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39 Man Wallaby Squad Announced for England Series

The initial 39 man Wallabies squad for the England series has been announced and there’s a few eye-brow raisers in it. Cheika has called on four internationally-based players for the initial camp, including former Qantas Wallabies skipper James Horwill (Harlequins, UK), Queensland Reds signee Leroy Houston (Bath, UK), France-based prop Sekope Kepu (Bordeaux) and newly re-signed NSW Waratahs flyer Taqele Naiyaravoro (Glasgow).

Jones backing Yarde to deliver

Eddie Jones believes that he has made the right decision to include Harlequins winger Marland Yarde at the expense of Chris Ashton. The post Jones backing Yarde to deliver appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Four uncapped players to tour Australia with England

Eddie Jones has named four uncapped players in his England squad ahead of their three-Test series against Australia next month. Worcester Warriors’ new centre Ben Te’o and Northampton Saints’ back-row forward Teimana Harrison are included in the 32-man squad as well as 21-year-old Leicester Tigers loosehead Ellis Genge and Harlequins tighthead Kyle Sinckler.

Chris Robshaw indebted to ‘honest’ Eddie Jones for his revival

Revitalised Chris Robshaw cannot wait to tackle Australia again after bouncing back from his personal World Cup nightmare. Robshaw suffered a torrid time in the wake of England’s exit, after which he was stripped of the captaincy by new boss Eddie Jones. Rather than sulking, though, the Harlequins flanker showed admirable fortitude to retain his […]

Preview – Dewar Shield Round 9

The top four teams in the Dewar Shield seem to have an edge on the competition this year.  Harlequins are flying high, with the Broncos and Unicorns only at one length distance.  The Eagles are the only team keeping the pace, only 8 points clear of fifth placed Moorabbin and look already well placed for a […] The post Preview – Dewar Shield Round 9 appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Quins bring in World Cup winning full-back

Harlequins have confirmed that Junior World Cup winning full-back Aaron Morris will join the club from Saracens ahead of next season. 21 year-old Morris began his rugby career at Bedford Blues and worked through the ranks before being offered a full-time contract with Saracens’ academy at the age of 18. Representing England U20s alongside Harry […]

Ben Botica inexplicably kicks the ball away as Harlequins attempt late comeback in final

Ben Botica had a nightmare ending to his Harlequins career as Montpellier won the European Challenge Cup Final 26-19 in Lyon on Friday night. Quins had mounted a comeback but with ball in hand and time up, Botica kicked it away, rather than keeping possession to go for the draw. Harlequins had fought their way back into the match after Jake White’s largerly South African Montpellier looked comfortable for the majority of the contest.

Care: ‘Quins will be back!’

Harlequins skipper Danny Care roared a defiant message to next seasons Challenge Cup rivals after his side’s 26-19 final defeat against Montpellier in Lyon – ‘we’ll learn from this and we’ll be ready next year’.