RECAP: Exeter Chiefs v Bath
READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our coverage of the Premiership semifinal between Exeter Chiefs and Bath in Exeter.
This is Exeter Chiefs fifth straight Premiership semifinal, all four previous ones being played at Sandy Park, and all ending in victory. Chiefs have lost their last three Premiership matches but have not lost four in succession since season 2014-15.
Exeter were defeated by London Irish in Round 21 in their most recent game at Sandy Park but have not lost successive games in the Premiership at the venue since September 2014.
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Exeter Chiefs: 15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Olly Woodburn, 13 Henry Slade, 12 Ollie Devoto, 11 Tom O’Flaherty, 10 Joe Simmonds (captain), 9 Jack Maunder, 8 Sam Simmonds, 7 Jacques Vermeulen, 6 Dave Ewers, 5 Jonny Hill, 4 Jonny Gray, 3 Harry Williams, 2 Luke Cowan-Dickie, 1 Alec Hepburn.
Replacements: 16 Jack Yeandle, 17 Ben Moon, 18 Tomas Francis, 19 Sam Skinner, 20 Jannes Kirsten, 21 Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, 22 Gareth Steenson, 23 Ian Whitten.
Bath: 15 Anthony Watson, 14 Ruaridh McConnochie, 13 Jonathan Joseph, 12 Cameron Redpath, 11 Joe Cokanasiga, 10 Rhys Priestland, 9 Ben Spencer, 8 Taulupe Faletau, 7 Sam Underhill, 6 Tom Ellis, 5 Charlie Ewels (captain), 4 Josh McNally, 3 Will Stuart, 2 Tom Dunn, 1 Beno Obano.
Replacements: 16 Jack Walker, 17 Lewis Boyce, 18 Christian Judge, 19 Elliott Stooke, 20 Miles Reid, 21 Will Chudley, 22 Josh Matavesi, 23 Tom de Glanville.
Referee: Luke Pearce
Assistant referees. Craig Maxwell-Keys & Adam Leal
TMO: Wayne Barnes