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Harlequins team to play Leicester Tigers

Harlequins has announced the team to play Leicester Tigers at Welford Road in Round 8 of the Aviva Premiership on Sunday, kick-off 15:15 (live on BT Sport).

Marland Yarde starts on the right wing having been released back from England for this weekend.

Aaron Morris makes his first Aviva Premiership start at full back in a team captained by Australian International, James Horwill.

Speaking ahead of the match John Kingston, Harlequins Director of Rugby, said: “We have won five of our last six matches in all competitions and so go into the weekend with good momentum.

“We know Welford Road is an incredibly tough arena to win at but we are hugely energised for the challenge that Leicester will undoubtedly present.”

Harlequins squad

15. Aaron Morris
14. Marland Yarde
13. Joe Marchant
12. Winston Stanley
11. Alofa Alofa
10. Nick Evans
9. Karl Dickson

1. Mark Lambert
2. Rob Buchanan
3. Will Collier
4. Charlie Matthews
5. James Horwill ©
6. Luke Wallace
7. Dave Ward
8. James Chisholm

16. Joe Gray
17. Dan Murphy
18. Adam Jones
19. Stan South
20. George Naoupu
21. Charlie Mulchrone
22. Tim Swiel
23. Charlie Walker

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