Easter equals Quins record in fitting fashion

Easter equals Quins record in fitting fashion

Savour the moment: Harlequins lock Charlie Matthews celebrates his side's crucial win at the final whistle

Farewell: George Robson, left, and Nick Easter, right, hoist departing back row Maurie Fa'asavalu aloft during Harlequins' lap of honour at the Stoop

Thanks: Quins full back Mike Brown acknowledges the Stoop fans for their backing during a tremendous campaign for the England star

On target: Quins kicker Nick Evans' contribution was again key

First published in Sport

Harlequins' former England number eight Nick Easter is set to cap a fine season by breaking the club's professional appearance record.

The 35-year-old starred as a Mike Brown try and 14 points from Nick Evans edged a thrilling 19-16 win over Bath in front of 14,800 fans at the Stoop to secure a Premiership play-off semi-final berth for a third consecutive season.

Easter, who had a try disallowed for a forward pass, made his 232nd appearance for the club in the game, which equalled popular former prop Ceri Jones's mark. 

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