Source: Nick Heath

The Newbies put in their Place

Allianz Premier 15s Final – Saracens v Exeter Chiefs Sixways, Worcester This was a very different Sarries side from the one that let in 50 points at Sandy Park recently. For one thing, they had Marlie Packer and Poppy Cleall firing on all cylinders, and few sides in the world know how to deal with

Continue Reading →


Source: Exeter Chiefs

Appleby adds International trio to squad

Susie Appleby spoke of her delight after she today bolstered her Exeter Chiefs Women’s squad with three new international names. Irish winger Laura Sheehan, together with USA forwards Rachel Johnson and Joanna Kitlinski, have all been added to the Chiefs roster ahead of this weekend’s return to Allianz Premier 15s action against local rivals Bristol

Continue Reading →

Exeter Chiefs Women’s side to face Wasps

Head Coach Susie Appleby is relishing the challenge that the next four weeks of Allianz Premier 15s fixtures will bring for her Exeter Chiefs side. Buoyed by back-to-back wins over Worcester Warriors (19-7) and DMP Sharks (31-6), the latter secured with tries from Garnet Mackinder (2,) Laura Delgado, Kate Zackary and Patricia Garcia, Appleby still

Continue Reading →


Source: Ryan Hiscott/JMP

Appleby names Chiefs side to face Harlequins

Exeter Chiefs Women head coach Susie Appleby insists her side have ‘nothing to lose’ ahead of tomorrow’s Allianz Premier 15s clash away to table-topping Harlequins. Although winless so far in their maiden season, Appleby saw plenty of positives again in last weekend’s narrow home defeat to Bristol Bears to give her plenty of encouragement before

Continue Reading →


Source: Ryan Hiscott/JMP

Exeter Chief side to play Bristol Bears in first home game

Susie Appleby’s Exeter Chiefs Women‘s team come into their first home Allianz Premier 15s encounter against Bristol Bears, determined to focus on the significant positives from last week’s encounter with Gloucester-Hartpury. Despite receiving something of a wake-up call against a side featuring numerous international players, Appleby will be hoping the home comforts of Sandy Park

Continue Reading →


Source: World Rugby

Appleby’s Famous Five

The international invasion of new talent heading into the Exeter Chiefs Women’s ranks show no sign of slowing down after head coach Susie Appleby confirmed the arrival of five new faces. With the Chiefs set to kick-off their first-ever Allianz Premier 15s campaign on Saturday, away to Gloucester-Hartpury, Appleby admits her selection plans have been

Continue Reading →