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Official Matchday Programme of Halrequins Rugby 2022/23 Season | Issue 01 Harlequins v Saracens | Gallagher Premiership Saturday 17th September, 2022 | KO 3pm | The Twickenham Stoop

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GALLAGHER PREMIERSHIP RUGBY / SATURDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2022 / KICK-OFF 15:00 / ISSUE 1 / £3.50

VS

SARACENS

IN MEMORY OF

HER MAJESTY

QUEEN ELIZABETH II

1926 2022


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exclusive hospitality suite at The Stoop. You’ll enjoy

VIP access to The DHL Box, pitch side experiences,

meet and greets with players or coaches and

complimentary food and drink throughout the day

with great views of all the touchline action and firstrate

match hospitality.

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WHAT’S INSIDE

Club Officials

Chairman:

David Morgan

Chief Executive:

Laurie Dalrymple

Chief Marketing Officer:

Adrian Wells

Director of Rugby Performance:

Billy Millard

Head of Foundation:

Marc Leckie

Group Finance Director:

Sarah Scammell

Head of Operations:

Pete Cooper

Chief Commercial Officer:

Steve Morton

Club Honours List

Melrose Sevens: 2017

Middlesex Sevens: 2008

European Rugby Challenge

Cup: 2001, 2004, 2011

National Trophy: 2006

National Division One: 2006

Premiership: 2012, 2021

Anglo-Welsh Cup: 2013

Matchday Programme

Editor: Alistair Stokes

Photography: Getty Images

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05 Laurie Dalrymple

06 R.I.P Her Majesty

Queen Elizabeth II

08 Scene Setter

14 Nick Evans

17 Fan Rememberance

20 Irne Herbst

22 Match Action

26 Members Area

20

30 Last Time We Met

34 Foundation News

40 Club Partners

44 Harlequins Pride

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46 For The Record:

First Team Squad Profiles

54 Harlequins Women new signing

60 Quins First Team

Fixtures & Results

62 Today’s Teams

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Laurie

Dalrymple

WELCOME BACK TO THE STOOP AND TO OUR FIRST HOME MATCH OF THE 2022/23 SEASON! FOLLOWING

A TOUGH BONUS POINT WIN FROM OUR WIN AT NEWCASTLE, WE KNOW TODAY’S MATCH WILL BE A HUGE

CHALLENGE FOR US EARLY IN THE SEASON. AGAINST PROVEN OPPONENTS IN SARACENS THE SQUAD

ARE HIGHLY MOTIVATED TO LAY DOWN A MARKER EARLY IN THE SEASON AS WE AGAIN STRIVE FOR A TOP

4 POSITION IN THE LEAGUE AND BUILD ON A SUCCESSFUL 2021/22 SEASON ON AND OFF THE PITCH.

Today’s match is special for two

notable reasons. Firstly, alongside all

Premiership Rugby clubs, we will pay

our respects today to Queen Elisabeth

II and you will experience a noticeably

toned down pre match programme

including reduced use of our big

screens, entertainment on the pitch.

We will however be treated to a live

performance of the National Anthem

but Camilla Kerslake that I know you

will enjoy. There is also a book of

condolence should you wish to sign

that will be available for all supporters

to sign.

Secondly, today sees the opening

of our new improved Jason Leonard

gate (Gate 1) and North Village area

behind the North Stand. I recommend

that you come to see the new work

and to experience the new improved

covered bar and food court area. In

coming matchdays you will find a vibrant

range of match day entertainment and

activities here, but respectfully again,

we will launch these and officially open

the new space at our next Home

match against Northampton Saints

on 2 October.

Ahead of this match the Club has

shared with all ticket holders via email a

link to our new updated Supporter Code

of Conduct guide that I would urge all

supporters to read. We are incredibly

proud to be a club that welcomes

supporters of all social background,

race, sexual orientation, gender, age

and religion. Our Code of Conduct is

designed to put a supportive framework

around match days at The Stoop and

ensure that all supporters adhere to

these guidelines and ensure that we

continue to be welcoming for all.

As we look further into the season

we plan ahead already to our annual

Big Game event at Twickenham on 27

December. Now in its 14th edition, the

match is the biggest annual club rugby

match in the world and I can assure

you that this years’ event will be our

biggest and best yet. Our packed day of

entertainment and top quality rugby is

the perfect day our for friends and family

of all ages. Tickets go on General Sale

on 21 September, so we do hope you

can join us.

May I take this opportunity to wish you

a happy and healthy season ahead and

thank you as ever for your incredible

support!

#COYQ!

Laurie Dalrymple,

Harlequins CEO

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HER MAJESTY

QUEEN ELIZABETH II, 1926-2022


SCENE

SETTER

HARLEQUINS RETURN TO ACTION TODAY IN FRONT OF THEIR

BELOVED FANS IN YET ANOTHER SOLD OUT TWICKENHAM STOOP.

WHAT A MATCH TO RETURN TO, WITH A COLOSSAL CLASH WITH

LONDON RIVALS SARACENS KICKING-OFF AT 15:00.

After losing to Saracens in the

semi-finals stage of last year’s

competition - seeing Quins’ title

defence hopes dashed - the

men in the Famous Quarters will

be on the hunt for payback this

Saturday.

Harlequins go into this weekend’s

fixture off the back of a strong

showing in the first round of

Gallagher Premiership action last

weekend, claiming a bonus-point

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win away to Newcastle Falcons.

Moreso, the side secured the

victory in classis Harlequins style,

with centre Lennox Anyanwu

finishing off a 100-metre team try

for what was surely the score of

the week.

Conversely, Saracens travel

to South West London after

playing no rugby last weekend

having been the first team of the

campaign to see out a BYE week.

Even without the motivation that

comes with the emotions of this

London derby, Saracens will be

motivated to go one better this

year after falling agonisingly short

of lifting the 2021/22 trophy,

suffering defeat against Leicester

Tigers in the final last June.

Historically, Harlequins have only

played one other team on more

occasions that Saracens, having

faced their local rivals on 48


occasions, but played Leicester 50

times since the league’s inception.

