Exeter Chiefs

Chiefs side to face Bristol Bears

Rob Baxter believes tomorrow's Premiership Rugby Cup clash with local rivals Bristol Bears at Sandy Park (3pm) offer a number of exciting challenges for his Exeter Chiefs squad.

Firstly, there is the small matter of a semi-final spot being up for grabs for his side, who currently head Pool C entering into the final round of qualification.

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White to leave Chiefs at end of season

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Wed, 10/09/2019 - 9:35pm

Nic White says it's with a heavy heart that he will depart Exeter Chiefs at the end of the 2019/20 season.

The Australian international has today confirmed he will be heading home to former club Plus500 Brumbies on a two-year deal.

It will bring to an end a successful three-year stint for the scrum-half, who joined the Chiefs in 2017 from French Top 14 outfit, Montpellier.

Chiefs sign Vermeulen

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Tue, 09/17/2019 - 11:33am

Exeter Chiefs newcomer Jacques Vermeulen has today spoken of his excitement at joining the Gallagher Premiership club on a three-year deal.

The 24-year-old forward heads to Devon from South African Super Rugby outfit, the Sharks, and is the latest addition Chiefs’ Director of Rugby, Rob Baxter, has made to his squad ahead of the 2019/20 season, which kicks-off this Saturday with the Premiership Rugby Cup encounter at home to Bath (3pm).

LtoR David Bird, Trustee at the Exeter Chiefs Foundation; Paul Lethbridge Branch Manager at RGB Building Supplies’ Okehampton branch; Paul West, Branch Manager at RGB Building Supplies’ Exeter branch and Tony Rowe OBE, Chief Executive and Chairman of Exeter Rugby Group Plc

RGB gets ball over the line and exceeds Chiefs’ fundraising target

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 09/14/2019 - 12:01pm

As a member of the Exeter Chiefs Foundation XV programme, RGB Building Supplies had pledged to raise £1,500 in a year and is delighted to announce it’s exceeded that target. 

Thanks to customer donations from a company-wide breakfast morning, an auction for Exeter Chiefs match tickets and two members of staff completing a charity sky dive the company has raised a fantastic £1,923.73.

Photo: Exeter Rugby Club/JMP UK

Exeter Chiefs create new women's team

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Mon, 09/02/2019 - 5:46pm

A new and exciting chapter in the history of Exeter Rugby Club has today been unveiled with the announcement that the ambitious Devon club are to create a new professional women’s team.

The team, which will be the club’s first-ever affiliated women’s team, will begin in earnest from this point with the view of tendering for a place within the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s League ahead of the 2020/21 season.

Jannes Kirsten. Picture: Exeter Rugby Club/JMP UK

Kirsten joins the Chiefs

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Wed, 07/31/2019 - 12:55pm

Exeter Chiefs newcomer Jannes Kirsten says he can’t wait to get to grips with English rugby after completing his move to the Gallagher Premiership club.

The 25-year-old, who is equally adept at lock or in the back-row, joins on a one-year deal from South African Super Rugby side, the Blue Bulls.

Brought in to help bolster options in the back five of the scrum – particularly with Jonny Hill, Tom Price and Will Witty all currently recovering from summer surgery – the arrival of the Johannesburg-born forward is timely for Chiefs’ Director of Rugby, Rob Baxter.

swcomms and Exeter Chiefs celebrate silver anniversary with new deal

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:47am

South West Communications Group and Exeter Chiefs are celebrating their silver anniversary with a new sponsorship deal.

The new deal was signed by swcomms' commercial director Jon Whiley in the presence of five of the club's 25-year-old players to mark the longevity of the sponsorship relationship.

Lees to depart the Chiefs

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Thu, 07/11/2019 - 9:22am

Mitch Lees is to leave Exeter Chiefs and join French Top 14 side CA Brive ahead of the new 2019/20 season.

The 30-year-old Australian departs having spent the past five years at Sandy Park, where he has amassed 113 appearances, scoring eight tries in the process.

Brought to the club during the summer of 2014 from London Welsh, Lees quickly established himself as a prominent figure in the Chiefs pack.

South seals Chiefs move

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:26pm

Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their ranks ahead of the new season by recruiting former Harlequins forward Stan South.

The 22-year-old, who can play either at lock or in the back-row, is Rob Baxter's fourth capture of the close season, joining the likes of Stuart Hogg, Tom Price and Will Witty in making the move to Sandy Park.

Baxter reacts to Champions Cup draw

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Wed, 06/19/2019 - 3:29pm

Exeter Chiefs newcomer Stuart Hogg won't have to wait long for a reunion with former club Glasgow Warriors after the two clubs were drawn alongside one another in today's Heineken Champions Cup draw in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Picked out as one of the five Tier One sides, the Chiefs have been drawn against the Warriors, French outfit La Rochelle and Gallagher Premiership rivals Sale Sharks in a highly competitive Pool 2.

Former internationals Bryan Habana and Dimitri Yachvili conducted the draw, which brings together the top 20 club sides in European Rugby.

Exeter Chiefs kit launch

Authored by sandypark
Posted: Wed, 06/12/2019 - 3:03pm

Exeter Chiefs will reveal their new cup and home kit for the 2019/20 season at a special launch event in July. After the success of last year's event, Rob Baxter and members of the Exeter Chiefs squad will return to Exeter Quay on Saturday, 20th July.

As well as getting the chance to see the first glimpse of the club’s new kits, supporters will be able to get up close and personal with all the players during the fun-filled, family event in the heart of the city centre.