HARLEQUINS prop Joe Marler has warned Saturday’s Aviva Premiership opponents Northampton to be braced for a backlash after his team-mates missed out on British and Irish Lions selection earlier this week.
England captain Chris Robshaw was one of those overlooked for the tour to Australia later this year and Marler believes Quins, who are guaranteed a top-four finish, will prove their worth in the final game of the regular season at the Stoop tomorrow.
“There will be no let-up,” said Marler. “You don’t want to go into a last game of the season against a top four team backing off and getting heavily beaten the week before a semi-final.”
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