Of those 48 clashes, Saracens

currently boast bragging rights,

winning 32 to Quins 15, with just

one draw between the two teams.

On form, both sides are on equal

footing, having both won three of

their last six fixtures.

A clash of styles is perhaps

the most appropriate way to

compare the brand of rugby these

two London juggernauts offer

each week. While Harlequins

famous, free-flowing style sees

an impressive strike rate when it

comes to scoring tries and gluing

eye balls to screens, Saracens’ opt

for a more pragmatic approach. An

intelligent tactical kicking game and

brute force at the set-piece usually

sees Sarries over the line.

Number eight is perhaps the best

comparison for the styles of play

on show. Harlequins backrow

Alex Dombrandt is famed for his

intelligent running lines, spectacular

offloads and basketball-style

approach. Opposite the Club’s

matchday captain is more than

just a club rival. Billy Vunipola will

pack down opposite Dombrandt

looking to retain the England eight

jersey, having started all eight Tests

for the national side in Australia

this summer in the absence of an

injured Dombrandt.

While Dombrandt’s swift thinking

sees him standout from the

crowd, Vunipola’s game is based

round an unforgiving, relentless

physicality. There are few who can

rival Vunipola when it comes to

standing toe-to-toe arm wrestles.

A mouth-watering clash to

kick-off Harlequins’ campaign

in Twickenham. See comments

from Harlequins Attack and Backs

Coach Nick Evans and new

summer signing Irne Herbst later

in this programme as the playing

groups prepare.

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COACH’S NOTES | INTERVIEW

Nick

Evans

NICK EVANS REVIEWS THE SEASON’ PREPARATIONS, LAST WEEKEND’S VICTORY OVER NEWCASTLE

FALCONS AND A COLOSSAL FIRST HOME MATCH OF THE SEASON AGAINST RIVALS SARACENS

How do you assess last weekend’s first match of

the season?

“It was an entertaining first blow out in. In the end

we were happy with the result. In that first game you

want to see what you’ve been working on in preseason

put into the game; get a look at how some

things work and how others don’t.

“All in all, we saw what we wanted to from that first

hit out, with plenty for us to go back and have a think

about for the season ahead. We scored six tries,

which was good, created some opportunities with

some new combinations. Overall, we were positive

off the back of that first hit out. We were put under

pressure, which was great, and, most importantly,

ended up getting a result.”

Saracens this weekend

“It’s always a huge game whenever we play

Saracens. We’re really looking forward to it and I

think both clubs do because it’s such a great fixture

in the calendar. It’s our first league game of the

season at home which is important. We’ve had a

pre-season game here, but it will be great to have a

fully sold out Stoop with the fans cheering for us and

get to see them again. Hopefully we’ll put in another

really good performance and improve on the areas

we need to improve on from last week, start pushing

the intensity in areas we need to.”

What’s the plan with Marcus and Danny?

“They’ll be back over the next two or three weeks,

they’ve got a plan and we’ll stick to that. Every player

seems to have a different plan, so you’ll see them

over the next two or three weeks.”

Is it difficult balance introducing these guys?

“It’s a fascinating challenge and something we spoke

about in the pre-season. All throughout the year

we’re going to have people coming in and out. Andre

[Esterhuizen] is another one that will come in and it’s

something that we need to manage. One, they ideally

need to come back itching to get stuck in, which

they are, and two, the group needs to understand the

dynamic of the year.

“You’ve got to ensure that the cohesion stays in

the group and that we don’t lose too much or get

frustrated with that in-and-out nature. It is what it is, we

understand that. We’re putting good plans in place to

ensure we’re aware of those timelines and then push

on with the group we have at each given moment.

“We have an exciting group and there’s opportunity for

guys that haven’t played a lot of rugby to get a crack.

We’ve already seen that with Lennox [Anyanwu] playing

12 at the weekend. He’s someone who bided his time in

the academy, has had his opportunity and performed well.

“You’re gonna see that opportunity in all teams across

the league, with young kinds coming through and playing

in those places when internationals are away. Of course,

when they come back we want to welcome them with

open arms and give them the best platform so that they

can come in, pull the jersey on and represent it to the

best of their ability – which I’m sure they will.”

Alex Dombrandt played well on his comeback

from injury last weekend. How have you

assessed his return to fitness and form?

“He was fantastic on Saturday. When you get an

injury like he did and miss out on an opportunity

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to put the national jersey on, there was a bit of

greenness about him during pre-season. He was

working so hard to get himself back into shape

for last weekend. I thought it really showed at the

weekend. He was outstanding in terms of his ability

to come up in areas we wanted him to and win those

moments. Nothing more so than in the final five or

ten minutes last weekend where I think he was a big

part of that.

“He had the captain’s armband on and led really well.

For all the fans and everyone involved at the Club,

you want to see your big players performing well and

he certainly did on Saturday. I don’t think you’ll find

a more devastating ball carrier than Alex when he’s

on form and he’s certainly put his hand up for that

England number eight jersey.”

How have you approached this game off the

back of the loss against the same opposition in

last season’s semi-final?

“We reviewed that game when we returned for preseason

and made sure that we delved into that. It

was against a good team and I think it’s important to

highlight that. No matter who puts the jersey on they

have a fantastic squad and are well coached.

“We’ve been concentrating on the rugby part of it

and when we looked back on that semi-final, if you

look at the stats it’s pretty close. In all those gritty

bits like tackles and carries it was close. It came

down to fine margins and key moments. We certainly

looked at a few occasions where we didn’t execute in

those key moments. Conversely, we looked from the

other side at where they won those moments. It’s just

bridging that gap in understanding what that looks

like and when those opportunities come next time,

we take them.

“Both teams are at the start of the season so will

be ironing out that cohesion. Things probably aren’t

quite as fluid as they would be in the semi-final. That

will probably add to the drama of the match today.”

Is that ‘revenge’ mindset sinking in this

weekend?

