Exeter Chiefs have been the best team in the land since we began this campaign 372 days ago, and their Heineken Cup-Gallagher Premiership triumph is just reward for what was a turbulent and critical 13 months for the sport.
Exeter Chiefs completed a momentous double when they beat Wasps 19-13 in a rain-lashed arm-wrestle of a Premiership final in a near-empty Twickenham on Saturday a week after winning the European Champions Cup.
Wasps have been given the green light to play in Saturday's Gallagher Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs after the latest batch of COVID-19 results came back all negative.
Wasps risk giving up their place in the Premiership final to Bristol after reporting 11 positive COVID-19 tests in week, halting team training.
Exeter Chiefs were crowned kings of Europe on Saturday after a 31-27 win over Racing 92 in a superb Champions Cup final in Bristol.
Exeter Chiefs chairman Tony Rowe has warned clubs could go bust if fans are not allowed into stadiums by the end of the year.
The review comes after two competing petitions were set up to either keep or remove the name.
Exeter Chiefs agreed the extension of 30 contracts amid financial insecurity from the coronavirus pandemic and new salary cap rules.
Resuming training is safer than visiting a supermarket and some Premiership players and coaches are "finding all the reasons" to avoid returning to play amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby Rob Baxter.
Exeter Chiefs have donated the £350,000 given to them after Saracens' salary cap ban to charity.
Jonny Gray will join Exeter Chiefs next season, the club announced in a statement on Friday.
Exeter Chiefs beat Saracens 14-7 to regain first place in the Premiership on Sunday.
Exeter Chiefs winger Jack Nowell has left England's World Cup training camp in Treviso, Italy, for further assessment on an ankle injury.
Champions Saracens will play Harlequins in the first rugby match at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the Gallagher Premiership has confirmed with the release of its 2019-20 fixtures.
Jack Nowell is set to be available for the World Cup having undergone a successful ankle surgery.
Saracens' fourth Premiership title in five years was business as usual for the Champions Cup winners, who will expect to dominate for years to come.
Saracens made it back-to-back Premiership titles with a 37-34 victory over Exeter at Twickenham, completing the double in doing so.
Saracens captain Brad Barritt has recovered from a hamstring injury to start against Exeter Chiefs in Saturday's Premiership final, the club said on Friday.
The Chiefs moved top with a dominant 31-13 victory over their rivals at Sandy Park.
Exeter Chiefs and England winger Nowell tore his hamstring during the November internationals and faces a race to be fit for the Six Nations.
Exeter Chiefs have announced the signing of Scotland international Stuart Hogg on a two-year deal.
Gareth Steenson's bar is stacked full of memorabilia from his long career but far from contemplating his testimonial year, the Exeter Chiefs fly-half has unfinished business as Saracens visit.
Exeter Chiefs ran in eight tries as they extended their impressive winning run against Worcester Warriors with a crushing 57-22 victory at Sandy Park.
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Ahead of Round 7 of the Aviva Premiership, we bring you all the team news.
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