Jack Thomas Nowell, born April 11, 1993 in Truro (England), is an international English rugby union player playing as winger, back or center (1.81 m for 90 kg). He has played Premiership in the Exeter Chiefs since 2010, as well as in England since 2014.

Jack Nowell started rugby at a very young age, at 6 years old, in the Penzance Pirates club not far from his hometown. He represents Cornwall from the age of 14 to his 17 years of age, where, due to his outstanding level in youth, he obtains team selections from England.

The English Premier League club Exeter, which will allow him to continue the selections in youth as he obtains many selections in under 18 and under 19, notes him. At the age of 18 only, he honors his first match with the Chiefs in an Anglo-Welsh Cup game against the Ospreys on October 15, 2011. The antechamber of the XV of the Rose, the under-20s, then appealed to his services and he will know the title of champion of Europe 2013. This season he knows a lot of tenures with his club and made remarkable games especially in the big posters, which earned him the title of best player in the championship at the end of the season. Also in 2013, he won the junior world championship.

Just now junior world champion, Jack Nowell is already making a strong impression on English coach Stuart Lancaster. He is then called in the list of 30 players who prepares the Six Nations Championship 2014. He takes his first steps as a holder against the French at the popular “Crunch”. Stuart Lancaster secured him in the five tournament fixtures, where youngster Nowell won through his fast-paced game that first allowed his team-mate Mike Brown to test Scotland, then to register his first attempt under the colors of the XV of the Rose against Italy.

In a club

  • Since 2010: Exeter Chiefs Flag: England
  • 2010-2011: → Redruth RFC Flag: England
  • 2011: → Plymouth Albion RFC Flag: England
  • 2012: Cornish Pirates: England
  • In the national team

He obtained his first international cape on February 1st, 2014 during a match against the French team in Saint-Denis (France).

  • prize list
  • In a club
  • Winner of the Premiership in 2017
  • Winner of the Anglo-Welsh Cup in 2014 and 2018
  • Finalist in 2016
  • Finalist of the Anglo-Welsh Cup in 2015
  • In the national team
  • Winner of the Six Nations Tournament in 2016 and 2017
  • Grand Slam in 2016
  • Winner of the Triple Crown in 2014 and 2016
  • Winner of the U-20 World Cup in 2013
  • Winner of the 2013 Six Nations Under-20 Tournament

Henry Slade, born March 19, 1993 in Plymouth (UK), is an international English rugby union player playing at the half-open or center position. He has played Premiership in the Exeter Chiefs since 2011, as well as in England since 2015


Henry Slade was born in South West England in Plymouth (Devon County). He is the grand-nephew of former Portsmouth Football Club footballer Geoff Williamson.

He first studied biology, physical education and graphic design at Plymouth College and, since his transfer to the Exeter Chiefs in 2011, studied Sports Science at the University of Exeter.

Professional debut

Trained in his home town at the Plymouth Albion Rugby Football Club, he became professional for the 2011-2012 season by signing to the Exeter Chiefs. However, he does not participate in any match with the first team and only makes a few appearances in the RFU Championship with the Plymouth club, in which he is loaned.

During the 2012-2013 season, he is still involved with both Plymouth and Exeter. He made his first-division debut against London Welsh on April 13, 2013, replacing Gareth Steenson and scoring his first points for the occasion: a transformation6. However, he plays only one other game, but participates in the Anglo-Welsh Cup in which he plays 3 games and scored 31 points. During this season, Exeter finished 6th in the championship, qualifying for the European Cup for the following season.

Slade is much more used during the following season, since he plays a total of 18 matches including 6 as holder. It’s also the year when he discovers Europe by taking part in the 6 matches of his H-Cup team; he scored 21 points but his team finished third in the pool and was eliminated from the competition before the finals. In the domestic league, Exeter finished 8th and qualifies for the “small” European Cup: the European Challenge.

The 2014-2015 season sees Henry Slade explode at the highest level, since he is the opening team holder of his team (22 games played, all incumbent) and he is elected best player of the championship of the month of February3. Exeter finishes the season in 5th place and is eliminated in the semifinals of the European Challenge. He is best named by Stuart Lancaster for the 2015 World Cup Prep Group, and is selected for the first time with the national team in pre-season games.

First steps in the national team

Henry Slade plays in all the youth selections, with the under-18s (2010-2011, several tries scored for 10 games played3), the under-19s (2011) and the under-20s (2012-2013), with whom he competes in the 2013 U-20 Nations Six Nations Championship and the 2013 World Junior Championship (both won). The England Academy coach says of him: “The way I play it reminds me of a young Toby Flood or Rory Clegg. ”

He also plays three times for the England Saxons (since January 2014) and wears for the first time the jersey of the Rose on June 1, 2014 against the Barbarians (15 points).

