Exeter Chiefs

Key Leinster and Munster matches set to clash as full Champions Cup pool stage fixtures are revealed

Leo Culllen's men will host the English giants on Friday October 12 at 19.45, with Munster into action the following afternoon in what is a tricky …

European Rugby Champions Cup

Exeter Chiefs warn 'there's only so much money' as England trio seek new deals

Rob Baxter will open contract negotiations with Luke Cowan-Dickie, Jack Nowell and Henry Slade over the next six weeks but insists Exeter Chiefs “cannot sell themselves down the river” to keep the England trio.<p>Cowan-Dickie, Nowell and Slade are academy products that have risen through the ranks at …

Rugby Union

Exeter v Newport preview

Exeter will aim to keep their 100 per cent start to the season going when they welcome League Two opponents Newport on Saturday.<p>Manager Matt Taylor …

Soccer

Pre-season with Exeter Chiefs: Swimming, sand dunes, surgery and science

Few teams in sport pride themselves on hard work quite as openly as Exeter Chiefs.<p>Sheer graft has been a non-negotiable value of the club’s rise over the past 20 years. It is an inextricable strand of Exeter’s identity.<p>Indeed, when director of rugby Rob Baxter articulates his view on pre-season …

Exeter

Jack Nowell reveals extent of struggles on artificial surfaces: 'I don't want to miss a match because of a pitch'

England and Exeter Chiefs wing Jack Nowell has added his voice to the criticism of artificial rugby pitches ahead of the new season, revealing the extent of his injury struggles due to such surfaces.<p>Nowell has made just four of his 70 domestic league appearances on the three artificial pitches in …

Rugby Union

'It's like I've had a big MOT': England wing Jack Nowell is ready to fight for his place in Eddie Jones' side after using summer to recover from injuries

England wing Jack Nowell is preparing to hit the road again after undergoing 'almost like a big MOT' this summer.<p>Nowell missed England's three-Test …

Sport (UK)

Wasps dedicate Exeter Chiefs clash at Ricoh Arena to NHS, fire service and police force

All eyes will be on the emergency services ahead of Wasps’ opening home match of the Gallagher Premiership season.<p>That’s because the club is using …

Mental Health

Opening sequence of Gallagher Premiership games will tell Leicester Tigers if they are on the right track

Leicester Tigers will be looking to get out of the blocks this season a little quicker than they managed last term.<p>The 2017-18 season saw Tigers lose …

Leicester Tigers

England pre-season training squad announcement

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 44-man pre-season training squad to convene at the Lensbury Hotel from Saturday, August 4 until Monday …

Leicester Tigers

Exeter and England playmaker Henry Slade

Expensive chairs, in-house chefs and Churchill are all on the agenda in this exclusive interview with Henry Slade<p><b>Downtime with Exeter and England</b> …

Rugby Union

Wasps forward Ashley Johnson handed six-month suspension for anti-doping violation

Wasps forward Ashley Johnson has been suspended for six months for an anti-doping violation.<p>Johnson tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide after mistakenly consuming his wife’s dietary supplement – a fat burner called “The Secret” - which she purchased from South Africa. Hydrochlorothiazide was …

Rugby Union

Aussie defender joins Exeter City

Sydney-born Oates came through the Manly United ranks and spent three years on the books at the Mariners.<p>He left Central Coast in 2013 and two years …

Sport (Australia)

Ex-Ireland and Ulster rugby ace Caldwell convicted of having blade in public

A former Ulster and Ireland rugby player has been convicted of having a blade in public.<p>Ryan Cyril Caldwell was due to contest the charge against …

Ulster Rugby

Former Ulster and Ireland rugby player admits having blade in public

Ryan Cyril Caldwell released on bail to appear again in two weeks for a sentencing process<p>9 minutes ago<p>A former Ulster and Ireland rugby player has …

