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Swiel earns full-time Quins deal

Published 08/04/2015

Harlequins rugby director Conor O'Shea, pictured, will welcome Tim Swiel back to the club
Harlequins rugby director Conor O'Shea, pictured, will welcome Tim Swiel back to the club

Harlequins have announced that fly-half Tim Swiel will return to the club next season on a full-time contract.

Swiel, 21, spent four months on loan with Quins earlier this term before heading back to the Durban-based Sharks in South Africa.

" Tim made a real impact with us on loan earlier in the season and we are delighted that the Sharks have granted him his release to come back to us on a full-time basis," Quins rugby director Conor O'Shea said.

"He is a young player with a huge amount of potential and also someone who showed mentally that he is able to cope with anything thrown at him."

Somerset-born Swiel made 10 appearances during his loan spell, featuring in the European Champions Cup, Aviva Premiership and LV= Cup.

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