Harlequins v Gloucester Rugby Saturday 1st March
� Harlequins put in a brave 80 minutes against Saracens at Vicarage Road last Sunday and despite defending for most of the match ran out winners by 15-6. They stay in 6th place in the league and are only 4 points from a play-off spot.
� Harlequins have played 7 matches at home this season, winning 5 and losing to Saracens and Leicester.
� Gloucester grabbed two late tries against Newcastle last Saturday to win 28-20 and extend their lead at the top of the Guinness Premiership to 5 points.
� They have played 7 matches away from home this season, winning 4 and losing 3.
� Harlequins and Gloucester have met 23 times in league rugby dating back to 1995.
� Harlequins have won 10 to Gloucester's 13.
� Harlequins have won 6 at the Stoop to Gloucester's 5.
� Harlequins won the first 8 meetings between the sides and Gloucester have won 13 of the last 15.
� Gloucester beat Harlequins 27-25 at Kingsholm on 24th November 2007 and on Saturday will be attempting to complete a 5th league double over �Quins in the last 6 seasons.
� Simon Keogh has scored tries for Harlequins in the last 4 meetings against Gloucester.
Trends and Trivia
� Harlequins have won their last 2 matches, the first time they have achieved this since the opening 2 games of the season.
� Harlequins have scored more than twice as many points at home this season against their points scored away from home, 193 to 85.
� Strangely, they have conceded far more points at home this season opposed to points conceded away from home, 169 to 104.
� Harlequins have conceded the fewest points in the Premiership in the opening quarter of their matches, just 31 in 13 games.
� Along with Bath, Harlequins have scored the most tries in the league at home this season, 22.
� Only Leeds have conceded more tries at home this season than the 20 let in by Harlequins.
� Harlequins have had the least number of penalties scored against them in the Premiership this season, 19. Gloucester are next with 22.
� Chris Robshaw has made the most tackles in the Premiership this season with 140.
� Chris Malone has scored the most points for Harlequins with 92 and Steve So'oialo and Simon Keogh have both scored 4 tries.
� Gloucester have scored the most points in the Guinness Premiership this season with 351.
� Along with Bath, Gloucester have scored the most tries in the competition, 39.
� Gloucester have scored more tries than any other club in the second-half of matches, 25.
� Gloucester's backs have scored the most tries in the Premiership this season, 32 between them.
� Gloucester are the only team in the competition who have had less than 10 penalties scored against them at home this season, just 5 in total.
� It should be a good battle in the scrum on Saturday. Gloucester have won the most in the Premiership this season with 122 and Harlequins are second with 121.
� Ryan Lamb has scored the most points for Gloucester this season with 97 and Lesley Vainikolo still leads the try count with 7.
� Ryan Lamb has missed 10 conversions this season, the most in the Premiership.