Louis Lynagh, son of former Wallaby nice Michael Lynagh, has scored a strive in a incredible Harlequins comeback that noticed the London facet attain English membership rugby’s Premiership remaining.
In an exciting sport in opposition to Bristol Bears on Saturday, Quins regarded sure losers when moments earlier than the halftime whistle they trailed 28-0 – however they hit again to document a unprecedented victory 43-36.
Quins scored 5 tries to take the match into extra-time at 31-31, and added two extra in that interval to succeed in their first remaining since 2012 with a facet that includes 11 of their academy merchandise – together with 20-year-old Lynagh – within the matchday squad of 23.
Tyrone Inexperienced and Joe Marchant each scored two tries for Quins, Alex Dombrandt, James Chisholm and Lynagh the others, with Marcus Smith including 4 conversions.
Max Malins scored a hat-trick for Bristol, whereas Ben Earl and Luke Morahan claimed one apiece and Callum Sheedy kicked three penalties and a conversion.
Winger Lynagh regarded to have scored with Quins’ first actual assault on the half-hour when he dived over within the nook however replays confirmed he’d put a foot in contact.
Nevertheless, there was little question about his strive after the break which put Quins simply 4 factors behind going into the ultimate quarter, earlier than extra-time needed to be performed with the perimeters locked at 31-31 after the 80 minutes.
He was additionally later denied a second strive after TMO replays confirmed that he’d scored from a ahead cross.