Exeter poised for European progress and Rob Baxter expects nothing less

Henry Slade says side have learned from their mistakes with knockout stages in the Champions Cup in view for second timeExeter’s breakthrough in Europe after six largely frustrating campaigns has been based on belief. A club that 10 years ago were playing in the Championship but have contested the last four Premiership finals are no longer prepared to talk themselves down.The Chiefs are potentially a bonus-point victory over Sale on Sunday from qualifying for the knockout stage of the European Champions Cup for only the second time and their head coach, Rob Baxter, wants his players to have to deal with the pressure of expectation as he targets making an impact in a tournament Exeter have yet to leave their imprint on. Continue reading…