Mar 2, 2013 at 3.15pm UK at ​Twickenham Stoop
Harlequins
16-27
Exeter Chiefs

Result: Strong second half seals Exeter Chiefs win

Two second-half tries for Exeter Chiefs allowed the visitors to beat Harlequins in the Aviva Premiership this afternoon.

Exeter Chiefs put on a strong display in the second half against Harlequins to register a 27-16 win in the Aviva Premiership this afternoon.

An early Ugo Monye try gave the hosts thelead, but three penalties from Gareth Steenson kept Exeter in touch at half time.

Harlequins' Ugo Monye scores the first try of the match against Exeter on March 2, 2013© PA Photos

The sides were well-matched at the start of the second half, with Steenson and Ben Botica each adding two penalties, leaving Quins just one point ahead.

A strong spell from Chiefs inside the final 15 minutes resulted in tries from Damien Welch and Luke Arscott, giving the visitors an 11-point advantage heading into the final five minutes.

Harlequins stay top of the table despite the loss, while Exeter remain eighth.

Mark Cueto
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