“I don’t think we’ve mentioned the word revenge

once this week. We’ve been focusing on the rugby

side of it. Just making sure we’re in that phase of

building our rugby during this initial portion of the

season and look to see what you’ve been working on

in pre-season in the match.”

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EXPERIENCE

AT THE STOOP

DHL is giving fans the chance to win

an exclusive home game experience

they’ll never forget.

Win tickets for you and five of your friends to watch

a Harlequins home game this season from DHL’s

exclusive hospitality suite at The Stoop. You’ll enjoy

VIP access to The DHL Box, pitch side experiences,

meet and greets with players or coaches and

complimentary food and drink throughout the day

with great views of all the touchline action and firstrate

match hospitality.

Don’t miss out on this exciting fan experience –

scan the QR code or visit www.quins.co.uk/dhl

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IN REMEMBERANCE

Ian Johnson

‘COME ON YOU QUINS’. 1ST APRIL 1944 - 12 JUNE 2022

Ian grew up in Hounslow and supported

Quins all of his life. He took our Mum, Jean,

on dates to see the matches in the 60’s and

they were excited to became season ticket

holders later in life.

Luckily, he passed on the excitement and

commitment of supporting the Quins to all

of us in the family including 4 grandchildren.

Having had cancer and serious illness over

the last 14 years he attended the Stoop

when he was well enough but had to watch

them on TV (in his Quins replica top) from the

comfort of his home if he was on treatment

or immunosuppressed. He was SO thankful

he had managed to see them become

Champions in 2021. Mum had cancer too,

so they supported each other, never wanting

to attend the Stoop on their own. We were

lucky enough to have their tickets at times

and bring home their programme and tales of

the exciting matches.

Throughout his final year of deterioration, he

always had Quins matches as his priority to

watch even in the hospice! The last match he

managed to watch was Saturday June 11th,

2022, and he died the following day. We all

joked and said he saw them lose and gave up!

He’s always commented on how great it had

been to see the youngsters of the team come

up through the ranks and they particularly

followed Marcus Smith over the years. Dad

would say ‘There he is Jean, there’s your

Smithy’!

He loved his Rugby; he loved his Quins team.

He was a kind and generous gentleman but

had a fantastic sense of humour. We are so

glad he’s passed the Quins bug on to us all

to enjoy for the next generations to come.

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HARLEQUINS FEATURE | INTRODUCING

Irne

Herbst

NEW MAN IRNÉ HERBST SAT DOWN WITH US THIS WEEK TO TALK ABOUT ADJUSTING TO LIFE AT

QUINS, HIS THOUGHTS ON THE SEASON AHEAD AND LIFE AWAY FROM RUGBY.

Q: Could you tell us a little bit about your rugby

journey before coming to Quins?

A: I started playing for the Bulls just after school

and I was there for about 6 years. Then I got the

opportunity to play a season in Super Rugby with the

Kings, before going back to the Bulls. Then I played

for 5 seasons with Benetton in Treviso. When the

opportunity with Quins came up, I grabbed it with

both hands!

Q: What was it like moving to Europe?

A: Moving to Italy was a bit of a culture shock! It took

be almost a year to properly settle in. Moving to the

UK was a bit easier, particularly as I can speak the

language.

Q: What was it like coming in over the offseason

and integrating with your new

teammates?

A: It was good! I’m a quiet guy who likes to come in

and do my job so it took me a little while to settle in but

the boys were really good. The coaches and the whole

environment were great in helping me settle in well.

Q: You’ve been in quite a few professional

training environments now, has there been much

variation between them?

A: We were coached by a New Zealander for my last

two years in Italy so we had similar approaches to the

week, but the way Quins play is very different. Quins

play a more expansive game and like to run a bit more

with the ball but it didn’t take that long to retrain.

Q: Lots of cardio in pre-season then?

A: Yeah!

Q: You had your first Premiership run-out against

Newcastle last weekend, how did you find it?

A: It was good! It was quite a physical game against

Newcastle but I’m glad the boys managed to pull

through. I can see that this is a hard competition and

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there won’t be any easy games, especially with this

Saturday [against Saracens] coming up, but I think

we’re ready for what’s ahead.

Q: A huge match coming up against Saracens

this week, has there been any change in the

atmosphere at training this week?

A: It’s been mostly the same but there’s been a bit more

of an edge on the training pitch. It’s obviously a big

derby game for us and we want to get the better of them

this year and this weekend. It’s gonna be a big one!

Q: The Saracens match will also be your first

Premiership run-out in front of a sold-out Stoop,

have you been thinking about that at all?

A: I went to a game as a supporter last season

when it was a full house and it was an unbelievable

experience, so I can imagine playing on Saturday will

really cool and I’m really looking forward to it.

Q: How do you like to spend your time away

from rugby?

A: I like playing golf. Other than that I like to get out

into nature and spend time with my family.

Q: How are you finding life in the UK?

A: I’m enjoying it! My daughter has just started

school and my wife is settling in well so I can see

myself enjoying my time here and I’m looking forward

to it. So far we’ve visited Windsor and I took my

daughter to the Frozen stage show in London.

Q: Were there any players you watched when

you were growing up who inspired you?

A: I was a massive Bulls fan as a young boy and

I looked up to the likes of Bakkies Botha, Danie

Russouw and Schalk Burger.

Q: Who’s on your pre-match playlist?

A: Sometimes I like listening to Afrikaans music and

sometimes I listen to calmer music, it depends how I

wake up. I can imagine this Saturday there will be a

lot of butterflies so I’ll try to keep it easy.

