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.
Australian Pat Phibbs has today agreed a short-term deal to stay with the Exeter Chiefs.
32 year old Phibbs, who is in his second spell with the Devon club, initially joined a few weeks ago on trial, but an injury crisis has led to Chiefs Head Coach Rob Baxter offering him an extended contract.
Dave Lewis is currently out with an elbow injury and fellow scrum-half Haydn Thomas took a bang to the head in last Friday's win at Gloucester,
Exeter Chiefs have signed Namibian international Chrysander Botha from South African Super 15 outfit the Lions. The 26-year-old full back, who was in the Namibia squad at the last World Cup, will be available for the Chiefs three pre-season games, which start with a trip to Cardiff Blues on Friday, August 15.
At 6ft 1in tall and weighing 14st, He will give the Chiefs more options in the No. 15 jersey in the wake of Luke Arscott’s departure to Bath.
The Chiefs start their Aviva Premiership campaign by visiting newly-promoted London Welsh on Sunday, September 7.
Exeter Chiefs Skipper Dean Mumm will miss the start of the new Premiership campaign after having an operation on his shoulder
The 30-year old former Australian international second row forward, suffered the injury last season.
It comes as a blow to the Chiefs' early season plans; they travel to London Welsh on September 7th.
The full fixtures lists for the upcoming Aviva Premiership Rugby season have been released.
The season gets underway on Friday 5th of September.
Exeter Chiefs will travel to Oxford on Saturday 6th to face newly promoted London Welsh.
The Sandy Park based club will be hoping to build upon last season's success. They won the LV Cup for the first time in their history.
You can see the full fixture list for the season here.
The draw for the group stage of next season's European Challenge Cup has paired Exeter Chiefs with French clubs La Rochelle and Bayonne and Irish side Coonacht.
"It's a terrific draw for us, Obviously we have played Connacht before, both here at Sandy Park and over in Galway, but we've never faced either of the two French clubs.
A trio of young Exeter Chiefs rugby stars made a first appearance for England but couldn't avoid defeat to the Barbarians.
Chiefs forward Dave Ewers forced his way over the line for the first try of the match after twelve minutes. Sam Hill joined Henry Slade in the backs and Slade just got the ball down in the second half.
He also added three penalty conversions to his personal tally. But the Barbarians, drawn from elite players around the world, won 29-39.