Exeter Chiefs V Sale Sharks Sept 15th 2018

SATURDAY 15 TH SEPTEMBER 3.00PM EXETER CHIEFS VS SALE SHARKS

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WELCOME ....................................................... 3 DIRECTOR’S VIEWPOINT .................................... 5 CLUB NEWS ................................. 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 MATCH REPORTS ....................16-17, 30-31, 35, 37 FIXTURES, STATS & RESULTS ......................... 22-23 LET’S GET SOCIAL........................................ 26-27 COACH & STAFF . ............................................ 38 PAST PLAYERS’ DAY ........................................ 39 TIGERS MATCH SPONSORS ............................... 41 TEAM LINE-UP ........................................... 42-43 2018/19 SQUAD ......................................... 44-48 OPPOSITION ............................................. 52-57 EXETER FOUNDATION ..................................... 61 NIGEL WALROND ........................................... 63 PREMIERSHIP SHORTS .................................... 65 HEAD 2 HEAD ................................................ 67 OUR SPONSORS ............................................ 69 FEATURED PLAYER ...................................... 70-73 JUNIOR CHIEFS .......................................... 76-77 PREMIERSHIP REVIEW ................................ 80-81 MY TEAM MATES ........................................... 82 COMMUNITY NEWS ................................... 86-87 TICKET NEWS . ............................................... 88

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GOOD AFTERNOON TO YOU ALL AND WELCOME TO SANDY PARK FOR TODAY’S GALLAGHER PREMIERSHIP ENCOUNTER WITH SALE SHARKS. WELCOME

Just two rounds into the new season and already it’s clearly evident that the current campaign is going to be not only highly entertaining, but hugely competitive at the same time. Our game here against Leicester Tigers a fortnight ago gave us the perfect start to the season – and we then followed it up with an equally impressive showing last weekend at Wasps. At a venue where we have in the past struggled for victories, I thought it was fantastic to see how Rob and the team went about their business to not only win the game, but also return home with another maximum haul of points. The fight showed by the guys, particularly in the last quarter, is something that we pride ourselves on here at the Chiefs. Not willing to give an inch in defence, despite some huge home pressure, not only did we repel that threat, but we then went down field and put the game to bed with our final try in the last minute. And although it’s only week two of the new season, I believe to deny Leicester any reward at all - and Wasps just a solitary point – are two huge statements of intent moving forward. Those two victories have given us the perfect start, but now we have to build on those successes and continue to forge ahead with similar displays over the coming weeks. That process continues today against Sale Sharks, who themselves warmed up for today’s game by recording their first win of the season with victory at home to Worcester Warriors last weekend. Over the years, fixtures between ourselves and them have always served up some hard-fought encounters – and I expect this one to be no different with vital league points up for grabs.

As well as the Chiefs have started the season, I also have to pay tribute to the Braves, who themselves have started the newly-named Premiership Shield with two excellent results of their own. Having kicked-off their season with a fine win at Saracens on the Monday night, they then followed it up with another victory here on Sunday against Bath in front of almost 2,500 people. Again, those results have helped underline the strength of the squad we have here at the club and it all augurs well for the season ahead where, we hope, to challenge once more on every front.

Enjoy the game,

TONY ROWE OBE, H N LLD CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE EXETER RUGBY CLUB

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DIRECTOR’S VIEWPOINT

GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE AND WELCOME BACK TO SANDY PARK FOR OUR THIRD GALLAGHER PREMIERSHIP GAME OF THE NEW SEASON.

We are obviously pleased to have picked up ten points in our first two games, especially as the opposition were teams who have recently been challenging at the top end of the Premiership table. Opening games can be difficult to predict and every member of a team’s backroom staff will tell you that it is difficult to really assess how good the pre- season has been until the games begin. Now we are into the season, our performance levels against Leicester Tigers and Wasps certainly appear to show that the players have worked hard and our time together was well spent. Any game in the Premiership is never all over after 20 minutes, as in this period everyone is fresh and the physicality of the game is at its peak. The big factor, however, is how tough and focused a team can remain when possession, territory and momentum are a battle to win. Probably the most pleasing element in both games was how we dealt with this. It is almost impossible for a game to be technically perfect, but that doesn’t mean that effort and composure levels cannot be perfect, and it was this that we got exactly right. At times the scoreboard was against us, as was the momentum of the game, but our determination to keep working hard within our game plan paid off across the 80 minutes. We have now also played two Premiership Shield games and have also recorded two good wins. The teams we have selected for these games have been a good mixture of young, academy and senior players. Some will have benefitted by gaining experience in a senior environment, while others are getting game time and/or returning from injury.

Again, what has been pleasing is that whatever the individual motivation the players have had, they have all come together as a team and performed well for each other. Moving forward, our big challenge now is to stay focused on the qualities that keep us training at high intensity, to make the game the highlight of our week, and to make sure we don’t draw breath and think that everything is OK. I say that simply because I know the Premiership is a competition that can bring you down to earth pretty quickly if you ease off! Finally, can I take this opportunity to welcome Steve Diamond, his fellow coaches, players, officials and supporters of Sale Sharks to Sandy Park today.

