Nigel Walrond


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EXETER Chiefs lock Mitch Lees knows he will have a real fight on his hands to get his place back in the team when he returns from injury in the new season. The 29-year-old Australian, who has already made 71 Premiership appearances for the Devon club, is slowly recovering from shoulder surgery he underwent at …

26th July 2018 in: Exeter Chiefs, Rugby
Jack Nowell

IT HAS been quite a summer for Jack Nowell! He has become a dad for the first time after his partner Zoe gave birth to a daughter, Nori. He has also had surgery on damaged ankle ligaments that he suffered in the New Year’s Eve victory over Leicester Tigers at Sandy Park but battled his …

12th July 2018 in: Exeter Chiefs, Rugby
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Saltash 18 Wath Upon Dearne 22 By Nigel Walrond at Twickenham SALTASH were denied an RFU Senior Vase and promotion double in the blistering heat at Twickenham. They gave it their all, but they were outdone by a much bigger pack of forwards, and as much as the Ashes tried to move them around in …

6th May 2018 in: Rugby
Rugby_News

Old Otliensians 32 South Molton 21 By Nigel Walrond at Twickenham DEVON One champions South Molton were denied a perfect ending to their dream season when they just missed out on Twickenham glory. They trailed 17-3 and 24-9 to their Otley-based opponents, but fought back to 24-21, only to see hopes of lifting the RFU …

6th May 2018 in: Rugby
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London Irish 5 Exeter Chiefs 45 EXETER Chiefs secured a home Premiership semi-final with an emphatic six-try demolition of bottom side London Irish at a wet Madejski Stadium. The Chiefs showed just why they are eight points clear at the top of the table, and with second-place Saracens also enjoying a hefty 41-6 home win …

15th April 2018 in: Exeter Chiefs, Rugby
Cornish Pirates

Cornish Pirates 51 Richmond 20 CORNISH Pirates moved up to fourth place in the Greene King IPA Championship table as they collected their fifth successive league win. They bounced back well from their disappointment of losing to Ealing Trailfinders in the British and Irish Cup quarter-final the week before to complete the double over Richmond. …

9th April 2018 in: Cornish Pirates, Rugby
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Exeter Chiefs 46 Gloucester 10 EXETER Chiefs booked their place in the end-of-season Premiership play-offs with a convincing six-try win over West Country rivals Gloucester at a sell-out Sandy Park. Jack Nowell scored two touchdowns in his first game in an Exeter shirt since December as he made his return from an ankle injury picked …

9th April 2018 in: Exeter Chiefs, Rugby
Cornish Pirates

Cornish Pirates 55 London Scottish 38 CORNISH Pirates and London Scottish served up a 12-try thriller in the sort of game that gives defence coaches nightmares. The difference in the end was the goalkicking of Pirates fly-half and man of the match Laurence May, who slotted five conversions and five penalties in a personal 25-point …

26th March 2018 in: Cornish Pirates, Rugby
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Exeter Chiefs 20 Newcastle Falcons 17 EXETER Chiefs set up a mouth-watering all-West Country Anglo-Welsh Cup final against Bath at Gloucester’s Kingsholm Stadium next Sunday with a tense victory over Newcastle Falcons at Sandy Park. It is the fourth successive time the Chiefs have reached the showpiece event, and it will be their sixth top-flight …

11th March 2018 in: Exeter Chiefs, Rugby

EXETER Chiefs supporters will have been delighted to hear the news that Dave Ewers has signed a new two-year contract with the club, keeping him at Sandy Park until at least 2020. With Thomas Waldrom heading back home to New Zealand at the end of the season, the thought of losing the popular Ewers as …

8th March 2018 in: Exeter Chiefs, Rugby