HALF TIMEHarlequins 14 - 13 Tigers
Leicester Tigers only arrived at Twickenham with an hour to spare after an accident on the M1, which also delayed thousands of fans.
And in the early stages of this match, it looked as though the players' minds were still on the coach.
Harlequins, in their first ever Premiership Final started really well, and pushed Tigers on the back foot.
Ugo Moyne having all sorts of joy on the wing; Tigers were missing tackles, making mistakes looking jaded.
A try and two penalties gave Quins a deserved 11-3 lead and they seemed to be in command.
Young George Ford just about keeping Tigers in touch with his boot.
With 10 minutes left of the first half though, the game changed.
Dan Coles disrupted another Quins attack down the left, won the ball and presented it to Steve Mafi who was able to set off on an unopposed 40 metre procession to the line.
Ford converted, and suddenly Tigers were in front.
From then on Tigers looked more comfortable, creating more chances.
Moments before halftime though, Tigers found themselves under more pressure from Quins, and were punished when Thomas Waldron was sin-binned.
Nick Evans scored to the resulting penalty. Tigers trail by one point at half-time