Ulster to host Wasps in pre-season friendly

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Ulster Rugby have announced they will host Wasps in their 2017/18 pre-season.

The English side finished at the top of the Aviva Premiership and have a final on Saturday.

Their squad includes British & Irish Lions Elliott Daly and James Haskell, Premiership Player of the Year Jimmy Gopperth and 6 Nations Player of the Year Joe Launchbury.

Home fans will be able to see new signings such as John Cooney and Schalk van der Merwe in the white shirt for the first time.

The two sides will go head to head at Kingspan Stadium on August 17, with a 7:30pm kick-off.

Before that, Les Kiss' men take on the world-famous Barbarians on Thursday 1st June in Belfast.

It's been billed as the final opportunity to see Ruan Pienaar and Roger Wilson in an Ulster jersey.


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