2009 Harlequins Rugby League season

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Harlequins RL – the only team in the Super League based in a capital city – will be competing in the 2009 Challenge Cup as well as their fourteenth Super League season.

In 2009 Harlequins attracted an average home crowd of just under 3,500.[1]

Transfers[edit]

Transfers for 2009 (In)

Name Transferred from Date released
Luke Dorn Castleford Tigers October 2008
Luke Williamson Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles October 2008
Chad Robinson Parramatta Eels October 2008
Ben Kaye Leeds Rhinos October 2008
Jason Golden Wakefield Trinity Wildcats October 2008
Mick Nanyn Oldham Roughyeds October 2008
Matt Gardner Salford City Reds October 2008

Transfers for 2009 (Out)

Name Transferred to Date released
Mark McLinden Halifax October 2008
Rikki Sheriffe Salford City Reds October 2008
Scott Hill Retired October 2008
Julien Rinaldi Union Treiziste Catalan October 2008
Henry Paul Leeds Carnegie October 2008
David Tootill October 2008
Dwayne Barker Halifax October 2008
Michael Worrincy Bradford Bulls October 2008
Lamont Bryan October 2008
Joe Walsh Halifax October 2008

Full squad[edit]

No Name Position Previous Club
1 Chris Melling Full Back Wigan Warriors
2 Jon Wells Wing Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
3 Matt Gafa Centre Canberra Raiders
4 David Howell Centre Canberra Raiders
5 Will Sharp Wing Harlequins RL
6 Luke Dorn Stand Off Castleford Tigers
7 Danny Orr Scrum Half Wigan Warriors
8 Karl Temata Prop New Zealand Warriors
9 Chad Randall Hooker Manly Sea Eagles
10 Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook Prop Harlequins RL
11 Luke Williamson Second Row Manly Sea Eagles
12 Chad Robinson Second Row Parramatta Eels
13 Rob Purdham Loose-forward Whitehaven
14 Tony Clubb Centre Harlequins RL
15 Ben Kaye Hooker Leeds Rhinos
16 Gareth Haggerty Prop Salford City Reds
17 Danny Ward Prop Hull Kingston Rovers
18 Joe Mbu Second Row Doncaster Lakers
19 Jason Golden Loose Forward Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
20 Jon Grayshon Prop Huddersfield Giants
21 Luke Gale Scrum Half Doncaster Lakers
22 Mick Nanyn Centre Oldham Roughyeds
23 Daniel Heckenberg Prop Manly Sea Eagles
24 Luke May Centre Harlequins RL
25 Dave Williams Prop Harlequins RL
26 Matt Gardner Wing Salford City Reds

Fixtures and results[edit]

