Falcons Under 23 development side tam announced to face Sale Sharks Under 23s in Manchester tonight.
Tonight a Falcons Under 23s development side will face Sale Sharks Under 23s at Heywood Road in Manchester, 7pm kick off. The teams have locked horns twice already this season in the Aviva A League back in September and in an Under 23 friendly at Kingston Park in November.
Academy Manager Mark Laycock said: “These games are an important part of our programme. It gives us a chance to see some of the in form talent from around the region as well as seeing our Senior Academy players step up into leadership roles."
Falcons Development Team: 15. Ben Stevenson (Yarm School, Middlesbrough RFC, Durham) 14. George Wacokecoke (Darlington Mowden Park RFC) 13. Tom Penny 12. Peter Weightman (Tynedale RFC, Northumbria University, Northumberland) 11. Rob Stevenson (Durham University) 10. Rory Clegg 9. Andy Davies
Replacements: 16. Richard Elliott (Alnwick RFC) 17 Andrew Foster (Blaydon RFC) 18 Ben Gothorpe (Alnwick RFC, Leeds University) 19 Joe MacKenzie (Westoe RFC) 20 Ali Heard (Bishop Burton College) 21 Dan Taylor 22 James Christie