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Premiership: Exeter Chiefs v Worcester Warriors

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Premiership: Exeter Chiefs v Worcester Warriors

Gareth Steenson returns to the Exeter beginning line-up when Worcester go to Sandy Park
Gallagher Premiership
Venue: Sandy Park Date: Saturday, 29 September Kick-off: 15:00 BST Protection: Updates on BBC native radio and dwell scores on the BBC Sport web site

Gareth Steenson returns to the beginning line-up as Exeter make eight modifications for the go to of Worcester.

Chiefs have an all-new entrance row together with captain Jack Yeandle, in addition to a return for England’s Jack Nowell.

Worcester make six modifications from the win at Leicester, with teenage flanker Ted Hill making a primary Premiership begin.

Jono Lance, Perry Humphreys and Ashley Beck all get their first begins of the season whereas Ollie Lawrence might make his Premiership debut from the bench.

Prop Gareth Milasinovich deputises for the injured Nick Schonert, who needed to pull out of last weekend’s England training squad with a lifeless leg, whereas Darren Barry is available in at lock for Pierce Phillips (dislocated thumb).

Warriors have solely crushed Exeter as soon as in 12 earlier Premiership conferences – the defensive masterclass they produced in last season’s 6-5 win at Sandy Park.

Hill, 19, steps as much as the beginning XV after coming off the bench at Welford Highway to attain two tries – the second of them within the closing minute.

Exeter: Cordero; Nowell, Whitten, Devoto, Cuthbert; Steenson, Maunder; Hepburn, Yeandle (capt), Francis, Dennis, Hill, Ewers, Kvesic, S Simmonds.

Replacements: Taione, Moon, Williams, Atkins, Lonsdale, Townsend, J Simmonds, Hill.

Worcester: Pennell; Humphreys, Beck, Mills, Adams; Lance, Hougaard; Black, Singleton, Milasinovich, Bresler, Barry, Hill, Mama, Van Velze (capt).

Replacements: Taufete’e, Bower, Kerrod, Kitchener, Cox, Heaney, Weir, Lawrence.

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