Quins leg immediately.
"We are at the mercy of the clubs and Premiership Rugby. Don't take our P-share. "How have Wasps got into this situation? This is the big question, and as is to be expected, there is no straightforward answer and a number of contributing factors. For Wasps, once HMRC indicated an intention to issue a winding-up order against the club for unpaid taxes to the tune of £2m, Wasps Holdings triggered an insolvency process, both regarding that debt and the whopping £35m debt owed to bondholders regarding the stadium, to give themselves time to acquire funds in a rescue package. "The board and many others across the club have worked tirelessly over the last few weeks to try and find a solution that would allow the club to move forward, and it is with great regret that there has been insufficient time to allow this to happen.
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