Hayter to leave Cov for Quins; RUGBY.
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The England under-21 forward joins the London giants on July 1 and will be second choice behind Ireland and British Lions legend Keith Wood Keith Wood (born 27 January 1972 in Killaloe) is a former international rugby union footballer who played hooker for Ireland, the Lions, Garryowen, Harlequins and Munster.
He was nicknamed 'The Raging Potato' because of his bald head. at The Stoop - a chance which, he says, was just too good to turn down.
"I wasn't looking to move - Harlequins came and approached me," said 22-year-old Hayter.
"It was too good an opportunity to miss.
"Keith is the best hooker in the world, and if I can't learn from him who can I learn from?
"It's going to be a lot of hard work, but I'm delighted."
Hayter, who missed all last season with knee injuries, was due to make his 21st appearance of the current campaign for Coventry in today's home game against Otley.
"I'm sad to be leaving my local club, everyone there has been great to me, but if things don't work out the door has been left open for me to come back," he said.
The approach from Quins Quins is the nickname of two Rugby teams who play under the name Harlequins and play their home games at the Twickenham Stoop. Harlequins Rugby League
Harlequin FC was made by chief executive Mark Evans Ev·ans , Herbert McLean 1882-1971.
American anatomist who isolated four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1922). , who knows Hayter from the player's days with England Students and Under-21s.
"We are delighted that James has chosen to join us," said Harlequins' team manager Mike Scott.
"Obviously we think he has got a bright future in the game and we hope he is going to develop to his full potential here".
Said Coventry's rugby administrator Ian Carvell: "While we are very disappointed to lose a player of James's quality, he goes with our best wishes.
"He is the sort of player we would like to build our future on, but we understand he wants to play in the Premiership and go full-time.
"He has said to me that when Coventry become a Premiership side again he would come back straight away. We look forward to the day when players like James stay with us."