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Sportsthoughts (157) – A tribute to Nick Evans, Quins fly half

On Friday evening just gone, Harlequins played their last home game of the season, against league leaders Wasps. My friend Jon and I duly went along, fully expecting the team to be whupped, particularly after the collapse against Exeter in … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (150) – To Lyon for the rugby – and more!

This weekend, my friend Jon and I treated ourselves to a weekend in Lyon, one of France’s great cities, for the two European club rugby finals. Both France v England clashes: on Friday evening, Montpellier v Harlequins in the Challenge … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (149) – Quins’ last game of the Premiership season

The sun shone, the temperature was into the mid-twenties, last game of the regular season. Quins v Exeter. Exeter second in the table, hoping to cement their place in the play-offs with a home semi-final. Quins needing to win to … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (143) – The Mighty Quins: Harlequins 29, Saracens 23!

Yesterday we watched what must have been the best game of rugby at the Stoop since when? Maybe when we beat Leicester 32-12 in January 2015? My friend Jon was suggesting the heroics against Stade Francais in 2008! After last … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (132) – Quins’ and Hammers’ seasons splutter to a close

It’s been a bit of a damp squib of an end to the football and rugby season, at least if you support West Ham and Harlequins. Both have had little to play for, for some time now, and it shows. … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (125) – Quins’ season so far/ Six Nations kicks off

It’s that time of year again. Early February. Crap weather, freezing cold… and the Six Nations rugby to warm the cockles of our hearts. I’m delighted to see so many of the Quins boys in the England squad: captain Chris … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (121) – Today was a good day!

Yeah, as Ice Cube once sang, today was a good day. If you support Harlequins and West Ham, like me. Let’s start with Quins, because I was there, at the Stoop today.  European Champions Cup, against Leinster (in terms of … Continue reading

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