When is Exeter Chiefs vs Northampton Saints? Kick-off time, TV channel, odds and confirmed teams

Updated: 25/03/2023


After going head-to-head on the final day of the regular season, Exeter Chiefs and Northampton Saints meet once again in the Premiership semi-final this Saturday.

Chiefs ran out 40-21 winners last time out and are heavy favourites for a repeat.

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Saints must have thought their season was over with defeat, sent through to the semi-finals thanks only to Harlequins' dramatic last-minute loss against Wasps, and they can therefore approach this game with a certain nothing-to-lose attitude.

Match details

Kick-off: 4.30pm on Saturday 25 May at Sandy Park

TV channel: Live on BT Sport 1

Referee: Matthew Carley

Form: Exeter WLWLW Northampton LWWWL

Odds: Exeter 1-5, Northampton 7-2, Draw 33-1


Key stats

  • 7 – The number of days since these two teams last faced each other
  • 30 – The number of points difference between the two sides in the Premiership standings
  • 12,911 – The attendance at these teams' last match in Sandy Park
  • 2017 – The year Exeter won their first Premiership championship title. They were also runners up in last year's final against Saracens
  • 52 – The number of tries Northampton have scored against Exeter this season
  • 12 – The number of tries scored by Cobus Reinach for Northampton this season. He is the top try scorer in the league
  • 630 – The number of points Exeter have scored in 17 wins this season
  • 2 – The number of times Northampton have made it to the Premiership final. They were runners up in 2013 and won their first title in 2014
  • 74 – The number of points scored by Exeter in their biggest win to date – against London Welsh back in 2015

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