Harlequins: O'Shea fears Saracens have scarred Quins for season

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

4:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Director of rugby Conor O’Shea fears Harlequins may feel the effect of last week’s humiliation by Saracens all season.

Harlequins 0-39 Saracens: O'Shea fumes as Saracens crush Quins

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:59pm Friday 12th September 2014

Quins' title ambitions suffered a shattering mental blow as they were handed a harsh lesson in a 39-0 trashing from Saracens on Friday night.

Harlequins: Lindsay-Hague in fine form to cover Ugo blow

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

No wonder Conor O’Shea was pleased to see Ollie Lindsay-Hague on the scoresheet on Saturday with Quins set to lose winger Ugo Monye to injury for three months.

Harlequins: O'Shea has no concerns over skipper Marler

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Director of rugby Conor O'Shea has told new Harlequins captain Joe Marler he has no issues with his discipline.

Quins skipper Marler happy to be strong silent type - for now

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Few eyebrows were raised when Chris Robshaw was handed the captaincy at Harlequins.

Harlequins: Skipper Marler backs Sinckler to be next big thing

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

8:50am Friday 29th August 2014

Joe Marler knows strength comes from within, which is why he is tipping fellow prop and Quins clubmate Kyle Sinckler for a big season this term.

Quins have reasons to be cheerful at World Club Sevens

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Jack Maslen believes his young Harlequins colleagues can be proud of their performance at 2014 World Club Sevens over the weekend in Twickenham despite losing in the final of the Shield competition.

Quins’ Easter takes on a double identity

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

7:30am Monday 18th August 2014

Nick Easter is going to be working on two rugby fronts this season, but he insists his main priority is Aviva Premiership glory with Harlequins.

Quins look for more comfortable run to play-offs this time

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Harlequins' summer transfer activity has placed a lot of emphasis on youth and nowhere is that more evident than in the second row where Charlie Matthews is now a senior figure, writes Jack Skelton.

Harlequins make a triple change to World Club Sevens squad

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

1:17pm Friday 15th August 2014

Harlequins have made three changes to the squad that will play in the World Club Sevens this weekend at Twickenham stadium.

Quins Brown is feeling his age in the face of the Premiership Sevens youth

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

8:00am Friday 8th August 2014

When it comes to the Premiership Sevens, Harlequins full back Mike Brown is starting to feel his age.

Harlequins name Marler as skipper to "relieve pressure" on Robshaw

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

8:29am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Chris Robshaw has been relinquished of the Harlequins captaincy to allow him to relieve the double dose pressure on his shoulders.

Chisholm's health push ahead of Harlequins Sevens showdown

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

For up and coming rugby stars, the Premiership Sevens are a shop window to impress watching coaches, but for Harlequins number eight, he will be pleased just to keep his food down.

Quins' Chisholm out to add Premiership Sevens title to golden summer

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Harlequins number eight James Chisholm is determined to cap off an unforgettable summer by adding the Premiership Rugby Sevens title to the Junior World Championships trophy he won earlier this year - and he insists that his side have the players to do it, writes Sacha Clayton.

Lowe prepared for Quins comeback

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

7:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Harlequins might have already signed Whitgift School old boy Marland Yarde and Fiji international Asaeli Tikoirotuma this summer, but backs coach Mark Mapletoft reckons there is one more “new face” ready to make a mark.

Quins' next generation are ready to impress once more

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

12:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Harlequins speedster Ollie Lindsay-Hague the club’s next generation are ready to make an impression in the top flight next term.

Skipper Robshaw ready to bounce back as Quins eye up European test

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Ready: Harlequins skipper Chris Robshaw will line up against New Zealand again tomorrow    Picture: Getty Images

6:00am Friday 13th June 2014

Harlequins skipper Chris Robshaw has warned the All Blacks they have not seen the best of his England side yet.

O'Shea delighted to add Tikoirotuma to Quins back line

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Pleased: Quins director of rugby Conor O'Shea

11:10am Thursday 5th June 2014

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea reckons new signing Aseli Tikoirotuma is a perfect fit for the club.  

O'Shea: Quins' Sinckler is in good position for England Test debut

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Rising star: Quins prop Kyle Sinckler, left, will benefit from a trip to face the All Blacks

5:04pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Director of rugby Conor O’Shea has backed Kyle Sinckler to make a big impression for England in New Zealand.  