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MATCH ACTION

BOTH TEAMS LINE-UP FOR A

MINUTES SILENCE IN TRIBUTE TO

HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II

MATCH ACTION

IMAGES FROM OUR LAST MATCH OUT

AGAINST NEWCASTLE FALCONS

FLANKER JACK

KENNINGHAM SECURES

LINEOUT BALL

WING NICK DAVID BRINGS DOWN

NEWCASTLE HOOKER GEORG MCGUIGAN

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MATCH ACTION

FULLBACK TYRONE GREEN SQUEEZES

THROUGH IN THE BUILD UP TO HIS TRY

NUMBER EIGHT ALEX

DOMBRANDT GOES ON

THE RAMPAGE

SPRINGBOK PROP WILCO LOUW

BUNDLES HI WAY THROUGH

FALCONS DEFENDERS

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HARLEQUINS MEMBERS

THANK YOU FOR YOUR

SUPPORT

Thank you to all our Season Ticket Members

for joining us for the 2022/23 season! With

both the Men’s and Women’s teams looking

to regain their domestic crowns, your support

will be more crucial than ever. We can’t wait

to welcome you all to The Stoop this season

to roar the teams on to even more success.

BIG GAME 14 – TICKETS

AVAILABLE NOW

Big Game is back for its’ 14th instalment in

2022! We hope you can join us at Twickenham

as the Men’s side take on Bristol Bears in what

promises to be an exciting encounter! It is

our intention to once again stage a Women’s

match as part of Big Game 14, details to follow

as soon as they are available.

BIG GAME 14! Harlequins v Bristol Bears –

Twickenham Stadium – Tuesday 27 December

(kick-off TBC) – Tickets included in your

Season Ticket Membership, however you

must claim before 20 December at 12:00 or

be subject to ticketing charges.

Please visit eticketing.co.uk/harlequins for

information on how to secure your seats.

TICKET FORWARD AND

TICKET RESALE

Let’s keep The Stoop full! We know it’s not

always possible for you to make it to every

match. Don’t forget you can use Ticket

Resale or Ticket Forwarding (eticketing.co.uk/

harlequins) to make sure your seat is always

filled. You’ll now receive 100% of your Season

Ticket fixture value when using Ticket Resale!

(minus a £3 admin charge).

For a step-by-step guide see your pre- or

post-match emails.

MATCH DAY SURVEY

Over the course of the off-season, we have

updated our match day survey to ensure it

is more in line with the experience we are

working to provide. This will be sent to you by

email after each fixture, and we would really

appreciate completion of the survey by as

many Members as possible. Your feedback

is vital as we aim to continually evolve our

match day offering, and we would love to hear

from you so you can be part of that process.

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HARLEQUINS MEMBERS

MY STOOP PORTAL /

FANZASPORT APP

The My Stoop Portal is your one-stop-shop

for your Season Ticket Membership. It’s home

to Quins Rewards, games, challenges, and

information about your Membership. Login

to the Portal by downloading the Fanzasport

App to your smartphone or visit mystoop.

quins.co.uk, using your Member ID and

Ticketmaster password.

Did you know? You can use a digital version

of your Membership card to enter the stadium

through the Fanzasport App! If you forget your

card just login to the App and click “Show My

Card” and scan the QR code at the gate.

SENSORY PACKS

Sensory packs have been designed for

supporters, particularly those with Autism,

who attend matches to make the matchday

experience more accessible, comfortable,

and enjoyable. This is part of the club’s

commitment to be more accessible to our

disabled supporters.

This pack includes, ear defenders, fidget toys,

a sensory ball, an awareness card, as well as

further match-day information. These will be

available to collect from the Quinformation

Trailer in the South West Corner of The Stoop

at home matches during the 2022/23 season.

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LAST TIME WE MET

Harlequins fell the wrong side of the

referee’s final whistle the last time the

Club locked horns with fierce rivals

Saracens. Quins saw their 2021/22

title defence brought to a brutal halt at

the StoneXStadium in June earlier this

year, suffering a 34-17 loss in the

semi-final stage.

Harlequins travelled to their most fierce rivals

having finished third in the league after lifting

the Premiership trophy the previous year,

looking to secure back-to-back league titles

for the first time in the Club’s history.

The team were in fine form, having continued

to display the famous Harlequins Way of

playing throughout the 21/22 campaign,

standing as the only team to remain in the top

four that year.

Quins were off to a strong start in North

London, with number eight Alex Dombrandt

and scrum-half Danny Care claiming tries

within the opening 20 minutes. Usually seen

marauding within open play, Dombrandt rose

from the heap of a strong driving maul deep

within Saracens territory as the man to dot

down for a score in just the third minute.

Care’s score came in the 18th minute,

standing as the man to benefit from a searing

break by Marcus Smith though a gap in

Saracens’ defence. Once Smith had added

the extras for Care’s try, Quins claimed a 12-3

lead, with Farrell having permeated the scores

with a Saracens penalty in the eighth minute,

with a quarter of the match gone.

Sadly for the men from South West London,

Saracens came roaring back into the

competition as they imposed themselves

upon the fixture. A first of a hattrick of scores

for Saracens’ England flanker Ben Earl was

followed by a Nick Tompkins try that saw

Saracens take the lead in the 34th minute that

they would not relinquish.

A second Earl early in the second half was

followed by a score for Tompkins fellow Welsh

intenrtional scrum-half Aled Davies in the 52nd

minute as Sarries boasted a 13-point lead.

Despite Cadan Murley continuing his tryscoring

prowess in a standout campaign for

the young wing after the hour mark, Saracens

defence held strong to prevent any hopes of

yet another late Harlequins comeback.

Despite Saracens going down to 13 men for

a time during the final quarter of the match,

Quins would register no additional points for

the day. Earl and Farrell had the final say of the

match with a converted try in the final minute.

A tough defeat for Quins, who that year

secured a spot in the playoffs in the

Champions Cup for the first time in nine years

following another standout season in the

domestic league as the only side to retain a

top four spot whilst playing some of the best

rugby in not only the league, but the world

club game.

A chance for revenge, then, for Harlequins

today in a mouth-watering first home game of

the season today against the Club’s fiercest

rivals in front of a sell-out crowd at The Stoop.

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Phone: 020 8410 6000 Email: foundation@quins.co.uk Web: www.harlequins.foundation

THE HARLEQUINS FOUNDATION

2022/23 SEASON!

