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Northampton Saints vs Harlequins

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Saints 27-8 Harlequins

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Saints 40-22 Harlequins

Attendance

12,791

Referee

JP Doyle

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
40

Summary

Full Time

Harlequins
Harlequins
22
Northampton Saints
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P
T
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D
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Harlequins
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Another lineout for Quins but they overthrow it and Grayson sends the ball into the South Stand to end the game!!

Yellow card for Coles as he collapses the maul illegally. 

80

Just enough time for the lineout here and Quins look to maul from the lineout. They have an advantage coming and we come back for it. 

79

Saints look to keep a hold of the ball as the clock ticks down here but Quins turn it over. They have an advantage coming and we come back for it. Herron sends it to the corner. 

79

Tupai finds Collins off the scrum and the wing dances down the right. Saints are up to halfway now and pushing.

78

Knock on Quins off the back of the scrum and Saints will have one this time.

77

Quins collect loose ball just but Saints reclaim it quickly and play on. But they knock the ball on and Quins will have the scrum on Saints' 22. 

76

Quins look to come forwards but Morris loses the ball in contact and Saints play on.

Herron...

... sends the conversion over quickly.

Try Quins.

Herron dinks through and Murley is there to collect and dot down.

74

Quins look to maul but Saints force them to play on. 

73

Tupai races off the back of the scrum and chips through. Lineout Quins.

72

Knock on Quins and Saints will have the scrum. 

71

Overthrow at the lineout and Saints collect it but Quins collect the loose ball just after and make their way up to Saints' 22. 

70

Quins come forwards but Sleightholme gets over and steals the ball. Grayson tries the cross field to Collins but the wing can't quite get there before the ball finds touch. Lineout Quins.

Another pair of substitution for Saints; Tupai replaces Taylor while Waller leave the pitch due to injury with Franks returning to the field.

Hopefully not to serious for the club co-captain!

68

Ibitoye chips through but Furbank is there and he clears well. Lineout Quins on halfway.

Haywood, Harrison and Naiyaravoro take their leave, with Van Vuuren, Coles and Sleightholme entering play.

Grayson...

... nails the touchline conversion too!

TRYYYYYY TEI!!

Grayson gets close before finding the skipper Harrison outside him for the diving finish in the corner!

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65

Ribbans is up for the lineout and Dingwall breaks free out of nowhere. He makes it up to the 22 before finding Grayson on his shoulder...

64

Saints get over the ball at the breakdown and earn the penalty. Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout within Quins' half. 

62

Collins collects the restart and Saints push forwards before Taylor boxes clear. Lineout Quins back near halfway. 

Grayson...

... sends the kick through!

60

Quins' restart doesn't go ten metres and that leaves Hutchinson clear reign to collect. And then Saints earn a penalty too. Grayson points to the posts.

Naiyaravoro gets Saints closer and Grayson drops back into the pocket for the drop goal!

58

Quins return the restart and Furbank does well to keep it in. He races forwards before finding Taylor. Saints are up to the five metre line now.

Three changes for Saints: Hill, Ratuniyarawa and Dingwall enter the game, with Painter, Moon and Symons making way.

Big welcome back to Api!

Herron...

... sends the conversion through too.

Try Quins.

Quins take the penalty quickly and it's Robshaw over the line from close range.

56

Quins push up to Saints' five metre line and earn a penalty there.

55

Taylor collects but is stripped and Quins come forwards. Morris charges up to Saints' 22 before Furbank takes him down. 

54

Taylor sends it high and Ibitoye collects. Mulchrone boxes too and Quins collect. Herron boots is clear but Furbank is there. Naiyaravoro and Symons team up before the latter hacks it through. Morris gets to the ball first but Hutchinson is on him straight away and Mulchrone boxes again.

54

Stolen at the lineout by Saints and they push on.

52

Quins look to maul but get nowhere. They bring the ball out but Ribbans intercepts and boots the ball clear. Ibitoye races back for it and Ribbans takes him down straight away. Saints turn the ball over too but concede a penalty at the breakdown. Herron sends it to touch for a lineout on halfway. 

Change for Saints: Waller replaces Franks as we set the lineout.

50

Quins come forwards and earn a penalty as Saints are penalised for a high tackle. Herron - who replaces Smith - sends it to touch.

49

Overthrow at the lineout and Saints collect. Taylor clears well. Lineout Quins back outside Saints' 22. 

47

Penalty Quins at the scrum. Smith sends it to touch for a lineout in Saints' 22. 

45

Saints come forwards but loose the ball in contact and Quins push back over halfway. Saints knock on there and Quins have the scrum. 

44

Quins turn the ball over and Landajo boxes. Grayson is there and Saints earn the scrum there too. 

43

Quins chips through but the ball goes dead. 22 drop Saints and Quins return. Furbank is there and Saints play on.

42

Quins look to maul but Saints are penalised there and Smith sends it to there corner. 

42

Penalty Quins at the lineout and Smith sends it into the corner.

41

Collins collects the restart but the ball makes it's way into touch and Quins have the lineout. 

40

WE'RE BACK ON!

Smith gets us restarted here at the Gardens!

No conversion for Smith though and that' half-time here - Saints with the bonus point wrapped up already!

Try Quins.

Murley is over for the away side with the final play here after Quins get close.

40

Quins look to maul again but get nowhere and they come forwards. Smith gets close and they have another advantage coming should they need it as Saints are caught offside.

40

Just enough time for the lineout here and Quins attempt the maul. Saints hold them but Quins earn a penalty there and they have the lineout again.

40

Smith attempts the cross field and though Ismaiel gets there and makes his way up to the whitewash, he drops the ball over the try line. We come back for a penalty in the build up though and Smith sends the ball into the corner.

