Home Manager: Rob Baxter Away Manager: Aaron Mauger
|Exeter RC Chiefs||Leicester FC Tigers|
|21:21||Time In Opponent's 22||07:07|
|10 Minute Possession||
Good to see @BigChiefExeter looking very dashing in his Anglo Welsh kit. Relaxed as well - doesn't need to catch anything today.
Chiefs will start the game. Simmonds kicks deep. Collected well. Tigers clear to touch at their 22,
01 Chiefs win their LO and maul. Tigers collapse it, Chiefs go to the corner.
03 LO disrupted but Chiefs clear up, Strong carries from Ewers, Welch Atkiins. Bodilly breaks through. Pinged. Crossing.
04 Chiefs win the Tigers LO at the 10m line. Lose the ball in contact. Tigers kick long. Turner returns the compliment.
06 Chiefs penalised at halfway. Not rolling away in the tackle. Tigers LO 15m from Chiefs line.
07 Tigers win their line-out. Good defence by Chiefs forces Tigers into touch. ChiefsLO
08 Thought @mrjamesshort was away then. Ref brings him back for a forward pass. 0-0
09 Scrum goes down. Front rows have a minor skirmish. Nobody hurt. Reset
10 Another scrum reset. It is about 33m from Chiefs line. Free kick to Tigers. They ask for another scrum.
11 Free kick to Chiefs. Tigers choppsying away and ref marches them back 10m. Chiefs attack but are penalised. Tigers going for three.
12 Burns scores form the tee, Exeter 0 Tigers 3
13 Chiefs restart goes dead. Tigers scrum at HW.
15 Couple of kicks exchanged. Tigers penalised for not releasing. Chiefs LO at Tigers 10m.
16 Try Chiefs! @mrjamesshort bursts through and dots down in the corner from about 40m out. https://t.co/areb1iVXqw
17 No extras Chiefs 5 Tigers 3
18 High kick from Chiefs is brilliantly taken by the Tigers player. He knocks on. We are going to the TMO for an earlier high tackle.
18 Classed as a 'seatbelt' tackle. Penalty only, Chiefs have a LO at Tigers 10m line.
19 Try Tigers. Brady intercepts at halfway. No stopping him from there. Burns adds two more. Chiefs 5 Tigers 10
21 SImple exit by Tigers. Long touch clearance to Chiefs10m - Chiefs lose their LO. Burns goes high. Turner takes brilliantly
23 Chiefs having trouble gauging the wind. Second clearance kick goes dead. Scrum to Tigers back at Chiefs 22.
24 Scrum FK to Tigers - they opt for another scrum.
25 Chiefs pinged again. Full penalty this time. Burns steps up. He gets it. Chiefs 5 Tigers 13
27 Chiefs very unlucky. @dave_ewers makes a good break. Hill just cannot hold on to the offload. Tigers scrum at their 10m line.
29 Superb work by @Jules_Salvi at the breakdown. He gets a turnover and a penalty. Chiefs LO at hw.
30 Tigers defence holding strong in the 10m corridor. They get a penalty at the breakdown. Their LO at Chiefs 22. Chiefs 5 Tigers 13
32 Tigers go wide left after a couple of hit ups. Knock on at the Chiefs 22. Scrum time.
33 Couple of kicks exchanged. Turner puts in a long touch finder. Tigers LO at their 22.
34 Tigers win their LO - clear to touch, Chiefs maul their LO, It goes down. Tigers scrum. Just outside their 22.
37 Chiefs awarded penalty. @joesimmo10 goes wide right.
38 Chiefs take the restart and come thumping back with Simmonds and Ewers to the fore. They get a scrum at Tigers 22.
39 Chiefs get close but lose the ball. Tigers mount a fast counter-attack. Chiefs penalised for a high tackle. Malton yellow carded.
40 Long shot for Burns. Makes it.
HT - Exeter Chiefs 5 Leicester Tigers 16 https://t.co/GMmD5RLRQt
Second half about to start. A reminder that Chiefs are currently down to 14 men. ATkins collects well. Box kicked.
This is better from Chiefs. Real go forward from Hill and Turner amongst others. Tigers penalised. Simmonds going for three
44 The penalty fades across the posts
45 Magnificent play from Bodilly Turner and Mauder who gets the try?. We are going to the TMO
45 Long long discussion between ref and TMO results in a knockon decision. Tigers scrum at their 10m line.
45 Taione for Simmonds while Malton is off.
46 Strong scrummage from Tigers and the get the penalty - LO at Chiefs 10m line. Chiefs 5 Tigers 16
48 Maunder box kicks. Tigers let it bounce. Welch very nearly gathers it in. Play goes on and Tigers get a penalty at HW.
51 Strong and hard defence by Chiefs yields them a penalty. Their LO at their 10m line. Malton and Simmonds return
52 Chiefs lose their lineout. Tigers cannot break through so grubber the ball to touch in Chiefs 22. Chiefs 5 Tigers 16
53 That was too close! Chiefs just manage to touch down in our in-goal. Milliseconds before Tigers get there,
55 It just isn't Chiefs day. They just cannot convert their half-breaks. Penalised again at Tigers 22.
56 Skinner for Atkins
56 Tigers having a similar problem with length of kick. Theirs goes dead so Chiefs have a scrum near halfway.
58 Front rows having fun and games.
58 Tigers penalised at the scrum. Chiefs lineout 20m from Tigers line.
62 Huge number of phases with a lot of hard yards. Ends with Chiefs being awarded a penalty right under Tigers posts. They opt for a scrum
63 Malton, Ewers and Welch putting in hard shift today.
64 Chiefs cannot make the try line but ref was playing advantage. Taione for Malton. Chiefs opt for another 5m scrum.
Long break in play for running repairs.
65 Simmonds picks up and goes for the line. He is held up. Another scrum. Owlett for Holmes
This is a game some would describe as 'for the purists'.
66 Chiefs penalised.at their attacking 5m scrum. Tigers lineout at their 22m.
67 Chiefs win the Tigers lineout and attack. Knock on. Tigers kick long.
70 Thomas Keast and Johnson on for Ewers Rimmer and Maunder. They will join for a Tigers LO midway in Tigers half.
71 Chiefs lose the ball in contact at HW Tigers kick the ball in on the full. Hooley and Hendrickson on for Simmonds and Hill.
72 Chiefs running in to a brick wall defence at halfway. One brick a bit high though so Tigers penalised.
74 Tigers defence remains strong in the face of the Chiefs onslaught around the Tigers 22.
77 Chiefs have had possession for a long time. Tigers defence awesome
78 Try Chiefs! @samsimmonds_ stretches for the line and touches down. https://t.co/ezSQtywMM1
78 Hooley converts Chiefs 12 Tigers 16 https://t.co/hwVPXpNUlJ
79 Chiefs have moved the ball o halfway
79 Knock on from Chiefs. Tigers can run the clock down.
FULL TIME: Exeter Chiefs 12 Leicester Tigers 16 https://t.co/Lz0vdHDusF
Well played @LeicesterTigers - congratulations on winning the AngloWelsh Cup Final. Safe trip back all.
RT @emilyskinner_: Might've lost the match, but so proud of this one 😻 https://t.co/gV1whBjdvc