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."
Representing the British & Irish Lions is the pinnacle of any player's career, according to two-Tour veteran Phil Vickery, who says the experience is further enhanced by the mass support afforded to them in the southern hemisphere.
British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has vowed never to leave his native Wales and wants more players to follow his lead, rather than assume the grass is greener on the other side of the Channel.
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.
This clip featuring Simon Zebo will whet your appetite ahead of the much anticipated release of 'Lions Raw', the official Behind the Scenes documentary of the successful 2013 Tour. Full release on October 28th and available on DVD and Blu-Ray.
British & Irish Lions Replica Anthem Jacket (Adults)