Harlequins' hopes of progressing to the European Challenge Cup quarter-final was dashed after they were defeated 27-17 by Stade Francais in their final group stage encounter at Stade Jean Bouin on Sunday.
Edinburgh successfully overcame a late surge from Harlequins as they have strengthened their chance of securing a quarter-final berth in the European Challenge Cup with a close 18-23 victory at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday.
Harlequins rugby director John Kingston stated that his team will be desperate to seal a quarter-final berth when they take on Edinburgh in the upcoming European Challenge Cup encounter at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday.
Fly-half Joel Hodgson had a memorable outing scoring 21 points as Newcastle Falcons kept their hopes of making to the knock-out of the European Challenge Cup alive with a 48-29 victory over Lyon at Kingston Park on Sunday.
Scott Baldwin, Dan Evans and Hanno Dirksen scored doubles while Dan Biggar contrbuted with 21 points as Ospreys trounced Grenoble by 71-3 in their European Challenge Cup game at Liberty Stadium on Saturday.