Harlequins

The Alternative Premiership Rugby Awards

With the league part of the season now over we though it would be a good time to take a look at those fans, coaches and players who may not have made it into the main Premiership awards yet have managed to light up the league none the less. Here are our alternative Premiership awards; The Ironman Award – Wayne …

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Last Four Standing

At half-time yesterday all six of my predictions made it look like I knew what I was talking about and I almost tweeted as much. Luckily I didn’t, as the second 40 saw two of them go pear shaped (a bit like some props I know). Still, I’ll settle for 4 out of 6 as it doesn’t make me look …

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Season Stand Outs

With Saracens booking a Heineken Cup Final berth against retiring England legend, Jonny Wilkinson’s Toulon, English Rugby Union’s top sides have proven themselves to be amongst Europe’s elite. A season that many couldn’t have predicted, riddled with fan displeasure, refereeing mishaps and general jaw-dropping moments, has once again, been one for the history books. It’s hard to piece together all the bum squeaking, nail …

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Premiership R21 Review – Multiple Guess

Don’t laugh – but I had a pretty good week with my Premiership predictions (why else would I be writing this first thing on Monday?).   In the end I managed 5 ½ out of 6 right. I gave myself the ½ for predicting that Saints would triumph at the Rec. I claim a moral victory for this as Bath …

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O’Shea: We’ve got bit between teeth

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea hailed his side’s never-say-die attitude after seeing them claim a stunning late victory over Exeter that kept alive their Aviva Premiership play-off hopes. Tom Guest’s try five minutes from time earned Quins a remarkable 30-29 comeback triumph at Sandy Park, and they can now pip Bath to a semi-final spot if they beat the …

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Quins claim narrow victory

Harlequins remain in contention for a place in this season’s Aviva Premiership play-offs after securing a 30-29 victory over Exeter at Sandy Park which ended the Chiefs’ hopes of a European play-off. Exeter head coach Rob Baxter had asked to see some pride restored within the ranks with a passionate display in the club’s penultimate league game of the season …

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Brown’s one of the best – Care

Danny Care believes England team-mate Mike Brown has the ideal platform to demonstrate he is the world’s finest full-back during the summer tour to New Zealand. With Harlequins unlikely to reach the Aviva Premiership final on May 31, Brown is set to lock horns with All Blacks star Israel Dagg over three Tests in June. “Mike’s right up there at …

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