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RUGBY: Exeter Chiefs swept aside by French visitors
4:18pm Sunday 21st October 2012 in Sport
Exeter Chiefs were put to the sword by Clermont Auvergne on their Heineken Cup home debut at Sandy Park yesterday.
The French visitors ran in five second-half tries to win 46-12.
Chiefs led 12-10 at half-time through four Gareth Steenson penalties but it was a different story after the break.
Seven days earlier Exeter had put up a superb peformance in their cup opener at Leinster, going down 9-6 after a titanic battle.