Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Noon on a High as Deal Signed

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Noon on a High as Deal Signed

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Byline: By Alan Hedley

Jamie Noon has handed Newcastle another boost by following skipper Jonny Wilkinson in signing a new two-year contract.

The 23-year-old England centre is likely to add to the three caps he won on the tour to Canada and USA and, having been named in the England training squad for the World Cup, is bound to figure in coach Clive Woodward's thinking.

Noon had no qualms about signing the new deal.

"If Newcastle go down, I will go down with them and try to help them come straight back up," he said.

"However, I don't think we will be relegated because in our last six games we have shown we deserve to be in the Premiership."

If Newcastle win at home to Saracens this weekend they will be virtually safe, and the London club will arrive at Kingston Park having to play their third game in a week.

They were involved in the Parker Pen competition on Saturday, have to play a league game tonight and then travel to Newcastle on Sunday. …

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