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Join thousands of Harlequins fans at Twickenham on 27 December!

On Sunday 27th December, two days after Christmas, Harlequins take on Gloucester Rugby in Big Game 8, at the Home of England Rugby.

 
 

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Big Game, now in its eighth year, is the Club’s annual festive fixture which takes place at Twickenham Stadium, across the road from Harlequins’ home ground The Stoop. Read on for five reasons why you, your family and your friends should join us for one of the biggest festive sporting events.

World class rugby

With a large handful of international players due to appear from both sides, the standard of rugby at this game will rival the best on show in the world at that time.

For this game at Twickenham you will see Harlequins players including British and Irish Lions Adam Jones, Jamie Roberts, England players including England captain Chris Robshaw, Danny Care, Nick Easter, Mike Brown, Joe Marler, Marland Yarde, plus Scotland’s Tim Visser.

Our opposition on the day also have their fair share of international talent including England players Jonny May, Billy Twelvetrees and Scotland captain Greg Laidlaw amongst others.

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It’s affordable

If you think about it, how much would you usually fork out to watch an international Test match at Twickenham? The figure is usually in its hundreds. This match has a fantastic showing of internationals players as mentioned above but at a tenth of the price!

Tickets are available from £10 for juniors and £20 for adults.

It’s exciting to watch!

The Quins style is renowned over the world for being an appealing brand of rugby for supporters to watch. Quins love to run with ball in hand making sure they stick to their four principles; unpredictability, ruthlessness, tempo and most importantly enjoyment.

In the nine matches the Club has played this season, the team have scored 33 tries. This averages over three tries a game with Visser currently leading the way with six tries from seven appearances.

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Entertainment

Big Game 8 is being headlined by MOBO and BRIT Award winning group Rudimental.

The list of acts continues as balloon modellers, jugglers and face painters are on hand to entertain supporters as they make their way around the West Car Park.  Look out for the jungle bus which hosts an indoor soft play area for kids and in front of that The Urban Arts Street Dance group will lead dancing sessions for all the family.

As the West Car Park entertainment concludes, Radio X DJ Vernon Kay will be leading the pre-match warm up inside Twickenham Stadium, preparing you for the live performance of Rudimental.

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It’s a great time of year to be out and about

Christmas is the time to be cooped up nice and warm, opening presents and eating hearty meals. However, after Boxing Day has passed, fresh air and time out the house is needed, and what better way to spend the day after Boxing Day in the cold air of south west London, wrapped up warm, cheering on the team in an electric atmosphere along with 82,000 fellow rugby supporters?

Tickets are still available from £10 for juniors and £20 for adults.

Please click here to book through the Harlequins ticketing site, or through Ticketmaster by clicking here. You can also call the Harlequins Ticket Office on 020 8410 6010.

With 60,000 tickets already sold, the anticipation for Big Game 8 is rising by the day and with only ten days to go, don’t miss the opportunity to spend a fantastic festive family day out!

 
 

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