Plans to welcome a number of supporters back into Sandy Park for next week’s Gallagher Premiership clash between Exeter Chiefs and London Irish on Wednesday, September 30 have had to be shelved, writes Mark Stevens.
Exmouth Rugby have submitted an application for a share of Section 106 funding for Sports Facilities, for a new drainage project to their second pitch and training area next to Langerwehe Way and Royal Avenue.
The Rugby Football Union has announced that the phased return of community rugby reaches the next step, from Tuesday 1 September, with clubs able to start limited and restricted contact rugby training and organise inter-club non-contact fixtures.
Whilst it may be seen as a step into the unknown for some, Rob Baxter says the challenge of getting his Exeter Chiefs squad primed and ready for midweek fixtures is something that is largely ‘exciting’ for him and his players. writes Mark Stevens.
Head coach Susie Appleby has kept her promise about bringing international stars to the newly-formed Exeter Chiefs Women’s side with the news of the signing of Spanish international duo Patricia Garcia and Laura Delgado.
Having marked their return to Gallagher Premiership action with a maximum haul against Leicester Tigers, Exeter Chiefs are now bracing themselves for two testing away-day assignments, the first of which comes tomorrow night at Sale Sharks (6pm).
The forward-thinking of Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby, Rob Baxter, has hit a new level with confirmation that he has signed 30 of his senior squad to new long-term deals at Sandy Park, writes Mark Stevens.