Joseph William George Marler (born 7 July 1990) is an English professional rugby union player for Harlequins in the Gallagher Premiership playing primarily as a prop.
Marler was educated at Maynards Green Primary School and Heathfield Community College and began playing when 11 for Eastbourne Sharks. His stepping stones in the game not only include playing for Sussex Under 14-18 but also representing London & South East in 2006.
Marler started his career at Haywards Heath RFC in Sussex where he played in the same side as fellow England international Billy Twelvetrees.
Marler joined the Harlequins Academy in 2008 and made his first team debut in the 2009-2010 season, after spending some time on loan to Esher and Worthing.
He played a crucial part in helping Harlequins to claim their first ever Premiership title by starting in their 2011–12 Premiership final victory over Leicester Tigers.
Marler captained Harlequins for the 2014-2015 season, replacing Chris Robshaw due to his commitments as England captain in the 2015 World Cup year. Marler then passed on the captaincy of Quins to teammate Danny Care in the following season.
On 18 January 2016, Harlequins announced that Marler had signed a new contract to stay at the club. Marler commented on Twitter: "I'm a Quin. I love everything about the club, good and bad. I love every time I get to pull the famous quarters on."
Former Youth Teams
Former Senior Teams
Former Club Staff