Tries on mind of Wade

Date published: April 21 2016

Wasps wing Christian Wade believes it's his "turn to score" after an injury earlier in the season saw him miss a handful of games.

The 24-year-old finisher, who crossed six times in his team's Premiership win over Worcester last weekend, is in red-hot form at the moment.

And ahead of going up against the likes of Chris Ashton and Chris Wyles in their Champions Cup semi-final, Wade is hungry for more scores.

"Chris Ashton has been scoring quite often this year, while I've had an injury that slowed me down. Frank Halai and Charles Piutau have been racking up the tries too, so it's my turn to score," he told EPC Rugby.

"I was pretty proud to score six tries but as a team we've really built a lot of winning momentum over the last few months. It was one of those games where I was in the right place at the right time.

"I guess it's a coincidence that we're coming into the business end of the season where we need to be getting these extra points. We need to be fired up when we've got big games like this semi-final coming up."

Wasps are in excellent form in both the Premiership and Europe as they come into the game sitting in second position in the domestic table, with Wade convinced they are building nicely under director of rugby Dai Young.

"The team have really been vibing off each other this year which has brought the best out of everyone," he added.

"We're in a really great position this year, we're in a European semi-final and we're occupying a top four spot. We're in the best shape we've been in during my seven year spell. We were looking at relegation a couple of years ago, and now we're here competing with the best."