In-form wingers Tom Varndell and Christian Wade, who each bagged two tries against Welsh last Sunday, are obvious threats if Wasps can secure forward parity
and only once this season has that not happened.
Otley then had their best period of the match and had a period of forward parity
. They retained possession through a number of phases and an excellent move saw their forwards and backs linking well to outstrip the Boro cover and release their No 8 to score.
It was by no means all doom-and gloom for the Falcons last night despite the result, as an even first half contest saw a mix-and-match Newcastle side achieve forward parity
against one of the top teams in Europe.
The potential for English dominance up front is not lost on Ruddock who remembers the Twickenham clash two years ago when Wales struggled to gain forward parity
They fly out to the Isle of Man to take on Vagabonds and will need to gain forward parity
if they are to prevail.