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21,000 tickets sold for Wasps v Leicester Tigers

Wasps have today announced they have already sold over 21,000 tickets for ‘The Stinger’ - the Club’s end of season battle against Leicester Tigers on Saturday 9th May.

It is a potentially massive game for both sides with vital spots in the Aviva Premiership table resting on the result Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

It is a potentially massive game for both sides with vital spots in the Aviva Premiership table resting on the result.

As part of the day Wasps also plan to distribute 15,000 Ashley Johnson wigs for fans to masquerade as the Ricoh Arena favourite.

The wigs form part of a charity campaign to raise money for Wasps Academy’s charity partner, the Brain Tumour Charity.

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Warwick aim for third consecutive U15 rugby title

Warwick School's under 15 rugby team are to defend their title in the final of the NatWest Cup at Twickenham today.

Warwick are to defend their title in the final of the NatWest Cup Credit: ITV News Central

They play Queen Elizabeth Grammar School from Wakefield, whom they beat 17-0 in last year's cup.

If successful, they will take home their third consecutive title from the nationwide competition.

Around 500 schools took part in this year's competition.

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Tigers launch foundation to get more involved in rugby

Leicester Tigers want to get more involved in rugby Credit: ITV News

Leicester Tigers has launched its own foundation to use rugby to get more people involved with the sport.

It is particularly aimed at getting women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities to take part, as well as encouraging and inspiring young people to learn new skills outside of the classroom.

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