Jack Nowell says he's aiming to make up for lost time by helping to play a lead role in Exeter's Aviva Premiership title defence.
The Chiefs, England and British Lions winger marked his return to competitive action for the first time in six weeks when he scored a second half brace in last Sunday's 46-10 victory over Gloucester at Sandy Park.
Rob Baxter is set to welcome his biggest intake of academy youngsters into his Exeter Chiefs squad for the 2018/19 season.
A great advocate over the years of bringing through youthful, homegrown talent at Sandy Park, the Chiefs Director of Rugby is once again ready to reap the rewards of yet more outstanding work being carried out by the club’s highly successful academy programme.
Ali Hepher says the time has come for Exeter Chiefs to "get the hammer down" and propel themselves ever closer to the Aviva Premiership play-offs.
With just four rounds of the regular season remaining, the defending champions currently sit top of the pile, eight points clear of next best Saracens, and ten clear of third-place Wasps.
It's a perfect position for Devon's finest to find themselves in, but head coach Hepher acknowledges the Chiefs must look to strengthen their grip on proceedings, starting with Sunday's clash against Gloucester at a packed out Sandy Park (3pm).
With the new Formula One season set to race into gear this weekend, so Rob Baxter is looking for his own side to maintain pole position in the Aviva Premiership with just five rounds of the scheduled season remaining.
Tomorrow, the defending champions make their shortest trip of the season to local rivals Bath in a mouth-watering Round 18 fixture at the Recreation Ground (7:45pm).
Ricky Pellow insists excitement is building inside the Exeter Chiefs camp ahead of Sunday’s Anglo-Welsh Cup final against Bath at Kingsholm (3pm).
Victory over an in-form Newcastle Falcons outfit last Sunday saw the Devonians march into a fourth successive final appearance in the competition – and Pellow is keen for his side to now finish the job against their nearest and dearest.
Triumphant on home soil in 2014 against Northampton Saints, the Chiefs have subsequently come unstuck against Saracens and Leicester Tigers in the past two finals.
Rob Baxter believes tying down the ‘finer details’ in his side’s game plan can lead to Exeter Chiefs returning to winning ways in the Aviva Premiership against visiting Northampton Saints tomorrow (2pm).
Three successive top-flight defeats to Newcastle Falcons, Worcester Warriors and Wasps have seen the reigning champions surrender top spot in the standings to Saracens, but Baxter insists there is no need for panic within the ranks at Sandy Park, particularly as his side are still healthy placed in second to attack the final rounds of the season.”
Premiership Champions Exeter Chiefs recently swapped their training ground at Sandy Park, Exeter for the award-winning Salcombe Distilling Co. in the beautiful seaside town of Salcombe. These highly skilled team players used their charisma and flair to raise the bar creating delicious Salcombe Gin cocktails.
It was then head to head in a play-off to design and develop their very own bottle of gin at the Salcombe Gin School accompanied by Exeter Rugby Club Chairman and Chief Executive, Tony Rowe OBE.
Gareth Steenson has spoken of his delight after putting pen to paper on a new two-year deal with the Exeter Chiefs.
The club’s record points-scorer is to extend his stay at Sandy Park until at least the end of 2019/20 season and is the first indication from Director of Rugby Rob Baxter that he is keen to keep hold of a number of his frontline stars moving forward.
Stand out Apprentice Joe Snow of Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club has been selected to play in the England under 20s squad. 19 year old Joe has been part of the prestigious Exeter Rugby Club Academy & Exeter College Apprentice scheme for the past 2 years.
The Apprenticeship scheme that Exeter College offers is an ideal arrangement for Joe who can still achieve his Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence whilst training, playing at the club and gaining invaluable experience.
Lachie Turner believes there is no reason Exeter Chiefs can't go on to even greater things in 2018 having wrapped up last year in style with a bonus point victory over Leicester Tigers at Sandy Park.
The Aussie international was part and parcel of another impressive display from Rob Baxter's side, who having only led 6-3 at the break, preceded to run riot in the second half, adding tries through Don Armand, Henry Slade, Jonny Hill and Jack Yeandle.