Full-time and a good hit out for the first game of pre-season. Plenty of positives and performances to build upon
It's an injury time from Quins who benefit from the bounce following a cross-kick, a melee of slap downs and a potentially fortuitous decision. 45-33.
Aled Summerhill has come off with Jason Harries coming back on
Cardiff have a late opportunity and kick to the corner. The ball is won to set up a drive but Dacey is pinged for a double pump on the throw
Allen is on target and boots Quins into a 40-33 lead
Quins take advantage of some tired defence and strike for their sixth try to take the lead at the Stoop. A simple conversion to come.
Tommy Allen adds the extras and its all level 33-33 with eight minutes remaining.
Try Harlequins. A quality team effort that went down the left with Luke Northmore finishing under the sticks.
Another replacement that slipped under the radar... Sam Moore has come on for Alun Lawrence
A look at some of the youngsters as Sean Moore, Ethan Lloyd and Immanuel Feyi-Waboso come on for Thornton, Hill and Harries
Cardiff hampering away at the Harlequins try-line but they are eventually pinged and Quins have the scrum.
Harri Millard has also come on for Max Llewellyn
Replacement | Olly Robinson and Gwilym Bradley come on for Ellis Jenkins and Shane Lewis-Hughes
Quins hit-back with a try from South African centre Andre Esterhuizen. Tommy Allan converts to make it 26-33
Rhys Priestland is on for his Cardiff Rugby debut, replacing Jason Tovey
Garyn Smith takes man and ball and comes away with possession for an interception try! 19-33
It's another of their Premiership final heroes who does the damage as Louis Lynagh latches onto loose ball to finish after a sustained period of pressure
Multiple changes for Quins at half-time with several of their star players on. It was Tyrone Green who did the damage and finished that fine try.
A scintillating try from distance as their new look backline slice through midfield. The conversion is good and it's 14-26
All change in the front-row with Thyer, Dacey and Andrews on for Gill, Myhill and Davies-King
That's a wrap. The first 40 minutes of the 2021-22 season have gone very well. Stand-by for photos
Tovey off-target with the touchline conversion but it has been an impressive first half performance. Cardiff lead 7-26 with the clock now red
It's big Alun Lawrence again. Garyn Smith with the initial drive before the number eight powers over for his second.
Cardiff turnover possession in midfield and eventually earn a penalty, which is kicked to the corner. We are hammering away at the Quins line and it's a try!
The pressure eventually takes its toll as Lewis Gjaltema maintains the tempo and sends his carrier over from close range
Quins were playing with advantage and have kicked to the corner. They set up the drive well but are kept out as the ball is moved to the backs
Harlequins breakout from their own 22 and have the Blue and Blacks clinging on. A series of try-saving tackles keeps them at bay with Matthew Morgan putting his body on the line. The ball is eventually knocked on as the Cardiff XV breathe a sigh of relief
Tovey on target to make it 0-21 after 26 minutes
Some big carries and delightful offloads in the build up there. A good half so far for the visitors
A delicious no look pass from Jason Tovey in the build up and after several phases Alun Lawrence powers over for Cardiff's third
Charge down and regather in midfield by big Rory Thornton. Cardiff are back on the attack. The ball finds its way to Harries, who chips to the corner. Llewellyn wins the race but the bounce evades him
Harlequins now enjoying their brightest period of the game but Cardiff are standing up well in defence
Alarm bells as Harlequins slice through in midfield but Harries bravely saves the day. The ball is spread right but the last pass drifts forward
Tovey on target again and it's 0-14 to Cardiff
Smith races clear and draws the last man before passing inside to Jamie Hill. The scrum-half is hit by two defenders as he races to the line but does enough to finish
Cardiff playing with advantage but attack from midfield. A lovely delayed, short ball from Tovey sends Garyn Smith slicing through
Another attacking opportunity , which leads to a clearer kick from Jamie Hill but Quins win the race
Tovey adds the extras to make it 0-7 to the Blue and Blacks
Summerhill and Morgan link up in the corner and almost cross before the ball is recycled and Max Llewellyn eventually drives over
Good territory for Cardiff who win the kicking battle and go on the attack!
Promising attack from a solid set-piece as Max Llewellyn trucks it up and the ball is quickly recycled and spread left. Unfortunately the last pass to Summerhill is loose.
Will Edwards converts making it 7-21 with six minute of the half remaining
And we're underway! Harlequins kick-off but it's a textbook exit from the Blue and Blacks who clear towards the half-way line
Just five minutes to go until kick-off at Twickenham Stoop. Team as selected!
30 minutes until kick off and the atmosphere is building at Twickenham Stoop!