Jimmy Gopperth

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Bundee Aki: will relish the battle for Connacht at the Ricoh Arena. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Pool 2 – Wasps v Connacht   Kick-off: 1.00pm, Sunday.  Venue: Ricoh Arena, Coventry.  On TV: Live on Sky Sports. It is a measu(...)

Brendan Macken scores for Wasps against Worcester last weekend. Photo: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Brendan Macken could be in line for a place in the Wasps team for Sunday’s Champions Cup match against Connacht at the Ricoh Arena. The 25-year-old f(...)

George North of Northampton  will not play against Leinster on Friday night. Photo:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

George North is out of Northampton Saints’ Champions Cup match against Leinster at Franklin’s Gardens on Friday night (7.45pm). The Lions and Wales wi(...)

Saracens’ Sean Maitland  dives over for the first try despite being tackled by Ma’a Nonu  and Leigh Halfpenny during the European Rugby Champions Cup match at Stade Felix Mayol. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Toulon 23 Saracens 31 Saracens sent out a real statement of intent as they kicked off the defence of their European Champions Cup crown by beating Fr(...)

 Ian Madigan: “I know I am up against it when it comes to (Ireland) selection but if I keep my head down over here, do the best I can do, that’s all I can control.”  Photo: Getty Images

Remember Ian Madigan? How quickly we discard them. His move to France, accidentally, worked out nicely for Irish rugby. None of the decision makers a(...)

Michael Rhodes of Saracens scores their first try despite the efforts of Jimmy Gopperth of Wasps during the Champions Cup  Cup semi-final at the Madejski Stadium in Reading. Photograph:  Henry Brown/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Saracens 24 Wasps 17 Saracens took another giant stride towards a possible domestic and European double as they booked their place in next month’s Ch(...)

Leinster outhalf Johnny Sexton gets treatment before leaving the field injured in the Champions Cup game against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wasps 51 Leinster 10 Twelve months since Johnny Sexton was stood down for 12 weeks by neurologist Dr Jean-François Cherman, concussion has revisited (...)

Leinster’s Rhys Ruddock has been selected to partner Devon Toner at secondrow for the trip to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Wasps v Leinster,  Saturday, Ricoh Arena, 3.15 (Live BT Sports 2) It’s a Leinster team drawn in the image of both Joe Schmidt and Leo Cullen a(...)

 Eoin Reddan on Jimmy Gopperty: “He presents a massive running threat, a massive kicking threat. He’s a good passer, he’s a clever guy. He’ll prove to be a great signing for them (Wasps) yet.”

It wasn’t quite slapstick in the vein of Morecambe and Wise but Eoin Reddan and Jimmy Gopperth enjoyed winding up opposing halfbacks when playing toge(...)

Toulon  winger Drew Mitchell: scored in the last play of the game to deny Wasps victory at the Stade Mayol. Photograph: Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images

Wasps travelled to the lair of the most successful side in European club rugby and came within seconds of a dramatic victory. No side has ever beaten(...)

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