Top prospect Ben Redshaw signs for Newcastle Falcons

England Under-18s star Ben Redshaw has signed a two-year deal to join Newcastle Falcons’ senior academy from the start of next season. The Leeds native is currently at Sedbergh School and is regarded as one of the brightest prospects in the country, having shone for the Falcons’ junior academy. Able to play a number of back-line positions, Newcastle Falcons’ head of academy James Ponton said: “Ben is really well thought of and would be known as one of the top England players at Under-18s level. | : Unofficial Newcastle Falcons news, views and message boards.