Chiefs end their winless Premiership run

Exeter Chiefs saw their run of five-straight defeats in the Aviva Premiership come to an end as they completed the double over London Irish.

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Exeter gets ready for the Rugby World Cup

Rugby posts are being placed around Exeter to inspire residents to be more active and help the city get excited about the World Cup next year. Some of the matches next year will be held at the Sandy Park stadium.

Today players from Exeter Chiefs coached primary school children, helping build the excitement ahead of the competition. Duncan Sleightholme reports.


Students train with Exeter Chiefs in World Cup preparations

Rugby posts are being put in prominent positions around Exeter to promote the forthcoming world cup.

Today youngsters from Bowhill School had a training session with players from Exeter Chiefs.

Its part of a programme to inspire residents to take up sport ahead of the world cup in 2015. The city's Sandy Park stadium is one of the host venues.

Councillor Keith Owen from Exeter City Council was at the event.

Exeter Chiefs vs Bath is ON


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Exeter Chiefs' Premiership clash with Bath has survived the overnight storms. Kick-off at Sandy Park is at 3.15pm.

But in the Championship, Plymouth Albion's match against Jersey at Brickfields, and tomorrow's Cornish Pirates vs London Welsh game at the Mennaye Field have both fallen victim of the weather.


Exeter Chiefs host Bath at Sandy Park

The Exeter Chiefs host Bath at Sandy Park tomorrow hoping to beat their west country rivals for the first time since 1978.

Since winning promotion to the Premiership four years ago, the Chiefs have beaten every other team in the division apart from Bath, losing nine and drawing one of their ten meetings so far.

Nowell keeps his place in England team

Exeter Chiefs' Jack Nowell during Saturday's defeat against France. Credit: Szwarc Henri/PA

Exeter Chiefs' Jack Nowell has kept his place in England's Six Nations team for Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash against Scotland at Murrayfield.

Head Coach Stuart Lancaster has opted for an unchanged line-up.

Lancaster said: “It’s good to be able to select the same players and they are all determined to put last week’s result behind us and build on the performance. Scotland will be hugely motivated by their defeat in Dublin and, as we found two years ago, Murrayfield is a tough place to play.”

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