It is against France, August 15, 2015 during a match won 19 to 14 during the preparation matches of the World Cup, where he holds with the number 13, he gets his first cape. He is selected in the wake for the World Cup. He does not take part in the first three games of England, after which his country is eliminated, but holds against Uruguay against whom he scored his first international test.

In a championship game on December 5, 2015, Henry Slade seriously injured his leg: his coach plans to operate; his participation in the 2016 Six Nations Tournament is compromised.

He participated in the November 2016 tour where he played center against Fiji and back against Argentina, two games won at Twickenham.

He participates in his first Six Nations Tournament in February 2017, against Italy, as three-quarters center1. He only takes part in a match of the competition, but is called for the tour of June, where he plays twice against Argentina

Don Armand (born 23 September 1988) is an England international rugby union footballer. Originally from Zimbabwe, he plays as a flanker for Exeter Chiefs in the English Premiership.

When he arrived in Sandy Park in 2013, he was relatively unknown, and the Zimbabwe-born striker quickly became a proven force in the UK and Europe.

Armand made his debut in the western province in March 2012, defeating the Bolan Cavaliers 51-22.

That year he finished six appearances of the Vodacom Cup season and tried his name, but Super Football team player Stormers, who called them into their team for the final game of the Australian Tour, has noticed his performance. .

He defeated the Western Powers 17-3, made his debut at Super Rugby and became a member of the 2012 Western Conference Currie Cup, helping them win the final against the Durban Sharks.

Chiefs coach Rob Baxter apparently liked what he saw in Armand and brought him to England in the summer of 2013 with an initial two-year contract.

The all-around forward who was able to play in the back and second row quickly thrived in Devon and helped the Emirates win their first major silverware in March 2014, as he saw Northampton on the side Saints won LV = Cup.

Since then, Armand has been thriving in the colors of Exeter. He helped the club enter the Premier League finals in 2016 for the first time and lost to the Saracens, but a year later they participated in a game to help the Emirates see the Hornets in Twickenham. He was also selected for the Premier League Dream Team for the 2016/17 season.

On the international front, Armand was one of the five Exeter players who toured South Africa with the Saxon team in England in the summer of 2016. He then won his first England cap in a year and beat England in England. The Argentine team played off the bench.

Subsequently, Armand won the second international championship during the 2017 Six Nations Championship and stood out among the Chiefs of the Emirates, as they entered the Premier League final for the third time in May 2018, in the game of Twickenham. The gap between China and Israel narrowed to the rival Saracens.

Charlie Wright joined the Chiefs Senior Team for the first time this season and is a highly respected young man whose world is at his feet.

In the college structure, Wright’s back-end full-motion display won many admirers – not just in the Emirates – but last season he was called into the English U18 team.

The former Alumni School student continued to work at Exeter College College before former player Tom Skelding accepted the chief’s attention.

Although injuries were largely limited in the 2016/17 season, players are expected to make more progress. Wright is expected to reach a new level in the 2017/18 season with the release of the Devon Club and overpowering top stars.

Samuel David Simmonds (born 10 November 1994) is an English rugby union player for Premiership Rugby side Exeter Chiefs. His position of choice is back row forward. Sam grew up in Teignmouth Devon and played for Teignmouth R.F.C for most of his youth. After graduating through their academy, Simmonds made his Exeter Chiefs debut in November 2012

Among the two Simmons brothers at Sandy Park, Sam was ranked by college in the Emirates, making him an up and coming star in the game.

In November 2012, he first debuted for the club and traveled with the LV = Cup conflict to London Wales.

In the next few years, the talented support striker worked with the Emirates in Plymouth Albion and the Cornish Pirates under double registration.

Contacting advanced rugby will definitely help him to develop as he regularly plays in the Devon Club of the Singha Premier League 7s Championship at the beginning of each season.

Last season in the Singha 7s Simons really matured, leading the home in qualifying and then leading the final of the Ricoh Arena. His full-motion display helped the Emirates to the finals and only lost the game when they lost to the Hornets. Later in the season, he is rewarded when he won the Singha 7s tournament players at the Premier League Rugby Awards Gala.

This was one of the highlights of the 2016/17 Cincinnati event, which was followed by a large number of Emirates appearances at the end of the season to help them win the Premier League title in Twickenham and beat the Hornets.

He won the first half of the Premier League game against the Saracens in Twickenham and was defeated again by TMO in the extension of the final.

