Team News: England star returns for Wasps - Ruck

Team News: England star returns for Wasps

Wasps’ Director of Rugby Dai Young has named his side to travel to the West coast of France on Sunday, to take on Top 14 leaders Stade Rochelais (La Rochelle) in round three of the European Rugby Champions Cup. 

The only change to the starting XV from last weekend’s bonus point win against Leicester Tigers sees captain Joe Launchbury fit to return to Wasps’ second row, alongside James Gaskell. Kearnan Myall is ready to make an impact from the bench and is in line to make his 100thappearance for Wasps.

Wasps team to play Stade Rochelais
15. Willie Le Roux
14. Christian Wade
13. Juan De Jongh
12. Jimmy Gopperth
11. Elliot Daly
10. Danny Cipriani
9. Dan Robson
1.  Simon McIntyre
2.  Ashley Johnson
3.  Jake Cooper-Woolley
4. Joe Launchbury ©
5.  James Gaskell
6.  James Haskell
7.  Thomas Young
8.  Nizaam Carr
16. Tom Cruse
17. Ben Harris
18. Marty Moore
19. Kearnan Myall
20. Jack Willis
21. Joe Simpson
22. Kyle Eastmond
23. Gaby Lovobalavu
Unavailable for selection through injury
Josh Bassett, Paul Doran-Jones, Nathan Hughes, Sam Jones, Matt Mullan, Alex Rieder, Will Rowlands, Matt Symons, Tommy Taylor, Guy Thompson.

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