Ward ready for 100 Club induction

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Falcons stalwart becomes the 100 Club's latest addition at this weekend's match against Quins.

Falcons legend Micky Ward will be the next induction into Newcastle Falcons’ 100 Club this Sunday, as the club stalwart’s 18 years at the club and 292 appearances are recognised.

Ward, who is now part of the coaching staff, first joined the club as part of the academy set up and over the course of his career became almost the personification of the club.

Respected throughout the game, Ward’s local hero status was enhanced by his legendary circuits of the club’s bars and concourses, engaging with fans after every home game.

Speaking to this weekend’s edition of the club’s official match day programme as part of his induction, Ward said; “After a game I would go downstairs. It would take me an hour and a half to get upstairs because my first part of call was to see the supporters. I reckon I could go across now and tell you who stands where in the bar!”

Over the rest of the interview, Ward reflects on his first contract, the importance of his family and his ties to the area and his new role at Kingston Park. Get your copy for the full article.

The 100 Club is one of the award winning hospitality options at Kingston Park which sees former players who achieved 100 or more appearances for the club, have their achievements formally recognised.

As part of the day, Falcons match day host Doddie Weir will reminisce with the inductees about their time at the Falcons and stories from beyond the match.

Priced from £75 +VAT per person, 100 Club guests also enjoy a two course hot fork buffet meal, a bottle of beer per person as well as a full cash bar facility, along with executive seating in the West Stand and access to the Player’s Lounge post match.

For more information on the 100 Club or other hospitality options at Kingston Park, call the corporate sales team on 0191 214 2892.

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