Courtyard by Marriott Exeter Sandy Park offers stylish new dining experience

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 06/18/2022 - 9:59pm

Exeter's new multi-million pound Courtyard by Marriott Exeter Sandy Park is unveiling its latest offering with the opening of the stylish View Restaurant. Located on the summit of the four-star, 250-bed hotel, the View Restaurant not only offers "sophisticated, yet friendly” all-day dining, but its picturesque 360-degree views across East Devon provide a unique added extra for diners.

Described as the hotel's "Jewel in the Crown" - the View Restaurant includes two private dining rooms, serving locally caught fish from Brixham, prime Devon red beef, alongside other exquisite...

Exeter Chiefs Women v Bristol Bears

Exeter Chiefs Women v Bristol

Event Date: 
14/05/2022 - 12:00pm to 5:30pm
Sandy Park, Exeter

For the final women's home game of the regular season, we're going all out, and we're inviting all of you along for the party!

We're looking to see the stands full of Superheroes as we pack out Sandy Park in a West-Country Battle for the Home Semi-Final Spot!

Food and Drinks will be available from midday plus there will be a Superhero Fancy Dress competition, Live Music from Semi-Toned and half-time fun with Derek the Otter!

Get tickets here -

Young Rugby Stars Celebrate at Bradfords Community Cup Final

More than 100 children competed in the final of this year’s Bradfords Community Cup, the major regional tag rugby festival for under-8s held at Sandy Park.

Sponsored by Bradfords Building Supplies and hosted by the Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club, the Cup is designed to foster grassroots interest in sport in local communities around the region.

Competing teams included Tavistock RFC, Newton Abbot RFC, Barnstaple RFC and Plymstock Albion Oaks RFC. All those taking part received a medal, trophy, t-shirts and a goodie bag.

The Bradfords Community Cup followed the...

Question sport rugby football quiz night knowledge

Question of Sport

Event Date: 
27/01/2022 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Sandy Park, Exeter

Six of the Westcountry's top sports stars will make up the teams for the return of our Question of Sport event, at Sandy Park on Thursday 27th January.

Based around the same successful workings of the hit BBC show, the stars will have their sporting knowledge tested during a series of fun-filled rounds that will be overseen by quizmaster Mark Tyler.

This time around we're going to be welcoming some past favourites as well as some new stars to the panel!

From the Exeter Chiefs, we've got Joe Simmonds, outside half & play maker who led the Club to their famous...

Young Inspirational Star from Exeter Wins Premiership Rugby National HITZ Award

Exeter Chiefs’ Callum Pope has seen his outstanding commitment to bettering his life through the club’s HITZ programme recognised by winning the 2021 HITZ Young Achiever Award.

At what was an emotional event at The Stoop, further intensified after a two-year absence due to COVID-19, the achievements of 12 outstanding individuals, including Callum, were recognised at the Awards hosted by former England and London Irish Winger Topsy Ojo.

Supported by Wooden Spoon, the Young Achiever Award recognises and rewards a young person who, by overcoming a range of challenges, has...

Premiership Rugby: This is the most influential team on Instagram

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 11/14/2021 - 1:27pm

As Premiership Rugby is in full swing, fans are flocking to watch the exhilarating games after last year’s cancellation. Rugby players starring on the field are also celebrities in their own right when they are not tackling and scoring tries.

With searches for “Owen Farrell Instagram” up 80% in the past week, sought to discover which rugby team was the most influential Instagram by analysing their combined following.

The results:

Premiership Team

Combined team following

Most followed team member

No. of...

Picture showing the fixture details of Red Roses versus Black Ferns

Win Red Roses tickets with Live and Move and Exeter Leisure

Families in Exeter have the chance this week to win passes to the long-awaited international rugby match between England’s Red Roses and the New Zealand Black Ferns, taking place at Sandy Park later this month.

To be in with a chance of winning one of three family passes to the game, participants are invited to take a selfie of themselves or a photo of the family walking a section of Exeter’s Green Circle – a 12-mile walking and cycling route that takes in the five valley parks within the boundaries of the city.

Exeter Leisure and Live and Move, Exeter and Cranbrook’s Sport...

Rugby star, podcaster and best-selling author to delivery hilarious and outrageous one-man show

Former England and British and Irish Lions rugby player, number one podcaster and Sunday Times bestselling author James Haskell is taking to the road with his very own one-man show.

The James Haskell Show promises to be a side-splitting funny and ruthlessly honest show and is visiting Exeter Corn Exchange on Sunday November 21.

Tickets are on sale now from

One of rugby’s most ferocious flankers and biggest characters, James Haskell has had an extraordinary global experience of the game and has boatloads to say about...

Children in Exeter to take part in UK Reads Story Box Project

Literacy charity UK Reads holds a special Story Box Project with Exeter Chiefs rugby star and children’s co-author of ‘Bounce Back Jack’, Jack Maunder.

On 20th October 2021, 15 children and their families will join Jack and the UK Reads literacy team at Sandy Park. The sessions will deliver fun and engaging literacy activities that aim to increase enjoyment and confidence of literacy and develop a regular reading routine at home.

UK Reads supports children and families most in need to improve literacy skills through fun interactive experiences. In response to reach...

Elysium Healthcare make a conversion with Exeter Chiefs

Elysium Healthcare, a young and dynamic independent provider of Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education and Private Patient services, has secured key sponsorship of the Exeter Chiefs for the 2021-2022 season.

The partnership reflects the joint missions of the Chiefs and Elysium in providing Mental Health support to people living in the Exeter area, with Elysium recently launching two new services in Exeter and the Chiefs offering Mental Health Awareness sessions to local schools in the past.

Promoted to the Premiership...