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Ellis Genge doubles up as Leicester hold off another Harlequins fightback

  * Leicester 35-29 Harlequins * Genge scores two tries for Tigers on difficult day for SmithHarlequins are fast becoming the Premiership’s escape artists but a third consecutive last-ditch comeback proved just beyond them against Leicester, for whom Ellis Genge scored two tries and served up a reminder as to why he may be missed on the British & Irish Lions tour this summer. On more than one occasion Leicester looked home and hosed but Harlequins, who have completed remarkable turnaround wins over London Irish and Wasps in recent weeks, clawed their way back to within six points and were battering away in the Tigers’ 22 in the closing stages. Not this time, however, and though it may seem harsh on Marcus Smith – their very own Harry Houdini – it must be said that he missed three conversions and managed only one on a difficult day from the tee. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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