London Welsh get first win, Quins march on

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Updated: September 17, 2012


Harleqquins pivot Nick Evans provided the spark for another win as they came outon top against Sale 37-14 at The Stoop.

The unbeaten defending champions, Quins, cemented their spot at the top of the standings that have only one other team with a 100 percent record after three rounds – Northampton Saints.

With Leicester Tigers and Saracens playing to a draw at the leaders managed to open  a slight lead over their rivals, who are now in third and fourth place respectively.

Replacement Charlie Hodgson rescued a share of the points for Saracens as they fought back to claim a draw at Wembley 9-9.

Gloucester flyhalf Freddie Burns came off the bench to slot a penalty with the last kick of the game that denied Worcester Warriors their first Premiership win of the season

In the other Saturday match Stephen Jones marked his London Wasps debut with an accomplished display as they picked up an emphatic first win of the season 43-14 at the expense of winless London Irish.

On Sunday, London Welsh registered their first win with a tight 25-24 win over Exeter.