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Narrow defeat for Chiefs in Heineken Cup

Exeter Chiefs' Matt Jess in action during the Heineken Cup match at Leinster Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Exeter Chiefs' first ever match in the Heineken Cup has ended with a narrow 9 - 6 defeat at holders Leinster.

Jonathan Sexton kicked three penalties to win the game for the hosts.

Gareth Steenson kicked two of his own, and Ignacio Mieres missed a last minute kick which would have levelled the scores.

Ian Whitten is tackled in the Heineken Cup match at Leinster. Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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