Competition Round Opponent Result Score Home/Away Venue Attendance Date
Friendly N/A Cruscolours.svg Crusaders N/A A-A Home The Twickenham Stoop N/A 29 January 2009
Super League XIV 2 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls N/A P–P 1 Home The Twickenham Stoop N/A 8 Feb 2009
Super League XIV 1 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers Win 8–12 Away The Jungle 7,049 15 February 2009
Friendly N/A Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Lose 26–34 Home The Twickenham Stoop ~6,000 22 February 2009
Super League XIV 3 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors Lose 18–24 Home The Twickenham Stoop 3,883 28 February 2009
Super League XIV 4 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds Win 18–48 Away The Willows 3,367 6 Mar 2009
Super League XIV 5 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves Win 60–8 Home The Twickenham Stoop 3,206 14 March 2009
Super League XIV 6 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants Lose 46–6 Away Galpharm Stadium 6,356 22 March 2009
Super League XIV 7 Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. Win 22–12 Home The Twickenham Stoop 3,593 28 March 2009
Challenge Cup 2009 4 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants Loss 16–42 Home The Twickenham Stoop 2,500 4 April 2009
Super League XIV 8 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons Loss 24–28 Home The Twickenham Stoop 2,539 9 Apr 2009
Super League XIV 9 Cruscolours.svg Celtic Crusaders Win 18–40 Away Brewery Field 3,009 13 April 2009
Super League XIV 10 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers Loss 12–32 Home The Twickenham Stoop 3,492 19 April 2009
Super League XIV 11 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos Win 4–21 Away Headingley Stadium 13,912 24 April 2009
Super League XIV 12 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds Win 16–24 Neutral Murrayfield Stadium 29,627 2 May 2009
Super League XIV 13 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Win 24–17 Home The Twickenham Stoop 3,612 17 May 2009
Super League XIV 14 Saintscolours.svg St. Helens Loss 22–12 Away GPW Recruitment Stadium 9,359 22 May 2009
Super League XIV 15 Cruscolours.svg Celtic Crusaders Win 26–6 Home The Twickenham Stoop 2,245 6 June 2009
Super League XIV 16 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers Win 10–40 Away New Craven Park 7,874 14 June 2009
Super League XIV 17 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos Loss 14–48 Home The Twickenham Stoop 4,378 20 June 2009
Super League XIV 18 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Loss 20–18 Away Belle Vue 5,079 28 June 2009
Super League XIV 19 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors Loss 40–12 Away JJB Stadium 14,977 3 Jul 2009
Super League XIV 20 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants Loss 16–32 Home The Twickenham Stoop 3,916 11 Jul 2009
Super League XIV 21 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons Loss 38–16 Away Stade Gilbert Brutus 8,324 19 July 2009
Super League XIV 22 Saintscolours.svg St Helens Loss 24–44 Home The Twickenham Stoop 4,258 25 July 2009
Super League XIV 23 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls Win 14–22 Away Grattan Stadium 7,813 2 Aug 2009
Super League XIV 2 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls Loss 18–42 Home The Twickenham Stoop 3,112 1 Aug 2009
Super League XIV 24 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds Loss 22–26 Home The Twickenham Stoop 2,612 15 August 2009
Super League XIV 25 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC Away KC Stadium 21 August 2009
Super League XIV 26 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers Home The Twickenham Stoop 5 Sep 2009
Super League XIV 27 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves Away Halliwell Jones Stadium 13 September 2009

†: Game called off due to flooded pitch.[2]

‡: Game rearranged to make Harlequins RL available for a Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles' warm-up game for the 2009 World Club Challenge.

1: Game postponed due to frozen pitch.[3]

League table[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 27 21 0 6 805 453 +352 42
2 Saintscolours.svg St. Helens 27 19 0 8 733 466 +267 38
3 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 27 18 0 9 690 416 +274 36
4 HKRcolours.svg Hull KR 27 17 1 9 650 516 +134 35
5 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 27 16 0 11 685 609 +76 32
6 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 27 15 0 12 659 551 +108 30
7 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers 27 14 0 13 645 702 –57 28
8 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 27 13 0 14 613 660 –47 26
9 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 27 12 1 14 653 668 –15 25
10 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 27 12 0 15 649 705 –56 24
11 Quinscolours.svg Harlequins RL 27 11 0 16 591 691 –100 22
12 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC 27 10 0 17 502 623 –121 20
13 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds 27 7 0 20 456 754 –298 14
14 Cruscolours.svg Celtic Crusaders 27 3 0 24 357 874 –517 6
  Teams qualifying for the Play-offs

Source: superleague.co.uk.
Classification: 1st on competition points; 2nd on match points difference.
Competition points: for win = 2; for draw = 1; for loss = 0.


References[edit]

  1. ^ The Press Association (1 December 2009). "RFL expect more from Quins". Google. Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Harlequins Rugby League : Medway Dragons RLFC 2009 Season Launch". www.league.quins.co.uk. Retrieved 30 January 2009. 
  3. ^ "Harlequins P–P Bradford". BBC News. London. 6 February 2009. Archived from the original on 8 February 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2009. 

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