An outbreak of Covid cases amongst European Champions Exeter Chiefs has dented their hopes of retaining their crown after being handed defeat for failing to fulfil their fixture at Toulouse. Chiefs, who have made a sensational start to their campaign in winning their three Premiership games by an average of 30 points and hammered Glasgow […]
Print Sport Editor Nick Powell previews the Gallagher Premiership Rugby season, which gets underway on Friday with Exeter Chiefs visiting Harlequins. After the 2019/20 season was dragged kicking and screaming towards its conclusion, it was hard not to be impressed with the way the Premiership’s authorities had managed the final 9 rounds of action. Sure, […]
Elise Hamersley takes a look at how the the newly formed Exeter Chiefs Women’s team have been getting on in their debut Allianz Premier 15s season.
Exeter Chiefs 31–27 Racing 92 There was something of a joyous symmetry to it all. Back in the city where Exeter Chiefs reached the promised land of the Premiership 10 years ago, they achieved the holy grail, securing their first European Champions Cup against Racing 92, in a pulsating final for the ages. Within the […]
Exeter Chiefs 35-6 Bath Rugby Exeter Chiefs reached a fifth straight Premiership final as they produced a clinical performance to hammer West Country rivals Bath and set up a tilt at a historic double Bath dominated the first 15 minutes, but Exeter took the lead as Jonny Hill crashed over from close range After two […]
Opinion – Restructuring, not restarting, needed to revive Premiership Print Sport Editor Nick Powell looks at financially motivated plans to restart Rugby Union’s Premiership and ways that this could be avoided. Rugby and Football are not the same. In England’s semi-final win against New Zealand at last year’s Rugby World Cup there were a total […]
Saracens’ point deduction is a sanction many had expected for a long time – Nick Powell takes a look at what it all means for Exeter Chiefs.
Exeter Chiefs kept their Premiership Rugby Cup hopes alive with an enthralling 25-18 victory over south west rivals Bath in testing conditions at Sandy Park. Both teams made a raft of changes from their full-strength line ups with Joe Simmonds, moved to fullback for this game, and Ollie Devoto arguably the only starters who […]
Chiefs’ European campaign underway after gutsy draw with disciplined Munster side Dan Angel and Harry Scott-Munro report from Sandy Park as the Chiefs draw 10-10 with Munster. A low-scoring, yet enthralling affair took place at Sandy Park took place this afternoon as Exeter Chiefs and Munster Rugby saw out a 10-10 draw to start their […]
Wednesday 26 May, 2010; Memorial Ground, Bristol. Exeter Chiefs’ Director of Rugby, Rob Baxter, looks on as his side dismantles their South West rivals by 29 points to 10 to secure promotion to the Premiership. In his first season at the helm, Baxter’s men had reached the top tier of English rugby for the first […]