It’s the beginning of the new

season, and The Harlequins

Foundation are excited for

another year of helping young

people Build Brighter Futures

for themselves. Last year we

impacted the lives of over

6000 young people throughout

the Harlequins Heartlands,

providing programmes and

activities designed to promote

and develop the Essential Skills

necessary to succeed in life.

We’ve got lots planned for the

coming season, and we’re so

excited to share it with you.

Our free Wellbeing Walks will

take place before every Home

match at The Stoop, and are

open to anybody, even if you

don’t have a ticket to the match.

Taking a walk through the scenic

areas of Twickenham, the fresh

air and light exercise will improve

our wellbeing both physically and

mentally. It’s also an opportunity

to explore the local scenery in

England’s home of rugby and

possibly even see new places

within your own community.

We’ve also formally launched

our Sports Coaching and

Development Foundation Degree

in partnership with the University

of South Wales, providing a

pathway into coaching while

also being associated with the

Harlequins brand. Our students

have just started their learning

materials at The Stoop, and

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after achieving their Foundation

degree they’ll have the option to

continue on to a full bachelor’s

degree – best of luck to them

as they continue their studies.

Additionally we’ll be beginning

this academic year’s delivery

of schools programmes soon,

including Robot Rugby, where

we teach kids the fundamentals

of coding through fun rugbybased

challenges; and our new

programme, Rugby in a Box,

which empowers teachers to

develop the Essential Skills in

their students using rugby as the

vehicle to engage.

If you’ve paid a visit to one of

our bars, you may have noticed

that we’re not collecting cup

donations this season – this is

because of Harlequins’ exciting

new partnership with Lyfecycle,

introducing plastic cups that

biodegrade fully within two years.

This fantastic new initiative will

reduce plastic pollution in our

oceans and leave behind only an

earth-friendly wax. But there’s

still plenty you can do to support

The Harlequins Foundation,

whether it’s through donating

directly, volunteering or spreading

the word. We’ll also be launching

exciting new activations on

matchdays this season, so keep

an eye out for us!

Interested in getting involved or

learning more about what The

Harlequins Foundation is getting

up to? Sign up to our mailing list

by scanning the QR code and be

the first to hear about everything

we’re doing.

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David Wilson

In the professional era, there have

been overseas signings that have had a

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Andre Vos, James Horwill and, in particular,

Nick Evans come to mind. Another, who

though he had only one season with

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David joined in the 2000/1 season just after

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greatest Australian teams of all time. Joining

Quins as the Club captain, David played in 29

of the 39 matches that season. Two of them

were cup finals, the domestic Tetley’s Bitter

one and the European Shield. The first against

Newcastle was lost after a controversial

decision by one of the touch judges. In the

second, Narbonne was beaten after extra time

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David Wilson was a fit, fast, indefatigable

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determined, single-minded and a tenacious

tackler, Wilson lead by example and duly

earned universal respect from both his team

and opponents. He was the ultimate team man

and while perhaps his best work was done in

the darkness of the breakdown. Like all good

No. 7s, he played on the edge of the laws.

Even better than Will Evans at the turnover, he

also had the ability to convince the referee that

it was the opposition who were infringing at

the ruck.

As Mark Evans, Quin’s CEO said, “We went

for David Wilson as he is a quality player who

brought experience and professionalism to the

squad. He just leads by example after a few

quiet words. His strength is that he can analyse

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when you are a forward in the thick of battle.”

David showed his worth in the Tetley Bitter’s

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and sevens for sixty minutes making him look

second-best to Quin’s Paul Burke. Also, he

prevented Newcastle getting the quick ball

they desired and was making the second and

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the hour mark, a niggling calf injury forced

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THANK YOU EVENT

OVER THE COURSE OF THE PANDEMIC, A NUMBER OF OUR FANTASTIC SEASON TICKET MEMBERS

DONATED ALL OR PART OF THEIR MEMBERSHIP FEES TO THE CLUB. THIS GENEROSITY, ESPECIALLY

IN LIGHT OF THE DIFFICULTIES FACED BY ALL DURING THIS PERIOD, WAS TRULY APPRECIATED BY

EVERYONE AT HARLEQUINS AND IT IS NO EXAGGERATION TO SAY THAT THESE DONATIONS WERE VITAL

IN KEEPING THE CLUB AFLOAT THROUGH ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING PERIODS IN OUR HISTORY.

Ever since we received your first donation

during the 2019/20 season, it was our intention

to stage an event to thank our donators in

person. As restrictions eased, we were finally

able to put this intention into action, hosting

over 800 donators in an exciting day at The

Stoop on 31st August 2022.

On arrival, donators were invited to walk through

the players tunnel where their names are displayed,

demonstrating their position at the heart of our Club.

Following this, donators were invited to take their

seats for an exclusive Q&A session, giving them

unprecedented insight into the Club’s preparations at

a crucial point in pre-season. First up was Club CEO

Laurie Dalrymple, who spoke about guiding the Club

through the pandemic and the importance of our

donators in making that possible.

Next to speak was new Women’s head coach Amy

Turner. Having recently come into the role as part

of an entirely new coaching structure, she spoke

fascinatingly about the challenges of integrating

a new coaching team while preparing for a fresh

Allianz Premier 15s season, as well as the exciting

opportunities this brings.

We also heard from Club captain Stephan Lewies,

who touched on the squad’s preparations for the

2022/23 campaign. As the players waited in the

background to start their session, it seemed clear

they were raring to go!

Once the Q&A session was finished, our donators

were treated to a full open training session, as the

Men’s squad prepared for their pre-season clash

with Leinster. This provided a rare insight into how

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the team trains on a match week, as well as a few

exciting moves only seen when rugby is played

‘The Quins Way’!

After the session, and some photo/autograph

opportunities with the Men’s and Women’s squads,

donators headed to the South West Corner, where

they could have their photo taken with the 2012 and

2021 Premiership trophies, collect their exclusive

donator pin badges and even have a go at The

Harlequins Foundation’s ‘Pass Like a Pro’ activity!

