Andrea Masi and Matt Everard to start against Worcester on Saturday

Date: 1 Apr 2019


Wasps Academy coaches Andrea Masi and Matt Everard have been forced to come out of retirement, with both set to start in this weekend’s crucial clash with Worcester Warriors on Saturday at Ricoh Arena (kick-off 3pm).

Due to a number of injuries and player unavailability in the squad, the pair, who have been training with the first-team throughout the season, have been called upon to help out this weekend.

Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young said: “We’ve not had much luck this year with injuries and this just goes to show it.

“Andrea and Matt have been helping us out in training throughout the season when numbers have been low, and they have plenty of experience so I have no doubt they will come in and do a job.

“It’s obviously not ideal that we’ve got so many players missing, but we have to roll up our sleeves and get on with it.

“It’s a big game at the weekend and the boys are relishing the challenge.”

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