Following his breakthrough season George Wacokecoke has pledged his future to Newcastle Falcons - signing a new two-year contract to remain at Kingston Park Stadium.
The 24-year-old can play at centre or wing and has scored nine tries in his 16 appearances this season for the Falcons, who have won all 19 of their matches.
Born in Fiji but moving to England at the age of seven due to his father Josaia’s service in the British Army, Wacokecoke was in Northampton Saints’ and Bath’s academies before moving to the North East to play for Darlington Mowden Park and Northumbria University, from where he earned England Students honours.
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Making his Premiership debut for the Falcons at the end of last season and going on to become a regular this term, Wacokecoke said: “Newcastle Falcons is the best place for me to develop as a player.
Wacokecoke becomes the seventh Falcons player to renew terms with the club, following on from the contract extensions announced for Adam Radwan, Gary Graham, Alex Tait, Tom Arscott, Jamie Blamire and Toby Flood.