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Harlequins Beat Northampton 25-23 in Premiership Rugby Semifinal

May 12, 2012

Harlequins rallied to defeat Northampton Saints 25-23 and advance to the English Premiership rugby final for the first time.

Joe Marler’s 77th-minute try, converted by Nick Evans, gave Harlequins the home win at the Twickenham Stoop in London. Evans also booted six penalties for Harlequins, which scored 10 points in the final eight minutes.

Harlequins will face defending champion Saracens or Leicester Tigers, who meet later today, in the May 26 final at Twickenham Stadium. Lee Dickson scored a try and Ryan Lamb kicked six penalties for Northampton.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Bob Bensch at bbensch@bloomberg.net


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