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Marcus Smith snatches thrilling win for wasteful Harlequins against Exeter

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The comeback kings come back. Of course they do. Harlequins, given all the assistance they could have asked for by Alec Hepburn’s red card on the stroke of half-time for a clear-out of Joe Marler, did their level best...

Stuart Hogg’s late try helps Exeter recover from Bristol fightback

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Exeter might have been showing off their new East Stand but this game nearly went west before Stuart Hogg finished it off with six minutes left. First-half tries from Tom O’Flaherty and Jonny Hill plus almost total do...

Jonny Gray hat-trick inspires Exeter to easy win over Montpellier

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Jonny Gray pulled Exeter out of their stupor and put his shoulder to the wheel with a hat-trick to subdue an understrength Montpellier and get his team off to an encouraging start in Europe. The Scottish second-row sc...

Exeter Chiefs to ditch Native American branding after consulting fans

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Exeter Chiefs are preparing to ditch their Native American branding after calls from a majority of their supporters to make a change. In a statement Exeter stopped short of confirming their future plans but said a dec...

Wasps ask Premiership to consider ban on Exeter Chiefs’ headdresses

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Wasps have asked Premiership Rugby and the Rugby Football Union to consider imposing a nationwide ban on the wearing of Native American headdresses by fans of Exeter Chiefs, arguing that visiting supporters who do so ...

Exeter University offers medical students £10,000 to defer

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A Russell Group university is offering a year’s free accommodation and a bursary of £10,000 to medical students who agree to defer their studies for a year amid a surge in applications to study medicine and uncertaint...

Harlequins end wait for Premiership title with thrilling final win over Exeter

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It would be hard to imagine a more packed weekend of sport but the twists and turns of rugby union’s Premiership have latterly been unrivalled. To expect a finale as good as the semi-finals felt impossibly greedy and ...

Exeter secure home play-off semi-final as thrilling comeback sinks Sale

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This uniquely demanding Premiership season has seen some remarkable contests but few more extraordinary than this one. Having been a distant second for much of the game the 14-man Chiefs staged the most stunning of co...

Sam Skinner try sparks Exeter victory against Bristol in battle of top two

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Sam Simmonds and Henry Slade were among several Exeter players to enhance their British & Irish Lions tour prospects in front of a watching Warren Gatland as the Chiefs struck a big psychological blow in the Premi...

Man jailed for at least 20 years for murder of Lorraine Cox in Exeter

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A man who murdered and dismembered a woman who went missing on a night out has been jailed for life and told to serve a minimum of 20 years’ imprisonment. Azam Mangori, 24, killed Lorraine Cox, 32, in his room above a...

Exeter thump Bath as England flanker Sam Underhill returns from injury

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England have yet to find their feet in this year’s Six Nations, so Sam Underhill’s return from injury was timely for Eddie Jones even if it could not prevent Bath from going down to a heavy defeat to Exeter. Underhill...