Lee Blackett

Wasps head coach Lee Blackett on being in a ‘good headspace’ and giving his players confidence

Despite financial worries surrounding the club this summer, Wasps head coach Lee Blackett told TRU's Joe Harvey about how he has refreshed for the new season after several intense years.
1 September 2022

Josh Bassett Exclusive: “It has taken a lot of work this season to get this opportunity"

Bassett talks to TRU's Joe Harvey about facing Lyon in the Challenge Cup semi-finals this weekend and how the club has overcome adversity to put themselves in this position.
11 May 2022

Alfie Barbeary stars as Wasps win 30-22 against Toulouse

Wasps produced an upset at the Coventry Building Society Arena by beating Toulouse 30-22 after Jacob Umaga was red carded in the first half, with potential England cap Alfie Barbeary putting in a Man of the Match performance against the European champions.
15 January 2022

Wasps subject Leicester Tigers to first loss of the season

League leaders Leicester Tigers experience defeat for the first time this season with a 16-13 loss at the hands of Wasps. Ellis Genge saw yellow in the game and TRU’s Joe Harvey was watching on in the West Midlands.
9 January 2022

Wasps head coach Lee Blackett: Rugby without fans is nothing

The Wasps head coach is keen to avoid empty stadiums if the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 continues.
22 December 2021

Munster beat Wasps 14-35 following Covid-marred preparation for both teams

Despite both teams having had a Covid-raged leadup to this game, it was Munster who walked away from their Champions Cup opener with a 14-35 win over Wasps at the Coventry Building Society Arena.
12 December 2021

Wasps stun Bristol Bears to win 44-8 in their opening game of the season

Wasps picked up their first win of the season with a 44-8 win over Bristol Bears at the Coventry Building Society Arena, with Ali Crossdale and Dan Robson starring for Lee Blackett’s side as they picked up a bonus point win.
25 September 2021

Wasps aiming for emotional end of season send-off

With some big names leaving the Ricoh Arena this summer, Wasps head coach Lee Blackett is eager for his side to finish the Gallagher Premiership campaign with a flourish.
16 April 2021

International returnees could be the keys to unlocking Wasps form

Wasps may well have their international players available to them against Sale Sharks this weekend, with Paolo Odogwu set to feature in his first match for 11 weeks following a frustrating Six Nations campaign.
25 March 2021

‘To see the pain on his face, you knew it was serious’ - Wasps on Jack Willis' injury

Ahead of their trip to Mattioli Woods Welford Road this weekend, Wasps’ Lee Blackett and Tom Willis reflected on the injury that Jack Willis sustained whilst playing for England in the Six Nations.
17 February 2021

We won't waste time focusing on others: Wasps set sights on top four

Lee Blackett's side take on Harlequins in Round 21 and Wasps find themselves in third place in the Gallagher Premiership standings with their destiny in their own hands.
28 September 2020