Exeter Chiefs


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 …

EXETER Chiefs scrum-half Stuart Townsend is set to the miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. Townsend picked up the injury in the Chiefs’ Heineken Champions Cup home defeat to Gloucester. Exeter also have concerns over the fitness of Aussie international Nic White due to a foot problem and Jack Maunder, who …

EXETER Chiefs got their first win in this season’s Champions Cup on Friday night as they beat Gloucester 29-17 at Kingsholm Stadium. The Chiefs ran in four tries to pick up a full five points which gives them a lifeline of still progressing to the knockout stages. They had gone into the match knowing another …

League Tables

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