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Exeter’s Sam Simmonds leaves it late to crush Bath’s hopes of a first win

Bath 16-23 ExeterChiefs eke out hard-fought victory over struggling hostsThe Gallagher Premiership season is over three months old and Bath still cannot buy a win. They came agonisingly close here but ultimately could not quite seal the deal, a well-taken 77th-minute try from number eight Sam Simmonds securing fourth-placed Exeter a scrappy but hard-earned victory.Despite the return of Dave Ewers, back for the first time since mid-October, and Henry Slade, fresh from his productive autumn with England, there was never any sense of Exeter having things all their own way. Continue reading...

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