Dave Dennis' Exeter beat Wasps, win first English Premiership title - Fox Sports

FORMER Wallabies and Waratahs forward Dave Dennis has won the English Premiership title with Exeter after they beat Wasps 23-20 in an epic competition decider. Exeter were crowned English rugby's Premiership champions for the first time when veteran ...

No fairytale finish for Jimmy Gopperth's fine season as Wasps beaten by Exeter - Stuff.co.nz

There was no grand ending to Jimmy Gopperth's excellent season as Wasps were beaten 23-20 by Exeter in extra time of the English Premiership rugby final at Twickenham. Gopperth, who was judged the best player in the competition, scored a try and ...

Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps - Normangee Star

Exeter were crowned English club champions for the first time in their history as they beat Wasps 23-20 after extra time in a tense, thrilling final at Twickenham on Saturday. An exhilarating pair of semi-finals last week saw both of these ...

Exeter Chiefs turn sights on Europe after Premiership win - SkySports

Rob Baxter has challenged Exeter to perform in Europe after winning their first-ever Premiership trophy. Seven years after winning promotion to the top-flight for the first time, Exeter edged out Wasps 23-20 at Twickenham on Saturday to secure their ...

We want to be best team in Europe, says Exeter chairman Tony Rowe - The Guardian

Tony Rowe, Exeter chairman, talks to the players following their victory over Wasps in the Aviva Premiership Final. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images. Premiership 2016-17 · The Observer. We want to be best team in Europe, says Exeter chairman Tony ...

Expert rugby pundits react to Wasps' final defeat by Exeter - Coventry Telegraph

Pundits have praised Wasps despite the Coventry side's 20–23 loss to Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership final after extra-time. The black-and-golds were competing at the top-end of the table for much of the season and were the only team to secure a 100 ...

Gareth Steenson reveals 'harsh words' inspired Exeter's run to title - ESPN.co.uk

TWICKENHAM, London -- The watershed moment in Exeter Chiefs' season came after their 35-8 defeat to Clermont Auvergne back on Oct. 16. The coaches were fed up, and laid it out pretty bluntly to the players. Those players, who had failed in the Aviva ...

Wasps fans react to their team's heroic Premiership final defeat - Coventry Telegraph

Tries from Elliot Daly and Jimmy Gopperth were not enough for the black-and-golds to secure a first title since 2008, despite finishing top of the table. Exeter forced the match into extra-time with a last-minute penalty from Gareth Steenson who ...

Exeter Chiefs' Premiership final victory in numbers - Devon Live

Exeter Chiefs' victory over Wasps will live long in the memory as one of the most thrilling Premiership finals ever. The Chiefs ended up winning the only stat that truly matters, but the match also threw up some other fascinating numbers. 1)Exeter ...

Exeter triumph shows nice guys can finish first - euronews

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – So it seems nice guys – and nice clubs – can finish first as Exeter Chiefs, almost incredibly, find themselves as English rugby's Premiership champions after a gutsy extra-time victory over Wasps that was the ...

Wasps' Dai Young: "It was gut-wrenching to be so close" - Coventry Telegraph

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young praised his side's Herculean effort after their 20–23 extra-time loss to Exeter Chiefs at Twickenham in the Premiership Final. A 97th minute Gareth Steenson penalty was eventually all that separated the two sides ...

Wasps blow as injured Kurtley Beale ruled out of Premiership final - ClickLancashire

Exeter Chiefs was crowned Premiership champion for the first time after Gareth Steenson's penalty two minutes from the end of extra-time secured a dramatic 23-20 victory over Wasps at Twickenham. Having dumped European Champions Saracens out of ...

5 things we learned from the Aviva Premiership final - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Exeter Chiefs slugged their way to a maiden Aviva Premiership title thanks to a 23-20 victory over Wasps after extra time in Saturday's final at Twickenham. Here, we examine five key lessons from the Chiefs' dramatic triumph. @premrugby Your Aviva ...

Exeter win Premiership final thriller - Yahoo Singapore News

Exeter were crowned English club champions for the first time in their history as they beat Wasps 23-20 after extra time in a tense, thrilling Premiership final at Twickenham on Saturday. Exeter fly-half Gareth Steenson's penalty 30 seconds from normal ...

Rob Baxter shares word of wisdom with Paul Tisdale as Exeter Chiefs win the Premiership - Devon Live

After seeing his team triumph in the Premiership final against Wasps, Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter had a few words of wisdom to share with Exeter City counterpart Paul Tisdale. The city's two premier sporting teams are both involved in London ...

Premiership final five things we learned: Exeter Chiefs learn from their mistakes, Wasps will come again - The Independent

The build-up to the Premiership final saw the Exeter Chiefs head coach, Rob Baxter, talks up how his side had learned from the defeat by Saracens a year ago and now expected more to come from the play-offs. That certainly showed last week against ...

Joe Launchbury: "As captain I could not have asked for any more" - Coventry Telegraph

Wasps were sunk at Twickenham by Exeter captain Gareth Steenson's penalty three minutes from the end of extra-time which saw the Chiefs crowned Aviva Premiership champions for the first time. Steenson's dramatic intervention edged the black-and-golds ...

Hero Steeno thanks to a little help from his late dad - Devon Live

Gareth Steenson has revealed that a prayer to his late father helped him kick Exeter Chiefs to Premiership final victory. The Chiefs fly-half booted the winning penalty with just two minutes of extra time left on the clock to hand Exe a 23-30 win in a ...

Fans, players and pundits react as Exeter Chiefs win the Premiership - Devon Live

Exeter Chiefs are Premiership champions for the first time in their history following an incredible final at Twickenham that saw them run out 23-20 winners over Wasps after extra-time. After leading 14-10 at half-time thanks to tries from Jack Nowell ...

Rugby-Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps - Yahoo Sports

LONDON, May 27 (Reuters) - Exeter Chiefs were crowned English rugby's Premiership champions for the first time on Saturday when veteran flyhalf Gareth Steenson landed a nerveless penalty three minutes from the end of extra time to beat Wasps 23-20 in ...