All ten of Harlequins matches in Aviva Premiership Rugby this season have been won by the home side on the day. Harlequins have lost just one of their last nine visits to Twickenham Stadium: 25-30 to Northampton in “Big Game 7” two years ago today. Harlequins record in “Big Games” at Twickenham is an even won three, drawn two, lost three since the series began in 2008.
Gloucester Rugby have not won away from home in Aviva Premiership Rugby since the trip to Sale Sharks in round 3, whilst they are winless in their last six visits to Twickenham Stadium since they won the Powergen Cup there in April 2003, beating Northampton in the final.
Gloucester were unbeaten against Harlequins last season having drawn the “Big Game” at Twickenham 39-all and then won 28-6 at Kingsholm in February. The two clubs have met on one other occasion at HQ for a league game, also ending in a draw 9-all in Division 1 in November 1987.
Twickenham Stadium, 4pm – Live on BT Sport
Referee: JP Doyle (123rd Premiership game).
Assistant Referees: Simon McConnell & Greg MacDonald.
TMO: Stuart Terheege