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Back-to-back league titles for Fleming's men 06/03/2019

Exeter Uni 42 Cardiff Uni 22

EXETER sealed their second successive BUCS Super Rugby title with a commanding win over Cardiff.
 
Two tries from Jack Rouse along with further efforts from Paul Schroter, Sal M’Boge, Will Hollis and Andy Hamilton saw Exeter sidestep a shaky start to earn their all-important 12th win of the season.
 
Cardiff started brightly with two George Williams tries and a late Adam Sabri consolation but failed to earn the single point they needed to guarantee a quarter-final spot in the BUCS Super Rugby Championship.
 
Exeter’s second championship triumph in its three-year history sees them guarantee themselves a home quarter-final in the BUCS Super Rugby Championship.
 
The hosts dominated early on and only four minutes into the game flanker Jack Rouse broke through Cardiff’s defence to open the scoring after relentless pressure inside their 22.
 
The visitors hit back shortly after when a strong scrum on the Exeter 22 and an incisive pass from James Davies released Williams to go over out wide.
 
Despite intense pressure on the Cardiff defence, the hosts struggled to breakthrough and were made to pay when the Welsh side broke off a lineout and Williams went over for his second try.
 
From the restart Exeter hit back when Schroter finished off a slick move to give the hosts the lead once more going into the break.
 
In the second-half, Exeter immediately added another try when M’Boge found space after a bulldozing Hollis carry.
 
After a Cardiff penalty, the hosts increased their lead with two quick tries when fly-half Morley carved open the visiting defence and fed Hollis to score before the centre turned provider as Rouse ran over for the second time.
 
Inside the final five minutes Exeter and Cardiff traded tries through Hamilton and Sabri respectively before the full-time whistle crowned the hosts champions.
 
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