Exeter: J Matavesi, M Jess, P Dollman, M Cornwell, M Foster, G Steenson, H Thomas, B Sturgess, N Clark, H Tui, T Hayes (C), J Hanks, T Johnson, J Scaysbrook, R Baxter.
Replacements: S Alcott, R Murphy, S Tomes, C Slade, C Stuart-Smith, D Gray, B Rennie.
Doncaster: R Davies, A Wright, H Tonga'uiha,B Armitage, D Flockhart, J Brooks, C Hallam, S Corsar, S Boden, T Davies, G Kenworthy (C), G Townson, A Kettle, S Grainger, D Smith.
Replacements: T Toke, S Lawrie, B Griffiths, A Boyde, M D'arcy, C Briers, S McColl.
Updates to follow.
2 mins: Knights awarded first penalty of the afternoon as Exeter's flanker flies in over thetop of a ruck. Knights win line out ten metres past halfway but ball is lost in contact & Exeter clear back to halfway. (0-0)
6 mins: Good high bomb from Brooks, well chased by centre pairing Hudson & Bevon who force the Exter full back to hold on. Brooks kicks the penalty from dead in front on the 22 to give the Knights the lead. (0-3)
8 mins: Exeter hit back with a penalty of their own thanks to Steenson's succesful effort. (3-3)
12 mins: Steenson kicks Exeter into the lead, after Tom Davies was penalised for what looked a marginal at best late tackle. (6-3)
15 mins: Exeter penalised at the breakdown on their 22, Brooks steps up to take the penalty, and puts his kick wide of the posts. (6-3)
18 mins: Brooks is fed the ball by Chris Hallam just behing the Exeter 22, the fly half goes for the drop goal. His kick is straight but goes under the bar. (6-3)
19 mins: Doncaster's forwards march their way over the line, a good ten metre rolling maul is succesful. In the end the ref awarded a penalty try, Brooks adds the conversion. (6-10)
25 mins: Knights penalised at the scrum, Exeter line out on halfway. Dan Smith jumps and steals the ball and the Knights have possesion. (6-10)
26 mins: As Exeter return the ball, the Knights are penalised in the ruck for going in at the side, Steenson steps up to take the penalty. His kick is good, score now (9-10)
31 mins: Exeter Try. Cross field kick from Steenson collected by Matt Jess who beats Dougie Flockhart to score in the corner. Steenson adds the conversion. (16-10)
36 mins: Knights penalised at the breakdown on their 22. Steenson kicks for the corner, the line out ball is won and their forwards have the ball, it comes out to the backs who lose it in contact. (16-10)
39 mins: Exeter spoil a Doncaster scrum in the Knights 22 and earn a penalty which Steenson slots over. (19-10)
40+ mins: Knights end half by succesfully defending a scrum in their 22, with James Brooks kicking the ball into touch to bring the half to an end.
HALF TIME: Exeter Cheifs 19 - Doncaster Knights 10
41 mins: Exeter attack after receiving the ball from the kick off and Josh Matavesi scores outwide for the home side, Steenson adds the conversion. (26-10)
43 mins: Exeter penalised after the restart, in the ruck. Brooks kicks the penalty. (26-13)
49-53 mins: Doncaster line out midway into Exeter's half, Glen Kenworthy takes the ball which is fed to James Brooks who puts in a great kick and chase to get the Knights to within 5 metres of the try line, the ball is spun out to Bevon Armitage who beats his opposite man to score. Brooks adds the conversion. (26-20)
56 mins: Exeter line out in Knights 22, line out is won and Exeter's forwards have the ball, but they lose possesion as it is spread wide. Knights clear only for Exeter to put the ball into touch just short of halfway for a Knights line out. (26-20)
60 mins: Exeter penalised at the ruck, right on their own 22. James Brooks steps up to take the penalty and puts his kick wide of the posts. (26-20)
65 mins: Exeter have possesion and are attacking in the Knights half, a cross field kick is claimed by Andy Wright who calls the mark and kicks for touch up field. (26-20)
67 mins: Andy Wright penalised for hands in the ruck, Steenson has a penalty on the Knights 22 and puts his kick over the posts. (29-20)
70-72 mins: Knights penalised again at the breakdown, this time on halfway. Steenson finds touch deep in the Knights 22, Exeter win their line out and the forwards now have the ball, who make a bit of ground and then are rewarded with a penalty. From sat in the stand its hard to tell what it was for. Steenson kicks the penalty. (32-20)
77 mins: Brooks' kick into Exeter's half rolls on too far and Exeter need to restart on their 22. (32-20)
79 mins: Knights loose possesion in midfield after taking a line out ball just inside Exeter's half. Exeters kick in from Steenson goes out on the full & the Knights have another line out on halfway. The ball is won again, and as it goes wide Exeter are penalised. Brooks lines up a kick to the corner & finds touch 10 metres from the line, Bryn Griffiths goes up for the ball but knocks on. (32-20)
80+ mins: Knights have a second line out late on in the game, the ball is won this time but Hudson loses the ball running into contact and the referee blows the whistle for full time.
FULL TIME: Exeter Cheifs 32 - Doncaster Knights 20
Attendance @ Sandy Lane: 3573. About a thousand down on average, blamed on the wheather by the couple of women in the crowd behind me, 'too many gone down to the beach today'. I was told.