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'He puts fear into opposition defences' - Newcastle Falcons wrap up deal for Samoan Sinoti

Samoan international winger Sinoti Sinoti has agreed a contact extension with Newcastle Falcons.

A Kingston Park favourite, he scored the 2017/18 Premiership Try of the Season and has made 82 appearances for the Falcons since joining midway through the 2013/14 campaign.

Rated as the 14th best left winger in the RugbyPass Index with an RPI of 63, and an impressive attacking score of 84.

Renowned for his side-stepping and explosive running, the 33-year-old livewire said: “My family and I have made Newcastle our home, we love it up here and it’s great that I’ve been able to extend with the Falcons.

“The supporters here have been awesome with me right from day one, the lads and the coaching staff make it a fantastic environment and I see only good things for the club.

“Yeah, we’ve had a tough time over the past couple of months, but I wouldn’t be signing again with the club if I didn’t have absolute full confidence that we’ve got what it takes to lift ourselves back up.”

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Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards said: “Sinoti is one of the most exciting attacking talents in the Gallagher Premiership, if not Europe, and it’s another boost to the club that he sees his future here.

“You can’t fail but enjoy his approach to the game, he puts bums on seats and more importantly he puts fear into opposition defences.

“On the back of the news that Mark Wilson and John Hardie have also signed contract extensions over the past couple of weeks it just goes to show that we are continuing to build as a club, despite the ongoing challenge of improving our league position.”

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'He puts fear into opposition defences' - Newcastle Falcons wrap up deal for Samoan Sinoti