Newcastle prospect Tim Visser has signed a new two-year deal with the Guinness Premiership club, keeping him at Kingston Park until the end of the 2008-2009 campaign.
The 19-year-old Dutch winger, who announced his arrival earlier this season by scoring the match-winner against Worcester, qualifies to play for England this September.
Falcons director of rugby John Fletcher, said: "Tim is an exciting talent who has progressed well this season.
Tim is quick elusive and tough. At six foot three and over 16 stone he offers the team a real threat in the outside backs."
In the fifth of a series of interviews, British & Irish Lions fans reminisce on their favourite tour memories. Here Colin Moffitt recounts his trip to Australia for the triumphant 2013 tour against the Wallabies.
Victory on a British & Irish Lions tour, alongside some memorable performances in the red of Wales, has seen Mike Phillips follow in the footsteps of legendary compatriots like JPR Williams and Phil Bennett - and it is a legacy he may have been destined to join since his junior days at Whitland RFC.
There is nothing quite like being on Tour! The buzz and atmosphere generated on a Lions Tour is memorable. Here's what some of the travelling fans thought of their trip to Australia in 2013. Secure your place for New Zealand 2017 at www.lionstour.com
Ryan Grant displayed some impressive singing skills while on tour with the British & Irish Lions. The full release of Lions Raw will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray from October 28th. Pre-order on Amazon.