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Falcons youngsters in Dutch joy

Rugby union

Newcastle Falcons academy enjoyed two convincing victories on Wednesday, as both the Under-18s and Under-16s won on Dutch soil.

The Falcons' Under-16s defeated the Dutch national Under-17s 40-5 at Castricum RFC, while the Under-18s thrashed Castricum Under-19s 60-0.

The games were both part of Castricum's anniversary celebrations, as Falcons continue their links with Holland.

Falcons Under-19s face Leeds Under-19s at Druid Park on Saturday.

see also
Wilkinson 'back for season start'
27 Aug 08 |  Newcastle
Falcons delight at win in Lille
25 Aug 08 |  Newcastle
Falcons academy squads unveiled
20 Aug 08 |  Newcastle

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