Wasps add 5 players to 2018/19 squad

Wasps add 5 players to 2018/19 squad

Wasp have announced the signings of five players to Wasps squad for the 2018/19 season.


Joe Atkinson

Atkinson, 26, has built a reputation as one of the Championship’s best openside flankers during spells with Cornish Pirates and most recently London Scottish.

The Loughborough Students product, who has been capped by England at age group and students levels, has scored 11 tries in 50 appearances for London Scottish where he was recently elected as players’ player-of-the-season.


Michael Le Bourgeois

The Bedford Blues three-quarter has recently been named as the RPA Championship player-of-the-season and also in the Rugby Paper’s Championship Dream Team.

A talented footballer, the 27-year-old former Jersey Red has appeared across the Blues backline during a five-year stay at Goldington Road, and has this season captained them from inside centre.


Ross Neal

With an imposing 6ft 5 figure, the powerhouse 22-year-old centre has this season made a significant impact on English rugby’s second tier for London Scottish for whom he has claimed eight tries this season.


Ben Morris

A product of Newcastle’s academy, 26-year-old back-rower Morris has impressed for Rotherham and since 2015 at Nottingham, where he has also on occasions played in the second row.


Billy Searle

The 22-year-old former Plymouth Albion fly half leaves Bristol Rugby to make the move to Coventry.

Searle has appeared 41 times for Bristol in total scoring 152 points. This includes 12 Aviva Premiership and five European outings last season.

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