Winger Ben Stevenson has signed a brand new two-year cope with Newcastle Falcons to run till the tip of 2022-23.
The 22-year-old academy product has 12 tries in 36 video games for the Falcons, together with 4 in 13 this season.
Stevenson, who performed for Yarm College earlier than becoming a member of the Falcons set-up, studied regulation at Durham and represented England college students.
“I’ve had a number of Premiership publicity this season,” Stevenson mentioned. “I’ve actually loved it.”
He added: “It was only a complete no-brainer for me to signal right here once more.
“As a North East lad I’m proud to characterize my native Premiership membership, and meaning so much to me.”
Director of rugby Dean Richards was equally enthused to have secured the signature of one in every of his brightest younger stars, saying: “Ben is a very essential participant for us.
“We need to maintain the very best younger native expertise right here and make them a central a part of our long-term future, and Ben is a superb instance of that.
“He continues to work actually arduous at his sport, he’s an impressive finisher and somebody who contributes so much to our play.
“Individuals across the circuit are lastly beginning to change on to how good he truly is, and from our aspect it’s nice information that he’ll be staying right here with us to proceed that good work.”