Transfer News: Newcastle lock to join Premiership rival
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that lock Will Witty will join Exeter Chiefs at the end of the current season.
The 24-year-old Yorkshireman has made 73 appearances for the Falcons, director of rugby Dean Richards saying: “We wish Will all the best for his move in the summer and thank him for his efforts during his time at Newcastle.
🚨🚨- BREAKING NEWS – 🚨🚨@ExeterChiefs are delighted to announce the signing of @WillWwitty from @premrugby rivals @FalconsRugby on a two-year deal ⬇️https://t.co/iFLBSUwpfK#WelcomeWill #Chiefs pic.twitter.com/0lGxZCsewH
— Exeter Chiefs (@ExeterChiefs) March 17, 2019
“It goes without saying that between now and then he remains fully committed to helping us continue our strong finish to the season, with some huge games coming up.”