Exeter Chiefs


Exeter Chiefs head coach Ali Hepher says it was always clear that Fijian international winger Nemani Nadolo had a “bright future ahead of him” during his short time at Sandy Park, writes Nigel Walrond. The then 23-year-old was released by the Chiefs in May 2011 after only four months at the club, having signed from …

Exeter Chiefs will embark on their European Champions Cup campaign this Saturday when Glasgow Warriors are the visitors to Sandy Park, with a 7.45 pm kick-off. It is the first of back-to-back European games for the Chiefs, with a trip to French Top 14 side Montpellier the following Sunday. Exeter have made no secret of …

Exeter Chiefs forwards coach Rob Hunter hailed the performance of young back rower Sam Simmonds as he scored yet another try in the 34-24 home win over Newcastle Falcons. The 22-year-old scored his fifth Premiership try of the season, his eighth in 12 league games, and his 12th in 17 matches in all competitions. “Sam …

When the Premiership fixture list was issued during the summer, I am sure most Exeter Chiefs fans looked at the visit of Newcastle Falcons to Sandy Park this Saturday (3.00 pm) as a relatively easy five points for the Devon side. That was no doubt also the view of BT Sport as they overlooked it …

Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter was keen to praise Leicester Tigers after they beat the Chiefs 20-13 at Welford Road. Baxter felt it was a game the reign- ing Premiership champions could have won, but added: “A fair bit of why we didn’t will be down to us, but you have also got …

Nic White is looking forward to the prospect of playing his old club Montpellier when the European Champions Cup campaign kicks off next month. The Chiefs start with a home game against Glasgow Warriors on Saturday, October 14, before heading to the south of France for their match with Montpellier at the Altrad Stadium on …

New Exeter Chiefs signing Nic White is loving life in the Premiership and the atmosphere of the matches he is playing in. The very likeable 27-year-old Australian international scrum-half has played four years for the Brumbies in Super Rugby, and two years with Montpellier in the French Top 14, but he admitted his opening weeks …

In their first home game of the season Exeter Chiefs, without ever hitting top gear, notched the all important first win of the campaign by seeing off the challenge of newly promoted London Irish. A clearly pleased Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter reflecting on game said, “We had control of the game and although …

League Tables

Premiership
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Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts.
1Exeter22170563043886
2Saracens22160664444078
3Gloucester22131858751568
4Northampton221101159052156
5Harlequins221001254452856
6Bath221021048148056
7Sale22112946250455
8Wasps221001248355251
9Bristol22911250358051
10Worcester22901349155746
11Leicester22701547863241
12Newcastle Falcons22601639554131
12London Irish22301938565122
Championship
POS
TEAM
P
W
D
L
F
A
BP
PTS
1London Irish2220028353401999
2Ealing2217057335031886
3Bedford Blues2213096326031769
4Jersey Reds22120105544421563
5Cornish Pirates22100125565071959
6Yorkshire Carnegie22110114755491155
7Nottingham22101115085971052
8Coventry2291124976371351
9London Scottish2280144686161143
10Doncaster2280145466171042
11Hartpury RFC227015415634836
12Richmond226016430604933