Exeter Chiefs


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 …

EXETER Chiefs are boosted by the return to fitness of lock Jonny Hill and England centre Henry Slade. The pair will start on the bench for the Chiefs’ Premiership clash against Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens on Friday evening (7.45pm). Also on a strong Exeter bench are Luke Cowan-Dickie, Alec Hepburn, Tomas Francis, Tom Lawday, …

MATT KVESIC comes into the Exeter Chiefs side for their top-of-the-table Premiership clash with Saracens at Sandy Park on Saturday. Kvesic for Tom Lawday is the only change Exeter make to their starting line-up, but the Chiefs are able to name fit-again hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie and scrum-half Nic White, who was forced to miss last …

League Tables

Premiership
Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts.
Newcastle Falcons66001796127
Cornish Pirates640217010321
Ealing Trailfinders641119812321
Jersey Reds640217215720
Coventry631216014718
Hartpury College630312911915
Nottingham630312010215
London Scottish621310511813
Ampthill621314717212
Bedford Blues6105961208
Doncaster Knights6204821398
Yorkshire Carnegie6006972941
Championship
POS
TEAM
P
W
D
L
PTS
1Newcastle Falcons660027
2Ealing Trailfinders641121
3Cornish Pirates640220
4Jersey Reds640220
5Coventry Rugby631218
6Nottingham Rugby630315
7Hartpury University630315
8London Scottish621313
9Ampthill621312
10Doncaster Knights62048
11Bedford Blues61058
12Yorkshire Carnegie60061