Chiefs agree to release Campagnaro

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Wed, 10/24/2018 - 10:51pm

Exeter Chiefs have agreed to release Michele Campagnaro from his playing contract with the Gallagher Premiership club from October 31. The Italian international, who joined the club in the summer of 2015 from Benetton Treviso, will then become a free agent. The 25-year-old back, who was part of the match-day 23 when the Chiefs won the Aviva Premiership title in 2017, has made 27 first team appearances during his time at Sandy Park, scoring nine tries in the process.

Chiefs side to face Munster

Domestically Exeter Chiefs have yet to put a foot wrong in terms on on-field success. Six wins from six games, 29 points out of a possible 30, it’s little wonder that Director of Rugby Rob Baxter is walking around with a smile on his face. Tomorrow, however, the Chiefs will embark on their latest European adventure, welcoming for the first time to Sandy Park, Irish visitors Munster in Round One of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup (3:15pm). A capacity crowd will be expected for this inaugural match-up between these two modern-day heavyweights, both of whom will be looking to deliver a...

Flybe extends shirt sponsorship with Exeter Chiefs

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:41am

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has extended its long-standing sponsorship of Exeter Chiefs rugby club through the 2018/19 season.

For the ninth consecutive year, the distinctive Flybe logo again features on the back of the players’ shirts, the Exeter-based airline having been a Chiefs shirt sponsor since their first year in the top division in 2010. As a result, the logo has been prominent on the team’s shirts during all three Premiership finals, including their Championship winning season in 2017.

The familiar purple Flybe advertising board will also continue to...

Exeter Chiefs kick off the season with launch of Special Edition Salcombe Gin

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 08/31/2018 - 9:46pm

Saturday 1st September is a big day for the Exeter Chiefs, as the team take on Leicester at Sandy Park in the first game of the Gallagher Premiership season. For fans and spectators, there’s an extra reason to celebrate, as the 1st sees the launch of the new Exeter Chiefs Special Edition Gin in association with Salcombe Gin.

The new Exeter Chiefs Gin is in honour of the team, which has been on a seven-year winning streak and will compete this season for the European Rugby Champions Cup. This Special Edition Gin is Salcombe Gin’s multi-award winning ‘Start Point’, presented in an...

Chiefs side to face Leicester Tigers

The waiting is over and it's back to the hard yards for Rob Baxter and his Exeter Chiefs side as they prepare to welcome Leicester Tigers to Sandy Park in Round One of this season's Gallagher Premiership tomorrow (4:30pm).

In what will be the Devon club's ninth season in English rugby's top flight, expectations levels will again be high as the Chiefs look to again cement themselves amongst the division's frontrunners in the title race

Having lifted the Premiership back in May 2017 with an extra-time victory over Wasps, the Chiefs again found themselves back at Twickenham in...

Season Launch Dinner

Event Date: 
06/09/2018 - 7:00pm to 07/09/2018 - 12:00am
Sandy Park, Exeter

Thursday 6th September is the date set for this year's Season Launch Dinner at Sandy Park.

The evening will include a preview of the new rugby season with the Exeter Chiefs and Director of Rugby Rob Baxter. This celebratory evening will also include a delicious three-course meal and live music from Charge!

The Season Launch Dinner will also celebrate the work of the Exeter Foundation, presenting cheques to the designated charities working with the Foundation during the 2017-18 season.

Tickets are £65 per person, please visit to book your...

Chiefs report 11% increase in season ticket sales

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:42am

Exeter Chiefs chairman Tony Rowe OBE says it's testament to the 'fantastic backing' the club receive from its loyal supporters that season ticket sales have risen again ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.

Ahead of what will be the Devon club's ninth year in the Gallagher Premiership, the Chiefs have recorded a 11% increase in season ticket sales compared to last season.

As well as the excitement of the upcoming top-flight season, plus another hugely impressive season last term - one which included reaching a third successive Premiership Final and also capturing the Anglo-Welsh...

Low signs new Chiefs deal

Moray Low says he’s ‘excited’ about the year ahead after agreeing terms on a new one-year contract with the Exeter Chiefs.

The Scottish international will take his stay at Sandy Park into a fifth year, having moving to the Premiership outfit from former club Glasgow Warriors in 2014.

Part and parcel of Rob Baxter’s squad ever since, the 33-year-old prop underlined his proven qualities last season by producing a man-of-the-match display in the club’s Anglo-Welsh Cup final victory over Bath at Kingsholm.

Since making his debut in the away win at London Welsh In...

Exeter students train with Bristol Ladies Rugby Club

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:41pm

Seventy-five female students from Exeter College were treated to a training session with the Bristol Ladies Rugby Team, as part of Tyrrells’ ongoing initiative to inspire more girls to get into rugby. Poppy Leitch, Caity Mattinson and Clara Nielson, who play for Bristol Ladies and England, hosted the workshop alongside Tyrrells, coaching and supporting students on Monday evening. The workshop, organised by Tyrrells and the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and held at the college’s Exwick Sports Hub, was made up of a number of different activities started with the chance to pose for pictures,...

Chiefs side to face Newcastle Falcons

Weeks and months in the planning, Exeter Chiefs know it’s ‘do or die’ for them now in their quest to retain their Aviva Premiership crown. After an impressive regular season, Devon’s finest were top of the tree come the final shake-up, eight points clear of next-best Saracens, and having accrued 17 victories from their 22 starts. But despite recording a best-ever finish and a record points haul for their efforts, Director of Rugby Rob Baxter knows that will count for very little if his side don’t now follow that up tomorrow against visiting Newcastle Falcons at Sandy Park (3:30pm). For a...