|Harlequins (3) 3|
|Exeter (7) 33|
|Tries: S Simmonds 3, Ewers, Townsend Con: J Simmonds 4|
Sam Simmonds scored a hat-trick as champions Exeter Chiefs started their Premiership name defence with a comfy victory at Harlequins.
Simmonds produced a very good solo end within the first part sooner than scoring from two rolling mauls overdue in the second one.
Dave Ewers and Stuart Townsend additionally went over in a bonus-point win for the European champions.
Harlequins may best sign in the solitary Marcus Smith penalty which had put them forward within the first quarter.
More to observe.
Harlequins: Brown; Earle, Northmore, Esterhuizen, Murley; Smith, Care; Garcia Botta, Baldwin, Louw, Symons, Lewies (capt), Lawday, Evans, Dombrandt
Replacements: Musk, Els, Kerrod, Young, White, Stafford, Tapuai, Green
Exeter: Cordero; O’Flaherty, Whitten, Devoto, Woodburn; J Simmonds, Maunder; Hepburn, Yeandle (capt), Williams, Witty, Armand, Ewers, Kirsten, S Simmonds
Replacements: Cowan-Dickie, Moon, Street, Price, Capstick, Townsend, Skinner, Hendrickson
Referee: Christophe Ridley (RFU).