Exeter – Doing it in the Premier League

It could be considered somewhat bad timing for a top of the table clash to take place on an international weekend but as defending champions Exeter Chiefs snatched a late win over Saracens to solidify their Premiership lead, it certainly wasn’t for a lack of intensity.

Despite the absence of the likes of Maro Itoje, Alex Lozowski, Jamie George and Owen Farrell for the hosts, not to mention Henry Slade and Sam Simmonds for Exeter, there was plenty of international experience on display in north London, including a Test experienced second row for Saracens of British and Irish Lions and England lock George Kruis and former Australian international Will Skelton. Continue reading →