Haskell returns to train at his original Rugby Club Maidenhead RFC
HOME BOY: James Haskell meets some of the junior players at Maidenhead RFC.
Back row forward James Haskell returned to Maidenhead RFC this week for a training session on the 3G pitch at Braywick with his Wasps team.
The 31-year-old, who was born in Windsor but played his junior rugby at Maidenhead, has spoken in the past of his fondness for the club and the start they gave him in the sport and in particular his old coach Gordon Macdonald, sadly departed, who James says was instrumental into getting him into England Age Group rugby.
Haskell, who was part of England’s triumphant Six Nations-winning team, took time out of the session to say hello to some of Maidenhead’s future stars.
Third-placed Wasps are next in action in the Premiership Saturday week away to Worcester Warriors but face a very tough challenge this weekend in the Quarter finals of the European Champions Cup against Exeter.