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Don’t underestimate the charge down, says blogger Rhiannon Chandler-Day

Don’t underestimate the charge down, says blogger Rhiannon Chandler-Day

Cast your minds back if you will to Quins first home game of the season v Sarries, writes blogger Rhiannon Chandler-Day.

Were we all excited? Well maybe just a little!

But we didn’t get what we bargained for and neither did Quins on that cold, dark, damp, September night, down at the Stoop. To say that they weren’t prepared for the dish that Saracens served up to them would be an understatement and they didn’t respond with a rehash of their own play to counteract it – not at all.

Quins had the majority of possession, for the whole game! And Sarries defended in their own 22 for the majority of it too. And Sarries defended and defended and Quins bulldozed and bulldozed, again and again and got absolutely nowhere. It was heartbreaking to watch but to be on the pitch must have been exhausting for Quins.

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