Wasps and England are set to be boosted by a return to fitness of second rower Joe Launchbury this weekend.
Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young has revealed that the 54-times-capped international will make his return from injury against Northampton Saints this Sunday, having last played mid-September.
Launchbury's will be a welcome one for Wasps, with the club captain having watched from the sidelines as the Coventry-based side slumped to a singular victory over their last ten top flight fixtures.
In addition to the return of Launchbury and barnstorming number eight Billy Vunipola, England boss Eddie could be in line to receive a further fitness boost this weekend.
Exeter Chiefs boss Rob Baxter revealing that British and Irish wing Jack Nowell could make his comeback from a hamstring injury against Bristol Bears this Saturday, having last played in England's Twickenham victory over Japan in November.