When is Wasps vs Leicester Tigers taking place? Wednesday 9th September, 2020 – 17:30Where is Wasps vs Leicester Tigers taking place? Ricoh Arena, Coventry.What is the expected weather for Wasps vs Leicester Tigers? 14c cloudy.CLECK HERE TO WATCH LIVE STREAM FREE
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Ellis Genge will captain Leicester Tigers against Wasps and will pack down against returning tighthead prop Kieran Brookes on Wednesday .Brookes has missed Wasps’ last four games after suffering a shoulder injury against Northampton Saints. He features in a front row that also sees Gabriel Oghre recover from his head injury suffered against Bath.Tigers are without Tom Youngs at hooker for a second consecutive game, Scotland international Jake Kerr takes his place.
One of the stars of the Gallagher Premiership season, Jack Willis, is on the bench as Wasps hand a first Premiership start to Alfie Barbeary, who packs down on the blindside flanker position.
The clubs last met in February in the first match following Dai Young’s shock departure as Wasps’ director of rugby. The gap between the two clubs has grew from two points to 27 with Wasps wining six of their next seven games.For all the team news, build up and analysis ahead of the game and for live coverage at the match from the Ricoh Arena, see the posts in our blog below.
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They revelled in a 28-18 win over Sarries last time out. And they continue their assault on the play-off spots by welcoming back prop Kieran Brookes, who has missed four with a shoulder injury – an entertaining development as he is set to lock horns with Tigers loosehead Ellis Genge, who captains the visitors.
Wasps are also giving teenager Alfie Barbeary a first Premiership start at blindside flanker. Jack Willis, who has been in scorching form lately, will monitor Barbeary’s progress from the bench. The last time these two met, in February, Wasps were playing their first match since previous director of rugby Dai Young had departed, and Tigers came from behind at half-time to take a nine-point win. Returning to the Ricoh though, they are hunting for just their second victory since the league restarted.