All the best,

ROB BAXTER DIRECTOR OF RUGBY EXETER RUGBY CLUB B

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CLUB NEWS

‘OFF-FIELD HEROES’ HAVE THEIR MOMENT IN THE SPOTLIGHT ALONGSIDE NOWELL

Exeter Chiefs star Jack Nowell teamed up with two of the club’s ‘off-field heroes’ to help mark the start of the inaugural Gallagher Premiership Rugby season at Twickenham. Representing the Chiefs, Bob Crowe-Swords and Ryan Barnes stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the England and British Lions winger to help launch the new campaign entitled: This is The Way We Play. During the 2018/19 season, Gallagher will focus on championing the people within the game that embody the values and spirit of rugby, both on and off the pitch. With ages spanning from 14 years-old to the late 60s, and each with their own individual relationship to rugby, the ambassadors chosen were picked by their clubs in recognition of all that rugby stands for. Bob is a member of Exeter Chiefs Supporters’ club,

During his time at the club, he has developed a huge passion for the Exeter Chiefs and

rugby in general, having joined a local club, consistently offering to volunteer at club events. Throughout the season, Gallagher will embark on a series of charity initiatives as part of its ongoing commitment to rugby, working with Premiership Rugby to shine a light on the positive work that is being done around the game, both at scale and within the local communities.

supporting the team from before they moved to Sandy Park, and is proud to attend every game, whether it is home, away or even Europe. Meanwhile, Ryan enrolled in Exeter’s Hitz programme during his time away from education, whilst awaiting an

opportunity to join the army.

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SPIRIT OF THE CHIEFS

Welcoming the new partnership, Mr Rowe said: “One of the great things about the Exeter Chiefs is how the whole of the region has got behind the team. Coming together with one of Devon’s most innovative young brands is a brilliant fit. “As a club, we are very proud to be working with Salcombe Gin and are excited to be selling bottles of this special edition gin as we prepare to kick-off the new season at Sandy Park.” The ‘Start Point’ 44% ABV is the company’s flagship gin, adhering to the exacting ‘London Dry’ standard – and it harbours distinct notes of red grapefruit, along with the heady, earthy pine notes of the finest Macedonian juniper, and is the perfect balance of aromas and flavours with an amazing fresh, lingering finish.

Supporters of Exeter Chiefs have extra reason to toast the success of their club after it was announced they have teamed up with Salcombe Gin to launch a new special edition gin ahead of the 2018/19 season. On sale now, the new Exeter Chiefs Gin has been produced in honour of the Devon club, who are about to embark on their ninth year in English rugby’s top flight, as well as tackling the elite of the European game in the Heineken Champions Cup. This special edition gin is Salcombe Gin’s multi award-winning ‘Start Point’, which is available exclusively at Sandy Park’s Trading Post, the club’s online shop and at the distillery in Salcombe at a cost of £44.95 per bottle.

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FLYBE EXTEND SPONSORSHIP DEAL INTO NINTH YEAR

Chairman and Chief Executive of Exeter Rugby Club, Tony Rowe OBE said: “As a club we’re very proud to have Flybe renew their long-term relationship with us. Since coming on board back in 2010, Flybe has supported us every step of the way and together we have worked very closely in supporting one another’s exposure, not just locally here in Exeter, but also much further afield as well. “Importantly, it also means we are able to support our ambitions on the pitch and compete with the very best club sides across Europe. We have already enjoyed many highlights of the relationship, including lifting the Premiership for the first time in 2017, and I look forward to many more.”

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has extended its long-standing sponsorship of Exeter Chiefs rugby club through the 2018/19 season. For the ninth consecutive year, the distinctive Flybe logo again features on the back of the players’ shirts, the Exeter-based airline having been a Chiefs shirt sponsor since their first year in the Premiership in 2010. As a result, the logo has been prominent on the team’s shirts during all three Premiership finals, including their title-winning campaign in 2017 when they defeated Wasps at Twickenham. The familiar purple Flybe advertising boards will also continue to be located around the Sandy Park pitch as the Chiefs look to improve on last year’s runners-up finish.

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TICKET DETAILS FOR CASTRES CLASH Exeter Chiefs supporters wishing to attend the Heineken Champions Cup against French champions Castres on Sunday, October 10 (2pm) are advised to take note of the following ticket information. The club will not be taking up their allocation of tickets for this game, so all supporters wishing to make the trip to the Stade Pierre Fabre should buy direct from the official Castres website. Tickets for this Pool 2 fixture are priced between 14 Euro and 65 Euro. CYCLISTS GEAR UP FOR ANOTHER EUROPEAN ADVENTURE

