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Exeter gallops back into action

Exeter Racecourse gallops back into action on Thursday, October 10 with the return of jump racing which coincides with 250 years of racing on the Devon track. Unrivalled for its sense of camaraderie during the autumn and winter months, there’s nothing to beat racing on Haldon Hill, whether you’re new to the sport, attending on your own, or enjoying a day out with colleagues. 

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Match report: Exeter City 1 Swindon Town 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 08/17/2019 - 6:08pm

City denied top spot and 100 per cent record with late Swindon Town goal. 

A late goal from Eion Doyle prevented Exeter City from maintaining their perfect start to the season in a 1-1 draw at home to Swindon Town.

Phil Dollman's Chiefs Originals to take on star-studded Welsh All star XV

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:14pm

In what will be the finale to Exeter Chiefs Original, Phil Dollman’s Testimonial Year, his game has taken on an exciting new dimension. Welsh legends Crawshays have thrown down the gauntlet and offered to bring their star-studded team to Devon for the 31st Aug showdown. They will be facing a host of familiar faces to fans of the Devon based premiership rugby club including Chris Budgen, Tony Yapp and Tom Johnson. 

Grecians exit Carabao Cup at first round stage

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Wed, 08/14/2019 - 10:16am

Exeter City exited the Carabao Cup at the first round stage with a 4-1 defeat at St Andrew's against Coventry City.

An early goal from Jordy Hiwula, a header from Matt Godden, and a second from Hiwula took the game away from the Grecians in the first half as the hosts raced into a lead.

City pulled one back through Pierce Sweeney midway through the second period before substitute Amadou Bakayoko headed home late on.

A Done Deal: Philippe Coutinho to Join Arsenal as Per French Reports

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 08/12/2019 - 5:50am

Though Coutinho has not yet settled in at Nou Camp, reports reveal that he is about to make a return to Arsenal for the premier league. According to media reports in France, the transfer deal is ripe, and he could now be joining Arsenal. How would this transfer favor the gunners? What are the fans saying about this move? 

Match report: Stevenage 0 City 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 08/10/2019 - 6:02pm

A stunning strike late strike from Nicky Law kept Exeter City’s 100 per cent start to the season going as they recorded a 1-0 win away at Stevenage.

The Grecians had created the better chances throughout the match and had built up a head of steam in the closing stages when a half cleared corner found Law on the edge of the box and he hit a sweet volley, with the outside of his boot, into the bottom corner.

Great West Run announces plans to reduce plastic

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:50pm

Organisers of the Exeter’s Great West Run have pledged that this year’s event will not use any plastic bottles, thanks to an exciting new partnership with South West Water and Packed Meal Prep.

The half marathon, which is in its 35th year and attracts approximately 4,000 entries, will take place on 13 October, and smaller ‘Activate’ events (2.5km and 5km) which take place the day before, usually give runners plastic bottles of water both during and after the event.

Ryan Bowman's late goal gives Exeter City opening day victory

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 08/04/2019 - 8:44am

Exeter City picked the first win of their 2019/20 campaign with a 1-0 win over Macclesfield Town on the opening day of the season.

It took until the 88thminute for the all-important goal to come, and it came from a Ryan Bowman finish which came from Nicky Law’s effort towards goal.

Manager Matt Taylor named the same side that started last week’s final pre-season match with Torquay United as three players made their competitive debuts in Lewis Ward, Tom Parkes and Nicky Ajose.

A closer look at Exeter City FC

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sun, 08/04/2019 - 6:14am

The English Football League Two is the 4th highest overall division in the English football system. It is home to a lot of talented young players and underdog clubs. There are a total of 24 clubs in League Two. At the end of each season, the top three teams, as well as the winner from the play-offs are promoted to EFL League One.

Interesting facts you might not know about the Exeter Chiefs

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 08/02/2019 - 7:33am

Rugby can be a brutal and exhausting game, but that’s exactly what the Exeter Chiefs thrive on. With a long history of Premiership rugby, this club offers fans an exciting opportunity to see some of the UK’s best battle things out on the rugby field. Speaking of exciting opportunities, sports bettors can now claim some attractive pre season rugby bonuses by accessing the comeon bonus code 2019. This is a sure fire way to get an early season boost by taking advantage of the promotions now available.

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.