|European Champions Cup|
|Glasgow Warriors (7) 28|
|Tries: Hogg, Penalty, Seymour, M Fagerson Cons: Russell 3, Penalty|
|Exeter (7) 21|
|Tries: Simmonds, Armand, Whitten Cons: Steenson 3|
Warriors In Command In Champions Cup
Written by RockSport on January 20, 2018
Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg made a try-scoring comeback as Glasgow ensured Exeter’s pursuit of a Champions Cup quarter-final place came up short.
Hogg crossed within two minutes, before Sam Simmonds’ try brought Chiefs level at half-time.
Warriors took control with a penalty try and length-of-the-field scores from Tommy Seymour and Matt Fagerson.
But Exeter refused to give up, tries from Don Armand and Ian Whitten bringing them to within a score.
But a losing bonus point was not enough to preserve the English champions’ hopes of securing one of the three best runners-up spots.
For Glasgow, it was a first win from an otherwise bleak European campaign, but they lost two Scotland players, George Turner and Alex Dunbar, to first-half knee and head injuries.
There was also a worrying sight for England coach Eddie Jones with centre Henry Slade forced off in the second half clutching his shoulder, with the Six Nations a fortnight away.