Previous rides in recent years have already raised over £50,000 for the Exeter Foundation, the club’s official charity, and the detailed planning for the ride has already commenced. Organiser David Cosford said: “There are a large number of cycling enthusiasts who support Exeter Rugby and this is a great opportunity for them to not only combine two of their passions, but also have a great time and raise money for a very worthy cause.” Places to take part in the Exeter Rugby European Cycle Challenge are limited to 30, so interested parties are invited to go to the Exeter Chiefs Cycling website where they can register for the ride or contact David Cosford at david.cosford@5dgroup.co.uk

Following confirmation of the European Champions Cup fixtures for the 2018/19 season, the Exeter Chiefs European Cycle Challenge for 2018 will be a trip to Castres. This year’s event will be the fourth such challenge for the Chiefs Cycling Club, who will go about tackling the 520-mile route over six days, starting as always from Sandy Park on October 14. The ride will see cyclists take the overnight ferry from Plymouth to Santander, before they embark on a picturesque route through Northern Spain, the Pyrenees and Southern France, before joining the rest of the Travelling Tribe in Castres 24 hours before the Chiefs play their Pool 2 fixture on Saturday, October 20 (2pm).

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CHARITITES BENEFIT FROM STEENO’S MAGICAL YEAR

For a player who was part of the squad taking Exeter Chiefs from the Championship to the Premiership, it seemed fitting that Gareth Steenson kicked-off his Testimonial year 12 months ago having been part of the team who had just brought home English rugby’s grand prize. In the months that followed, the 34-year-old fly- half has enjoyed a remarkable Testimonial Year, which has included a golf day, variety night, coffee morning, a match-day against the Classic Lions, as well as an Irish-themed Gala Dinner at Sandy Park. Thanks to the generosity of so many people, donations of £10,000 were recently handed over to both Macmillan Cancer Support and the Exeter Foundation, the latter of which is the club’s official charity. CHIEFS EXTEND CASHLESS OPTIONS Gareth said: “Every one of the events has been incredibly well supported by the club, the business community and Chiefs fans. To reunite the Championship squad for the match against the Classic Lions was very special for me and it was humbling to have such a huge crowd at Sandy Park.”

Supporters visiting Sandy Park can expect an even faster and slicker service on match-days with the news that even more outlets around the stadium have gone cashless. Having introduced the cashless option at a number of bars and food outlets last season, the scheme has now been extended this season with the view that the whole stadium will be cashless by 2020. Keen to ensure more and more supporters who visit for Exeter Chiefs fixtures get the most from the award-winning, match-day experience, club officials

have made it a priority to have quicker service points and more cashless selling areas. As well as speeding up service during busy periods on game day, the club says less cash sales will also assist the club’s accounts team and their banking needs with charges rising all the time. Although the majority of Sandy Park will be cashless this season, supporters who wish to purchase food, drink or merchandise on game days with cash will still be able to do so at certain serving points.

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MATCH REPORT

SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018

40 - 6

EXETER CHIEFS

LEICESTER TIGERS

TRIES Woodburn, S Simmonds, Cowan-Dickie, Slade, Kvesic, Whitten

CONVERSIONS Steenson (5)

PENALTIES G Ford (2)

LINE UP P Dollman; S Cordero, I Whitten, O Devoto (H Slade 56), O Woodburn (J Simmonds 68);

LINE UP T Vaeianu; A Thompstone,

M Tuilagi, M Toomua (K Eastmond 67), J May; G Ford, B Youngs (S Harrison 67); G Bateman (D Feao 62), T Youngs (capt, T Polota-Nau 53), D Cole (G Cortes 77); M Fitzgerald (M Williams 67), W Spencer (H Wells 51); D Denton, B O’ Connor, S Kalamafoni. Replacement not used): J Olowofela.

G Steenson, N White (S Townsend 56); A Hepburn (G Holmes 58), J Yeandle (capt, L Cowan-Dickie 50), T Francis (H Williams 51); O Atkins (T Salmon 67),

S Skinner; D Armand, M Kvesic, S Simmonds (S Lonsdale 67).

REFEREE W Barnes

ATTENDANCE 10,452

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WHAT I LIKED WAS THAT WE KEPT THE BALL ON THE FIELD, WE WERE BRAVE, WE STAYED ATTACKING AND THAT WE WERE WILLING TO KEEP WORKING HARD FOR ONE ANOTHER.” ROB BAXTER

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EXETER FOUNDATION CONTINUES TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE SEASON LAUNCH DINNER THURSDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2018

The outstanding efforts of the Exeter Foundation were again highlighted as charities and organisations from the local area benefitted to the tune of over £70,000. Now into its seventh year, the Exeter Foundation – the official charity of the Exeter Chiefs – has raised over £1.2 million, helping to change lives and improve standards and facilities for so many different people. Much of that fundraising comes from match-days here at Sandy Park, where the 20 designated charities for the season carry out bucket collections, all of which are added to the seasonal pot and then divided out at the Season Launch Dinner. Over the years, over 90 charities and organisations have been directly funded by the Exeter Foundation, whose efforts have been assisted by the Foundation XV members. These are 15 local companies who pledge to raise at least £1,500 in any given season. To date, the Foundation XV members have raised in excess of £130,000 – of which £40,000 has been raised in the past 12 months.

