Exeter Chiefs

Exeter Chiefs 12-16 Leicester (LV Cup) 2017-03-19 15:00

Leicester
Exeter Chiefs   Leicester
12 Pts 16
21:21 Time In Opponent's 22 07:07
61 61
Possession
39 39
97 97
10 Minute Possession
3 3
2 Tries 1

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Good to see @BigChiefExeter looking very dashing in his Anglo Welsh kit. Relaxed as well - doesn't need to catch anything today.

2017-03-19 14:57:05

Chiefs will start the game. Simmonds kicks deep. Collected well. Tigers clear to touch at their 22,

2017-03-19 15:01:16

01 Chiefs win their LO and maul. Tigers collapse it, Chiefs go to the corner.

2017-03-19 15:02:09

03 LO disrupted but Chiefs clear up, Strong carries from Ewers, Welch Atkiins. Bodilly breaks through. Pinged. Crossing.

2017-03-19 15:04:02

04 Chiefs win the Tigers LO at the 10m line. Lose the ball in contact. Tigers kick long. Turner returns the compliment.

2017-03-19 15:05:25

06 Chiefs penalised at halfway. Not rolling away in the tackle. Tigers LO 15m from Chiefs line.

2017-03-19 15:06:34

07 Tigers win their line-out. Good defence by Chiefs forces Tigers into touch. ChiefsLO

2017-03-19 15:08:13

08 Thought @mrjamesshort was away then. Ref brings him back for a forward pass. 0-0

2017-03-19 15:09:05

09 Scrum goes down. Front rows have a minor skirmish. Nobody hurt. Reset

2017-03-19 15:10:20

10 Another scrum reset. It is about 33m from Chiefs line. Free kick to Tigers. They ask for another scrum.

2017-03-19 15:11:49

11 Free kick to Chiefs. Tigers choppsying away and ref marches them back 10m. Chiefs attack but are penalised. Tigers going for three.

2017-03-19 15:12:47

12 Burns scores form the tee, Exeter 0 Tigers 3

2017-03-19 15:13:50

13 Chiefs restart goes dead. Tigers scrum at HW.

2017-03-19 15:14:16

15 Couple of kicks exchanged. Tigers penalised for not releasing. Chiefs LO at Tigers 10m.

2017-03-19 15:16:15

16 Try Chiefs! @mrjamesshort bursts through and dots down in the corner from about 40m out. https://t.co/areb1iVXqw

2017-03-19 15:17:36

17 No extras Chiefs 5 Tigers 3

2017-03-19 15:18:01

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.

2017-03-19 15:19:40

18 Classed as a 'seatbelt' tackle. Penalty only, Chiefs have a LO at Tigers 10m line.

2017-03-19 15:20:18

19 Try Tigers. Brady intercepts at halfway. No stopping him from there. Burns adds two more. Chiefs 5 Tigers 10

2017-03-19 15:21:56

21 SImple exit by Tigers. Long touch clearance to Chiefs10m - Chiefs lose their LO. Burns goes high. Turner takes brilliantly

2017-03-19 15:23:40

23 Chiefs having trouble gauging the wind. Second clearance kick goes dead. Scrum to Tigers back at Chiefs 22.

2017-03-19 15:25:26

24 Scrum FK to Tigers - they opt for another scrum.

2017-03-19 15:26:09

25 Chiefs pinged again. Full penalty this time. Burns steps up. He gets it. Chiefs 5 Tigers 13

2017-03-19 15:27:32

27 Chiefs very unlucky. @dave_ewers makes a good break. Hill just cannot hold on to the offload. Tigers scrum at their 10m line.

2017-03-19 15:29:48

29 Superb work by @Jules_Salvi at the breakdown. He gets a turnover and a penalty. Chiefs LO at hw.

2017-03-19 15:32:02

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

2017-03-19 15:34:09

32 Tigers go wide left after a couple of hit ups. Knock on at the Chiefs 22. Scrum time.

2017-03-19 15:35:16

33 Couple of kicks exchanged. Turner puts in a long touch finder. Tigers LO at their 22.

2017-03-19 15:37:20

34 Tigers win their LO - clear to touch, Chiefs maul their LO, It goes down. Tigers scrum. Just outside their 22.

2017-03-19 15:38:27

37 Chiefs awarded penalty. @joesimmo10 goes wide right.

2017-03-19 15:41:33

38 Chiefs take the restart and come thumping back with Simmonds and Ewers to the fore. They get a scrum at Tigers 22.

2017-03-19 15:43:41

39 Chiefs get close but lose the ball. Tigers mount a fast counter-attack. Chiefs penalised for a high tackle. Malton yellow carded.

2017-03-19 15:44:56

40 Long shot for Burns. Makes it.

2017-03-19 15:45:52

HT - Exeter Chiefs 5 Leicester Tigers 16 https://t.co/GMmD5RLRQt

2017-03-19 15:47:09

Second half about to start. A reminder that Chiefs are currently down to 14 men. ATkins collects well. Box kicked.

