On Monday 27th November, Premiership Rugby star and Ex QE Student, Jack Yeandle came back to Queen Elizabeth’s School in Crediton to deliver a Rugby Masterclass.
As part of QE’s afterschool Rugby Club, Jack led the session with QE’s Rugby stars of the future. Jack also reminisced about the start of his Rugby playing career representing QE. Students found it fascinating to hear him speak of the last game that he played for the school, on the Barnfield pitch against Torrington school, as a Full back rather than his current position as a hooker!
Exeter forwards coach Rob Hunter says the Chiefs are fully prepared for the threat posed by Newcastle Falcons, who visit Sandy Park in tomorrow’s Aviva Premiership encounter (3pm).
Five weeks into the new season and the North East outfit have been the talk of the town, after a stunning start which has seen them net four victories from five starts to date.
Second in the table, level on points with leaders Northampton Saints, the Falcons fly South this weekend looking to add the scalp of the reigning champions, who themselves are looking for an instant pick-me-up following...
Shaun Malton insists competition for places within the Exeter Chiefs squad is helping to drive up standards week by week.
The South African hooker got his first taste of Aviva Premiership action this season, coming off the bench to score one of his side's five tries in their 31-17 victory over Wasps at Sandy Park.
His touchdown, coupled with scores for Olly Woodburn (2), Dave Dennis and Don Armand, were the key highlights in another polished performance from the champions, who remain in pole position after four rounds of the season.
The first airing of Rugby highlights on Channel 5, will be hosted by Rugby legend and former Bath prop, David Flatman, capped by England eight times, and Presenter Mark Durden-Smith. The duo, who have worked together since 2013, will be giving their expert opinion on the weekend’s action and showcasing the key happenings from every game in the league. Channel 5’s highlights package will cover Premiership Rugby, Anglo-Welsh Cup and Premiership Rugby 7s, and each week will feature the insights of former and current players.
David Flatman has made a seamless transition from player to...
Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby Rob Baxter says he and his team are relishing the prospect of defending their Aviva Premiership title this season. Baxter outlined his side's vision for the new 2017/18 campaign at the first-ever Fixtures Brunch held at the club's Sandy Park home. In welcoming over 300 guests to Exeter's Premier Conferencing & Banqueting Centre, Baxter - together with first-team stars Mitch Lees, Alec Hepburn, Phil Dollman and Dave Ewers - reflected not only on the triumph of last season, but also spelt out the club's desire to push on even further this term. The brunch...
The biggest rugby sevens festival in the South West returns to Exeter on July 15th and 16th, with 12 international European teams competing in the Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s at Sandy Park and the best amateur teams playing in the SW Rugby 7s at Topsham Sports Ground. Thousands of spectators have packed Sandy Park in the previous two Exeter 7s events and this year’s tournament is set to be even bigger and better, with more rugby and entertainment on offer for fans. The Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s is the final leg of the Rugby Europe Sevens Series, which started in Russia on June 3rd and...
More than 40 clubs across the county offer coaching and play opportunities for every age group from tots through to women's and men's teams. 11,000 of us regularly support the premiership winning Exeter Chiefs. There's something for everyone.
And with all this comes Wooden Spoon, the children's charity of rugby.
Rugby players and supporters are a friendly and caring bunch who also use the power of rugby to raise funds to support local children's projects. Since the year 2000, Wooden Spoon Devon has raised £1.35million and supported more than 30 projects across the county,...
Art of Rugby have created a new design which captures the moment Gareth Steenson kicked Exeter Chiefs to Premiership glory – and are offering Exeter Daily readers the chance to win a print or a T-shirt featuring the artwork.
Art of Rugby create hand crafted designs to try to emulate the beauty of those split second moments, the moments you never forget. They look to capture the energy, passion and...
Stuart Townsend admits he is still coming to terms with being crowned a Premiership champion with club side Exeter Chiefs.
Having kicked off last season on the bench for loan club Cornish Pirates at Bedford’s Goldington Road, the talented scrum-half ended it by lifting English rugby’s top prize in front of a packed Twickenham crowd.
The 21-year-old was very much part and parcel of the all-conquering Chiefs outfit, who saw off rivals Wasps 23-20 in a pulsating final that went to extra time for only the second time in the competition’s history.