Joe Marler to make very first commence of time as Harlequins host Worcester

Joe Marler to make first start of season as Harlequins host Worcester

Prop Marler comes in for Santiago Garcia Botta in the only alter from the champions’ workforce that gained at Newcastle on Sunday. Dino Lamb and Cadan Murley make their 50th appearances for the club, whilst Andre Esterhuizen has signed a new deal.

Marler was a person of seven Quins named in Eddie Jones’ squad for an England schooling camp this weekend. 4 other people start out, even though young hooker Sam Riley is on the bench and Marcus Smith is nevertheless on his summer season holidays immediately after the Lions tour.

The match will be the very first in Premiership record to be refereed by a woman, with Sara Cox getting the whistle. Quins senior coach Tabai Matson reported the development had been “a very long time coming”.

“For me individually, I am really fired up to be included in a sport where by a female is refereeing for the 1st time,” claimed Matson.

“I believe that’s truly interesting, and good for the match. For us to do it at the Stoop, it’s fantastic to be component of something that is a initially in the video game. She’s executing the match simply because she’s a good quality referee and we will be powering her 100%.”