Exeter Chiefs beat Bristol 29-10 in the second leg of their Championship play-off to clinch an aggregate win of 38-16 and win promotion to the Premiership - match report is linked below. Photo: The Chiefs bring down Bristol wing Lee Robinson.
The win on 26 May 2010 means Exeter will play in the top tier of English rugby for the first time in their history. Photo: Exeter lock James Hanks rises highest in the line-out to secure possession.
Fly-half Gareth Steenson was the hero for Exeter, kicking 24 of their 29 points. He was named man of the match. But it was a stunning team performance, as the Chiefs outplayed the home side throughout.
Exeter's Paul McKenzie makes a burst during the Chiefs' stunning win at the Memorial Ground.
Chiefs captain Tom Hayes wins the line-out.
Bristol captain Jason Spice attempts to evade the clutches of Hadyn Thomas as his side fight back.
Matt Jess is held up in midfield as Exeter keep the pressure on until the end.
Nic Sestaret (left) celebrates at the final whistle.
The Chiefs players at the final whistle - they can now look forward to taking on the cream of English club rugby next season.
Chad Slade leads the celebrations.
Suitably attired Exeter Chiefs fans didn't mind getting a drenching in the pouring rain.
Chiefs half-back Haydn Thomas celebrates at the final whistle
Half-backs Steenson and Thomas celebrate their promotion-winning victory.
Exeter's supporters rush onto the pitch to celebrate with their team. Some 3,000 fans had made the trip to Bristol.
Chiefs centre Nic Sestaret consoles Bristol's Luke Arscott.
Chiefs lock James Hanks finds a novel way to keep hold of the match ball.
A dejected Tom Arscott trudges off at the final whistle.
Exeter captain Tom Hayes is presented with the Championship Trophy.
The promotion party begins in Exeter's changing room. In 2010-11, they will be playing the likes of Leicester, Northampton, Saracens and Bath.