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Record-breaking Sam Simmonds

Exeter Chiefs’ star Sam Simmonds last night smashed the record for most tries scored in a season.

The new Lions inductee scored a hat-trick as the Exeter Chiefs beat London Irish 31-12 over at the Brentford Community Stadium.

Simmonds has now scored 19 tries in the league this season, which breaks a 23-year-old record formerly held by former Richmond winger Dominic Chapman.

Remarkably, Simmonds has now scored 50 tries in just 66 league games for Exeter Chiefs, averaging a try every 85 minutes.

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