The New Year is here and we are already well into it.
The previous year was a greta one for the England Rugby Team as they went through an unbeaten calendar with 14 straight victories, thirteen of which had come under Eddie Jones, their current coach.
That wasn’t all, as they also went on to grab a Grand Slam, and finish off Australia at their own backyard in a 3-0 whitewash. However, for Mike Brown and the England team, all that is in the past now.
England will be looking to commence their d3efence of the Six Nations from the 4th of February against France at the Twickenham.
The Harlequins full-back insists that for him and his team mates, there would be no soft pedaling as there no-nonsense Aussie Coach would allow no room for that.
“We are using the last year as a stepping stone to be number one in the world,” said Brown. We have moved on from last year and very much looking forward to starting again against France, that’s all we are focusing on,” he said. Read more »
In anticipation of Harlequins visit to Newcastle Falcons on Sunday, VerenikiGoneva had said that he was glad to be back into the groove with the squad.
This was after his start as a Newcastle Falcon was interrupted by an injury.
Goneka was the match winner for the Falcons last Friday where his team triumphed over Northampton Saints in a 22-16 win, with the former RPA Player of the season leading the league wide chart.
The Premiership winner who has had featured in 69 Premiership outings with 32 tries so far, spoke about how frustrating it had been during the period of his injury.
“It has been a little bit of a frustrating start from a personal point of view, playing the first few games but then missing out through a hamstring injury, but it’s good to be back now and looking forward to Harlequins on Sunday,”
“I played about 10 minutes against Exeter two weeks ago, it was good to get back onto the field and then last Friday down at Northampton was a nice win to be part of.”
He went on to talk about the Northampton game and how he and the rest of the team were overjoyed by their win especially when considering the caliber of team they had played against. Read more »
Harlequins put up a formidable defense every time they are on the field. However, the game that they played two days back saw them finding an opponent worthy of their class as well. The Harlequins had a fantastic game against Maori All Blacks that ended in the latter winning the game.
It is often said that a formidable opponent brings out the best in an opposing team. That was exactly how it worked for the team members of Maori All Blacks. James Lowe set up the tempo for the game as he put in two tries within short intervals of time. He put in speed as well as tried a pass to slice through the defense of Harlequins. Read more »
Anglo-Welsh cup is going to start soon; the tournament was the part of Harlequin’s membership for 2016-17. The 16 team competition is a big tournament every rugby player and its lovers are desperately looking for it. To come and see the matches of Anglo-Welsh cup, members do not have to purchase any ticket. With the membership card hey can access entry to the ground.
In this tournament 16 teams will participate. 12 teams will be from Aviva premiership club and 4 teams will be from Welsh region. Whole tournament will be played in four pools. Each pool will have three English clubs and one welsh club. Read more »
Harlequins Rugby Club has got something to celebrate.
The club has won the 2016 Cowper Shield for being the top club to receive the most championship points in both the junior and the senior grades. Harlequins have scored a thumping win over the other teams as far as club championship points are concerned.
The club was able to amass a total of 693.5 points and win the championship by beating the second best team, the Melbourne Unicorns, by a clear 77 points. The best part about the Harlequins victory is that they have toppled Melbourne Unicorns, who have been winning this award for the past 6 years consecutivel. The third placed team was the Power House Rugby Club and they surely need a pat on their back. Read more »