We don’t think anyone managed to beat Joe

Marchant’s score…

This event was a long time coming and the Club

never wavered in our determination to thank our

donators in person for their generosity during the

pandemic. When it came, the day was a success and

we hope it went some way to demonstrating how

grateful we are.

If you donated to the Club during the pandemic but

were unable to make it to the event, please head to

the Quinformation Trailer in the South West Corner,

where you will be able to collect your exclusive

donator pin badge. We are also looking forward to

the installation of a lasting ‘Thank You Wall’ in the

new North Village area this season.

To all our donators, we would once again like to say

– Thank you.

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Men’s squad 2022/23 (Academy in brown)

Tommy Allan

Positoin: Fly-Half

Danny Care

Positoin: Scrum-Half

James Chisholm

Positoin: Back-row

Ross Chisholm

Positoin: Fullback/Wing

Will Collier

Positoin: Prop

Nick David

Positoin: Wing/Fullback

Alex Dombrandt

Positoin: Back-row

Will Edwards

Positoin: Fly-Half

Jordan Els

Positoin: Prop

Andre Esterhuizen

Positoin: Centre

Will Evans

Positoin: Back-row

Santiago Garcia Botta

Positoin: Prop

Lewis Gjaltema

Positoin: Scrum-Half

Tyrone Green

Positoin: Fullback/Wing

Irne Herbst

Positoin: Lock

Hayden Hyde

Positoin: Centre

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Simon Kerrod

Positoin: Prop

Dino Lamb

Positoin: Lock/Back-row

Tom Lawday

Positoin: Back-row

Stephan Lewies

Positoin: Lock/Back-row

Wilco Louw

Positoin: Prop

Louis Lynagh

Positoin: Wing

Joe Marchant

Positoin: Centre

Joe Marler

Positoin: Prop

Charlie Matthews

Positoin: Lock

Aaron Morris

Positoin: Wing/Fullback

Cadan Murley

Positoin: Wing

Luke Northmore

Positoin: Centre

Marcus Smith

Positoin: Fly-Half

Jack Stafford

Positoin: Scrum-Half

Scott Steele

Positoin: Scrum-Half

Viliami Taulani

Positoin: Back-Row

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Men’s squad 2022/23 (Academy in brown)

Will Trenholm

Positoin: Back-Row

Jack Walker

Positoin: Hook

Luke Wallace

Positoin: Back-Row

Archie White

Positoin: Back-Row

Makeen Alikhan

Positoin: Back-row

Lennox Anyanwu

Positoin: Centre

Caleb Ashworth

Positoin: Prop

Fin Baxter

Positoin: Prop

Oscar Beard

Positoin: Centre/Wing

Jamie Benson

Positoin: Fly-Half

Bryn Bradley

Positoin: Centre

Harry Browne

Positoin: Lock

Zach Carr

Positoin: Back-row

Charlie Clare

Positoin: Scrum-Half

Ethan Clarke

Positoin: Prop

Cassius Cleaves

Positoin: Wing

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Men’s squad 2022/23 (Academy in brown)

Jack Doorey-Palmer

Positoin: Hook

Seb Driscoll

Positoin: Back-row

Tom Golder

Positoin: Lock

Jonny Green

Positoin: Lock

George Hammond

Positoin: Lock

George Head

Positoin: Hook

Will Hobson

Positoin: Prop

Nathan Jibulu

Positoin: Hook

Matas Jurevicius

Positoin: Back-row/Lock

Jack Kenningham

Positoin: Hook

Ludo Kolade

Positoin: Centre

Rhys Litterick

Positoin: Prop

Jake Murray

Positoin: Scrum-Half

Jack Musk

Positoin: Hook

Kitan Ojo

Positoin: Wing

Conor Oresanya

Positoin: Wing

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Men’s squad 2022/23 (Academy in brown)

Staff List

Tom Osborne

Positoin: Prop

Jonny Smith

Positoin: Back-Row

Ben Waghorn

Positoin: Centre

Connor Slevin

Positoin: Fullback

Sam Riley

Positoin: Hook

Billy Millard

Director of Rugby Performance

Coaching

Tabai Matson

Head Coach

Nick Evans

Attack and Backs Coach

Adam Jones

Scrum and Transition Coach

Jerry Flannery

Lineout and Defence Coach

Charlie Mulchrone

Skills and Kicking Coach

Jordan Turner Hall

Transition Coach

Analysis

Kev Gill

Head Analysis

Harry Cole

Senior Analysis

Dominic Gallagher

Maria Maplesdon

Athletic Performance

Gareth Tong

Head of Athletic Performance

James Mealing

Senior Athletic Performance

Coach

Al Barnard

Athletic Performance Rehab

Coach

Merrick Steward

Athletic Performance Coach

Ben Stephens-Hemingway

Sports Scientist

Ethan Lunn

Performance Nutritionist

Ethan Lunn

Volunteer Sports Science

James Wild

Speed and R&D Consultant

Medical

Mike Lancaster

Head of Medical

Elliott Clarke

Senior Physio

Sean Flannery

Senior Physio

Susie Gill

Osteopath

Lizzie Greenwood

Medical/Womens Rugby

Adminitrator

Dr Tim Mcewen

Team Doctor

Dr John Berry

Away Doctor

Dr Katy Hornby

Team Doctor

Megan Rooney

Sports Therapist

Academy

Chim Gale

Head of Academy

Jim Evans

Academy Coach

Gerard Mullen

Academy Coach

Ren D’Alberto

Head of Academy AP

TBC

Assistant Academy AP

Rob Buckley

Josh Rowlands

James Burns

Head Academy Physio

Ollie Ersser

Assistant Academy Physio

Lou Wakem

Academy Administrator

Gary Street

DPP and Coach Education

Manager

Alex Bosely

Academy Analyst

Sion Thomas

Academy Psychologist

Welfare + Performance

Support

Andy Sanger

Head of Player and Staff Welfare

Jack Birtwhistle

Mental Skills Performance Coach

Recruitment

Ed Spokes

Head of Recruitment

Operations And

Administration

Jo Tyler

Team and Operations Manager

Mark Woodward

Logistics Manager

Trish Hassall

Rugby Administrator

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HARLEQUINS WOMEN NEW SIGNING

Lauren

Torley

HARLEQUINS IS DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT ENGLAND SEVENS SPEEDSTER LAUREN TORLEY

HAS SIGNED FOR THE SOUTH WEST LONDON CLUB.

