Back in May 2017 Henry Slade confirmed his place as a Devon legend.
With two minutes to go Exeter Chiefs were on their way to a Premiership semi-final loss to bitter rivals Saracens. After dominating the scrum Exeter won a penalty. Slade was handed the ball and his left foot took Exeter from well in their own half to the Saracen five-yard line. The line out was formed and the clock was now in the red. A minute later Sam Simmonds was over the line and Exeter had miraculously made it into the final. If it wasn’t for that wonder-kick from Slade Exeter would not have won their first and only Premiership title.
But asked if he ever thinks about what would have happened if that kick had not been that kick, Slade shrugs.
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