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Newcastle 14-20 Exeter: The guests’ head coach Ali Hepher stated they obtained a ‘monkey off our again’ with their first Premiership away win for 13 months, whereas condemning the hosts to a seventh straight defeat

  • Exeter Chiefs moved as much as third within the Premiership with long-awaited away win
  • Newcastle have seven losses from seven after being humbled by Exeter 
  • Exeter’s head coach Ali Hepher was relieved to get a ‘monkey off our again’ 

Head coach Ali Hepher admitted Exeter have been relieved to get ‘the monkey off the again’ with a primary away win within the Premiership for 13 months as they handed struggling Newcastle a seventh successive loss.

Exeter’s a lot wanted win on the street takes them again as much as third within the Premiership and Hepher stated: ‘Hopefully, the monkey is off the again and this provides the group confidence however there’s a nonetheless much more to do.

‘It’s good to get that win and though we managed massive elements of the sport however we could not recover from the road. They went exhausting on the break down and had a transparent tactic to strip the ball. 

‘It was a troublesome sport and Newcastle fought us in each space. We needed to battle to get by way of.’

Newcastle Head coach Alex Codling had sturdy phrases for his crew, stating: ‘Nobody needs a win greater than me and we confirmed numerous braveness to come back again after going behind after which main 14-5 we should always win that sport. 

Exeter head coach Ali Hepher admitted Exeter were relieved to get a long-awaited  away win

Exeter head coach Ali Hepher admitted Exeter have been relieved to get a long-awaited  away win

Newcastle's Jamie Blamire scored a try as the hosts regained the lead in the first eight minutes

Newcastle’s Jamie Blamire scored a attempt because the hosts regained the lead within the first eight minutes

‘However in the intervening time we make some actually primary errors and they’re going to kill you at any degree. Basically, that’s not acceptable. Now we go to Leicester – one of many hardest grounds within the nation.’



Newcastle Falcons

Tries: Blamire, Moroni 

Conversions: Johnson (2)


Exeter Chiefs 

Tries: Feyi-Waboso, Slade, Iosefa-Scott 

Conversion: Slade 

Penalty: Slade

Newcastle have been sad with the blow flanker Man Pepper took in a ruck that compelled him off and this eliminated a participant who was inflicting Exeter issues on the break down the place they conceded 13 turnovers.

England boss Steve Borthwick was within the crowd and noticed out of favour Henry Slade present his versatility at full again having moved from the mid-field when the Exeter backs suffered two accidents. 

Slade scored a second half attempt however had an detached time off the kicking tee and after lacking the conversion to take the lead from his personal rating, he added the additional factors after Josh Iosefa-Scott barged over mid-way by way of the second half.

Exeter had wanted simply 35 seconds to opening the scoring by way of wing Immanuel Feyi-Waboso who burst by way of three tackles to attain however Newcastle grabbed maintain of the sport with tries from England hooker Jamie Blamire and Pumas centre Matias Moroni with Louise Johnson kicking two conversions. 

Nonetheless, they failed to attain within the second half as Exeter lastly took management and the house facet needed to accept a shedding bonus level.



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