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  • Exeter Stalwart Powell Steps Down

    ... Powell has announced that he intends to retire from his offices as a director and company secretary of Exeter Rugby Group PLC and Exeter Rugby Club Ltd at The end of this season. Powell was first involved with The club in The mid-1990s when, as head of The University of Exeter’s professional administration, he assumed responsibility for development of sports facilities and activities. Early co-operation included provision of coaching support for The University by The club in The person of - a...

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  • Exeter Chiefs Hosts Sports Medicine Conference

    Exeter Chiefs joined forces with The University of Exeter to hold The first-ever Sports Medicine Conference, aimed at tackling The biggest issues on The field. The event, held at Sandy Park, combined world-class research from The University with The expertise of The reigning Aviva Premiership Rugby champions to improve The understanding of how to maximise impact on The pitch. Professor Jean McEwan, vice dean of education at The University of Exeter Medical School, said: “This conference is a f...

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  • Gloucester Lure Exeter Conditioner to Kingsholm

    Paddy Anson is to join Gloucester Rugby as Their new head of strength & conditioning. A former Royal Marine for six years, Anson has fulfilled a similar role with The Exeter Chiefs since The 2006-7 season. He left The Marines to take a degree in exercise and sports science at Exeter University, which he combined with his first stint with The Chiefs. He Then moved north and spent four years working with Hartpury College and The Gloucester Rugby Academy as well as studying for a masters in coa...

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  • Exeter To Host Euro 7s For Third Time

    The Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series returns to Exeter in July 2017 for The third time with The English stage: Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s. Run in partnership with Exeter City Council, The Exeter round of The tournament, held on 15 and 16 July 2017, will be The final stage of The series that kicks off in Russia on 3 and 4 June, Then moves to Poland (10/11 June). The twelve teams taking part in The tournament and a full schedule of events will be confirmed at a later date. See also... Europe...

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  • Universities Seek to Enhance Club Links

    University rugby has seen a resurgence in recent years thanks to close working relationships with professional clubs. The University of Bath, renowned as one of The leading centres for sports development in The UK, and Bath Rugby have forged bilateral links that has seen The club’s players have access to superb facilities and given talented students a firm pathway towards a professional playing career. OTher seats of learning and Aviva Premiership teams with firm connections are Exeter Chiefs...

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  • Chiefs Agree New SW Comms Deal

    Exeter Chiefs have announced a three-year extension to The club's main sponsorship deal with South West Communications Group. The Exeter-based firm's renewal was always likely to take place given that chief executive and chairman Tony Rowe also holds The same position at The Chiefs and The company is approaching The 20th year of its sponsorship of The side. The deal will see The logo of The business, which provides telephone systems, data networks and internet service, appear on The front of Ex...

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  • Barclays Invest In Exeter's RWC Preparations

    Preparations for Exeter's Sandy Park to host fixtures at The Rugby World Cup have been backed by a suite of funding packages from Barclays. Along with Gloucester's Kingsholm Stadium, Sandy Park is one of just two Premiership club venues in England selected to host matches and Exeter have invested £10m, aided by Barclays, into The facilities at The ground to ensure They are up to standard before They host The world's best. The stadium's matchday capacity has been raised to 12,500, with developme...

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  • 'Rugby World Cup' Wording Banned For Exeter Businesses?

    Businesses in Exeter have reportedly been left to find a new way to promote one of The biggest events The city has ever seen thanks to licensing restrictions which prohibit The use of The words 'Rugby World Cup'. The Western Morning News has reported on local businesses who are unable to use The name of The tournament when trying to market The sporting event and must come up with an alternative way of describing it. Exeter's Sandy Park has undergone a renovation and will host three Rugby World C...

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  • Rowe Honoured with OBE

    Tony Rowe, chairman and chief executive of Exeter Chiefs, has been awarded an OBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours for his efforts to Business, Sport and Charities within The Devon city. Outside of work with The rugby club, Rowe is also The chairman of The Exeter Foundation, a charity set up in 2010 which has worked with over 20 local good causes. He said: “Initially when I received The letter from The cabinet office, I thought to myself what I have done wrong now. However, when I opened it u...

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  • Exeter Take £5m P Share Option

    The BBC have reported today that Exeter Chiefs have bought The Premiership shares of Leeds Carnegie for about £5m. The P shares, which will increase Exeter's income from The league by an extra 25%, were issued to The 13 established top-flight clubs in 2005. Exeter were entitled to buy shares from Leeds because They have been outside The league for more than a year. "When we get The money, it'll be a significant increase to our income," said chief executive Tony Rowe. "It's taken many, many mont...

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