Wasps in action this summer

With domestic action finished for the season, Wasps fans can still get their fix, with a number of Wasps in action around the world this summer.

England
Wasps fans will watch with intent as James Haskell, Joe Launchbury and Matt Mullan tour New Zealand with the England squad this summer. England will play a three-test series against the All Blacks this June, with one midweek fixture against the Crusaders.

England U20s
Gus Jones and Alex Lundberg have been included in the England U20s squad for this summer’s Junior World Championship. Both players were a part of the squad for the recent Six Nations competition and travel with the squad to New Zealand, hoping to retain the JWC title.

Italy
Andrea Masi will play alongside new Wasps recruit Lorenzo Cittadini in Italy’s summer tour this June. Italy will play Fiji, Samoa and Japan across three weekends, before Cittadini joins Masi at Twyford Avenue ahead of next season in black and gold.

Scotland
New Wasps recruit Ruaridh Jackson will tour with Scotland this summer as they take on Canada, Argentina and South Africa towards the end of June, ahead of joining up with London Wasps for the new season.

Tonga
Will Helu will represent Tonga this summer as his country plays Samoa and Fiji.

Samoa
New Wasps signing Alapati Leiua will represent Samoa this summer when they take on Tonga, Italy and Fiji. Leiua is likely to be a regular source for Wasps fans needing their rugby fix, with the utility back returning to Super Rugby action with the Hurricanes after his international stint.

Hurricanes
Following his spell with Samoa, Leiua will continue Super Rugby action after the international window on the 4th of July when the Hurricanes take on the Crusaders.

Dates for the diary
Friday 6 June – England U20s v Australia, QBE Stadium, Auckland, KO 06:35 BST 
Saturday 7 June – Samoa v Tonga, Apia, KO 02:00 BST 
Saturday 7 June – Fiji v Italy 
Saturday 7 June – England v New Zealand (1st Test) at Eden Park, Auckland, KO 08:35 BST 
Sunday 8 June – USA v Scotland, Houston, KO 03:00 BST 
Tuesday 10 June – England U20s v Argentina, QBE Stadium, Auckland, KO 06:35 BST 
Saturday 14 June – Samoa v Italy 
Saturday 14 June – Fiji v Tonga, KO 04:00 BST 
Saturday 14 June – England v New Zealand (2nd Test) at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, KO 08:35 BST 
Saturday 14 June – Canada v Scotland, Toronto, KO 22:00 BST 
Tuesday 17 June – England v Crusaders at AMI Stadium, Christchurch, 08:35 BST 
Friday 20 June – Argentina v Scotland, Cordoba, KO 20:10 BST 
Saturday 21 June - Fiji v Samoa, Suva, KO 04:00 BST 
Saturday 21 June – Japan v Italy, Tokyo, 06:00 BST 
Saturday 21 June – England v New Zealand (3rd Test) at Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, KO 08:35 BST 
Saturday 28 June – Hurricanes v Crusaders, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, KO 08:35 BST 
Saturday 28 June – South Africa v Scotland, Port Elizabeth, KO 16:00 BST 
Friday 4 July – Hurricanes v Chiefs, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, KO 08:35 BST