EXETER CHIEFS DUO SIGN NEW DEALS


EXETER Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter says he is edging ever closer to putting in place his squad for next season after two more of his current stars agreed new contracts with the club.

Having already tied up the futures of a number of his squad in recent weeks, scrum-half Stuart Townsend has committed his future to the club until at the least the summer of 2021 with a new two-year deal, while fellow number nine, Jack Maunder, has also penned a fresh one-year contract with the club.

“Stu has started a Premiership-winning final and Jack has played a lot of first-team rugby and been on an England tour already,” said Baxter. It is incredible what they have already achieved at a young age, but in the right way as well, because they have worked hard.”

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