PIERS Francis, who kicked Northampton to victory, was “elated” by “a real battling performance”.
He said: “It’s one we targeted and we’re pretty pleased we put on a show down here in difficult conditions against a big side. We showed a lot of heart and character.
“We have been working hard on our defence and it was nice to see that come through.”
Exeter director of rugby Rob Baxter said: “We had our opportunities to win the match but Northampton did fantastically well and exposed us a few times.
“You can be picky with yourselves but when you watch the game back we will see a tremendous defen...
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