RUGBY: Exeter Chiefs on the brink of club history

RUGBY: Exeter Chiefs on the brink of club history

RUGBY: Exeter Chiefs on the brink of club history

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EXETER Chiefs have the chance to win a major trophy for the first time in the club's history when they face Northampton Saints on home soil at Sandy Park this afternoon (3pm).

Chiefs welcome new father Ben Moon back to the front row while Don Armand will be on the bench.

Backs Jason Shoemark and Fetu'u Vainikolo also come into the starting Chiefs side, replacing the injured Ian Whitten (calf) and Tom James (knee).

Chiefs: Arscott; Vainikolo, Dollman, Shoemark, Jess; Slade, Lewis; Moon, Whitehead, Tui; Mumm (capt), Welch; Ewers, White, Horstmann.

Replacements: Cowan-Dickie, Rimmer, Brown, Graham, Armand, Thomas, Steenson, Naqelevuki.

Northampton Saints: Foden; K Pisi, G Pisi, Wilson; Myler, Fotuali'i; A Waller, Haywood, Ma'afu; Manoa, C Day; Clark, Dowson (capt), Van Velze.

Replacements: McMillan, E Waller, Mercey, Craig, Nutley, A Day, Hooley, Autagavaia.

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