Harlequins 103-0 DMP Durham Sharks: LIVE Premier 15s

Rachael Burford will captain Quins in the opening round of the Premier 15s
Rachael Burford will captain Quins in the opening round of the Premier 15s - (Copyright PA)
15:22pm, Sat 10 Oct 2020
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Harlequins take on DMP Durham Sharks in the opening round of the Premier 15s.

Neither team have won the trophy before and will be looking to get off to a winning start.

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Welcome to the Premier 15s 2020/21 season!

The Premier 15s is back for the first time since the league was suspended due to the pandemic back in March.

Today Harlequins take on DMP Durham Sharks in their opening fixture.

Quins will be looking to continue their dominant run from the null and void 2019/20 season while Sharks will be searching to cause upset at The Stoop!

Team news has been released so stay tuned for updates.

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Quins team sheet

New head coach Gerard Mullen has announced a host on internationals on his first team sheet of the season.

England’s Rachael Burford will captain the side with Scotland’s Jade Konkel and Red Rose Jess Breach both starting

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Sharks’ starting 15

Sharks will start new signing Jess Wieseu in their clash today

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Just half an hour to go!

It’s just half an hour to go here at The Stoop with both teams out on the pitch warming up.

Who will win this one?

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Sharks are excited for this one

Sharks have been counting down the days for this match as they have calculated it has been 266 days since their last match!

Great to see women’s rugby return

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Reminder of the law changes

Premier 15s have changed a few laws to mitigate risk of spreading Covid-19 as the league does not have testing available to them

Each half will now be 35 minutes each, scrums will be limited with free kicks given instead and mauls will only be allowed in the 22m part of the pitch with limited numbers

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Ten minutes to go!!

Only ten minutes to go until kick off at The Stoop!

The players have just gone back to their changing rooms for final team talks.

Quins will be favourites for the win but can Sharks cause upset?

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Teams are out

Both sides have ran out on pitch ahead of kick off here!

Nearly time.

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Kick off!

Quins v Sharks has kicked off at The Stoop.

Who will get the win here?

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