Ireland

Ex-Ireland and Ulster rugby player admits having blade in public

Ryan Cyril Caldwell was due to contest the charge against him, initially claiming he had the article for a fishing trip.<p>But at Belfast Magistrates' …

Ulster Rugby

Leicester Tigers' clash with Exeter Chiefs is a 'brilliant' way to start the season, says Sam Harrison

Sam Harrison says that Leicester Tigers' trip to Exeter Chiefs on September 1 is a "brilliant" way to open the new Gallagher Premiership season.<p>The …

Leicester Tigers

England crowned Exeter 7s champions, Ireland stay top of overall standings

England won the Exeter Sevens on Sunday, but Ireland's third-place finish was enough to keep them top of the overall standings.<p>Simon Amor's side …

Rugby Sevens

Exeter win helps World Cup momentum - Norton

• England win Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s - read<br>• Rugby World Cup Sevens starts on 20 July<p><b>England Sevens back Dan Norton feels the squad are in a good</b> …

San Francisco

Trip to Exeter Chiefs is a massive test, says Leicester Tigers captain Tom Youngs

Leicester Tigers captain Tom Youngs is under no illusions about the task facing his side when they open their Gallagher Premiership season on …

Bristol Bears to begin new Premiership season against Bath and champions Saracens face Newcastle as fixtures for 2018-19 campaign are revealed

Bristol will mark their return to English rugby union's top flight by launching the new Gallagher Premiership season against west country rivals Bath.<p>…

Sport (UK)

Conroy returns for Exeter trip as Ireland 7s ramp up to World Cup

Image: Andrew Fosker/INPHO<p>Image: Andrew Fosker/INPHO<p>BUCCANEERS FLYER JORDAN Conroy is one of four changes to the Ireland Men’s Sevens squad as they …

Ireland

Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s schedule revealed

• Tournament takes place 7-8 July at Sandy Park<br>• You can buy tickets for the two days here<p><b>The fixtures for the Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s have been</b> …

English Rugby

Champions Cup draw sees Ulster in Pool 4 alongside Scarlets, Racing 92 and Leicester

Ulster have been draw alongside Scarlets, Racing 92 and Leicester in Pool Four of the 2018/19 Champions Cup.<p>The province were among the fourth seeds …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Wasps, Bath, Leinster and Toulouse in Heineken Champions Cup Pool of Death as Saracens secure easy group

Wasps and Bath will play in a Heineken Champions Cup pool of death with Leinster and Toulouse next season.<p>The English duo are in a brutal group which …

Sport (UK)

England name side for third Test in South Africa

• Jones on his side to face South Africa - read<br>• South Africa v England: test your knowledge<p><b>England head coach Eddie Jones has named his side to face</b> …

South Africa

Danny Cipriani named in England XV for first time since 2008 with George Ford left out as Chris Robshaw returns

Danny Cipriani will start at fly-half in the series finale against the Springboks – the first time in a decade that he has worn the England No 10 …

Sport (UK)

Julian Salvi: Exeter Chiefs flanker retires to become club defence coach

Exeter Chiefs flanker Julian Salvi has retired from playing and been named defence coach by the club.

Exeter

England's Vunipola brothers, Genge leave tour of South Africa

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa (Reuters) - Vunipola brothers Billy and Mako, as well as prop Ellis Genge, have left England’s tour of South Africa ahead of the third and final test in Cape Town on Saturday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Premiership Final - Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens - Twickenham Stadium, …

Sport (UK)

Squad update: Hepburn in, Genge and Mako Vunipola return home

• Ellis Genge and Mako Vunipola return home<br>• Alec Hepburn joins squad<p><b>Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers) has flown back to England today following a knee</b> …

Leicester Tigers

Rugby - No panic for Farrell as England seek end to losing streak

DURBAN (Reuters) - Captain Owen Farrell believes England will be better prepared for the second test against South Africa in Bloemfontein on Saturday as he dispelled the notion of panic in a squad that have now lost their last four test matches in a row.<p>Rugby Union - Premiership Final - Exeter …

Cape Town