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Careful Selection

We’d like to extend our congratulations to
the four Exeter Chiefs players who have been selected for the British
and Irish Lions tour of South Africa this summer. With the
thirty-seven man squad being drawn from across Scotland, Wales,
Ireland and England, it is fantastic to see that more than 10% come
from Exeter’s own Premiership rugby team. As rugby fans we’ll be
following the progress of Luke Cowan-Dickie, Jonny Hill, Sam
Simmonds, and Stuart Hogg as well as the rest of the players with
interest when the tour gets underway.

The availability of such a wide pool of talent enabled head coach Warren
Gatland to select the best players for each position. And that takes
knowledge of every player’s strengths and weaknesses as well as an
understanding of what each individual can bring to the team. As he
commented in announcing the squad “Over the course of the last
three weeks the coaches and I have rigorously debated each position.
We saw some outstanding performances in the recent Six Nations, so
competition for places has been tough with some incredibly tight
calls to make.”

We can relate to that debate as it is similar to the process we follow
when advising on investment mixes for our clients. Concentrate all
investments in one area and there is no cover elsewhere. And whilst
some funds may on the surface look reasonable, it is only through
knowledge of underlying factors that we can make a balanced

If you are looking for advice on investments, or if your situation has
changed and you may therefore need to review your existing pensions
or investments, contact Beckworth by using one of the links on our

Image: Exeter Chiefs Stadium, Sandy Park, Exeter
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