Scrum-half | Academy Ben Douglas
DoB: 16/01/2004 Height: 177 cm Weight: 75 kg

Ben joined the Falcons’ senior academy in the summer of 2022, by which time he had already made his first-team debut for the club.

The son of former Newcastle Gosforth scrum-half Steve Douglas, Ben made his first-team bow at Northampton in March 2022, having already been capped by England Under-18s.

Ben has played for Gosforth Academy, Northern FC and Northumberland county. The 2022-23 season saw him playing twice for the Falcons, as well as scoring a pair of tries for England Under-19s against Wales Under-19s.

What do you like to listen to pre-match?

Don’t Stop Me Now, Queen

What is your favourite cheat meal?

Sausage, bean and cheese melt from Greggs

What do you like to do away from rugby?

Go for a coffee with the lads

Where is your ideal holiday destination?

Barbados would be nice

Who is your rugby hero?

Not rugby but Leo Messi (GOAT)

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