The First 150 Years

Nick Cross

New Cover Sept 2016

• Including a foreword by Will Carling, the most famous living Harlequin

• It is the 150th Anniversary of the Harlequins Rugby Club in 2016

• Nick Cross is the leading expert on Quins

• This is a comprehensive history of the club, unlike anything written before


The Harlequin Football Club is one of the world's oldest rugby teams. Founded during the reign of Queen Victoria, it went through many difficulties in those early years before going from strength to strength to become one of the best sides in England. This book will reveal the club's secrets from both on and off the pitch.


Discover how the club has evolved over the last 150 years into its present form. Find out how the infamous 'Bloodgate' saga unfolded and how the club was saved from going under. Be amazed by stories of days gone by from those with full access behind the scenes at The Stoop.


With a foreword by Will Carling, the most famous living Harlequin and former captain of England, this book is a comprehensive season by season account of a club side that is internationally renowned. Even if you don’t know the Harlequins at the start, you will by the end. It is an absolute must read for fans not only of the Quins, but of rugby in general.

Harlequins: The First 150 Years


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