Chairman of the Exeter Foundation, Tony Rowe OBE, said: “On behalf of the Trustees of the Exeter Foundation, we’d like to thank everyone who fundraised for us or who has donated to the Foundation in the past year. “We’ve been able to help fund some fantastic causes locally, as well as give generously to the 20 designated charities, and there are already some worthy projects we are looking to help in the coming months.” All 20 designated charities were represented at the recent Season Launch Dinner, picking up cheques – which were boosted by an additional £500 donation from the Foundation – for their efforts during the past season. The evening also saw the award of the second Devon Sporting Legacy Grant of £25,000 to Exeter Athletic Rugby, as well as a cheque of £2,300 handed to the Foundation by local sports broadcaster Nigel Walrond from sales of his book ‘Road to Glory’ – which detailed in full Exeter’s title-winning campaign of 2016/17.

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2018/19 FIXTURES, RESULTS & STATS

DATE TIME

OPPONENTS (KO)

COMP RESULT ATT.

17 19.30 A CORNISH PIRATES

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CARDIFF BLUES

F W 38 - 10 9,246

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W 0 - 12 5,948

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01 16.30 H LEICESTER TIGERS

GP W 40 - 6 10,452 GP W 31 - 42 13,104 5

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SALE SHARKS

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21 19.45 A NEWCASTLE FALCONS GP 29 15.00 H WORCESTER WARRIORS GP 05 19.45 A BATH GP 13 15.15 H MUNSTER ECC 20 14.00 A CASTRES ECC 28 15.00 A NEWCASTLE FALCONS PRC 03 13.00 H BATH PRC 10 13.00 H HARLEQUINS PRC 18 15.00 A BRISTOL BEARS GP 24 13.00 H GLOUCESTER GP 30 19.45 A HARLEQUINS GP 08 13.00 H GLOUCESTER ECC 14 19.45 A GLOUCESTER ECC 22 TBC H SARACENS GP 29 TBC A NORTHAMPTON SAINTS GP 05 TBC H BRISTOL BEARS GP 13 13.00 H CASTRES ECC 19 17.30 A MUNSTER ECC 26 TBC A BRISTOL BEARS PRC 16 TBC A GLOUCESTER GP 23 TBC H NEWCASTLE FALCONS GP 02 TBC A SALE SHARKS GP 09 TBC A WORCESTER WARRIORS GP 23 TBC H BATH GP 06 TBC A LEICESTER TIGERS GP 13 TBC H WASPS GP 27 TBC H HARLEQUINS GP 04 TBC A SARACENS GP 18 TBC H NORTHAMPTON SAINTS GP

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LET’S GET SOCIAL!

Watched the Braves Today but want to give A very big Up to Bath United. That was an awesome team we put out today, and to come back from 31-0 down at half time, and make it A game, not A rout was some performance. You guys should be proud of your grit and

pride in your shirt. Clive Sluter • Sep 9

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We love hearing from our fans on Social Media, so please share all your greatest moments with us for the chance to feature in our next programme!

Another damn fine result today, well done gents. Great to see Cordero on the scoresheet, he’s a wee diamond. Slade on fire. Kvesic another stormer, Simmonds with another brace, you can just keep going on thro’ the whole team! What’s the thoughts on Cuthbert, personally I rate him, didn’t see much of the game today but the bits I did he was carrying strong. What a choice to have on the wings. Plenty of pace, power, dancing feet combinations for either side. Paul Frewin-Smith • Sep 8

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YOU COULDN’T QUESTION THE ATTITUDE OF THE BOYS TODAY, THERE WERE A FEW MISTAKES AND BITS TO WORK ON, BUT ON THE WHOLE WE ARE PLEASED TO BE WHERE WE ARE.” ALI HEPHER

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MATCH REPORT SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2018

31 - 42 WASPS EXETER CHIEFS

TRIES Daly, Bassett, Hughes, Robson

TRIES Cordero, S Simmonds (2), Slade (2), Armand CONVERSIONS Steenson (6)

CONVERSIONS Searle (3), Sopoaga

PENALTY Searle

LINE UP E Daly; C Wade, J Du Jongh, G Lovobalavu, J Bassett; B Searle (L Sopoaga 54), D Robson; B Harris (Z Zhvania 54), T Taylor (T Cruse 54), K Brookes (W Stuart 54); J Launchbury (capt), W Rowlands; B Shields (A Johnson 44), J Atkinson, N Hughes (J Gaskell 53). Replacements (not used): J Simpson, R Miller.

LINE UP P Dollman; I Whitten (A Cuthbert 68), H Slade, O Devoto, S Cordero; G Steenson, S Townsend (J Maunder 65); A Hepburn (G Holmes 53), J Yeandle (capt, L Cowan-Dickie 53), T Francis (H Williams 53); O Atkins, S Skinner (T Salmon 11); D Armand, M Kvesic (S Lonsdale 70), S Simmonds. Replacement (not used): J Simmonds.

