European Challenge Cup: Harlequins 38-20 Grenoble

Danny Care playing for Harlequins
Danny Care opened the scoring for Harlequins
European Challenge Cup
Harlequins (28) 38
Tries: Care, Brown, Murley, Crumpton, Dombrandt Cons: Smith 4, Lang Pen: Lang
Grenoble (17) 20
Tries: Berruyer, Cordin 2 Pen: Lucas Con: Lucas

Harlequins will go into the last round of pool games in the European Challenge Cup at the top of Pool Five after a bonus-point win over Grenoble.

Quins ran in four first-half tries through Danny Care, Cadan Murley, Mike Brown and Max Crumpton to lead 28-17 at the break at The Stoop.

Marcus Smith converted all four tries, with Antonin Berruyer and Gervais Cordin crossing for the French side.

Alex Dombrandt scored a late try as the home side held out.

Harlequins lead the group by a point from Benetton after their 38-24 win over Agen.

Quins travel to Agen on 18 January, with Benetton at Grenoble at the same time.

Harlequins: Brown; Murley, Alofa, Tapuai, Ibitoye; Smith, Care (capt); Boyce, Crumpton, Collier, Symons, Glynn, Bothma, Kunatani, Dombrandt.

Replacements: Ward, Marler, Ibuanokpe, Luamanu, Wallace, Mulchrone, Lang, Morris.

Grenoble: Cordin; Dupont, Dussartre, Tupuola, Jacquelain; Lucas, Nanette; Lazar, Tadjer, Gigashvili, Capelli, Geraci, Berruyer, Blanc-Mappaz, Ancely.

Replacements: Savonnet, Dardet, Oz, Tuinukuafe, Martel, Glenat, Uberti, Guillemin.

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