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Exeter Chiefs Women to compete in Tyrrells Premier 15s

Exeter Rugby Club chief executive, Tony Rowe OBE, has today spoken of his delight after it was confirmed that the newly-formed Chiefs’ Women’s side have had their application to join the Tyrrells Premier 15s division for the 2020/21-2022/23 seasons accepted.

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Four Low-Key Races That Could Steal the Show at Cheltenham 2020

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 03/02/2020 - 7:04pm

With just days to go until the Cheltenham Festival (10th-13th March), there will be no end of discussion surrounding the big events like the Gold Cup, Champion Chase and Champion Hurdle. While it’s natural that those events get the most media coverage, the nature of the festival means that great drama can be delivered from any of the 28 races.

Exeter ladies Water Polo win National League promotion in first year

Authored by socialreporter
Posted: Mon, 03/02/2020 - 7:04pm

Exeter ladies waterpolo team have made an impressive debut to their  first season of playing in the national league, culminating this weekend in a promotion to Division 2.

Match report: Exeter City 1 Crawley Town 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 02/29/2020 - 5:45pm

Exeter City fought back from a goal down to earn a point at home to Crawley Town.

The Grecians, in heavy conditions, fell behind to Ashley Nadesan first half strike and toiled for the majority of the match before finding some rhythm in the final half hour an then equalising with nine minutes to go through Brennan Dickenson.

City manager Matt Taylor made three changes from last Saturday’s defeat to Northampton Town as Nicky Law, Jake Taylor and Dean Moxey came in for Tom Parkes, Archie Collins and Matt Jay.

Admiral’s secret is unlocked by potatoes

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 02/26/2020 - 10:10pm

Victor Dartnall’s advice to his jockey Alan Johns to ride like a sack of potatoes worked the oracle on Admiral’s Secret who won at Wincanton Racecourse yesterday.

The nine-year-old had refused to start twice in his career leading connections to re-think how they train him but he was the convincing winner of the two miles four furlongs handicap chase beating Saintemilion by two and a quarter lengths in an intriguing race where the four starters were all 9-4 co favourites.

Exeter City to take stand against homophobia at Crawley Town match

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:15am

EXETER City will take another stand against homophobia at its match against Crawley Town tomorrow, Saturday, February 29 at St James Park.

The match has been designated as the club’s annual 'Football v Homophobia' fixture and a number of initiatives to mark the day have been organised by Exeter City Supporters’ Trust and its One Game One Community (OGOC) Group.

This will be the 11th time that an annual Exeter City home game has been designated as an FvH match.

Everything You Need To Know About Golf Clubs

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 02/25/2020 - 6:50am

The variety between the many types of golf clubs can be confusing as each one has its own uses and setbacks. You can’t expect to pick a random golf club and swat your way to perfection unless you are really lucky and picked the right fit. 

We’ve collected a condensed overview of everything you need to know about golf clubs and how to get familiar with them.

Northampton Town 2 Exeter City 0: Match report

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 02/22/2020 - 6:23pm

A first minute opener from Vadaine Oliver and Sam Hoskins’ 80th-minute penalty gave Northampton Town all three points in this Sky Bet League Two encounter.

Manager Matt Taylor reverted back to the side which travelled to Macclesfield Town in City’s previous League Two encounter - but did made one change with Tom Parkes replacing Dean Moxey in central defence.

Exeter Chiefs side to face Northampton Saints

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Fri, 02/21/2020 - 10:22pm

It’s less than a month until the Cheltenham Festival gets us underway, bringing together the real thoroughbreds of National Hunt racing.

In English rugby, the season hits the halfway stage this weekend with Rob Baxter’s Exeter Chiefs outfit the early frontrunners, hotly followed by Sunday’s visitors to Sandy Park, Northampton Saints.

As the division’s two real pacesetters, excitement is already building ahead of what is the first of three scheduled match-ups between the two rivals this season.

Cheltenham preview raceday at Exeter Racecourse

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 02/19/2020 - 4:04pm

With two of the biggest festivals in National Hunt racing nearly upon us, all the focus will first be on Cheltenham. The Festival will run from Tuesday 10th March 2020 to Friday 13th 2020 and the four days will be absolutely packed with 28 races featuring some of the best chasers and hurdlers the country has to offer. 

Chiefs sign Scottish star Sam Hidalgo-Clyne

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Mon, 02/17/2020 - 10:54pm

Rob Baxter is set to replace one international name with another ahead of the 2020/21 season.

With Nic White’s departure back to Australia already confirmed, the Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby has wasted little time in filling the void left by the gifted scrum-half.

Heading to Sandy Park will be Scottish international Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, who will join the Gallagher Premiership club on a two-year deal from French Top14 side, Lyon.