Exeter Chiefs head coach Susie Appleby

Exeter Chiefs fight ‘unfair’ RFU proposal to limit imports

EXETER Chiefs’ women are set to go to war with the RFU over proposals to severely limit the number of overseas players they can field in the Premier 15s.
As a start-up franchise attempting to pull a squad together last year amid the brutal backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, Chiefs head coach Susie Appleby trawled the world and currently has four Americans, four Canadians and a Japanese player in her squad.
Bolstered by star performers Gabby Cantorna, McKinley Hunt, Kate Zackary and Taylor Black, Exeter have made a flying start to emerge as title contenders, having recently defeated the leagu...

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