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 […]
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.
Billy Munday reports on a 0-0 draw between League Two heavyweights Exeter City and Cheltenham Town.
Chiefs Pull Away to Seal Top Spot Exeter Chiefs 40-21 Northampton Saints (21-21) Exeter Chiefs secured top spot in the Gallagher Premiership table as they scored six tries to power past Northampton Saints with a clinical second-half performance. Saints failed to score a point in the second half, but were guaranteed a place in the […]
Defending champions Exeter Chiefs thrashed Newcastle Falcons 36-5 at Sandy Park in their Aviva Premiership semi-final on Saturday. Tries from man-of-the-match Nic White, winger Olly Woodburn and captain Don Armand, alongside some imperious kicking by the impressive Joe Simmonds, were the key moments against an unusually sloppy and lacklustre Newcastle side. The victory means Exeter […]
Exeter Chiefs overturned a 14-point deficit to beat Newcastle Falcons 20-17 in the Anglo-Welsh cup semi-final at Sandy Park on Sunday, in an excellent encounter. Following an error-ridden first-half from the domestic Champions, alongside some clinical and slick finishing from the Falcons in attack, Exeter turned the tables emphatically on their opponents in the second […]
GOING into the game, you could be forgiven for thinking an Exeter win in the varsity match was something of a formality. Buoyed by a flawless winning streak at Sandy Park — with last season being the first time since 2011 that Bath managed to chalk up double-figures, shipping an average of 43 points in […]
Exeter Chiefs hammered Montpellier 41-10 to keep their European hopes alive, scoring five second-half tries to take them above the visitors into second place in Pool 3 of the Champions Cup. Before the game, Head Coach Rob Baxter had stated Exeter would “fight for everything until it’s gone”. The Devon side had sat third […]