Exeter Chiefs coach Hepher facing selection dilemma

Exeter Chiefs vs Cavalieri Prato
Exeter's fringe players crushed Cavalieri Prato on Saturday

Exeter Chiefs coach Ali Hepher says the form of the club's fringe players is causing selection problems.

An under strength Chiefs thrashed Cavalieri Prato 68-0 in the European Challenge Cup.

"We are going really well across the board, so the challenges we've got going forward are fantastic," Hepher told BBC Radio Devon.

"We need those dilemmas in selection to push on and now we've got two or three guys pushing on every position."

Exeter now go into a key set of games against Sale and Worcester, who have similar record to the Chiefs this season.

"It does make it difficult, but it's a problem we'd rather have than no-one playing well," Hepher added.

And he expects a tough battle at Edgeley Park on Friday night against Sale.

"They're a big side. They're working hard and we've got to meet it head-on on Friday night.

"It's a game where, if we put in a good performance, we're capable of getting a good result."