Aug 18, 2007: James Haskell, perhaps the unluckiest casualty of Brian Ashton's trimming of his England World Cup squad, was back training at London Wasps today.
Aug 15, 2007: Tom Rees has been tipped as a potential England great as he prepares to make
his delayed pre-World Cup arrival on Saturday.
Aug 15, 2007: Tom Rees has already been identified as one of England's key World Cup players
- but head coach Brian Ashton accepts he cannot fight a lone battle.
Aug 14, 2007: Wasps flanker Tom Rees will make his first appearance during the World Cup warm-up schedule when England face a quickfire rematch against France in Marseille on Saturday.
Aug 1, 2007: Simon Shaw was man of the match when England walloped Wales during their 2003 World Cup preparations - but it counted for nothing.
Jul 19, 2007: Lawrence Dallaglio today put aside Anglo-Welsh rivalries and extended his ``enormous sympathy'' to fellow number eight Ryan Jones, who has been ruled out of the World Cup by a shoulder injury.
Jul 12, 2007: London Wasps have announced that hooker James Buckland will be joining the club for the start of the 2007-8 season.
Jul 5, 2007: Newcastle Falcons' pre-season preparations took a kick in the right direction on Thursday, with the squad completing a session at Newcastle United Football Club.
Jul 2, 2007: Fly-half Alex King has has ended an 11-year association with Wasps after signing for French club Clermont Auvergne.
Jun 21, 2007: Ian McGeechan insists success on the road will be the key to Wasps mounting a successful defence of the Heineken Cup.
Jun 20, 2007: Wasps head coach Shaun Edwards was at a loss to understand the Heineken Cup seeding system which has once again landed the defending champions in a so-called 'group of death'.
Jun 20, 2007: Defending Heineken Cup champions Wasps have landed in the ultimate 'group of death' for next season's tournament after drawing Munster, Llanelli Scarlets and Clermont Auvergne.
Jun 15, 2007: London Wasps Director of Rugby today hailed the achievement of 11 of his squad in being selected for the England Rugby World Cup preliminary squad, mindful though he was of the impact that such a large exodus will have on the club's pre-season
May 31, 2007: Uncapped London Irish wing Topsy Ojo has become the latest player drafted into England's South Africa tour squad.
May 21, 2007: Four of the London Wasps squad that yesterday defeated Leicester Tigers to lift the Heineken Cup at Twickenham have been called up ahead of England Saxons' second Barclays Churchill Cup match against Scotland A next Monday, 28 May.
May 21, 2007: Lawrence Dallaglio has muted Wasps' Heineken Cup celebrations by warning the club needs an injection of cash if it is to continue challenging for honours.
May 21, 2007: "It was typical of Wasps that they should keep the best to last, an overwhelming display that left the most consistent and resourceful team in England utterly powerless." Huw Richards reports
Heineken Cup final 2007
May 20, 2007: London Wasps won the 2007 Heineken Cup with a hard-fought 25-9 victory over treble-chasing Leicester Tigers in front of a record crowd at Twickenham.
Heineken Cup final 2007
May 20, 2007: Dallaglio hails Wasps' courage Wasps captain Lawrence Dallaglio hailed his side's courage after upsetting the odds to be crowned European champions with a 25-9 victory over favourites Leicester
May 20, 2007: Wasps captain Lawrence Dallaglio hailed today's 25-9 Heineken Cup final victory over Leicester as the greatest Twickenham final of his glittering career.