Newcastle University rugby star Will Witty has been signed by the North-East’s leading rugby team.
Newcastle University’s men’s coxed four crew (M4+) won the Prince Albert Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta after beating Harvard University by over three lengths in the final.
Two Brazilian exchange students Raphael Monte and Pedro Avila are the winners of the DFDS Seaways World Cup Road to Rio Challenge. Incredibly, both live in Rio within walking distance of the famous Maracana Stadium in a district named Tijuca, their team name for the challenge.
Ian Hewitt, Director of Basketball and Men’s Head Coach, said: "The introduction of National League side into our programme really sends a message of where we want basketball within Newcastle University to go and how far it has already came.