It’s an exciting move for me and a new challenge at the Chiefs that I’m very much looking forward to. I’ve spoken to one or two people about the club and the area and it’s all been very positive. Of course it will be a change of scenery for me and my family, but it’s a new chapter in my career and one that we’re keen to take on.
Exeter Chiefs have announced the signing of England and British Lions second row Geoff Parling on a two-year contract.
The 31-year-old has signed from Leicester Tigers where he helped the East Midlands club to twice lift English rugby’s Premiership title, as well as featuring in all three Test matches for the Lions against Australia in 2013.
He is the second player to leave Leicester Tigers for the Devon club joining former club-mate, Thomas Waldrom at Sandy Park.
The Exeter Chiefs have had four players named in the England Saxons squad for their game with Ireland Wolfhounds on January 30.
Hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie, number eight Thomas Waldrom, flanker Dave Ewers and fly-half Henry Slade are all included for the match which will be played in Cork.
Exeter Chiefs winger Jack Nowell is in line to play in this year's Six Nations after being named in Stuart Lancaster's latest England squad.
Nowell is part of a 34-player group selected by Lancaster today ahead of the opening game on the tournament against Wales on February 6. He will compete with Gloucester's Jonny May and Anthony Watson for a place in the starting line-up.
Exeter Chiefs Head Coach Rob Baxter says he's disappointed his team were unable to secure a bonus point in the 31-14 defeat at Bath.Read the full story ›
Danny Cipriani created one try and scored another as Sale wrecked Exeter's hopes of climbing to the top of the Aviva Premiership.Read the full story ›
Exeter Chiefs have suffered their first defeat in 9 matches.
Rob Baxter's men lost 18-11 at Sale in the Premiership tonight.
The hosts scored two tries in the second half, before Thomas Waldrom crossed in the last ten minutes.
Sport and in rugby, the Exeter Chiefs have won away from home in the European Challenge Cup.
They beat La Rochelle 36 - 10. Gareth Steenson - who has just signed a new deal with the Chiefs - contributed 16 of those points while Adam Hughes, Brett Sturgess, Byron McGuigan and Fetu'u Vainikolo all ran in tries..
The bonus point win puts the Chiefs top of pool 2 after three games and extends their winning run to seven matches in all competitions.
Exeter Chiefs moved up to second in the Aviva Premiership with a deserved 27-19 victory over Saracens at Sandy Park.Read the full story ›
Exeter Chiefs are second in the Premiership tonight after nine penalties from Gareth Steenson earned them the win over Saracens at Sandy Park.
The only try of the game was scored in the final minute by Saracens' Maro Itoje.