Focus on Nick Easter

Nick Easter is currently a flanker for Harlequins team and also plays at the same position for the national England team. His position is quite a demanding one and he has somehow been able to retain this position despite his age 34.

He started with period working in London and then joined to Rosslyn Park F.C. Then he quickly shifted to Orrell and finally joined Harlequins where he has played ever since.

Easter is good enough for England

Nick Evans, the fly half for the reigning Aviva Premiership champions Harlequins FC has backed his team mate Nick Easter to return to the England squad for the upcoming RBS Six Nations Championship which kicks off on Saturday at Twickenham with England taking on arch rivals Scotland.

The 34 year old Easter has won 47 caps for the England national team but has not been called up into the side since the team’s shock Rugby World Cup elimination in 2011 in the quarter final stages and doesn’t seem to be a part of head coach Stuart Lancaster’s plans for the future.

London Irish Hammer Depleted Saints

An injury hit Northampton Saints suffered a 39-17 humbling at the hands of the London Irish, who recorded only their second victory in the Premiership this season and on the other hand, The Saints lost their unbeaten record in the league.

The Saints came into the match pretty high on confidence and in spite of the fact that they were missing 11 first team players, they were confident of getting a result at Reading.

ABOUT NICK EASTER

Anyone who is interested in the game of rugby, must come across the name of nick easter, who is an ace rugby player playing for England or Harlequins. This 34 year old is also the brother of the very famous Mark easter who plays for sale sharks club.

Nick Easter Hails Rugby 7s Impact

Former England captain Nick Easter, who plays as the No. 8 for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Union side Harlequins FC has hailed the JP Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s as a brilliant competition and hopes that more and more youngsters will emerge from the competition in the years to come.

Over the years, the pre-season tournament has become a favorite place for the Aviva Premiership clubs to blood in the promising youngsters in their ranks so that they can get some valuable playing time on the pitch and gain some experience.

Nick Easter to Prove his Worth

Stuart Lancaster, the head coach of the England national rugby team has hit back at claims in certain sections of the media that he has left Nick Easter at home for the team’s tour of South Africa because the Harlequin FC man is too difficult to mange.

However, Conor O’Shea, the director of rugby of the newly crowned Aviva Premiership champions has hit back at the England boss stating that Easter is by far the best number 8 in the Premiership based on form and his performances for the championship winning side proves this statement to the T.

QUINS CELEBRATE MONYE'S 10 YEARS

Ugo Monye is targeting the perfect celebration to mark his 10 years as a Harlequins player. With the Quins sitting top of the table and recovering to some reasonable level of form they have never been in with a better chance of winning the league. And Monye is targeting just that for his club.

EASTER TARGETS ENGLAND RETURN

Nick Easter was one of a number of senior players to lose their place in the England side when Stuart Lancaster took over. But with Lancaster now confirmed as full time coach until 2015 Easter is targeting a return to the International scene.

Easter is targeting high profile games such as this weekend’s Amlin Challenge Cup game against Toulon to stake his claim for a place in Lancaster’s plans ahead of the summer tour of South Africa.

“I’ve been told that the door is not shut and I’m going to do all I can to show why I should be included” said Easter.

EASTER COMMITS TO HARLEQUINS

Harlequins and England number eight, Nick Easter has committed his future to the Quins, signing a new contract to keep him at the Twickenham Stoop until the end of the 2014-15 season.

The deal will see him remain at Harlequins until the next world cup and ensure he is in contention for an England recall at any time until the 2015 tournament.

Since arriving at Quins in 2004 Easter has made over 160 appearances and scored 42 tries and he has proved to be ever important to the Quins in their impressive season so far.

EASTER BACK IN THE NEWS

The remark made by Nick Easter recently on the fact that 35 thousand has gone down the toilet has stirred up quite a bit of controversies and most of the controversies have been initiated by the England team mates.

When asked, Nick did admit to the fact that he might have said it, but is against the fact that it had to be taken out of proportion.

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