Nigel Walrond


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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
Cornish Pirates

Cornish Pirates 22 Doncaster Knights 19 A TRY with the last play of the game by back rower Tom Lawday saw Cornish Pirates make it back-to-back home wins by seeing off a determined Doncaster at the Mennaye Field. So many times this season, the Pirates have been denied an often deserved victory by a last-gasp …

6th March 2018 in: Cornish Pirates, Rugby
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Exeter Chiefs 24 Saracens 12 EXETER Chiefs took a massive step towards securing a home Premiership semi-final with a hard-fought victory over Saracens in an absorbing top-of-the-table clash. The Premiership champions went into their game against the European champions, in a match delayed 24 hours by snow, with a four-point lead in the table over …

6th March 2018 in: Exeter Chiefs, Rugby
Cornish Pirates

Cornish Pirates 22 Yorkshire Carnegie 12 CORNISH Pirates ended a four-match losing streak in the Greene King IPA Championship with an excellent victory over third-place Yorkshire Carnegie. The Pirates also picked up a bonus point to complete the perfect day on their return to the Mennaye Field for the first time in 2018. Delighted Pirates …

25th February 2018 in: Cornish Pirates, Rugby
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Wasps 13 Exeter Chiefs 7 EXETER Chiefs slipped to a third successive Premiership defeat for the first time in three years as they went down to old foes Wasps. The Devon side gave themselves hope of victory when hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie (pictured) crossed for a try just past the midway point of the second half. …

18th February 2018 in: Exeter Chiefs, Rugby