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Ex-Inverness Craig Dunain star is English Premiership club's Harlequins player of the season


By Will Clark

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FORMER Inverness Craig Dunain player Jade-Konkel-Roberts has been named as Harlequins women’s player of the season at the club’s end of season awards.

EDINBURGH SCOTLAND - APRIL 22: Jade Konkel-Roberts in action for Scotland during a TikTok Women's Six Nations match between Scotland and Italy at the DAM Health Stadium, on April 22, in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ross Parker / SNS Group)
EDINBURGH SCOTLAND - APRIL 22: Jade Konkel-Roberts in action for Scotland during a TikTok Women's Six Nations match between Scotland and Italy at the DAM Health Stadium, on April 22, in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ross Parker / SNS Group)

The Scotland star from Munlochy received the award after helping the London based club to fifth place in the English Premier 15’s.

Speaking about receiving the award, Konkel-Roberts says it was a huge honour.

She said: “I’m extremely honoured to have received this award.

“This team is the epitome of a family to me and it is a privilege to be able to pull on the quarters alongside such an incredible group.”

Konkel-Roberts (29) also helped Scotland to fourth place in the Six Nations with victories against Ireland and Italy and has won 58 caps for her country.

Konkel-Roberts made her Scotland Women debut against England when she came on as a replacement in the opening 2013 Six Nations match.

In 2016, she bcame Scottish Rugby’s first full-time female player in the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy.

She played for Lille Metropole Rugby Club Villeneuvois in France in 2017 before joining Harlequins.


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