Moody: Quins' Wallace is ready for Test call

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Rising stock: Luke Wallace, centre with trophy, led Harlequins to the LV= Cup crown in 2013

7:00am Friday 30th May 2014

World Cup winner Lewis Moody believes Harlequins Luke Wallace has what it takes to pack down in the England back row this summer.  

Harlequins legend Easter not considering rugby retirement

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Going strong: Quins veteran Nick Easter still has plenty to offer on the pitch

7:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

Harlequins legend Nick Easter has no intention of handing his number eight shirt over to the new guard just yet.  

Kennedy quits Quins to rejoin Irish as academy director

Richmond and Twickenham Times: On his way: Nick Kennedy has called time on his time at the Stoop after only one season with Harlequins

4:54pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

Quins lock Nick Kennedy has called time on his playing career to coach the next generation of stars at former club London Irish.

O'Shea: Quins have proved they cannot be written off

Richmond and Twickenham Times: On our way: Quins lock Charlie Matthews celebrates reaching the Premiership semi-finals after Saturday's 19-16 win over Bath

6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

Director of rugby Conor O’Shea reckons Harlequins’  refusal to be written off will see them make a mockery of their “underdogs” tag in the Premiership semi-finals.  

Monye backs Yarde to become Quins legend

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Naughty boy: London Irish winger Marland Yarde was handed a yellow card the last time he was at the Stoop

8:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

British & Lion Ugo Monye insists flyer Marland Yarde’s summer switch to Harlequins will give him the necessary injection to nail down a World Cup spot with England, writes Sacha Clayton.  

Easter equals Quins record in fitting fashion

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

8:00am Monday 12th May 2014

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

Harlequins skipper Robshaw delays packing for NZ

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Leading the charge: Quins captain Chris Robshaw

7:00am Saturday 10th May 2014

Captain Chris Robshaw is hoping he misses the England plane bound for New Zealand, because it will mean Harlequins will have reached the Premiership final.

Ward in race to solve England hooker crisis

Richmond and Twickenham Times: In demand: Harlequins hooker Dave Ward

10:36am Friday 9th May 2014

Harlequins hooker Dave Ward could be the beneficiary of an injury crisis for the second time this season – but this time he will be coming to the rescue of his country.

Evans: Momentum is key for Quins

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The force is with you: Quins fly half Nick Evans

5:37pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Quins are not even in the Premiership play-offs yet, but fly half Nick Evans knows lifting the title will taste sweeter than the club’s maiden success in 2012.  

Quins skipper Robshaw not content with being rugby's nearly man

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Kicking on: Harlequins sklipper Chris Robshaw

5:16pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

Chris Robshaw might finish the campaign being the nearly man of rugby, but he will not let it happen again next season.  

O'Shea philosophical after Quins cup exit

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Hanging in there: Director of rugby Conor O'Shea's Quins are still in the race

6:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

Quins chief Conor O'Shea remained philosophical after Friday's Amlin Cup semi-final defeat to Northampton Saints left his side with only a Premiership top four berth to play for this season.

Quins will not be satisfied with season without a trophy

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Euro blow: Quins fly half Nick Evans, pictured kicking a penalty against Leicester Tigers will miss tonight's Amlin Cup semi-final   Picture: Garry Bowden/Pinnacle

5:22pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Quins might have recovered from a slow start to an injury-plagued campaign to be on the brink of Amlin Cup and Premiership success, but director of rugby Conor O’Shea will take no satisfaction unless there is silverware in the trophy cabinet.  

Smith eyes up parting gift for QUins

Richmond and Twickenham Times: On his way: Quins winger Sam Smith could end the season as the Premiership's leading try scorer and be playing in the Championship next season

5:18pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Winger Sam Smith might be in the middle of a long try-scoring farewell to Harlequins fans and is out to add a trophy as the perfect leaving present.  

O'Shea: Quins still have it all to do

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Hanging in there: Director of rugby Conor O'Shea's Quins are still in the race

8:41am Saturday 19th April 2014

Quins director of rugby Conor O'Shea knows two more wins might not be enough to secure a top four Premiership finish but his men will fight all the way.

Quins beat Leicester to stay in Premiership race

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Hanging in there: Director of rugby Conor O'Shea's Quins are still in the race

9:54pm Friday 18th April 2014

England full back Mike Brown's try proved decisive as Harlequins beat Leicester Tigers 24-20 to stay in the race for a top four Premiership finish.

Quins chief O’Shea tells fans to get behind his men for Tigers showdown - Let's be having you

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Show me love: Ugo Monye leads the celebrations during a win over London Welsh last season and Conor O’Shea wants more of the same tonight	SP70080

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Director of rugby Conor O’Shea has called on Quins fans to roar his men on to the Premiership play-offs as they go big game hunting.

