Some of Harlequins famous players. most
Adrian Stoop. Harlequins ground is named after Adrian Stoop who is a Quins Legend. Stoop Joined
Quins in 1901 and was associated with the club for the next 49 years!
He played for them 182 times 143 of these as captain. His last game was at the ripe old age of 56! After playing he became the club president until 1950. He also received 15 caps for England and represented the Barbarians. It’s no wonder they named a stadium after him.
Will Greenwood. A world Cup winner in 2003 and now a Sky Sports Analyst Greenwood had two spells at Harlequins. Greenwood was an inside centre but he had a superstition about wearing number 12 on his back so often wore 13, more commonly worn by outside centres. He was part of one of the most successful
England teams ever and retired with 55 England caps and
2 Lions caps.
Jason Leonard. AKA “the fun bus” is another ex-Harlequin who the Rugby World won Cup in 2003. Leonard played prop and was the most capped in that position with 119 until Welsh Prop Gethin Jenkins overtook him. Leonard has also been President of the Rugby Football Union and continues to work hard for the game of rugby and also many charities.