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, […]
Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro takes a look at the successes and pitfalls of amateur clubs attempting to rise up the league pyramid.
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.
Elise Hammersley talks to three current and former members of EUWRFC, charting their progress into the top level of women’s club rugby.
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 […]
Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro reviews the semi-final action from rugby’s European competitions. Last weekend’s European semi-finals saw the finalists decided in both the Heineken Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. There will be South-West representation in both finals, as Exeter Chiefs and Bristol Bears beat Toulouse and Bordeaux-Begles respectively to secure their maiden appearances […]
Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro reviews the quarter-final action from this weekend’s European competition. After a long delay, European rugby finally returned this weekend with the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarterfinals pitting Europe’s best against each other. The Champions Cup served up four hugely entertaining encounters, with Exeter Chiefs securing their maiden Champions […]
Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro reviews the return of the Gallagher Premiership, as Exeter Chiefs continued where they had left off before lockdown. 166 days after the last tackle was made in anger, Gallagher Premiership Rugby returned on Friday night and despite the game between Harlequins and Sale Sharks not exactly being a classic, it […]
After the RFU’s announcement on Friday 3rd July that professional clubs in England could move to Stage 2 training, Premiership Rugby is set to finally return on Friday 14th August when Harlequins face Sale Sharks, after senior figures confirmed the beginning of a revised schedule to ensure all fixtures from the final nine rounds are […]