European Professional Club Rugby | Marcus Smith and England shine against Australia

Author of a test, the opening half of Harlequins Marcus Smith, engaged in the 2022/2023 campaign of the European Cup, participated in the victory of England against the Wallabies (21-17).

Qualified for the 2022/2023 European Cup campaign with Harlequins, Marcus Smith distinguished himself on Saturday in the England jersey. Author of a test in the second half, the 23-year-old opening half was instrumental in the success of the XV de la Rose over Australia (21-17). As a reminder, the Quins will find Racing 92 and the Durban Sharks in Pool A of the Champions Cup, the start of the season of which will be given next December.

The English won for the second time in their history a tour of Australia, six years after the first in 2016. Note that the first English try (41st) was scored by the back of the Leicester Tigers Freddie Steward, who will face with his club ASM Clermont Auvergne and the Ospreys (Poule B) on the European scene. Saracens flyhalf Owen Farrell scored 11 points from the foot. Crowned three times in the European Cup, the Sarries will perform their comeback in the Champions Cup.

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