REFEREE C Ridley

ATTENDANCE 13,104

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MATCH REPORT EXETER BRAVES VS SARACENS STORM - MONDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER

24 - 47 SARACENS STORM

EXETER BRAVES

TRIES Gallagher, McElroy (2), Whiteley

LINE UP M Bodilly (T Williams 74);A Cuthbert (T O’Flaherty h/t), M Campagnaro, T Hendrickson, J Short; S Morley, S Maunder (J Snow 60); M Low (B Keast), E Taione (J Innard h/t), M Street (J Owlett 48); R Capstick (C Teague 71), W Van Der Sluys; J Freeman (capt), J McRae (F Elworthy 66), T Lawday. TRIES McRae, Penalty Try, Lawday (2), Innard (2), Campagnaro CONVERSIONS Morley (5), Penalty Try

CONVERSIONS Vunipola (2)

LINE UP M Gallagher; E Obatoyinbo (H Taylor 52), D Taylor (V Hakolo 33), R Bird-Tulloch (A Crossdale 62), D Morris; M Vunipola, T Whiteley (capt); T Lamositele (JP Phelan 58), S Spurling (T McElroy 25), H Thompson-Stringer (R Adams-Hale 52); J Kpoku (C Boon 62), D Day (A Scopes 69); J Nay, S Reffell, A Christie.

YELLOW CARD Whiteley REFEREE J Makepeace

ATTENDANCE 250

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MATCH REPORT EXETER BRAVES VS BATH - SUNDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER

50 - 35 EXETER BRAVES

BATH UNITED

TRIES Campagnaro, Van Der Sluys, O’Flaherty, Dennis, Nowell, Snow (2), Owlett

TRIES Van Vuuren (2), Davis (2), McConnochie

CONVERSIONS Morley (4), Bodilly

CONVERSIONS Davies (5)

LINE UP M Bodilly, J Nowell (J Short h/t),

LINE UP D Atkins (W Partington 55-69); L Davis, W Butt, M Wright, R McConnochie; T De Glanville (D Allinson 55), A Davies; W Vaughan (A Cordwell 55), M Van Vuuren (T Doughty 69), K Verden (S Nixon 34); R Davies (O Cattell h/t), C Ewels; M Reid, J Bayliss (capt, J Davies 55), P Grant.

M Campagnaro, S Hill, T O’Flaherty; S Morley (T Hendrickson 57), S Maunder (J Snow 52), B Moon (B Keast h/t), J Innard (E Taione 52), M Street (J Owlett 52); D Dennis (R Tuima 62), W Der Sluys; D Ewers (R Capstick 65), J Freeman (capt), T Lawday.

REFEREE L Davies

ATTENDANCE 2,242

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COACH & STAFF

ROB BAXTER DIRECTOR OF RUGBY

WESTERLY EXETER.

ALI HEPHER HEAD COACH

ROB HUNTER FORWARDS COACH

RICKY PELLOW SKILLS COACH AND ASSISTANT ACADEMY MANAGER

JULIAN SALVI DEFENCE COACH

ROB GIBSON ACADEMY MANAGER HAYDN THOMAS SENIOR ACADEMY COACH TONY WALKER TEAM MANAGER ADRIAN HARRIS DIRECTOR OF SPORTS MEDICINE LEWIS JONES CLUB DOCTOR

ADAM REUBEN CLUB DOCTOR JAMIE FULTON HEAD OF SPORTS MEDICINE ALASTAIR McFARLAND PHYSIOTHERAPIST STEVE HAW PHYSIOTHERAPIST ROB LILLIS PHYSIOTHERAPIST ADAM WITTY-MERRIN PHYSIOTHERAPIST

AARON WALTERS PHYSIOTHERAPIST TOM EAST SPORTS REHABILITATOR LEWIS ASHLEY SPORTS THERAPIST MARK TWIGGS HEAD OF STRENGTH &

NICK COX STRENGTH & REHABILITATION SPECIALIST JAMES PARKES STRENGTH & CONDITIONING SPECIALIST GARETH ELLIOTT PERFORMANCE ANALYST MATT TRIBBLE ACADEMY ANALYST KEITH FLEMING MATCH DAY CO-ORDINATOR

CONDITIONING ROB BEDDARD

ACADEMY STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

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SATURDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER | 3.00PM

PAST PLAYERS’ DAY

Final bookings are now being taken for the upcoming Exeter Rugby Club Past Players’ Day to be held at Sandy Park on Saturday, November 10. Bringing together a swath of former players, not only will you get the chance to meet up and relive the past with old team-mates, but you will also get the chance to see the current crop of stars in action as they play host to Wasps in the Premiership Rugby Cup (1pm). The day allows a Past Player to the following: • Match Ticket (if required) • Access to the Exeter suite • Pre-Match Q&A with members of the Chiefs squad • Two-course Carvery Lunch • Post-Match Q&A with a member of the Chiefs coaching staff • Raffle entry to win a signed ball

If you are keen to get involved, the cost is £25 including VAT and MUST be booked by Friday, October 19. To register your interest, please contact Ian Pugsley at Ian.pugsley@taylorwimpey.com

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MAN OF THE MATCH | Matt Kvesic Exeter Chiefs flanker Matt Kvesic is pictured alongside Brian Lodge, Managing Director of SW Comms, following his man of the match display against Leicester Tigers.

