- Exeter Chiefs
teamname = Exeter Chiefs
fullname = Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club
founded = 1871
capacity = 7,300
coach = flagicon|ENG
National Division One
season = 2008-09
position = 2nd
url = www.exeterchiefs.co.uk
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Exeter Rugby Club is a
rugby unionclub based in Exeter, England.
The Exeter club was formed around 1871 and played its first match in 1873.
In 1905, Devon played a match against the
All Blacksat the County Ground, the home of the club, attracting a crowd of 6,000.
The first team has been rebranded as the Exeter Chiefs and play in a strip of Black, White and Cambridge Blue.
The Chiefs currently play in
National Division Oneand relocated from the County Ground to Sandy Parkin the summer of 2006, which has a ground that can accommodate 8000. They are currently managed by Pete Drewett. In recent seasons a large effort has been made by the club to gain promotion to the Guinness Premiershipthis was typified by the recruitment in the 2007/2008 off season when the club acquired the services of seasoned professionals; Craig Dunleaand Clive Stuart-Smith(from Llanelli Scarlets), Danny Grayand Saul Nelson(from Bristol), John Andressand Lewis Stevenson(from Ulster), Andy Miller(from The Borders) and Brett Sturgess(from Connacht).
The Chiefs have also reached the final of the
EDF Energy Trophy(formerly the Powergen Shield) in four of the last seven seasons but have finished runners-up on each occasion.
* [http://www.exeterchiefs.co.uk/ Exeter Chiefs official site]
* [http://www.sportnetwork.net/boards/list/s548.htm Exeter Chiefs Unofficial - fans message board etc.]
* [http://www.itsrugby.co.uk/equipe-exeter.html Exeter on itsrugby.co.uk]
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