Harry Williams' late-try seals 20-24 win for Exeter Chiefs against Worcester Warriors

Joe Simmonds kicked three conversions and a penalty goal
Joe Simmonds kicked three conversions and a penalty goal
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Worcester Warriors 20-24 Exeter Chiefs, Sixways

Harry Williams scored the decisive try as Exeter Chiefs overcame a double from Perry Humphreys to seal a 20-24 win against Worcester Warriors at Sixways on Sunday.

Exeter got the first points in the game in the seventh minute when Joe Simmonds slotted a penalty goal but Worcester gave a strong response with Humphreys touching down in the ninth minute and Duncan Weir followed with a conversion and a penalty goal.

The home side looked in control of the game with Humphreys' second in the 27th minute as the scoreline became 17-3 before Jack Maunder's try at the stroke of half time reduced the gap between the sides to seven points.

As the third quarter went without a point, Rob Baxter's men got their second try through Matt Kvesic that saw the teams level the scores with 17-17 before Weir's penalty goal put the Warriors in lead by three points.

Just when Worcester thought they had the game, Williams with his 75th minute try ensured Exeter earned a hard fought 20-24 win - their second in the season that has taken them to the fifth position in the table.

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