Friday's programme: More reading for less money

Thursday 17 October 2019

He has been one of the stars of the season so far for Newcastle Falcons, and you can read all about the rise of George Wacokecoke in Friday night's official match programme.

From Fijan childhood to life in a British boarding school, on to Northampton, Bath, Darlington, Northumbria University and now the Falcons first team - it has been quite a rise for the man who has scored five tries in his four games so far this term.

The in-depth exclusive with Wacokecoke is just one of many great features in Friday's programme for the Hartpury game, with this season seeing £1 chopped from the cover price.

Programme editor Mark Smith said: "We've reduced the cover price from £3.50 to £2.50 to reflect the drop from 72 to 64 pages, but with the absence of Premiership adverts there is actually more reading material in this season's edition despite the lower cost."

Supporters buying advanced tickets for the Hartpury game can get a further 10% discount on their programme if they buy at the same time as purchasing their tickets, while match-day sales will be available in the usual manner in and around the ground.

Other features included in Friday's jam-packed edition are:

  • Meet the new boys - all the info on our summer signings.

  • Squad poster - A double-page shot of the 2019-20 playing group.

  • All our yesterdays - club history with Kingsley Hyland.

  • The stat cave - Falcons player appearance and scoring stats.

  • The Hartpury rugby story.

  • Commercial matters - executive director Mick Hogan's column.

  • Quickfire Q&A - with flanker John Hardie.

  • Newcastle Rugby Foundation lowdown - the latest from our community team.

  • Supporters' Club - Info and how to join.

  • London Scottish match report - Details on last week's win.

  • Club news - the latest goings-on from Kingston Park.

  • Player and staff profiles - who's who for 2019-20.

  • Championship stats - fixtures, results and league table.

  • Northumberland Rugby Union - The latest from around the county's rugby clubs.

  • Dean Richards column - the word from our director of rugby.

  • From the press box - media chit-chat from Mark Smith.

  • Quiz time - our 20-question rugby teaser.

All of this for just £2.50 - a saving of £1 on last season's cover price!

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