Dewar Shield: Melbourne and Harlequins meet in top of the table clash

The two heavyweights of the 2016 Dewar Shield season face off this Saturday when Harlequins travel to Romanis Reserve to face Melbourne. Each team remains unbeaten through six rounds and both head coaches said the game was one they have been looking forward to. “We try to play it week by week but we always knew this was going to be the game that we'd be really tested,” said Harlequins’ coach Pom Simona. Melbourne coach Tumai Edwards said his team will need to be well prepared to face the defending champions. “When the draw comes out you tend to look for certain teams and with Quins being the benchmark for the past three years it's a good way for us to test ourselves against the best team in the comp,” “We take things one game at a time, but it's always in the back of the mind that we want to make sure we've prepared well enough before we come up against them.” Harlequins sit atop the ladder thanks to their impressive 203 point points differential. Melbourne are thei
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