The two grounds are less than a mile apart, on different sides of the A316. LIVE Log in. Turn right out of the station, and continue down Whitton Road. This was Harlequins' third title in the English/Anglo-Welsh Cup and the first since the inception of the Anglo-Welsh format. Harlequins hold the world record for providing the most players from one club (8) in a Rugby World Cup final. In addition, they played in the finals of 1992, 1993 and 2001. Saracens 38-24 Harlequins Saracens 38-24 Harlequins. Two Harlequins players were short-listed for awards, Danny Care and Chris Robshaw, were short-listed for the Land Rover Discovery of the Season award. With the introduction of leagues in 1987 bringing a more competitive environment, Harlequins maintained their status in the Premier Division as one of England's top 12 clubs until 2005. Harlequins got off to a shaky start which saw them be in 2nd, 3rd 4th place consecutively, and during the latter half of the season Halequins managed to reach third after a string of seven wins out of nine, but defeats to London Irish, Sale Sharks and Leicester Tigers to finish the season meant that Quins dropped to sixth and missed out on the play-offs. In Kingston's first season, though his side struggled to find form on the road and failed in Cup competitions, a strong run at the end of the season left Quins on the brink of European Champions Cup qualification for the first time in three seasons. [20] Established in 1999 through the merger of North of Ireland RFC and Collegians RFC, Belfast Harlequins is a multi-sports Club in South Belfast which facilitates men’s, women’s, youth and mini rugby, men’s and ladies’ hockey and lawn bowls. This gave them a home quarter final.[11]. How to get into rugby union - get into the social team game that brings people together. Parking is provided for blue badge holders – please drive into the ground via Langhorn Drive and a steward will direct you to one of the reserved bays. In 2005 they were relegated to National Division One after finishing at the bottom of the Zurich Premiership. Owing to the club's lower league position, they failed to qualify for the competition for the first time in three years. Relying on a team of developing players, the club remained unbeaten throughout the pool stage. Premiership Highlights: Leicester Tigers v Harlequins 1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby. Quins also averaged nearly 40 points per match, scored four or more tries in 20 matches, and racked up an average victory margin of slightly over 25 points. In his three subsequent games Quins lost 37–9, 44-13 and 41-17 to Gloucester, Worcester and Exeter respectively to end a desperately disappointing season. LIVE Log in. Quins were within 90 seconds of recording a victory which would have effectively ended the hopes of Nortahmpton and given themselves fresh momentum as the season headed into its last few games, but a try from Alex Mitchell, helped by a lack of defensive numbers on the blindside, gave Saints the victory and brought them up to fifth, right on Quins' tail. However, they lost to No. Changes for fans attending on Saturday include electronic non-transferable tickets, advance health screening, photo ID checks, prescribed gate and arrival times and a phone app to have food and drink delivered to their seats. Harlequins started their 2012–2013 season with four straight wins before suffering a first setback at the hands of Saracens at home in round 5 and at Exeter Chiefs in round 6. For sponsorship reasons they were formerly known as NEC Harlequins, but principal sponsorship is currently held by DHL and Adidas. Champions Saracens will play Harlequins in the first rugby match at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the Gallagher Premiership has confirmed with the release of its 2019-20 fixtures. Later in the season, the second setback came in the return game against Exeter when the Chiefs defeated Harlequins. Premiership Rugby. Players to leave Quins at the end of the 2007–08 season were Adrian Jarvis, Hal Luscombe, Chris Hala'ufia, Paul Volley, Nicholas Spanghero, Simon Keogh, Ricky Nebbett and Ryan Manyika. This was set for the 15th March 2020, before being posptoned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Harlequins also played in the LV= Cup but did not make it out of their group with two wins and two losses. Subsequently, they went into the Amlin Cup competition but were resoundingly beaten by Toulon. Quins were crowned winners of the European Challenge Cup in 2011,[1] the English Premiership for the first time in 2012 and won the Anglo-Welsh Cup in 2013. The rest of the kit was inspired by a 1912 handbook, which noted the club played in midnight blue shorts and socks.[24]. Harlequins play at the Twickenham Stoop, which is situated in Twickenham in south-west London. The current kit, supplied by Adidas, is a return to a more traditional design, after the 2017–18 season's "head to toe suit effect",[23] which saw the four quarters extending over both the shirt and shorts. Harlequins endured a mixed 2010–11 season, which was characterised by inconsistency. They once again failed to contend in Europe, with just one win in the group stages leaving them bottom of their group. They also made a swift exit from the Heineken Cup at the group stages while failing to chalk up a single victory in the competition. This article is about the men's rugby club based in England. The next two matches were played at the same location, beating the host club 16–0 the next day and earning a 9-all tie against Kenya Central Province on Wednesday 17 May.