Chris Whitehead (Exeter Chiefs)

Getting The Scrum Right

Getting The Scrum Right

"Referees should spend less time coaching those front rows into getting it right"

Exeter Chiefs hooker Chris Whitehead gives his opinion on the scrum law changes, and what he thinks needs to happen next.

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Bonding Chiefs style

Bonding Chiefs style

"An optional training session on the beach at 10 o’clock every morning"

Chris Whitehead rugby blog on the preseason training and bonding at Exeter Chiefs.

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Exeter eyeing european place

Exeter eyeing european place

"A 14-week lay-off because of my neck injury finally came to an end"

A manic spell in the Whitehead household started with a return to first team rugby says Exeter hooker Chris Whitehead in his latest blog.

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Player Profile

Chris Whitehead (Exeter Chiefs)

Full Name: Chris Whitehead
Club: Exeter Chiefs
Position: Hooker
Height: 5'10.5”
Weight: 101.2 Kgs
Years in the professional game: 9

TEN QUESTIONS?

What is your dream position on the field?

Fly-half

Who is the hardest bloke you have ever played with?

Brett & Louis Deacon

Was your professional debut memorable or forgettable?

Memorable. Bourgoin away win, 20 minutes off the bench.

What are your redeeming features - physical?

Height, arm size, mobile, abrasive.

What are your redeeming traits - personality?

Positive, motivator, banter.

Best moment in rugby?

First premiership start - against Leicester at Sandy Park.

Worst moment in rugby?

The following game a week later against Gloucester away; two throws not straight in front of the Shed.

Are you angry or a sulker in defeat?

Both…poor Mrs Whitehead.

Which player do you admire most from past/present?

Kev.

Where was your best rugby-related night out. Just place and venue please?

Galway…no idea…

THREE THINGS

Three things you like?

Hoovering, washing up, cleaning bathrooms.

Three things you hate?

Squeaky vegetables, skinny jeans, tequila.