Harlequins come back to beat Scarlets

Harlequins bounced back from a first half deficit to beat Scarlets at Stradey Park in their Pool 4 Heineken Cup clash with the tourists running out 22-29 winners.

Harlequins trailed 19 -3 at the break but fought their way back into the match as Danny Care scored a try and Chris Malone slotted a succession of penalties.

Ugo Monye was next to score a try as the Harlequins took the game to Scarlets and took the lead from them as well.

Final Score Scarlets 22 (19) – Harlequins 29 (3)


Tries – Stoddart, Jones
Pen – S. Jones 4
Con –

Tries – Care, Monye
Pen – Malone 5
Con -Malone 2

Referee: Christophe Berdos (France)


Scarlets: M Stoddart; D Daniel, R King, G Evans, M Jones; S Jones, S Martens; I Thomas, M Rees, K Meeuws, V Cooper, S Maling, S Easterby (capt), G Thomas, D Lyons.

Replacements: K Owens, P John, S MacLeod, N Thomas, M Roberts, C Thomas, R Higgitt

Harlequins: M Brown; C Amesbury, G Tiesi, J Turner-Hall, U Monye; C Malone, D Care, C Jones, G Botha, M Ross, O Kohn, J Evans, C Robshaw, W Skinner (capt), T Guest.

Replacements: T Fuga, M Lambert, G Robson, N Easter, A Gomarsall, E Taione, W Luveniyali


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