We select our best XV from the final round of the group stage
Saracens knocked Ulster out of last year's tournament at the same stage but top seeds have looked in imperious form this campaign
I’ve been working on my leg power, my pace; I feel more confident
It will be the third successive Six Nations the Harlequins flanker has been at the helm for
Robshaw’s men bow out of Cup and scrum-half’s injury adds to woes
French league leaders’ home record now stands at 70 straight wins
The hosts, who had moved the match across from the Stoop, led 19-3 at the break but were unable to add a crucial fourth try
Harlequins lock George Robson insists the club’s domestic and European campaigns hinge on the “Big Game Six” against Exeter at Twickenham today.
If Morecambe and Wise had been blessed with Premier Rugby’s sledgehammer sense of timing, the celebrated Andre Previn sketch would have been about as side-splittingly funny as a David Cameron one-liner.
There was no dream return for Dean Richards against his former club Harlequins. In fact, it turned out to be a real nightmare as Quins claimed a four-try bonus point victory, with two of them coming from wing Sam Smith and one from Danny Care.
Harlequins celebrated 50 years at their Twickenham Stoop ground with a 27-19 win over Gloucester as the visitors could not overcome the decisive loss of three men to the sin-bin.
Gareth Steenson has warned that Premiership play-off contenders Exeter are ready to “push on and achieve more” after positioning themselves strongly for domestic and European success.
Harlequins’ doomed attempt to play fast and loose against a Scarlets team that knows no other way – “we will never change,” said the Welsh region’s manager and former Wales wing Garan Evans, as he boarded a bus emblazoned with a rampant dragon for a happy journey back down the M4 – leaves them contemplating more of the same pain this weekend, away to Clermont Auvergne in the second round of Heineken Cup pool matches.
Conor O'Shea 'furious' as Scarlets tries by three different Williamses seal win
Leicester v Northampton
Evans’ four penalties prove to be in vain as Harlequins are outmuscled in cross-capital derby