Exeter Chiefs in historic LV Cup Final win

Exeter Chiefs have won the LV Cup Final - their first major trophy in the club's 143-year history.

Exeter Chiefs celebrate after historic win

The Exeter Chiefs won the first major piece of silverware since the Devon club was founded back in 1871 at the weekend. They lifted the LV Cup - formerly the Anglo Welsh Cup - by beating Northampton 15-8 in a thrilling final.

And better still, it was all achieved on home soil as the game was staged at Sandy Park, in front of a majority Exeter support.

You can see highlights from the match by clicking here.

Watch the video below to see reaction from some of the players, Chief Executive Tony Rowe and head coach Rob Baxter:

Exeter Chiefs to celebrate with open top bus tour

The Chiefs celebrate their LV Cup win Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Exeter Chiefs will celebrate their success with the city as civic leaders host a victory parade for the club in the afternoon of Saturday April 5.

The open top bus will travel through the city centre and finish at the Guildhall where the Lord Mayor will hold a reception for players and officials. Thousands are expected to line the High Street to honour their cup heroes.

They beat the Northampton Saints 15-8 at Sandy Park on Sunday.

The win made them LV Cup title holders - the first major trophy in the club's 143-year history.

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Chiefs celebrate at Sandy Park

Exeter celebrate going over for a try during the LV= Cup Final match at Sandy Park, Exeter Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Exeter Chiefs are celebrating after beating the Northampton Saints 15-8 at Sandy Park.

The win made them LV Cup title holders - the first major trophy in the club's 143-year history.

Giant screen in Exeter ready for LV= Cup final

The giant screen in Princesshay, Exeter. Credit: ITV News/Richard Lawrence

A giant screen has been erected in the Princesshay area of Exeter to mark the final Six Nations match and the build-up to the Exeter Chiefs cup final match tomorrow.

The LV= Cup final against Northampton is a sellout so fans without tickets will be able to watch coverage in the city centre.

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Exeter Chiefs owner nervous ahead of Cup Final

The Exeter Chiefs have come a long way in a very short space of time - now an established Premiership side with a modern new state of the art stadium.

On Sunday the side are going for Anglo Welsh Cup glory, when they take on Northampton at Sandy Park. If they win it will be the biggest victory in the club's history.

Ian Axton has been speaking to the club's owner and Chief Executive Tony Rowe about the big day