18 May, 15:44
It's down to the wire now for the five contenders who have been shortlisted for the ultimate individual accolade in northern hemisphere rugby, ERC European Player of the Year 2013.
"I want to be as big a personality as I can be within the side and push us on to another successful year," he said.
Foster's first taste of 15-a-side action is likely to come in the pre-season clash with Connacht on 13 August with the Chiefs kicking off their Premiership campaign at home to Leicester on 3 September.
Exeter's second Amlin Challenge adventure will then see them face former Heineken Cup finalists Perpignan, Welsh region Newport Gwent Dragons and Italian outfit Cavalieri Prato.