SIGNING – Brown back aboard for 2019

Fresh from securing World Cup qualification for Jamaica, centre Joe Brown has agreed on a new Newcastle Thunder contract for 2019, in a deal that will see the club stalwart take up a player-coach role for the upcoming season.

One of the club’s longest-serving players with over 200 appearances now in the bank, Brown will continue to play a key role in on-field matters during the 2019 Betfred League 1 season whilst also becoming a part of the coaching staff with a specific focus on skills.

Bagging 30 tries in Thunder’s colours and equally at home in the centres or on the wings, Brown’s versatility is another of Brown’s key attributes, the Thunder head coach Jason Payne pleased to be able to call upon him again next year.

Brown joins Mo Agoro, Harry Aldous, Jack Aldous, Jared Blanke, Keal Carlile, Jed Charlton, Rhys Clarke, Dan Coates, Jy-Mel Coleman, Tyler Craig, Liam Finn, Conor Fitzsimmons, Kieran Hudson, Kieran Gill, Sam Luckley, Remy Marginet, Liam McAvoy, Aaron Ollett, Liam Richmond, Alex Rowe, Niall Sidney, Evan Simons, Misi Taulapapa, David Weetman and Lewis Young in Thunder’s 2019 squad.

Season tickets for the new campaign to watch these exciting players in action over 11 Betfred League 1 matches are on sale now, with prices starting from just £100 for adults.

For more information on 2019 season tickets click here or to book click here call 0871 2266060 or visit the Kingston Park Stadium box office.