Condition: 8/10 Excellent. Light wear
Size: Adult’s Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 45-47 Inches / 114-119 CM
Manufacturer: Cotton Traders
Colour: Black, grey & white trim
Seasons: 2010/2011 & 2011/2012
Official Cotton Traders Newcastle Falcons long sleeve home rugby shirt from the 2010/11 season.
Condition of this original rugby jersey is 9/10 – Superb (see photos).
Towards the end of the 2009/10 season Chairman Dave Thompson had to seek investment for the club due to increasing debts following the Nationalisation of Northern Rock, the club's main sponsor. After months of speculation, it was announced that local businessman Semore Kurdi had purchased a 40% stake in the club in September 2010, easing the club's financial difficulties.
Scotland number 8 Allister Hogg was signed, while Scotland and Lions prop Euan Murray also arrived to plug the gap left by Hayman. On the pitch in Alan Tait's first season the Falcons reached the Anglo-Welsh Cup final, losing to Gloucester 34–7. Despite this relative success the Falcons finished their worst ever Premiership season with just 23 points (four wins), only escaping relegation thanks to the inferior points difference of Leeds Carnegie.
England Saxons pair, scrum-half Micky Young and prop Kieran Brookes, would both depart for Leicester Tigers at the end of the campaign.
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