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Harlequins name team to face London Irish

Harlequins has announced the team to play London Irish on Saturday at The Stoop in the quarter-final of the European Rugby Challenge Cup (kick-off 20:05).

There are five changes to the team that played Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership last week.

George Lowe, the sole change to the backline, returns from injury to start in the centres alongside Jamie Roberts.

Among the forwards Mark Lambert and Adam Jones start in the front row, with Sam Twomey named in the second row alongside George Merrick. Luke Wallace returns to the back-row and partners Chris Robshaw and Jack Clifford.

Among the replacements, Joe Marchant will look to make his European debut for the Club.

Harlequins team
15. Mike Brown
14. Marland Yarde
13. George Lowe
12. Jamie Roberts
11. Tim Visser
10. Ben Botica
9. Danny Care (C)

1. Mark Lambert
2. Joe Gray
3. Adam Jones
4. George Merrick
5. Sam Twomey
6. Chris Robshaw
7. Luke Wallace
8. Jack Clifford

16. Dave Ward
17. Owen Evans
18. Kyle Sinckler
19. Charlie Matthews
20. Mat Luamanu
21. Karl Dickson
22. Joe Marchant
23. Ross Chisholm

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