Matt Thompson's Testimonial Year Set To Kick-Off

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Matt Thompson’s testimonial year kicks-off with the Lions Talk-in on Sunday 2 March, starting at 5.30pm following the home game against Leicester Tigers.

The former England Under-18, Under-21 and Saxons player, who has played more than 250 games for Newcastle Falcons, will be joined by British Lions legends past and present to look back at 40 years of Rugby at the highest level.

Hosted by Steve Black, the evening welcomes former Gosforth, England and Lions icon Roger Uttley and former Falcon and current Leicester Tigers and Lions star Geoff Parling back to the North East.

The duo will also be joined by Newcastle director of rugby Dean Richards and ex-Falcon and Scotland international Doddie Weir for what promises to be an entertaining night at the home of the North East’s Aviva Premiership club.

Tickets for this exclusive event are priced at £20 and includes curry and rice. To book your place call 0871 226 6060 or click here to purchase online.

In addition Falcons Supporters Shirts can be pre-purchased and signed by these Lion Legends for £25. Pre-order now by contacting margaret.smithurst@googlemail.com by 17 February.

The Lions Talk-in is just one of a series of events taking place to mark Matt's testimonial year. More details on these events will be released in due course. So keep an eye on the Falcons official website.

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