Quins stay in hunt for Heineken Cup progress

Wandsworth Guardian: European double: Winger Charlie Walker scored the second Heineken Cup try of his career on Sunday, having scored his first last week  PPAUK European double: Winger Charlie Walker scored the second Heineken Cup try of his career on Sunday, having scored his first last week PPAUK

Harlequins winger Charlie Walker's first half score helped keep his side in the hunt reach the Heineken Cup's last eight with a 17-3 win over Racing Metro.

The 20-year-old, who scored against the Frenchmen in Paris last week, crossed to add to three Nick Evans penalties as Quins led 14-0 at half-time.

Visiting fly half Jonny Sexton got his side on the scoreboard in the second half, but Ben Botica responded with a kick of his own to ensure Quins were never in any trouble. 

Director of rugby Conor O'Shea's men next host Pool Four leaders Clermont Auvergne in January knowing a bonus point win will put them in the driving seat for qualification to the knock out stages.

 

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