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Women's Premier 15s: Exeter seal huge win over league leaders as sights turn to the playoffs

BY Jack Tunney  ·  Saturday Jun 3, 2023

The main section of the Women’s Premier 15s league has finished for yet another year, with Gloucester-Hartpury taking the spoils at the top of the league. The league leaders were clear at the top of the table having already qualified for the playoffs.Β 

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They had plenty of points to spare heading into the final match, which worked out rather fortunate for them. Hosting second-place Exeter to close off their league season, the visitors turned up ready to prove a point heading into the playoffs.

Exeter dismantled the hosts 19-58 in a thoroughly entertaining match. The game started to open up after this incredible breakaway try by American Kate Zackary:

Joining Gloucester-Hartbury and Exeter in the playoffs are Saracens and Bristol Bears after both securing the points needed.

There was nothing to spare between midtable sides, Harlequins and Worcester.

The northern battle was also won convincingly by Sale Sharks.

Full results:

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Darlington Mowden Park SharksΒ 5 – 34Β Sale Sharks

Gloucester-Hartpury 19 – 58Β Exeter Chiefs

Loughborough LightningΒ 14 – 21Β Saracens

Wasps 22 – 41Β Bristol Bears

Worcester WarriorsΒ 33 – 33Β Harlequins

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