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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

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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

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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

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Source: Exeter Chiefs

Appleby adds four more to Chiefs squad

With the new Premier 15s season edging ever closer, Exeter Chiefs Women’s Head Coach, Susie Appleby, is continuing her squad strengthening with four more new recruits added to the mix. Welsh quartet Meg Davies, Ffion Lewis, Abbie Fleming and Niamh Terry are the latest recruits Appleby has added to her squad. Lewis, Fleming and Terry

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Susie Appleby signs two Spanish internationals

Susie Appleby’s promise of bringing international stars to the newly-formed Exeter Chiefs Women’s side continues today with confirmation of the signings of Patricia Garcia and Laura Delgado. The two Spanish internationals arrive just 24 hours after Appleby announced the arrival of highly-rated Dutch international Linde van der Velden. In what will be the club’s debut

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Source: Exeter Chiefs

Van der Velden signs for the Chiefs

Exeter Chiefs Women have today confirmed highly-rated Netherlands international, Linde van der Velden as the first of a number of new signings heading to Sandy Park ahead of the new season. Van der Velden, 25, is Susie Appleby’s first new arrival and joins the Chiefs having previously played for Castricum in the Netherlands and, more

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