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O'Shea hails graft as Quins sneak home.

Byline: Gary Fitzgerald

Harlequins 16

Worcester 14

CONOR O'SHEA Conor Michael Patrick O'Shea (born 21 October 1970 in Limerick) is a former rugby union footballer who played at full back for Ireland and London Irish.

Conor O'Shea went to Terenure College in Dublin which is one of the main rugby nurseries in Ireland and is currently
 saluted his 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
 tough guys after they slugged out a bruising win in the Stoop mud to cement their Premiership lead.

A penalty try and Nick Evans' 11 points downed Worcester to ensure Quins surged seven points clear of Saracens, who play Leicester today.

And boss O'Shea said: "We're not that arrogant to expect to roll over Worcester. They are one of the best defensive sides in the league.

"Our pack were outstanding. They worked incredibly hard and the scrum An agile software development methodology developed by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland in the mid-1990s. Scrum is based on a "Sprint," which is a 30-day period for delivering a working part of the system.  was magnificent. We can play a lot better but a win is a win."

Warriors hinted at an upset when they swept into an 8-0 lead thanks to Danny Gray's boot and a breakaway Miles Benjamin try.

They lost wing Marcel Garvey to concussion concussion

Period of nervous-function impairment that results from relatively mild brain injury, often with no bleeding in the cerebral cortex. It causes brief unconsciousness, followed by mental confusion and physical difficulties.
 after a painful collision with dumped England No.8 Nick Easter's knee, causing a nine-minute stoppage before he was carried off.

The leaders, who had England's Mike Brown and Joe Marler playing, upped the power, Evans kicking a penalty and converting a penalty try given for a collapsed maul.

Evans and Gray traded penalties in the second half but Quins roared ahead at the summit while Warriors grabbed a losing bonus point.

Worcester boss Richard Hill said: "I am delighted with a point. We pushed them all the way.

"Marcel is sitting up with a fat lip and a headache."

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Publication:The People (London, England)
Date:Feb 19, 2012
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