EXETER CHIEFS eye Premiership points record

Henry Slade 20193070Exeter Chiefs are set to set a new Premiership points record following their seven-try 52-20 mauling of Leicester Tigers at Welford Road.

Chiefs' big win - their 15th in 18 league starts - means they are now on 76 points and fast closing in on Saracens' Premiership record mark 87.

Rob Baxter’s table-topping team have four games to play in the regular season, three on home soil at Sandy Park, which will also stage their play-off semi-final following yesterday's biggest Chiefs win in the Tigers den.

Centurion: England international ace Henry Slade marked his 100th Premiership appearance with one of Chiefs magnificent seven tries.

Tigers M Toomua (G Owen 69); J May, M Tuilagi, K Eastmond (S Aspland-Robinson 40, J Kerr 58), J Olowofela; G Ford, S Harrison (B White 53); E Genge (F Gigena 72), T Youngs (capt), D Cole (J Heyes 72); W Spencer, G Kitchener; M Fitzgerald (V Mapapalangi 73), M Williams (G Thompson 62), B O’Connor.

Tries - May, T Youngs; Conversions - G Ford (2); Penalties - G Ford (2)

Red Card: T Youngs

Chiefs S Cordero; J Nowell, H Slade (I Whitten 66), O Devoto (S Hill 55), O Woodburn; J Simmonds, N White (J Maunder ; A Hepburn (B Moon 48), J Yeandle (capt, L Cowan-Dickie 48), H Williams (T Francis 48); S Lonsdale, O Atkins (T Salmon 56); D Ewers (R Capstick 66), D Armand, M Kvesic.

Tries - Kvesic, Yeandle, Woodburn, Slade, Devoto, Cordero, Nowell; Conversions - J Simmonds (7); Penalty - J Simmonds

Yellow Card: Nowell

Referee: T Foley

Attendance: 21,503

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