Abbie Scott hopes Harlequins Women’s new additions can help them take the next step towards silverware.

Two Tyrrells Premier 15s finals for Harlequins have resulted in two defeats against Saracens. In 2017/18, Sarries won the first-ever Premier 15s final 24-20 and, in April, they backed that up with a more dominant 33-17 triumph, again over Quins.

Harlequins certainly have been busy this summer, bringing in England trio Sarah Beckett, Amy Cokayne and Lagi Tuima, Italy’s Giada Franco, Scotland ace Chloe Rollie and Ireland star Anna Caplice.

Cumbrian Scott is well placed to talk about the England internationals who have joined - and she believes they will all bring something to the team.

“Sarah Beckett will bring real quality. She will complement the way that we already play and the players around her because she is a great ball carrier,” former Keswick School and Sedbergh School student Scott told Talking Rugby Union.

“She is also very physical and will help our back-row take things to the next level this season.

“Amy will also bring a lot to this squad. I have worked with her for a number of years now with England, and we have built-up a great relationship from a hooker and line-out caller perspective and, hopefully, we can do that with the club, too.

“Lagi is going to be very exciting. She will bring a lot of creativity and something different to our team. She is very creative and loves to throw the ball about.

"She plays for England now, but her Fijian roots are definitely still in her game and she can do anything with the ball in hand.”

Scott added: “We also have Italian, Scottish and Irish internationalists joining the squad and, when I was in training last week, there was such a buzz around the group as the new guys got used to their new surroundings.”