In-form Quins ease to win over Newcastle


Harlequins now face an away tie towards Bristol within the Premiership play-offs
Harlequins (28) 54
Tries: Kenningham, Care 2, Inexperienced, Lynagh, Marchant, Landajo, Grey Cons: Smith 5, Marchant, Tapuai
Newcastle (12) 26
Tries: McGuigan 2, Radwan, Blamire Cons: Connon 2, Hodgson

Harlequins ended the common Premiership season in fashion as they ran in eight tries to comfortably beat Newcastle Falcons.

Jack Kenningham and Danny Care scored both facet of George McGuigan’s strive for Falcons as Quins by no means trailed.

McGuigan crossed once more however Care, Tyrone Inexperienced and Louis Lynagh replied to place the hosts right into a commanding lead.

Adam Radwan and Jamie Blamire lower their benefit however Joe Marchant, Martin Landajo and Joe Grey sealed the win.

The emphatic victory means Quins go into the Premiership play-offs in advantageous type with 5 wins from their last seven video games and they’re going to now face an away tie at table-toppers Bristol, who had been handed 4 factors from their cancelled match towards London Irish on Saturday.

Quins had already wrapped up fourth place coming into the match however Newcastle missed a slim likelihood to nudge themselves into the highest eight – and a spot in subsequent season’s Champions Cup – following the defeat.

A snug first-half efficiency from Quins was summed up simply earlier than the break when Joe Marler stole the ball from a line-out on midway earlier than some fast pondering from Care allowed him to cross for his second strive.

That confidence translated to the second half, the place Harlequins swiftly handled their opponents though Radwan, contemporary from his England call-up, gave the guests hope of an unlikely comeback.

Nevertheless, Quins ended on a excessive with two tries within the last 5 minutes of the match to make sure they go into subsequent Saturday’s play-off semi-final with Bristol in good coronary heart.

Harlequins: Inexperienced; Lynagh, Marchant, Tapuai, Morris; Smith, Care; Marler, Baldwin, Louw, Symons, Lamb, Lawday, Kenningham, Dombrandt (capt)

Replacements: Grey, Garcia Botta, Collier, Tizard, Chisholm, Landajo, Northmore, Murley

Newcastle: Hodgson; Radwan, Wacokecoke, Burrell, Carreras; Connon, Schreuder; Brocklebank, McGuigan, Davison, Peterson, Robinson, Welch, Wilson (capt), Chick

Replacements: Blamire, Cooper, Ah You, Van der Walt, Fearns, Younger, Lucock, Tait


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