Wasps RFC

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Full nameLondon Wasps Holdings Ltd
GroundRicoh Arena
ChairmanMark Rigby
CoachDai Young
LeagueAviva Premiership
2013–14Aviva Premiership, 7th

Wasps are an English rugby club historically based in London, but playing home games in Coventry, who play in the Aviva Premiership.

Formed in 1867 at the now defunct Eton and Middlesex Tavern, Wasps had been, before their December 2014 move to Coventry, London's most successful club with six championships and two Heineken Cups.

The club have not played their home games in London proper since 2002. They first moved to Adams Park in High Wycombe, but were unable to expand the stadium to meet their needs. In late 2014, they bought Ricoh Arena in Coventry, and moved their home matches there in December 2014.[1][2]

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2010–11 Aviva Premiership 9th
2011–12 Aviva Premiership 11th
2012-13 Aviva Premiership 8th
2013-14 Aviva Premiership 7th

Former position[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wasps move to Coventry's Ricoh Arena backed by council". BBC News. BBC. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  2. "Wasps confirm opening Ricoh Arena fixture". BBC Sport. 15 October 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2014.