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Wasps tie down Watson

28th March 2019, 15:07 by Tom Hill

Wasps have announced that former England Sevens winger Marcus Watson has signed a new deal with the club.

Watson has shown some impressive form for Wasps since joining in 2017 from Newcastle Falcons.

He has scored 11 tries in 24 games and is also well known after winning a silver medal with Great Britain at the 2016 Olympics.

The 27-year-old started his career at London Irish and Wasps director of rugby Dai Young admits he deserves plenty of plaudits after his recent form.

He told reporters: "Marcus has tremendous pace and that ability to beat the man, as he's shown many a time.

"It's certainly been a bit frustrating for him with injuries halting his chance to play some more regular rugby, but hopefully he can really push on now and string together a good run of games."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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