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TODAY’S LINE-UP

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SANTIAGO CORDERO

DON ARMAND (CAPT)

BEN MOON

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JACK MAUNDER

OLLIE ATKINS

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JOE SIMMONDS

LUKE COWAN-DICKIE

SAM SIMMONDS

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PHIL DOLLMAN

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OLLIE DEVOTO

JONNY HILL

3

7

HENRY SLADE

13

HARRY WILLIAMS

MATT KVESIC

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JACK NOWELL

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WILLGRIFF JOHN 3

JONO ROSS (CAPT)

DENNY SOLOMONA

4

9

WILL CLIFF

8

BRYN EVANS

2

AJ MACGINTY

ROB WEBBER

JOSH BEAUMONT

10

15

5

BYRON MCGUIGAN

12

MARK JENNINGS

JAMES PHILLIPS

ROSS HARRISON 1

7

13

SAM JAMES

BEN CURRY

MARLAND YARDE 11

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DON ARMAND BACK-ROW 23.09.1988 1.91m 6ft 3in 115kg 18st 1lb

OLLIE ATKINS LOCK 12.08.1988 2.00m 6ft 6in 118kg 18st 8lbs

MAX BODILLY FULL-BACK 09.09.1994 1.85m 6ft 1in 86kg 13st 7lbs

MICHELE CAMPAGNARO CENTRE 13.03.1993 1.84m 6ft 94kg 14st 11lbs

RICHARD CAPSTICK BACK-ROW 13.02.2000 1.91m 6ft 3in 103kg 16st 3lbs

JOSH CAULFIELD LOCK/BACK-ROW 09.06.1997 1.94m 6ft 4in 116kg 18st 3lbs

SANTIAGO CORDERO WING 06.12.1993 1.79m 5ft 10in 83kg 13st 1lb

LUKE COWAN-DICKIE HOOKER 20.06.1993 1.85m 6ft 1in 110kg 17st 4lbs

ALEX CUTHBERT WING 05.04.1990 1.91m 6ft 3in 105kg 16st 7lbs

PAUL DAVIS HOOKER 10.02.1994 1.88m 6ft 2in 119kg 18st 10lbs

DAVE DENNIS LOCK/BACK-ROW 10.01.1986 1.92m 6ft 4in 113kg 17st 11lbs

OLLIE DEVOTO CENTRE 1.92m 6ft 4in 102kg 16st

22.09.1993

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PHIL DOLLMAN CENTRE/FULL-BACK 15.05.1985 1.83m 6ft 90kg 14st 2lbs

FLYNN ELWORTHY BACK-ROW 27.10.1999 1.88m 6ft 2in 93kg 14st 9lbs

DAVE EWERS BACK-ROW 03.11.1990 1.93m 6ft 4in 125kg 19st 9lbs

TOMAS FRANCIS PROP 27.04.1992 1.86m 6ft 1in 135kg 21st 3lbs

JAMES FREEMAN BACK-ROW 11.12.1990 1.90m 6ft 3in 113kg 17st 11lbs

TOM HENDRICKSON CENTRE 01.09.1994 1.84m 6ft 100kg 15st 10lbs

ALEC HEPBURN PROP 1.85m 6ft 1in 108kg 17st

JONNY HILL LOCK 08.06.1994 2.01m 6ft 7in 112kg 17st 8lbs

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JACK INNARD HOOKER 03.07.1995 1.80m 5ft 11in 103kg 16st 3lbs

ONEHUNGA KAUFUSI BACK-ROW 16.02.1996 1.88m 6ft 2in 112kg 17st 8lbs

14.07.1993

11.06.1983

103kg 16st 3lbs

1.83m 6ft

114kg 17st 13lbs

BILLY KEAST PROP 1.84m 6ft

JAMES KENNY PROP 26.01.1999 1.80m 5ft 11in 116kg 18st 3lbs

MATT KVESIC BACK-ROW 14.04.1992 1.88m 6ft 2in 107kg 16st 11lbs

PETE LAVERICK CENTRE

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TOM LAWDAY BACK-ROW 11.11.1993 1.88m 6ft 2in 109kg 17st 2lbs

MITCH LEES LOCK 12.10.1988 1.96m 6ft 5in 122kg 19st 2lbs

SEAN LONSDALE LOCK 07.06.1993 1.96m 6ft 5in 110kg 17st 4lbs

MORAY LOW PROP 28.11.1994 1.88m 6ft 2in 128kg 20st 2lbs

JACK MAUNDER SCRUM-HALF 05.04.1997 1.78m 5ft 10in 80kg 12st 8lbs

SAM MAUNDER SCRUM-HALF 22.03.2000 1.80m 5ft 11in 81kg 12st 10lbs

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SAM MORLEY FLY-HALF 14.07.1998 1.78m 5ft 10in 80kg 12st 8lbs

