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Round 6 Preview: Exeter Chiefs v Newcastle Falcons

Round 6 Preview: Exeter Chiefs v Newcastle Falcons

Both of Exeter Chiefs defeats in Aviva Premiership Rugby this season have been away from home, at Gloucester in round 1 and at Leicester last weekend.

At Sandy Park the Chiefs are unbeaten in their last ten fixtures in the tournament since Bath won there 13-10 on 30 October.

Newcastle Falcons have lost just one of their last seven Aviva Premiership Rugby matches: 7-29 against Saracens (in a ‘home’ game) in Philadelphia on 16 September.

Falcons have won their last three away games in Premiership Rugby, but have not won four in a row on the road in the tournament since they took the title in 1997/98.

Exeter have lost just once to the Falcons in Premiership Rugby: 24-29 at Kingston Park in October 2014 whilst Newcastle have never won at Exeter in any competition.

Sandy Park, 3pm

Referee: Andrew Jackson (8th Premiership game).

Assistant Referees: Jack Makepeace & Phil Watters.

TMO: Keith Lewis.

Citing Officer: Pete Larter.

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