Sam Skinner try sparks Exeter victory against Bristol in battle of top two

Bristol 12-20 ExeterSimmonds and Slade shine with Warren Gatland watchingSam Simmonds and Henry Slade were among several Exeter players to enhance their British & Irish Lions tour prospects in front of a watching Warren Gatland as the Chiefs struck a big psychological blow in the Premiership title race. The league leaders Bristol finished a clear second on the night and the gap between the top two sides has now been cut to eight points with five rounds to play. Related: ‘Get busy living’: Matt Hampson on changing perceptions of injuries Continue reading...

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  • Simmonds and Slade shine with Warren Gatland watching

Sam Simmonds and Henry Slade were among several Exeter players to enhance their British & Irish Lions tour prospects in front of a watching Warren Gatland as the Chiefs struck a big psychological blow in the Premiership title race. The league leaders Bristol finished a clear second on the night and the gap between the top two sides has now been cut to eight points with five rounds to play.

Related: ‘Get busy living’: Matt Hampson on changing perceptions of injuries

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