MAX NOREY HOOKER 05.08.1999 1.78m 5ft 10in 95kg 14st 13lbs

JACK NOWELL WING 11.04.1993 1.80m 5ft 11in 97kg 15st 3lbs

TOM O’FLAHERTY WING 21.07.1996 1.80m 5ft 11in 82kg 12st 12lbs

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JACK OWLETT PROP 03.02.1995 1.87m 6ft 2in 122kg 19st 2lbs

JOE PARKER-COOK LOCK 27.02.1999 1.92m 6ft 4in 102kg 16st 1lb

ALFIE PETCH PROP 21.12.1999 1.80m 5ft 11in 124kg 19st 7lbs

TOBY SALMON LOCK 26.03.1993 1.99m 6ft 6in 120kg 18st 12lbs

JAMES SHORT WING

JOE SIMMONDS FLY-HALF

SAM SIMMONDS BACK-ROW

HARVEY SKINNER FLY-HALF 31.02.1997 1.87m 6ft 1in 87kg 13st 9lbs

15.10.1989

19.12.1996

10.11.1994

1.82m 6ft

92kg 14st 5lbs

1.82m 6ft

87kg 13st 7lbs

1.83m 6ft

103kg 16st 2lbs

SAM SKINNER LOCK 31.01.1995 1.96m 6ft 5in 111kg 17st 6lbs

HENRY SLADE FLY-HALF/CENTRE 19.03.1993 1.91m 6ft 4in 96kg 15st 1lb

DANNY SOUTHWORTH PROP 04.05.1999 1.78m 5ft 10in 112kg 17st 8lbs

JOE SNOW SCRUM-HALF

11.12.1998 1.80m 5ft 11in 84kg 13st 3lbs

GARETH STEENSON FLY-HALF 05.04.1984 1.78m 5ft 10in 84kg 13st 3lbs

MARCUS STREET PROP 06.02.1999 1.85m 6ft 1in 117kg 18st 5lbs

HARRY STRONG CENTRE 12.06.1997 1.86m 6ft 1in 94kg 14st 11lbs

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CORY TEAGUE LOCK 09.11.1999 1.98m 6ft 6in 98kg 15st 6lbs

STU TOWNSEND SCRUM-HALF 11.10.1995 1.76m 5ft 9in 88kg 13st 12lbs

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IAN WHITTEN CENTRE 05.06.1987 1.89m 6ft 2in 105kg 16st 7lbs

13.06.1990 1.75m 5ft 9in 82kg 12st 12lbs

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OLLY WOODBURN WING 18.11.1991 1.88m 6ft 2in 97kg 15st 3lbs

JACK YEANDLE HOOKER 1.85m 6ft 1in 108kg 17st

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Wishing them another fantastic season ahead.

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216

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Founded: Ground:

AJ Bell Stadium, Stadium Way, Eccles Manchester M30 7WH

Capacity: 12,000 Head Coach: Steve Diamond Captain: Jono Ross Website: DIRECTOR OF RUGBY STEVE DIAMOND

www.salesharks.com

Born on February 3, 1969 in Partington, Lancashire

Began playing rugby with his local club Trafford RFC before joining Sale in 1989. He would go on to play over 350 games for the club.

In 2001, Diamond joined the Sale coaching team working alongside another former player, Jim Mallinder.

Diamond’s coaching career later took him to Saracens in 2004, where he spent two years in charge, before then becoming Director of Rugby for Russia in 2010, helping them to qualify for the Rugby World Cup a year later. He returned to Sale in 2011 as Director of Sport, before assuming the role of Director of Rugby a year later from Bryan Redpath.

CAPTAIN JONO ROSS

Born in Sandton, South Africa on October 27, 1990

Ross started his career as a youngster at the Golden Lions in 2017, before moving onto the Blue Bulls where he has spent most of his career. In only his third-ever Currie Cup game for the Blues, he was made captain for their clash against Western Province. His career has since seen him feature for a brief period at Saracens and also Stade Francais, whom he helped to the French title in 2015.

Ross joined the Sharks in April 2017, signing a three- year deal with the Manchester-based club.

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HEAD TO HEAD IN THE PREMIERSHIP

16 GAMES PLAYED

V

WINS 4 12 (75%) 0 DRAWS OVERALL

DRAWS (25%)

410

280

POINTS SCORED

Sale Sharks Director of Rugby Steve Diamond has warned his side they can ill afford to switch off when they tackle table-toppers Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park this afternoon. Diamond’s warning came in the aftermath of his side’s 21-15 victory over visiting Worcester Warriors at the AJ Bell Stadium. A dominant first half display from the Sharks - which included tries for England internationals Josh Beaumont and Denny Solomona - had seen them move into a healthy 18-0 lead at the break. However, Worcester hit back hard in the second period and scored tries of their own through Bryce Heem and Chris Pennell, leaving the hosts hanging on towards the end. Although content with the victory, which came a week after they were downed 51-23 at Harlequins in their seasonal opener, Diamond knows a similar kind of showing at Sandy Park today could result in some harsh punishments being handed out. “If we play like we did in the second half today down at Exeter, we’ll get killed,” warned Diamond. “We need to get our backsides back into gear because we have got a short turnaround this week.” That said, the Sharks will have prepared for their trip to Devon safe in the knowledge that they have at least netted their first win of what is expected to be a hugely competitive Gallagher Premiership this season.