Evans: Quins' Sharks clash is like a cup final

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Spot on: Quins fly half Nick Evans is back to his place kicking best after a slow start to the season

1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Quins fly-half Nick Evans knows his men are in the Premiership’s last chance saloon.  

Care's revenge mission can boost Quins play-off campaign

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Talking point: Quins Danny Care was speaking on behalf of HSBC at the HSBC National Schools Sevens

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Danny Care’s summer plans may yet save Harlequins’ Premiership campaign, writes Pippa Field.  

Quins' Brown eyes up French fancies

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Welcome back: England full back Mike Brown scored on his return to Quins colours on Saturday

6:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Harlequins full back Mike Brown slipped back into the same old routine on Saturday and knows he must keep up his rich vein of form for more reasons than one.  

Marler: I did not hesitate to pledge future to Quins

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Future sorted: Quins prop Joe Marler during Saturday's win over London Irish at the Stoop

3:18pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

England prop Joe Marler has revealed he never thought of quitting Harlequins before committing his furture to the club for another two seasons.

Quins beat Irish to keep Premiership hopes alive

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Making a point: Departing Quins winger Sam Smith scored on Saturday, while his replacement next season Marland Yarde was sin-binned

8:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Tries from fly-half Nick Evans, Sam Smith and Mike Brown helped Harlequins keep their hopes of a top-four Premiership finish alive with victory over  London Irish on Saturday.

O'Shea: Harlequins will fight to the death

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Back in harness: Harlequins Mike Brown is back to face London Irish after some time off in the Middle East 	SP80755

8:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea has no regrets over resting his England boys providing they fire his team to the Premiership play-offs and the Amlin Cup semi-finals.

Brown gets the nod as RBS Six Nations player of the tournament

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Superman: Mike Brown dives to score his second try in the RBS Six Nations win over Italy      Picture: Clive Rose/Getty Images

3:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

Mike Brown has been named as the RBS Six Nations player of the tournament.

Quins' Brown relishing All Black test

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Man of the moment: Quins full back Mike Brown has starred for England in the Six Nations

8:00am Monday 17th March 2014

England might have missed out on the Six Nations title, but Harlequins full back Mike Brown is already thinking of the next challenge.

Robshaw learning from bitter Quins experience

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Happy days: Chris Robshaw lifts the Triple Crown trophy last Sunday

7:00am Friday 14th March 2014

Skipper Chris Robshaw will draw on his Harlequins memory banks as England go in search of the Six Nations title in Italy tomorrow.  

Care fired up for England clash with Wales

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Harlequins will stick to principles for Scarlets trip

4:23pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Harlequins scrum half  Danny Care has warned England will fight fire with fire when Wales come calling at Twickenham on Sunday.  

Quins have Sloan ranger to thank for Warriors win

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Try hero: Harry Sloan leaves the Worcester defence trailing to score on his Premiership debut

11:33am Sunday 2nd March 2014

England U20s centre Harry Sloan marked his Aviva Premiership debut with a  try as Harlequins to a narrow 21-20 victory at the Twickenham Stoop on Saturday.

Harlequins have two world records in sight, and a load of cash for Sport Relief

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Harlequins have two world records in sight, and a load of cash for Sport Relief

9:37am Friday 28th February 2014

Harlequins will attempt to break two world records on Saturday and help raise crucial funds for Sport Relief.

Quins chief expects few new faces as six re-sign

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Staying put: Quins fly half Ben Botica is shaping up as a long-term successor to Nick Evans

11:10am Monday 24th February 2014

Harlequins chief executive David Ellis does not expect many new faces at the Stoop next term because there is no need.

Ex-Quins chief Richards: Falcons survival is non-negotiable, but I want more

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Looknig up: Ex-Quins chief Dean Richards has high hopes for his Falcons

7:00am Friday 21st February 2014

Former Harlequins director of rugby Dean Richards may be out to repeat his Stoop success at new club Newcastle Falcons, but top-flight survival at the first attempt will give him no satisfaction.  

O'Shea: Smith will keep giving his all to Quins

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Off: Quins winger Sam Smith, right, collects a pass from Tom Casson against Newcastle Falcons on Saturday

5:03pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

Harlequins winger Sam Smith's crucial tries in back-to-back Premiership wins are proof the academy graduate remains commited to the cause, says director of rugby Conor O'Shea.






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