Exeter Chiefs – English rugby club from the city of the same name, Devon. The team holds home matches at Sandy Park Stadium, which can accommodate 12,600 spectators. Traditional colors – black for the main form and white for the guest. The team was founded in 1871, but its first game took place only in 1873. With the advent of the professional era in Chefs rugby, they played in the lower divisions of England for a long time and managed to get into the Premier League only in 2010.

After the increase, the team consistently improved its results, in the 2013/14 season, the Anglo-Welsh Cup resigned to the Leaders, and two years later, for the first time in history, they reached the Premier League playoff final, but were defeated by the Saracenes. Triumphant for the club was the season 2016/17. In the final match, Chefs defeated Wasps with a score of 20:23.

In 1905, the All Blacks match was played on the County Ground. Six thousand spectators watched the meeting.

Thomas Kelly, who played for Chifs in a Loka position, was the captain of the England team. January 1, 1908, he led the national team to victory over rivals from France with a score of 19-0.

In the late 2010s, the club used all the resources to enter the top division. In particular, the 2007/08 season is marked by the acquisition of many experienced athletes.

Four times the team went to the finals of the “E-df Energy Trophy”, but all the decisive matches ended with the defeat of Exeter.

Traditionally, Chefs fans welcome the game of the club with combat chants, often accompanied by drums.

Currently Exeter plays in top rank league of rugby – The English Premiership The English Premiership (for reasons of sponsorship called Gallagher Premiership) is the top English rugby XV professional league. It currently has 12 clubs and was established in 1987. Professional since 1996, it is part of the League of Rugby Football Union system that provides promotions and relegations. Immediately below the Premiership is the RFU Championship, second division national championship.

The Premiership winning team boasts the title of champion of England; this championship qualifies the English teams for the European Rugby Champions Cup and the European Rugby Challenge Cup.


The regular season normally takes place between September and May, with an Italian round-trip group. Each team then plays 22 matches in this phase, and the ranking is given by the sum of the points totaled for each match.

The scoring mechanism for each meeting is as follows:

4 points for victory;

2 points for a draw;

1 bonus point for defeat with a difference of 7 points or less;

1 bonus point for the team that scores at least 4 goals in a match.

At the end of the regular season there will be two semi-finals in a single race, in the first and second place, against the fourth and third place respectively. The two winning teams of the semifinals meet in a unique match on a neutral court that to date, since the establishment of the playoffs, has always been Twickenham Stadium, in London. The winning team of the final is champion of England.

Promotions and relegations

A system of promotions and retrocessions is foreseen, of which the Premiership is the summit. The club that ranks last in the regular season is relegated to the RFU Championship, the second national division. The winner of this last championship is also promoted to the Premiership.

Qualification for European competitions

Premiership clubs participate in two major European competitions, the Heineken Cup (the European club championship) and the European Challenge Cup. The number of teams participating in the latter is determined by that of the Heineken Cup participants. qualify for the Heineken Cup the first four Premiership teams, but the number may increase due to various factors: for example if a team other than the first four wins the previous Heineken Cup, or if it wins the Anglo-Welsh Cup (or finalist, if a team from Wales wins it). Up to seven teams can compete in the Heineken Cup. The other teams, excluding the relegated but including the newly promoted, participate in the European Challenge Cup the following season.

  • Current Exeter chiefs squad


  • England Jack Yindle Team Captain
  • England by Tom Cowen-Dickey
  • South Africa Shawn Malton
  • Tonga Elvis Taion


  • scotland mori low
  • england ben moon
  • England Carl Rimmer
  • england harry williams
  • Wales by Thomas Francis
  • Australian  Greg Holmes
  • England Alec Hepburn


  • Scotland Olli Atkins
  • South Africa Wilhelm van der Sluis
  • Australia Dave Dennis
  • Australia Mitch Lys
  • england johnny hill


  • England Don Armand
  • England by Matt Kvesic
  • Australia by Julian Salvi
  • England Toby Salmon
  • England by James Freeman
  • England  Dave Evers


  • England by Sam Simmonds
  • England by Thomas Waldrom
  • England by Kai Horstmann

Scram Half

  • England Jack Monder
  • Nick white Australia
  • England by Will Chadley
  • England Stuart Townsend

Fly half

  • England by Joe Simmonds
  • England by Henry Slade
  • Ireland by Gareth Stinson


  • England Max Bodili
  • England Olli Devoto
  • Italy Michele Campagnaro
  • Ireland Ian Whitten
  • England by Sam Hill


  • England Olli Woodburn
  • England  Jack Knowell
  • England Tom O’Flaherty
  • England by James Short


  • Wales Phil Dollman
  • Australia Lachlan Turner