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One game at a time for Wasps in play-off race

Posted On: 8 Aug 2020   |   Posted By: Planet Rugby

Wasps head coach Lee Blackett has dismissed all talk of a top-four finish in the Premiership this season.
Three straight wins before the campaign was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic propelled Wasps to within two points of the play-off places.
The Premiership resumes over the weekend of August 14-16 and Blackett's side take on fourth-placed Northampton at Franklin's Gardens on the Sunday.
“Hopefully we'll get enough points to put us there or thereabouts, but you just can't lose sight of our next game at Northampton,” Blackett said.
“There is a lot to happen before we start talking about top four. Anything can happen, especially in the fixture list that's coming up.”
Premiership clubs must squeeze in their nine remaining games by October 4 when the 2019/20 season is scheduled to finish.
“We've spoken this week actually about it and our only target is trying to beat Northampton,” Blackett said.
“I think you can get too caught up in it. From a coach's point of view we talk about things in the...

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