Lee Blackett Names Side For Season Finale

Date: 3 Jun 2022

 

Lee Blackett has named his side to face Leicester Tigers for our final Gallagher Premiership game of the season.

There are three personnel changes to the starting line-up from our Sale Sharks Gallagher Premiership clash. The team sees two players, Gopperth and Gaskell playing their final game in Black & Gold.

Paolo Odogwu returns to the starting line up at 14, joined by Josh Bassett at 11 and Ali Crossdale at full-back.

Sam Spink joins Jimmy Gopperth to form the centre partnership.  

The half-back partnership remains unchanged with Dan Robson at scrum half and Charlie Atkinson at 10.

Brad Shields is joined in the back row by brothers Jack and Tom Willis.

Captain Joe Launchbury lines up alongside James Gaskell in the second row, whilst the front row remains unchanged with Tom West, Gabriel Oghre and Biyi Alo.

Alfie Barbeary is joined on the bench this weekend by Dan Frost, Robin Hislop, Elliot Millar-Mills, Vaea Fifita, Will Porter, Rob Miller and Malakai Fekitoa.

Wasps team to face Leicester Tigers in round 26 of the Gallagher Premiership at Welford Road

1          Tom West (75)

2          Gabriel Oghre (69)

3          Biyi Alo (41)

4          Joe Launchbury (C) (172)

5          James Gaskell (154)

6          Brad Shields (79)

7          Jack Willis (77)

8         Tom Willis (62)

9          Dan Robson (157)

10        Charlie Atkinson (35)

11         Josh Bassett (178)

12        Jimmy Gopperth (155)

13        Sam Spink (22)

14        Paolo Odogwu (38)

15        Ali Crossdale (15)

 

Replacements

16       Dan Frost (20)

17       Robin Hislop (21)

18       Elliot Millar-Mills (17)

19       Vaea Fifita (17)

20      Alfie Barbeary (31)

21       Will Porter (56)

22       Rob Miller (135)

23       Malakai Fekitoa (48)

Unavailable: Ben Harris, Rodrigo Martinez and Elliott Stooke