The former New Zealand international joined Quins back in 2008 and produced a timely reminder of his enduring quality as the home side kept their faint hopes of a play-off place alive.
Quins sit six points adrift of fourth-placed Leicester Tigers, with a top-six finish and automatic qualification for next season’s European Champions Cup a more realistic possibility.
FULL TIME and a masterclass from Nick Evans as he kicks 22 points in his Stoop finale! pic.twitter.com/M5vxIPFDUT
— Harlequins (@Harlequins) April 28, 2017
The second period was all Quins, though, Chris Robshaw evading Kurtley Beale’s interception attempt and feeding Tim Visser to go over in the left corner.
Evans added the extras and four more penalties – two of which came after yellow cards to Willie le Roux and Joe Launchbury – to underline Quins’ dominance, before Joe Marchant’s late try enabled Evans to slot over two more points before he left the field to a standing ovation in the final minute.
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