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TRIES SCORED

MOST TRIES

MATT JESS (6)

JOSH BEAUMONT MARK CUETO ANDREI OSTRIKOV SAM TUITUPOU (ALL 3 TRIES)

MOST POINTS

GARETH STEENSON (90 POINTS)

DANNY CIPRIANI (53 POINTS)

BIGGEST ATTENDANCE AT SANDY PARK AGAINST SALE SHARKS 12,754

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“Today’s game shows what the competition is all about,” added Diamond. “Right now, there is no side anyone can pin-point as one you would say would go down. We expected the division to be competitive and it’s proved just that. “We controlled things well in the first half, we built a good lead, but we couldn’t maintain that in the second half. That’s something for us to work on, but there were good aspects to our play, especially our defence at times. “We were not swinging from the chandelier in the changing room, we just said that we have started well, so let’s make sure we put this game to bed. In the end it was enough.” Like Diamond, skipper Jono Ross was happy to take the victory, move on and focus his mind towards today’s encounter with the Chiefs, who have opened up their league season with bonus point victories against Leicester Tigers and Wasps. “I’m proud of the effort we put in [against Worcester],” said the South African. “Last week we let ourselves down at Harlequins in terms of our attitude and what we brought to the game, but we were much better this week. “We know there is still a lot to work on, especially as we let them back into the game and made it difficult for ourselves, but we fought well and we held out in the end for the win. “Now we have to go again next week. This competition is brutal and we have a big game down at Exeter. We’ll enjoy this win tonight because it’s a big win, but we know what lies ahead.”

The Sharks will come into today’s game still missing two of their star names due to unavailability. Scrum- half Faf De Klerk is still away on international duty with the Springboks, while summer signing Chris Ashton remains suspended after he was sent-off in pre-season for a tip-tackle on Castres scrum-half Rory Kockott. Two men who should feature, however, are no strangers to Sandy Park with former Chiefs James Phillips, who joined the club in the summer from Bath, and full-back Byron McGuigan both expected to form part of their match-day squad. “THIS COMPETITION IS BRUTAL AND WE HAVE A BIG GAME DOWN AT EXETER. WE’LL ENJOY THIS WIN TONIGHT BECAUSE IT’S A BIG WIN, BUT WE KNOW WHAT LIES AHEAD.”

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THE NUMBERS

1,083 TOTAL TRIES SCORED: 10,374 TOTAL POINTS FOR: 11,027 TOTAL POINTS AGAINST: 1,131 TOTAL TRIES AGAINST:

TOP TRY SCORER Mark Cueto 90 tries

TOP POINTS SCORER Charlie Hodgson 1,870 points

5-58 v Wasps (2000) HEAVIEST DEFEAT:

MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS:

17

76-0 v Bristol (1997) BIGGEST WIN:

MOST CONSECUTIVE DEFEATS:

5

MOST APPEARANCES Mark Cueto 219 appearances

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PROP

LOCK Josh Beaumont Bryn Evans George Nott Andrei Ostrikov Matt Postlethwaite

SCRUM-HALF Will Cliff Faf De Klerk Cameron Redpath Matt Sturgess Gus Warr

CENTRE Sam James Mark Jennings Rohan van Rensburg Johnny Leota

James Flynn Ross Harrison WillGriff John Joe Jones Jake Pope Alexandru Tarus Curtis Langdon Cameron Nield Rob Webber HOOKER

Ben Curry Tom Curry Sam Moore Jono Ross James Phillips Josh Strauss BACK - ROW

FLY-HALF AJ MacGinty

WING Chris Ashton Paulo Odogwu Aaron Reed Denny Solomona Marland Yarde

James O’Connor Kieran Wilkinson

FULL-BACK Byron McGuigan

LAST FIVE MEETINGS 28/4/18 (Aviva Premiership, Sandy Park)

EXETER CHIEFS 34 SALE SHARKS 19

WORCESTER WARRIORS (H) 21-15

31-42

WASPS (A)

40-6

LEICESTER TIGERS (H)

51-23

HARLEQUINS (A)

27/10/17 (Aviva Premiership, AJ Bell Stadium) SALE SHARKS 6 EXETER CHIEFS 10

0-12

17-20

MUNSTER (A)

CASTRES (A)

38-10

CARDIFF BLUES (H)

31-0

DONCASTER KNIGHTS (A)

25/3/17 (Aviva Premiership, Sandy Park)

LEAGUE PERFORMANCE

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2/12/16 (Aviva Premiership, AJ Bell Stadium) SALE SHARKS 3 EXETER CHIEFS 21

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