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Rob Baxter has suggested teams should be allowed to forfeit games due to Covid-19 outbreaks. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty

Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby Rob Baxter says the sport’s authorities must bring in regulations that will allow games to be forfeited in the event o(...)

 Joe Simmonds of Exeter Chiefs celebrates as Nigel Owens blows for full time after the Heineken Champions Cup Final against Racing 92 at Ashton Gate  in Bristol. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images.

Ask any Devon farmer and they will tell you the cream rises to the top eventually. As Joe Simmonds and Jack Yeandle, the pride of Teignmouth and Credi(...)

Exeter director of Rugby has helped steer the Chiefs to the Champions Cup final. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty

Ten years ago the Exeter Chiefs went to Bristol in the second leg of a promotion play-off in the Championship. They’d finished four points behind Bris(...)

 Exeter this weekend play against Racing 92 in their first European Champions Cup final before travelling to Twickenham for the fifth consecutive year to take on Wasps for the Premiership title. File photograph: Getty Images

Before England played New Zealand in the 1995 World Cup semi-final in Cape Town, they did not pay too much attention to Jonah Lomu, the 19-year-old wi(...)

Exeter’s Jack Nowell will be available for the Champions Cup final. Photograph: Harry Trump/Getty

Exeter have received a double boost in the build-up to the European Champions Cup final against Racing 92 with all their players and staff testing neg(...)

 A fight breaks out during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match between Exeter Chiefs and Saracens at Sandy Park Stadium in December, 2019. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images

The finals of both the 2019-20 Champions Cup and Premiership take place over the next two Saturdays and for the first time in seven seasons neither wi(...)

Tendai Mtawarira of the Cell C Sharks is tackled by Malcolm Marx (L) and Tyrone Green (R) of the Emirates Lions during their Super Rugby clash in April. Photo: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Many of rugby’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone and consider the unintended consequences of South Africa moving to t(...)

Exeter’s Rob Baxter believes it is time to stop testing professional rugby players for Covid-19. Photograph: Ryan Hiscott/Inpho

Exeter’s Rob Baxter believes it is time to stop testing professional rugby players for Covid-19 amid growing evidence that few positive cases of the v(...)

 Joe Simmonds of Exeter Chiefs breaks clear to score their fourth try during the Champions Cup semi-final match against Toulouse at Sandy Park on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

It will soon be the 10th anniversary of Exeter’s inaugural trip to France to play the first European away fixture in their history. They still talk ab(...)

  Owen Farrell of Saracens during training in St Albans, England. He will miss out on the clash with Racing as he remains suspended for a dangerous tackle. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Saracens will attempt to defy the odds once again on Saturday knowing a similarly momentous occasion could be years away. A week after sending shockwa(...)

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