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Harlequins have announced the signing of former Sydney Roosters and NSW Waratahs back Alofa Alofa.
Harlequins have confirmed the signing of Samoa international wing Alofa Alofa, who has been training with the team throughout pre-season. The post Quins sign Alofa Alofa appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
INTERVIEW:Jamie Roberts says it will be a privilege to play when Harlequins face Premiership new-boys Bristol Rugby at Twickenham as part of the London Double Header this Saturday.
The Falcons’ round 10 match at home to Harlequins will not be shown on TV, and is therefore confirmed as taking place on Sunday December 4 with a 3pm kick-off at Kingston Park Stadium. The Falcons’ Aviva Premiership season gets underway this Friday when Sale Sharks visit Kingston Park Stadium in an 8pm kick-off.
Bristol backs coach Dwayne Peel is buzzing at the prospect of his men running out at Twickenham against Harlequins in their season opener. The post ‘Boys buzzing for Twickenham’ – Peel appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
John Kingston is targeting a repeat of Harlequins’ 2012 title success when the new Premiership season gets underway at Twickenham. The post Kingston eyeing repeat of Harlequins’ 2012 triumph appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Harlequins captain Danny Care says he cannot wait for the season to start. The post Care not underestimating Bristol appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
NEWS: Olympic silver medallist Ollie Lindsay-Hague is leaving Harlequins after seven years with the club.
Harlequins have announced that Olympic silver medallist Ollie Lindsay-Hague has left the club to pursue other options in his playing career. The post Harlequins exit for Lindsay-Hague appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Doncaster have announced that former Australian international and Super XV winner Beau Robinson has signed a one-year contract with the club. The former Wallaby arrives in South Yorkshire having most recently spent time in the Premiership with Harlequins and will bolster the Knights back row options and particularly at openside following the hamstring injury suffered […]
England loosehead prop Joe Marler believes “everything is hunky dory” from a mental side as he prepares for the new season with Harlequins. The post ‘Everything is hunky dory’ – Marler appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Fortune favours the brave and Jonas Mikalcius is the perfect example of where chasing your dream can lead you. The big Lithuanian winger lit up Franklin’s Gardens in the Premiership 7s last week on his first outing for Harlequins. Now, just five years into his rugby career, he is one of the hottest prospects in […]
Summer recruit Nick Fenton-Wells will miss Bristol’s Aviva Premiership opener against Harlequins at Twickenham on September 3. The post Fenton-Wells banned for eye-gouging appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Saracens have announced that Derby Day is back as the Londoners return to Wembley Stadium on Saturday, April 8 to face Harlequins. The post Wembley date for Saracens and Quins appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Major teams: Headingley, Harlequins, Hawke’s Bay, Transvaal Country: England Test span: 1982-93 England caps: 58 (58 starts) Lions caps: 7 (7 starts) Test points: 13 (3T)In one of Stuart Lancaster’s first games as England coach, he invited Peter Winterbottom to present the players with their …Continue reading »
As we approach the 2016/17 Aviva Premiership season and take stock of each team’s fortunes, it is quickly becoming apparent that it looks to be a very good year to be a senior member of the Harlequins academy.
Harlequins fall just short of a fourth premiership in a row, and hand the Dewar Shield to the Unicorns. In a top game of rugby at RHL Sparks Reserve, Melbourne defeated Harlequins by a single point to claim their 18th premier grade title. The two teams dominated the season finishing first and second.
After winning their Kingston Park qualifier the previous weekend the Falcons fell to both Ospreys and Harlequins on Sunday in Coventry, Orr saying: “Even with the disappointment of losing both games in the finals we feel like it has been a worthwhile competition. “On the fitness side it has been great, and the boys have got into some good full-contact stuff. We are where we want to be fitness-wise and we will keep on working on the rest of our game.” Lamenting his side’s pair of defeats at the Ricoh Arena, the Aussie back-rower added: “We were pretty disappointed with how we went
The Melbourne Unicorns defeat the Box Hill Broncos and advance to the Grand Final. As predicted the Grand Final in the Dewar Shield will be against the two form sides; Harlequins and Melbourne. In a display of strong on-field organisation, solid defence and deadly speed from the backs the Unicorns downed the Broncos 35-14.
The Falcons were eliminated from the main Cup competition in the quarter-finals after losing 28-17 to Welsh side Ospreys, and a disappointing day ended when Harlequins were 45-21 victors in the second-tier tournament. Newcastle had taken the early lead in their Cup clash with Ospreys when skipper Dan Temm’s quick tap and break down the left saw Joel Hodgson work the ball infield for Tom Catterick, who glided his way through for a converted try between the posts. Ospreys drew level and then assumed a seven-point lead when Morgan Williams helped himself to a pair of tries, Adam Radwan hitting back for the Falcons when he sniped over from close range in support of a Glen Young line-break