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Newcastle Falcons 17-38 Harlequins: Quins move up to third as Falcons stay bottom

Newcastle Falcons 17-38 Harlequins: Quins move up to third as Falcons stay bottom

Danny Care proved instrumental for Harlequins at scrum-half in their five-try victoryGallagher PremiershipNewcastle (3) 17Tries: Goneva, Chick Cons: Connon 2 Pen: ConnonHarlequins (28) 38Tries: Crumpton, Earle, Ibitoye, Clifford, Dombrandt Cons: Smith 5 Pen: SmithHarlequins climbed to third in the Premiership as they dismantled bottom-placed Newcastle at Kingston Park.Tries from Max Crumpton, Nathan Earle, Gabriel Ibitoye…

Danny Care spins a pass out for Harlequins

Danny Care proved instrumental for Harlequins at scrum-half in their five-try victory
Gallagher Premiership
Newcastle (3) 17
Tries: Goneva, Chick Cons: Connon 2 Pen: Connon
Harlequins (28) 38
Tries: Crumpton, Earle, Ibitoye, Clifford, Dombrandt Cons: Smith 5 Pen: Smith

Harlequins climbed to third in the Premiership as they dismantled bottom-placed Newcastle at Kingston Park.

Tries from Max Crumpton, Nathan Earle, Gabriel Ibitoye and Jack Clifford had a bonus point in the bag by half-time.

Alex Dombrandt added to that tally early in the second half with a fifth as Quins threatened to run riot.

Newcastle did respond with tries of their own through Vereniki Goneva and Callum Chick but the deficit was too much for Dean Richards’ men to make up.

More to follow.

Newcastle: Hammersley, Goneva, Harris, Matavesi, Arscott, Connon, Young, Davison, Cooper, Mulipola, Green, Witty, Welch (capt), Graham, Chick.

Replacements: Socino, Brocklebank, Wilson, Davidson, Burrows, Takulua, Swiel, Bettencourt.

Harlequins: Brown, Earle, Marchant, Saili, Ibitoye, Smith, Care (capt), Marler, Crumpton, Sinckler, Symons, Glynn, Dombrandt, Kunatani, Clifford.

Replacements: Elia, Auterac, Collier, Merrick, Bothma, Mulchrone, Lang, Morris.

Referee: Tom Foley (RFU).

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