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Quins pre-season gets underway

4 months ago By Ron Macdonald

Awesome effort from all the lads on Saturday at Abingdon 7s,

Unfortunately we were unable to bring the plate home this year, pipped by a bigger squad from Beaconsfield in the final. Huge thanks to Matt White & Kat for bringing the kit down and being heroic all day, Alan Hancock clubman of the century for helping the day go well for the boys and reminding Ramez Farahani what day it was ?. Hugest thanks to the Academy lads for carrying us old men to the final! Fredi Slater Traish James Hancock Aidan and Loic.

Pool 3:
Navy Stingrays - lost - close game, but they just had the nous to find the tries
Racing - lost - needed a conversion to tie! Awesome performances across the squad
Abingdon leopards - Won - a battering from start to finish ????
Cobras ? - Lost - sosososo close!! very similar to England v Belgium... we didn’t really want to win... ?

Plate Semis
Bicester - won - score 100000-5 roasted the poor lads, peak performance from a weary squad

Plate Final
Beaconsfield - lost - they weren’t great, but got the ball to their gas man slightly better than us, got away once we were chasing the game ?
Man of the Tournament: Freddy Campbell gasgasgasgasgasgasgas (honorary mentions: Kieran Delange the dump truck, Ed Yeates class when he actually got on the pitch, James Fergus J Connolly - bought a Doggo ?)

Special mention: George Hopson turned up late, didn’t get his kit on until the semi final, didn’t come onto the pitch until we were 5 tries up battering Bicester, then, first touch, ran in a try set up by Noel O'Brien & George Tierney, then went off the pitch to to review his try with his personal cameraman Aidan Tynan ?

Thanks so much to everyone who came down and made it an enjoyable and memorable day, seriously looking forward to the season #GTQ

Updated 17:34 - 2 Jul 2018 by Ron Macdonald

Where next?

No Pain, No Gain We are delighted to announce that Danielle Pain and The Pain Clinic have agreed to join forces with Oxford Harlequins for the 2018/19 season.
Antonio Turetta joins Oxford Harlequins We are excited to announce the arrival of utility back Antonio Turetta from Italian club Arieti Rugby

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Fixtures
Sun 18 Nov
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U16s Chinnor
League 10:00
a
Friendly 10:00
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U15s Witney
Friendly 11:00
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Jack Barclay Academy Abingdon RFC
Friendly 14:00
Sat 24 Nov
a
Oxford Harlequins 1st XV Newbury Blues
League 15:00
Sun 25 Nov
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U16s Training
Training 10:00
h
U12s Training
Training 10:00
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U15s Banbury
Friendly 10:30
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Jack Barclay Academy Newbury RFC
League 14:00
Sat 1 Dec
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Oxford Harlequins 2nd XV Aylesbury II
League TBC
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Oxford Harlequins 1st XV Old Centralians
League 14:15

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