Exeter Chiefs

ENGLAND internationals Henry Slade, Jack Nowell and Luke Cowan-Dickie have all signed new deals with Exeter Chiefs. The West Country-born trio have all committed their futures to the Premiership club until the end of the 2020/2021 season. Exeter’s director of rugby Rob Baxter is delighted the highly-rated trio are staying put at Sandy Park. He …

EXETER Chiefs make just one change to their team that beat Castres 34-12 last week as they travel to Munster on Saturday hoping to secure a place in the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals (5.30pm). The Chiefs have to win the game at Thomond Park to have any hope of progressing. A bonus-point victory would see …

SIX Exeter Chiefs players have been named in England’s 35-man squad for their opening Six Nations match against Ireland on February 2. Henry Slade, Jack Nowell, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Ben Moon and Harry Williams are joined in the squad by Ollie Devoto. Former Bath back Devoto has not played for England since 2016 but he is …

EXETER Chiefs prop Jack Owlett will join fellow Premiership side Wasps in the summer. The 23-year-old has been at the Chiefs for the past three years and made six appearances for the first team, while also having spells at the Cornish Pirates, Plymouth Albion and Taunton. Wasps director of rugby Dai Young said: “Jack is …

EXETER Chiefs forward Sam Skinner has been named in Scotland’s 2019 Six Nations squad. Head coach Gregor Townsend has named a 39-man squad, which includes seven uncapped players, for their campaign, which will start against Italy at Murrayfield on Saturday, February 2. Skinner keeps his place after impressing in Scotland’s Autumn internationals. Also in the …

EXETER Chiefs kept alive their Champions Cup hopes by running in six tries at Sandy Park to beat Castres 34-12. They now face a shoot-out with group leaders Munster next Saturday. The Chiefs must beat the Irish side at Thomond Park to have a chance of winning the pool, or qualifying as a runner-up and …

TOM LINDSAY is set for his first Premiership start for Bristol against Exeter Chiefs on Saturday (3pm KO). The hooker is one of six changes to Pat Lam’s side for the Sandy Park clash, with only Jordan Crane and Chris Vui remaining in the pack from the team that overcame Newcastle last weekend. Jake Woolmore …

EXETER Chiefs slipped to their second Premiership defeat of the season on Friday evening when they were beaten 31-28 away at Northampton Saints. Saints’ bonus point win at Franklin’s Gardens has moved them up to fourth in the table. The hosts made a great start and went two tries up in the opening 10 minutes …

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