NEC Harlequins have been drawn at home to Leicester Tigers in the quarterfinals of this seasons Powergen Cup. It is the third season in a row that the two will meet in the cup, and Quins will be looking for a hat-trick of victories.
Back on 6th January 2001, Quins defeated the Tigers 22-18 in the semi-final stages of what was then the Tetley's Bitter Cup. The two then met again in the quarterfinals of the Powergen Cup last season (19th January 2002) and two late penalties from Paul Burke, the second from well inside his own half, helped to give Quins a dramatic victory by 22-20.
The full quarterfinal draw is as follows:
Gloucester Vs Saracens
Bath Vs Northampton Saints NEC Harlequins Vs Leicester Tigers
London Irish Vs Rotherham
The above ties are set to take place over the weekend of 25th / 26th January 2003, and Quins will confirm the fixture date and kick-off time, as well as ticket arrangements for this match, in due course.
During week commencing 22nd April Harlequins will launch an innovative, new Membership Scheme which will replace the existing Season Ticket Holder Programme. Further details of the scheme will be announced in due course.