Harlequins open European Challenge Cup campaign with Stade Francais scalp
A dominant first-half performance helped Harlequins storm to a 43-21 bonus-point victory over Stade Francais in their European Challenge Cup opener at the Twickenham Stoop.
The game was as good as over by the interval as last season's runners-up raced into a 31-7 lead, and in total Harlequins ran in seven tries as they claimed a third successive win over the French side
Quins got off to a flying start when Joe Marler crossed off the back of a driving maul after just four minutes for a try which Tim Swiel converted.
A second score arrived in the 17th minute when Joe Marchant picked up Stade... read more
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