Northampton Saints overcome Exeter Chiefs 18-15 in the Aviva Premiership on Sunday.
Northampton Saints overcame Exeter Chiefs 18-15 in the Aviva Premiership on Sunday.
It was Northampton who took an early lead with a penalty from Stephen Myler, before Ignacio Mieres and Gonzalo Camacho sent Exeter into a 10-3 lead with a conversion and try each.
It remained that way until two minutes into the second period when Chris Ashton cut the score to 10-8 with a try.
Northampton moved 11-10 ahead after 63 minutes with a Myler penalty, before a Paul Diggin try and a Myler conversion moved Northampton 18-10 ahead.
Exeter added a late try through Richard Baxter, but it proved to be too little too late.
Result: Northampton Saints 21-35 Leicester Tigers >