SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT – Whitehaven friendly

Newcastle Thunder have named a 22-man squad for Saturday’s pre-season friendly against Whitehaven RLFC (KO 3pm)

Six of the club’s new for 2020 signings are part of the roster, as Simon Finnigan’s side gear up for their first on field action of the year, whilst four academy graduates are also set to be involved.

Sam Blake, Reece Dean, Ash Gibson, Jake Lightowler, Brenden Santi and Mikey Wood are the incoming players set for the first involvement in a 2020 Thunder shirt, while  Sean Croston, Ollie Gowing, Kieran Hudson and Rory Nettleton are the youngsters chomping at the bit.

Also set to feature is U18 academy player Isaac Nokes, in what will be his first appearance for the senior side.

Tickets for the game are available to book online, by calling 0871 2266060 or by visiting the Kingston Park Stadium box office.

Newcastle Thunder squadv Whitehaven RLFC – 11th January 2020

Harry Aldous, Sam Blake, Jed Charlton, Alex Clegg, Dan Coates, Tyler Craig, Sean Croston, Reece Dene, Ash Gibson, Kieran Gill, Ollie Gowing, Kieran Hudson, Quentin Laulu Togaga’e, Jake Lightowler, Sam Luckley, Rory Nettleton, Isaac Nokes, Brenden Santi, Evan Simons, David Weetman, Mikey Wood, Lewis Young


Six of the club’s new for 2020 signings are part of the roster, as Simon Finnigan’s side gear up for their first on field action of the year, whilst four academy graduates are also set to be involved.


Sam Blake, Reece Dean, Ash Gibson, Jake Lightowler, Brenden Santi and Mikey Wood are the incoming players set for the first involvement in a 2020 Thunder shirt, while  Sean Croston, Ollie Gowing, Kieran Hudson and Rory Nettleton are the youngsters chomping at the bit.


Also set to feature is U18 academy player Isaac Nokes, in what will be his first appearance for the senior side.


Tickets for the game are available to book online, by calling 0871 2266060 or by visiting the Kingston Park Stadium box office.


Newcastle Thunder squadv Whitehaven RLFC – 11th January 2020

Harry Aldous, Sam Blake, Jed Charlton, Alex Clegg, Dan Coates, Tyler Craig, Sean Croston, Reece Dene, Ash Gibson, Kieran Gill, Ollie Gowing, Kieran Hudson, Quentin Laulu Togaga’e, Jake Lightowler, Sam Luckley, Rory Nettleton, Isaac Nokes, Brenden Santi, Evan Simons, David Weetman, Mikey Wood, Lewis Young