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Rugby Union : Harlequins v Exeter at the Twickenham Stoop – 7th May 2016

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Harlequins run of  Premiership defeats have severely dented their  aspirations to finish in the top four, the Quins inconsistency have led to a disappointing season. The same cannot be said about their rivals , Exeter have had a very successful season challenging Saracens for the top spot.

Harlequins will need to show some of their top form to finish the season on a high note.

Founded in 1866, Harlequins are one of London’s premier rugby clubs. In 1906, the club was invited by the Rugby Football Union to use the new national stadium in Twickenham which soon after became the headquarters of the Harlequin Football Club.

The Twickenham Stoop has been the home of Harlequin FC since 1963, the stadium is situated just across the road from the Home of English rugby, Twickenham Stadium. The Stoop is an all-seater stadium consists of four stands and has a capacity of 14,800, making it the third largest dedicated rugby ground in the Aviva Premiership.

Getting to The Stoop

By Rail

The nearest train station is Twickenham, which is a short walk from the stadium. Turn right out of the station, and continue down Whitton Road. Proceed down Court Way and turn left on to Egerton road. At the mini-roundabout, turn right onto Craneford Way and enter the stadium at the end of the road. Regular trains run to Twickenham from London Waterloo, Clapham Junction, Reading, Ascot and Windsor & Eton Riverside.

By Bus

Bus numbers 281, 267, 481, 681 and H20 have regular services passing close to the stadium. Alternatively the R68, R70, 33, 110, 290, H22 or 490 stop in Twickenham High Street, where the stadium is a short walk away over the river crane.

By Car

From the M25, exit J12 onto the M3 and head toward London. This then becomes the A316; continue to the Whitton Road roundabout next to the Lexus/Toyota car dealership and take the fourth exit. Turning back on yourself the stadium is located 500 metres on the left via Langhorn Drive.

If you would like more information or book tickets, visit the Harlequins website here

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