39

Taylor boxes but his kick goes straight out and Quins have the lineout.

38

Grayson's conversion comes off the posts and Elia collects the loose ball at the lineout. But Saints turn the ball over and Grayson clears well. The ball made contact with Quins hands before finding touch so lineout Saints.

TRYYYYY HAWYOOD!!

Saints maul forwards and there's only going to be one man over the line with the ball fo Saints' bonus point score!!

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36

Hutchinson and Naiyravoro come forwards again and Saints earn a penalty as Elia is penalised for a no-arms tackle. Grayson sends it to the corner.

35

Quins try to come forwards but strongwomen defence from Saints holds them. Haywood rips the ball in a tackle and Saints play on.

34

Quins come forwards and have an advantage coming, we come back for it eventually. Smith sends to touch for a lineout on halfway.

Change for Quins: Tapuai is helped from the pitch and Murley enters the game. Hopefully not too serious for the centre!

32

Symon plays a lovely switch play with Hutchinson off the scrum and Naiyaravoro barges forwards once again. Grayson nudges through to touch and Quins have the lineout back in their own 22. 

31

Grayson attempts the cross field but Ibitoye just gets higher than Furbank. His offload comes forwards though and Saints have the scrum on halfway.

30

Saints maul into Quins' 22 before Taylor breaks off. Saints keep coming.

29

Penalty Saints at the breakdown and Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout on Quins' 22. 

28

Quins go short with the restart but Furbank is there. Grayson clears and Smith collects. Quins play on.

Grayson...

... sends the touchline conversion through too!

TRYYYYY BIG T!!!

It's an intercept from Naiyaravoro and a clear charge in for the wing!!

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26

Taylor clears from the lineout and Quins just get there first.

25

Morris chips through for Ibitoye to collect but the wing fumbles the ball into touch. Lineout Saints.

23

Quins are forced to use the ball quickly and Landajo boxes. Furbank is there again but Saints knock on in contact again. Scrum Quins near halfway.

22

Wood is up for the lineout and Saints come forwards but loose the ball forwards in contact. Scrum Quins. 

20

Quins get the ball away from the scrum and Landajo boxes. Furbank is there, Saints come forwards but with a penalty advantage being played we come back for it. Grayson sends it to the corner. Lineout Saints.

19

Solid scrum and Saints come forwards quickly. Furbank gets things up to the 22 again but Saints knock on in contact and Quins have the scrum. 

18

We pause the game while Furbank receives some treatment and once he's back on his feet we restart the game with a Saints scrum. 

17

Saints come forwards hard - Harrison breaks free and finds Naiyaravoro and Furbank who team up to set Collins free. Saints are up to the 22 now and still pushing. 

17

Quins clear from the base of the scrum and Saints have the lineout just inside their own half. 

16

Saints come forwards but knock on in contact. Scrum Quins.

16

Overthrow at the lineout and Saints collect. They're up to the 22 again quickly and pushing once more.

15

Collins collects the restart and clears long - lineout Quins back on their own 22. 

Grayson...

... sends the kick through to extend Saints' lead. 

13

Grayson tries the cross field kick and when it doesn't come off, we come back for the penalty. Grayson points to the posts.

13

Taylor feeds Symons off the back of the scrum and Saints are charging forwards again. Naiyaravoro makes yard out left and Saints have an advantage coming for offside too. 

12

Saints collect the restart and Taylor boxes high. Morris knocks this one though and Saints have the scrum again.

Grayson...

... adds the extras too!

TRYYYYYYY TEI!!

Collins gets over the line but the ball comes backwards and Teimana gets a hand to it - try says the TMO!!

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10

Ribbans and Wood barge their way close and Saints think they've scored again. We're with the TMO...

9

Moon collects the lineout and Saints come forwards hard. Naiyaravoro pushed the home side into the 22 and they're still coming hard.

8

Taylor boxes high and Ismaiel can't collect and Quins are penalised for being offside. Grayson sends the penalty to touch for a lineout just outside Quins' 22. 

7

No conversion from Grayson out wide but Saints collect the restart well.

TRYYYYYYY BIG T!!!

Saints push through the forwards before Hutchinson decides that's enough of that and sends a huge pass over to Naiyravoro out wide, and the wing doesn't need asking twice from that distance!!

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5

Naiyaravoro charges forwards off the scrum and makes it into Quins' 22 quickly. Ribbans gets Saints further and they're still pushing. 

4

Quins collect the restart but Saints get there and force Landajo to box it clear. It goes high and Quins knock the ball on trying to regather. Scrum Saints.

Smith...

... sends the penalty through to get tonight's scoring started. 

2

Quins come forwards and Morris breaks through. He makes it up to the 22 before he's taken. Quins have an advantage coming as Saints are caught offside and we come back for it. Smith points to the posts.

1

Quins claim the restart and earn a penalty at the breakdown quickly. Smith sends it into touch for a lineout inside Saints' half. 

HERE WE GO!

Friday Night Lights is on here at the Gardens! Grayson gets us underway...

Opposition LineupHarlequins

15
Aaron Morris
14
Travis Ismaiel
13
Joe Marchant
12
Ben Tapuai
11
Gabriel Ibitoye
10
Marcus Smith
9
Martin Landajo
1
Mark Lambert
2
Elia Elia
3
Simon Kerrod
4
Stephan Lewies
5
Matt Symons
6
James Chisholm
7
Chris Robshaw
8
Alex Dombrandt

SubsHarlequins

16
Scott Baldwin
17
Nick Auterac
18
Will Collier
19
Dino Lamb-Cona
20
Renaldo Bothma
21
Charlie Mulchrone
22
Brett Herron
23
Cadlan Murley
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Harlequins
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
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Harlequins
Harlequins
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