Exeter Rugby Club

Maunder commits to the Chiefs

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Thu, 04/02/2020 - 7:15pm

Jack Maunder is the latest name to commit his future to the Exeter Chiefs, agreeing terms on a new deal with the current Gallagher Premiership league leaders.

Just days after fellow England internationals Ben Moon and Harry Williams said they were staying put at the Devon club on new contracts, the 22-year-old scrum-half has himself followed suit in signing on with Rob Baxter’s squad.

“Obviously, I’m very happy,” said Maunder. “It’s a club that myself and my family have had a big association with for a number of years. For a player like myself, the club ticks every box....

Moon will continue to shine, insists Baxter

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Fri, 03/27/2020 - 12:27pm

Rob Baxter insists Ben Moon is already delivering on the promises he made when he penned his new contract with the Exeter Chiefs.

The long-serving England international this week became the latest Chief to pledge his future to the Devon club, agreeing terms on a new long-term deal at Sandy Park.

Before penning that contract though, Director of Rugby Baxter was keen to gauge just where the 30-year-old envisaged his career going over the next few years.

Baxter said: “I don’t mind telling you, it’s the biggest question that goes through my mind every time I re-sign...

Moon agrees new deal at the Chiefs

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Thu, 03/26/2020 - 11:36am

The list of those Championship originals is slowly dwindling, but at least one name will continue for a few years yet, after it was confirmed prop Ben Moon has signed a new long-term contract with the Exeter Chiefs.

Moon follows fellow front-row forward and England international Harry Williams in committing his future to the Devon club.

A product of the club’s highly-successful Academy set-up, 30-year-old Moon has been at the heart of Exeter’s rise in recent years, initially helping the club out of English rugby’s second tier in 2010 – to now establishing themselves as a...

Baxter's delight as Williams agrees new deal

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Sun, 03/22/2020 - 8:17pm

Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby, Rob Baxter, says he is delighted that prop Harry Williams has pledged his long-term future to the club

Brought to Sandy Park in 2015 by Baxter from Championship side, Jersey Reds, the 28-year-old has since gone on to not only establish himself as a key cog in the Exeter pack, but also progress to Test Match status with England.

News that he is prolonging his stay with the current Gallagher Premiership league leaders will be music to the ears of Baxter, who often says that his best recruitment lies around those key players he is able to...

Williams signs new long-term deal at the Chiefs

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Sun, 03/22/2020 - 11:14am

Exeter Chiefs prop Harry Williams admits it was an ‘easy decision’ to put pen to paper on a new long-term deal with the current Gallagher Premiership leaders.

The England international has been at Sandy Park since 2015, joining the Devon club from Championship outfit Jersey Reds, and he has since established himself as an integral part of the much-vaunted Chiefs pack of forwards.

Part of the club’s Premiership-winning side of 2017, the 28-year-old tight-head has made just shy of 100 first-team appearances, scoring ten tries in the process.

News that the London-...

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.

Sunday’s lunchtime showdown kicks matters off, before the two lock horns...

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.

The 26-year-old half-back is Baxter’s second new signing, alongside that of fellow Scottish star Jonny Gray, and will help further bolster...

British Comedian of the Year Picture

British Comedian of the Year

Event Date: 
01/05/2020 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Sandy Park Conference Centre

Join us on Friday 1st May for the South West regional heat of the British Comedian of the Year!

Nine of the best comedians on the circuit will perform for the chance of reaching the Grand Final and winning £10,001.

Professional comedian and industry judges will be present to help choose who goes through to the next round, but audience reaction also counts towards the marks for each act!

Tickets are £10, or £15 to include food on the evening.

Book your tickets here!

Exeter Chiefs side to face Sale Sharks

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Fri, 01/24/2020 - 12:14pm

Energy levels across the Gallagher Premiership maybe edging into the red following a relentless 15-week block of fixtures, but Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby, Rob Baxter, wants his side to 'empty the tank' before getting the chance to refuel in the coming weeks.

Tomorrow's visit of Sale Sharks in the top-flight, coupled with next week's Premiership Rugby Cup semi-final against Harlequins, will bring to a head a relentless opening to the 2019/20 campaign for the Devonians.

After which, they will get a well-earned week off feet before coming together in preparation of their...

Work starts on new Sandy Park Hotel

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:14pm

Work has today officially begun on the new multi-million pound Sandy Park Hotel.

The state-of-the-art hotel is the next stage in the development plans of Exeter's award-winning Sandy Park complex, which is home to Gallagher Premiership Rugby club Exeter Chiefs, and the region's premier Conference & Banqueting venue.

In addition to housing 250 bedrooms, the eight-storey hotel situated off Old Rydon Lane will provide leisure facilities on the ground floor, as well as a rooftop cocktail bar and restaurant that boasts picturesque views along the River Exe Estuary.

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