Transfer News: Exeter duo extend stay at Sandy Park

Sam Hill and James Short are the latest Exeter Chiefs players to commit their futures to the club, the duo both agreeing new two-year deals to stay at Sandy Park. 

Rob Baxter says he is expecting both Sam Hill and James Short to get even better over the next two years after the duo both agreed terms on new deals with the Exeter Chiefs.

The talented backs are the latest squad members to commit their futures to the reigning Aviva Premiership champions, following in the stud marks of team-mates Greg Holmes, Mitch Lees, Gareth Steenson, Elvis Taione, Ian Whitten, Harry Williams and Jack Yeandle, who themselves have all penned new contracts this month.

Keen to ensure the player pool at Sandy Park remains largely untouched, Director of Rugby Baxter has made no secret of the fact that his priority is to ensure he retains a large nucleus of his current squad for the foreseeable future.

Naturally, he is delighted that both Hill and Short have signed on the dotted line and will remain in Devon until the end of the 2020/21 season.

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