A regular at national level with England Sevens,

Torley joins Harlequins from Allianz Premier

15s team DMP Durham Sharks and will look to

compete for a spot in the starting line-up for

Harlequins as they look to re-claim their 2020/21

Premier 15s title under a new staffing set-up led

by Head Coach Amy Turner.

Now a regular at national level with England Sevens,

Torley will look to compete for a spot in the starting

line-up for Harlequins as they look to claim a second

Premier 15s title this year under a new staffing set-up

under Head Coach Amy Turner.

Torley was recently named in England Sevens’ squad

to take part in the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022.

Commenting, Torley said: “I’m thrilled to have signed

with Harlequins. I have enjoyed my time with DMP

over the last few years and thank everyone at the

club for their help and guidance during my time in

the north, but I am hugely excited to begin m next

chapter with Harlequins.

“This is a club that plays with an exciting identity and

brand of rugby and one that I feel suits my way of

playing very well. There is a competitive and talented

squad in Twickenham and I can’t wait to get stuck in

and compete for a role in the matchday squad.

“The Quins set-up is one of the most comprehensive

in women’s rugby and something that drew me to join

the team. I’m looking forward to taking the next step

in my career in the famous Quarters.”

Harlequins Women’s Head Coach Amy Turner said:

“We’re delighted to have Lauren join the Harlequins

ranks. She is a fantastic athlete that has shown with

the Sevens programme how much of a threat she can

pose defences. We feel she will fit seamlessly into our

brand of rugby.

“Lauren will add more depth to a group of outside

backs we have at The Stoop and we can’t wait to

see her run out in the Famous Quarters and play the

Harlequins Way when she returns from the World Cup.”

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LGBTQ+ SUPPORTERS

A word from the

Co-Chair

WELCOME BACK TO THE STOOP! IT FEELS LIKE A LIFETIME AGO THAT WE WERE HERE ENJOYING

LEAGUE ACTION, BUT THE PRE-SEASON GAVE US ALL SOMETHING FABULOUS TO SEE, AND LAST

WEEK’S WIN DEFINITELY SET OUT THE STALL FOR MORE OF WHAT WE CAME TO LOVE(!) LAST

SEASON – NAIL BITERS AND END TO END ACTION.

…Which is a bit like ‘what we

did in the summer!’

QuinsPride had a busy summer

of spreading the message of

inclusivity that our Club has been

such a champion for, in May we

met with Premiership Rugby to

discuss how other clubs could be

more engaged in making rugby a

‘sport for all’, and how to improve

the experience for fans at grounds

and at the big events like those

we enjoy at the ‘Big Stoop’ – we

also raised the flag for QuinsPride

and Harlequins at Pride through

the Summer.

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Our friends in King’s Cross

Steelers extended an invite to

Pride in London – which Covid

(yeah, that’s still a thing) put paid

to, but we did have strong Quins

representation in the person of

none other than Chris Robshaw –

an unfailing ally of our community

and the man most likely to make

you say ‘Damn Covid, why now?’

We also made it to Trans Pride

Brighton and Brighton Pride, along

with our friends at Brighton and

Hove Sea Serpents, where we

showed what Rugby was all about

to a LOT of people – if you’ve

never thrown a line out ball to a

person standing on top of a bus

shelter in the hot sunshine, you

just haven’t lived.

We’ve also been involved

in something less nice, the

ban on Trans players in the

grassroots of our game. This

isn’t the place to go into the

details of this, suffice to say that

we stand in strong opposition to

any moves to make our game less

inclusive, and we spent a lot of

time talking with the RFU council

members we could, to put across

our point of view.


LGBTQ+ SUPPORTERS

What that episode also showed,

unfortunately is that LGBTQ+

inclusion in rugby is far from

a ‘done deal’ – we received

significant amounts of abuse

on social media and the anxiety

of people from our community

coming to games and enjoying our

sport was heightened as a result.

Harlequins has literally led the way

in the English game on inclusion

with our Pride fixtures and the

setting up of QuinsPride – we are

so far the first and only club to

do this, we’re proud to be first,

not proud to be only. Let’s take

this season to remember what the

‘Rugby Family’ means, and rally

round everyone who wants to be

a part – no matter their sexuality,

gender, disability, skin colour or

national origin.

This season we will continue to

have our presence in the Robshaw

Bar when it’s cold and wet, and

outside when it’s sunny and

warm – this is a place to meet the

committee and other QuinsPride

members and to show your

support for our community. We’re

already planning for the next Pride

match, and will be offering our

‘meet and greet’ service for first

time LGBT visitors to the stoop,

who may want someone to meet

them at the station or carpark to

walk in and show what a friendly

bunch we are.

QP Socials will also be advertised

shortly. As always, we’re very

grateful to Blank Canvas travel for

their support, making QuinsPride

free to join and not a cost to the

club as we all navigate our way

out of the pandemic and through

tougher financial times. Join up at

www.quinspride.com

And finally – and most obviously

COME ON YOU QUINS!

