Graham Rowntree leaves Harlequins coaching role

Harlequins forwards coach Graham Rowntree has left the club for personal reasons.

The 47-year-old has been at the Twickenham Stoop since 2016, having previously held the same role with England for eight years.

“Harlequins would like to thank Graham for his great contribution and absolute commitment during his time at the club.

“The club is incredibly grateful to Graham for all that he has given Harlequins and wishes him well for the future.”

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