Adam Jones keen for Harlequins to mount swashbuckling title defence

Surprise champions enter new season with a philosophy that could secure another Premiership, believes the scrum coach

In a sporting summer that crammed in the Olympics, Euro 2020 and a British & Irish Lions tour, perhaps the exhilarating climax to last season’s Premiership was a little overlooked. Harlequins recovered from 28-0 down against Bristol to win their semi-final, rolling on to dethrone Exeter in the final with a decisive late try and another stunning exhibition of hot-stepping and offloading.

, Adam Jones keen for Harlequins to mount swashbuckling title defence, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Champions for the first time since 2012, Quins were crowned the comeback kings and not just in the play-offs: the head of rugby, Paul Gustard, had left in January with the team desperately short of form and confidence, with widespread rumblings of player dissatisfaction at his structured approach.

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