Almost 2,000 young players come into contact with the Newcastle Falcons squad's annual mass visit to grassroots clubs
Newcastle Falcons’ squad engaged with around 2,000 young players on Sunday morning as the 2018 Falcons Player Blitz saw 15 grassroots clubs receive visits around their busy Sunday morning programmes.
Part of the Falcons Community Foundation’s Club Connections programme, which is designed to foster closer relations between the Gallagher Premiership club and the region’s grassroots community, the Blitz Is the first event of the season that takes members of the squad out to these clubs.
Among the many highlights of this year’s edition saw:
With over 30 clubs part of the programme, Club Connections sees members entitled to a range of exclusive opportunities in recognition of their efforts in helping the Falcons spread the word of Gallagher Premiership Rugby.
These include player visit to the clubs in addition to the Blitz, tickets, signed Falcons items to use in raffles and auctions each season, club development nights and priority booking on festivals at Kingston Park.
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