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Quins hold on to claim home win

The combined might of Nick Evans' boot and the Harlequins pack helped the Aviva Premiership leaders maintain their impressive season to date by edging out Worcester 16-14 at The Stoop.

A pre-match downpour in south-west London reduced the game to a battle up front and Evans' 11 points proved the difference between the sides.

On a day when relegation rivals Newcastle Falcons bagged an all-important win, Richard Hill's Warriors played their part in gaining a losing bonus point - fly-half debutant Joe Gray kicking nine points to add to a Miles Benjamin score.

A first-half penalty try was Quins' other score but it was Evans' boot - despite two second-half misses - that sealed a hard-fought win.

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