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Best tries and reaction to Quins' EPIC comeback which secured Prem final spot

BY Shaywaterworth  ·  Sunday Jun 20, 2021

Harlequins produced the biggest ever comeback in Premiership history on Saturday to dramatically beat Bristol Bears 36-43 and secure a place in the final.

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Quins went 0-28 down in the first half at Ashton Gate following tries from Ben Earl and Luke Morahan as well as a brace from Max Malins.

However a try from Harlequins number eight Alex Dombrandt just before half time gave the Londoners a glimmer of hope going into the break and what followed was simply incredible.

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Full back Tyrone Green got the visitors off to a great start before James Chisholm and Louis Lynagh brought Quins to within touching distance of the Bears late on in the match.

Quins playmaker Marcus Smith converted a lovely worked late try from Joe Marchant to level the scores 31-31 and take the match into extra time.

With two more 10-minute halves to play it was Bristol who struck first with Malins completing his hat trick in a bonkers day in Bristol, before Quins responded with two more tries from Green and Marchant to secure one of the most incredible wins in Premiership history.

Quins will now face Exeter in the final next weekend after the Chiefs saw off Sale Sharks 40-30 at Sandy Park. Full match highlights are available below but may only be available for UK viewers until we source another version.

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