/ Aviva Premiership 2014-15

/ News

Premiership Rugby 7s Series
Harlequins determined to win on home soil
ESPN Staff
August 8, 2014
Ollie Linsay-Hague has appeared in 11 World Sevens Series events for England © Getty Images

Harlequins coach Howard Graham has tipped his captain Ollie Lindsay-Hague to star in tonight's Premiership Rugby Sevens grand final at the Stoop.

Quins host tonight's Sevens finale and Graham is confident Lindsay-Hague will lead his charges to a maiden title in the tournament.

Lindsay-Hague, who has appeared in 11 IRB World Sevens Series events for England, has been a crucial part of Quins' efforts in the Premiership Sevens in recent years. Now Graham is eager to see him perform in front of home support after Quins battered their way through Group C at Franklin's Gardens last Friday.

"It should be good," Graham said. "I am looking forward to Ollie Lindsay-Hague in front of the home crowd.

"Conor [O'Shea] has been generous and not depleted us fully. Ollie has been released and he is trying to support both camps, as it were.

"He will skipper the team and step up to the plate and he is just a great boy to have in the camp.

"It is one of those tournaments where you just switch off for seven minutes and you are out. I feel like we haven't done ourselves justice over the last couple of years. I think the focus will be there on Friday night."

Harlequins will be joined at the Stoop by Cardiff Blues, Gloucester, Leicester Tigers, London Irish, Newcastle Falcons, Newport Gwent Dragons and Northampton Saints as they compete for the Premiership Rugby Sevens title.

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd

Live Sports

Communication error please reload the page.

  • Latest
  • Most Viewed
  • News
  • Features
  • Rugby

    Saracens sign Italy's Samuela Vunisa

    Saracens have announced the signing of Italy back-row Samuela Vunisa ahead of next season

  • Boxing

    Froch wants Ward at Forest's City Ground

    Carl Froch has challenged Andre Ward to step into enemy territory at Nottingham Forest's City Ground for their proposed super-middleweight title unification bout

  • Football

    FA welcomes 70% rise in reported discrimination

    The sharp increase in the number of reported incidents of discrimination in football has been welcomed by the Football Association and the sport's leading anti-discrimination group

  • Football

    Southampton's Clyne set for contract talks

    Nathaniel Clyne will hold talks about his future with Southampton following Tuesday's match against Crystal Palace, Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has revealed

  • Football

    FA signals intent to send GB teams to Rio Olympics

    The Football Association is preparing to enter men's and women's Great Britain teams for the Rio Olympics next year

  • News
  • Features
Sponsored Links
Make Huge Income from your Home
Download your Free Guide And Learn How To Increase Your Monthly Income
Make $170 in 60 seconds!
Google Vs Facebook, 60 sec. knock out! Choose a champion, Become a Winner!
Make $25 in 1 Minute!
Start trading with the biggest broker! Register now to receive $25 for FREE!