The Wasps are Coventry’s regional rugby union team based at the Ricoh Arena. They began in 1867 and have won a variety of different titles over the years, such as European Championship, the European Rugby Challenge Cup, the Heineken Cup, the Middlesex 7’s and the Premiership.
The team have had various homes throughout their career. They played home games at Finchley Road in London in the early 20th century, relocating to Sudbury, Middlesex, Loftus Road, West London and others, before resting at their current home at Ricoh Arena at the end of 2014. The stadium seats over 32,600 spectators and also showcases the home games of Coventry City FC.
The Wasps have achieved success through the help of many English and international players in the past, including Stuart Abbott, Alex King, Raphael Ibanez and Eoin Reddan. They are set for more success after achieving third place in the 2017/18 Premiership.