2017-03-19 16:01:54

This is better from Chiefs. Real go forward from Hill and Turner amongst others. Tigers penalised. Simmonds going for three

2017-03-19 16:04:06

44 The penalty fades across the posts

2017-03-19 16:04:47

45 Magnificent play from Bodilly Turner and Mauder who gets the try?. We are going to the TMO

2017-03-19 16:06:59

45 Long long discussion between ref and TMO results in a knockon decision. Tigers scrum at their 10m line.

2017-03-19 16:08:33

45 Taione for Simmonds while Malton is off.

2017-03-19 16:08:52

46 Strong scrummage from Tigers and the get the penalty - LO at Chiefs 10m line. Chiefs 5 Tigers 16

2017-03-19 16:10:12

48 Maunder box kicks. Tigers let it bounce. Welch very nearly gathers it in. Play goes on and Tigers get a penalty at HW.

2017-03-19 16:12:08

51 Strong and hard defence by Chiefs yields them a penalty. Their LO at their 10m line. Malton and Simmonds return

2017-03-19 16:15:10

52 Chiefs lose their lineout. Tigers cannot break through so grubber the ball to touch in Chiefs 22. Chiefs 5 Tigers 16

2017-03-19 16:16:54

53 That was too close! Chiefs just manage to touch down in our in-goal. Milliseconds before Tigers get there,

2017-03-19 16:18:22

55 It just isn't Chiefs day. They just cannot convert their half-breaks. Penalised again at Tigers 22.

2017-03-19 16:20:32

56 Skinner for Atkins

2017-03-19 16:21:57

56 Tigers having a similar problem with length of kick. Theirs goes dead so Chiefs have a scrum near halfway.

2017-03-19 16:22:54

58 Front rows having fun and games.

2017-03-19 16:24:21

58 Tigers penalised at the scrum. Chiefs lineout 20m from Tigers line.

2017-03-19 16:25:05

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

2017-03-19 16:29:13

63 Malton, Ewers and Welch putting in hard shift today.

2017-03-19 16:29:52

64 Chiefs cannot make the try line but ref was playing advantage. Taione for Malton. Chiefs opt for another 5m scrum.

2017-03-19 16:31:54

Long break in play for running repairs.

2017-03-19 16:32:33

65 Simmonds picks up and goes for the line. He is held up. Another scrum. Owlett for Holmes

2017-03-19 16:34:22

This is a game some would describe as 'for the purists'.

2017-03-19 16:34:50

66 Chiefs penalised.at their attacking 5m scrum. Tigers lineout at their 22m.

2017-03-19 16:35:47

67 Chiefs win the Tigers lineout and attack. Knock on. Tigers kick long.

2017-03-19 16:37:20

70 Thomas Keast and Johnson on for Ewers Rimmer and Maunder. They will join for a Tigers LO midway in Tigers half.

2017-03-19 16:40:03

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.

2017-03-19 16:41:51

72 Chiefs running in to a brick wall defence at halfway. One brick a bit high though so Tigers penalised.

2017-03-19 16:43:51

74 Tigers defence remains strong in the face of the Chiefs onslaught around the Tigers 22.

2017-03-19 16:46:03

77 Chiefs have had possession for a long time. Tigers defence awesome

2017-03-19 16:48:57

78 Try Chiefs! @samsimmonds_ stretches for the line and touches down. https://t.co/ezSQtywMM1

2017-03-19 16:49:59

78 Hooley converts Chiefs 12 Tigers 16 https://t.co/hwVPXpNUlJ

2017-03-19 16:50:34

79 Chiefs have moved the ball o halfway

2017-03-19 16:51:58

79 Knock on from Chiefs. Tigers can run the clock down.

2017-03-19 16:52:38

FULL TIME: Exeter Chiefs 12 Leicester Tigers 16 https://t.co/Lz0vdHDusF

2017-03-19 16:53:21

Well played @LeicesterTigers - congratulations on winning the AngloWelsh Cup Final. Safe trip back all.

2017-03-19 16:53:46

RT @emilyskinner_: Might've lost the match, but so proud of this one 😻 https://t.co/gV1whBjdvc

2017-03-19 16:54:19

Pts

1 2 OT F
5 7 12
16 0 16

Events

  • 13' - 1st Penalty Kick - Burns (Leicester)
  • 16' - 1st Try - Short (Exeter Chiefs)
  • 19' - 2nd Try - Brady (Leicester)
  • 20' - 1st Conversion - Burns (Leicester)
  • 26' - 2nd Penalty Kick - Burns (Leicester)
  • 41' - 1st Yellow Card - Malton (Exeter Chiefs)
  • 42' - 3rd Penalty Kick - Burns (Leicester)
  • 5-16: First Half score
  • 2nd Half
  • 78' - 3rd Try - Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs)
  • 78' - 2nd Conversion - (Exeter Chiefs)