Lambert re-signs with Harlequins
September 13, 2012
Mark Lambert will stay at Harlequins until the end of the 2014-15 season © PA Photos
Harlequins prop Mark Lambert has signed a new two-year deal with the Aviva Premiership champions.
Lambert follows in the footsteps of fellow front-rowers Kyle Sinckler and William Collier in signing a new contract at Quins and he will hope to add to his 89 appearances for the Twickenham Stoop side. Aged 27, Lambert has got substantial Premiership experience to his name and Conor O'Shea is delighted that the prop has opted to stay at Quins.
"There are people who epitomise what a club is about and what a team is about and Mark is one of those players," O'Shea said. "He gives his heart and soul for Harlequins and having made the transition from tight-head to loose-head so seamlessly he is someone we are going to rely on heavily in the years to come if we are to attain the goals we all aspire to.
"Everyone involved with Harlequins is delighted that Mark will continue to develop and push on wearing the Harlequins colours."
Lambert added: "When I signed for Quins at 18 I could never have dreamt of being here for over a decade. In my years at the club I've been through deep lows and massive highs, both personally and collectively.
"Last season was more than a dream come true and I feel privileged to have played my part in it, but I look forward to contributing more in future successes. I still feel I have much to prove to myself and others in the quartered shirt. I will relish that challenge."
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