Jimmy Gopperth’s boot made it 10-5, but Exeter – with the sensational Slade pulling the strings – swiftly rallied through Dave Dennis and Don Armand before, on the stroke of half time, Woodburn cantered through for his second.
Exeter now lead the way with 16 points from their four matches, while Wasps’ place in the top four was taken by Northampton Saints, who secured a comfortable 40-25 victory over London Irish in Sunday’s other encounter.
— Premiership Rugby (@premrugby) September 24, 2017
In their first game at the Madjeski Stadium since returning to the top flight, Irish never looked likely to claim a result against a rampant Saints, who had a bonus point secured before the break thanks to Rob Horne’s double and further tries from Nic Groom and Mike Hayward.
It represents a third victory in a row for Saints, who move up to third place, while Irish stay 11th.
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