Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Young Flyer Is Signed by Falcons for Next Season; RUGBY UNION

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Young Flyer Is Signed by Falcons for Next Season; RUGBY UNION

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NEWCASTLE Falcons have already made their first signing for next season, with 18-year-old flyer Adam Radwan agreeing senior academy terms.

The Teessider has already played A-League rugby for the Falcons' Development Team this season, scoring a length-of-the-field solo try at Leicester Tigers after starring for the club in the Singha Sevens.

Radwan, who attended Hartlepool Sixth Form College, will finish this season playing for Darlington Mowden Park after his current club Billingham RUFC agreed to release him early to play at a higher level.

Newcastle Falcons' academy manager Mark Laycock said: "We are delighted Adam has signed a contract with our senior academy, taking him through to 2018.

"The support Adam has received through Chris Hyndman at Hartlepool Sixth Form College and Billingham RUFC has been excellent. "Both institutes have played a huge part in his development to date and we are extremely grateful they have supported his mid-season move to a higher level, where he can really test and challenge himself. …

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