EXETER comprehensively shut down Harlequins to topple the defending champions at the Twickenham Stoop in an early statement of their Allianz Premier 15s title credentials.
Behind a dominant performance from Susie Appleby’s forthright forwards, Exeter produced four scores to take a commanding 24-12 victory.
The game’s pivotal point came ten minutes into the second half when Quins back-row Emily Robinson was sent to the sin bin.
Robinson, whose younger sister Flo impressed at fly-half for Exeter, had been lucky not to see a card five minutes earlier after a late, high hit on McKinley Hunt t...
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