Emily Hamilton

Co-Chair

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Rosie Dobson Hooker Wales

Amelia Harper Back five England

Beth Dainton Back five Wales

Ellie Roberts Back five England

Emily Chancellor Back five Australia

Emily Robinson Back five England

Hannah Smith

Back five

Jade Konkel Back five Scotland

Jenny Kronish Back five USA

Katy Mew Back five Scotland

Lauren Brooks

Back five

Lucy Heryet

Back five

Rosie Galligan Back five England

Sarah Bonar Back five Scotland

Emma Swords

Scrum half

Freya Aucken

Scrum half

Grace Clavering

Scrum half

Lucy Packer Scrum half England

Sophie Molton

Scrum half

Bella Mackenzie Fly-half Australia

Ellie Green

Fly-half

Emily Scott Fly-half England

Beth Blacklock Centre Sweden

Ella Amory Centre Belgium

Georgia Comerford Centre

Izzy Mayhew

Centre

Lagi Tuima Centre England

Rachael Burford Centre England

Beth Wilcock Outside back England Sevens

Charlie Wellbelove Outside back

Ellie Boatman Outside back England Sevens

Ellie Kildunne Outside back England

Heather Cowell Outside back England

Jade Mullen Outside back Wales

Katie Shillaker

Outside back

Lauren Torley Outside back England Sevens

Lucy Hoad

Outside back

COACHING STAFF

Amy Turner

Head Coach

Brent Janse Van Rensberg

Technical Director/Coach

Ross Chisholm

Skills Coach

Andy Rhys Jones

Head of Rugby Operations-

Women’s

Lizzie Goodchild

Women’s Administrator

Annie Poole

Match Day Manager

Corrinn Rossiter

Head Physiotherapist

Dan Loder

Assistant Physiotherapist

Katherine Amps

Pathway Physiotherapist

Dr Amal Hassan

Team Doctor

Matt Walson

Athletic Performance Coach

Sam Millard

Assistant Athletic

Performance Coach

Jake Diserens

Pathway Athletic

Performance Coach

Zac Oratis

Sports Science Placement

James Fleming

Nutritionist

Rebecca Levett

Sports Psychologist

Alex Parker

Analyst

Jordan Angel

Kit Assitant and Analyst

Brian Holland

Programme Support

Assistant

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Fixtures & Results 2022/23

September

2022

f

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 1

NEWCASTLE FALCONS

W31-40

Green 1T, David, Northmore,

Anyanwu 1T, Murley, Allan 5C,

Gjaltema, Marler, Head 1T,

Louw 1T, Hammond, Herbst,

Kenningham, Lawday, Dombrandt

1T. Replacements: Walker, Kerrod,

Collier, Lamb, Evans, Stafford,

Edwards, Marchant 1T

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 2

SAT 17 | KO 3PM

THE STOOP

PREMIERSHIP RUGBY CUP

WED 21 | KO 7.45PM

THE STOOP

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 3

SUN 25 | KO 3PM

SANDY PARK

PREMIERSHIP RUGBY CUP

WED 28 | KO 7.30PM

THE STOOP

October

2022

f

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 4

SUN 2 | KO 3PM

THE STOOP

PREMIERSHIP RUGBY CUP

TUE 11 | KO TBC

CINCH STADIUM AT

FRANKLINS GARDENS

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 6

SUN 16 | KO 3PM

THE STOOP

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 6

SUN 16 | KO 3PM

THE STOOP

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 7

SUN 23 | KO 3PM

SALFORD CITY STADIUM

November

2022

f

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 8

SAT 29 | KO 3PM

THE STOOP

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 10

SUN 13 | KO 3PM

COVENTRY BUILDING

SOCIETY ARENA

PREMIERSHIP RUGBY CUP

FRI 18 | KO 7.45PM

SALFORD CITY STADIUM

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 11

25/26/27 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

December

2022

f

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 12

2/3/4 | KO TBC

RECREATION GROUND

HEINEKEN CHAMPIONS CUP

| GROUP STAGE

HEINEKEN CHAMPIONS CUP

| GROUP STAGE

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 13

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 14

9/10/11 | KO TBC

HOLYWOODBETS KINGS PARK

16/17/18 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

27/28/29 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

30/31/32 | KO TBC

CINCH STADIUM AT

FRANKLINS GARDENS

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January

2023

f

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 15

6/7/8 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

HEINEKEN CHAMPIONS CUP

| GROUP STAGE

13/14/15 | KO TBC

PARIS LA DEFENSE ARENA

HEINEKEN CHAMPIONS CUP

| GROUP STAGE

20/21/22 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 16

27/28/29 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

February

2023

f

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 17

3/4/5 | KO TBC

MATTIOLI WOODS WELFORD

ROAD STADIUM

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 19

17/18/19 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

March

2023

f

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 20

3/4/5 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 21

10/11/12 | KO TBC

KINGSHOLM

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 22

17/18/19 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 23

24/25/26 | KO TBC

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

STADIUM

April

2023

f

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 24

14/15/16 | KO TBC

ASHTON GATE

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 25

21/22/23 | KO TBC

THE STOOP

May

2023

f

GALLAGHER

PREMIERSHIP | RD 26

5/6/7 | KO TBC

GTECH COMMUNITY STADIUM

GALLAGHER PREMIERSHIP

| SF

12/13/14 | KO TBC

TBC

GALLAGHER PREMIERSHIP

| FINAL

SAT 27 | KO TBC

TWICKENHAM

All fixtures are subject to change. For the latest fixture

updates visit www.quins.co.uk. All kick off times are UK time.

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Joe Marler

George Head

Will Collier

George Hammond

Irne Herbst

Jack Kenningam

Will Evans

Alex Dombrandt ©

Lewis Gjaltema

Tommy Allan

Cadan Murley

Lennox Anyanwu

Joe Marchant

Nick David

Tyrone Green

REPLACEMENTS

Jack Walker

Simon Kerrod

Wilco Louw

Dino Lamb

Archie White

Scott Steele

Will Edwards

Luke Northmore

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

Mako Vunipola

Jamie George

Christian Judge

Maro Itoje

Hugh Tizard

Theo McFarland

Ben Earl

Jackson Wray ©

Ivan van Zyl

Manu Vunipola

Max Malins

Duncan Taylor

Alex Lozowski

Alex Lewington

Elliot Daly

REPLACEMENTS

Tom Woolstencroft

Eroni Mawi

Alex Clarey

Callum Hunter-Hill

Andy Christie

Ruben de Haas

Josh Hallett

Alex Goode

Fixture Details

17.09.2022 / KO 15:00

Gallagher Premiership Rugby

Round 2

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