Josh Barton – Newcastle Falcons sign Coventry scrumhalf to a two-year contract

Josh Barton
Josh Barton, left, has Kingston Park experience and Newcastle knowledge from playing with London Scottish

Newcastle Falcons signed Josh Barton, scrum-half from Championship side Coventry, on a two year deal.

The 24-year old playmaker was a member of the Exeter Chiefs' under-18s team and at the Bristol Bears academy. She also played in the second tier for London Scottish.

He was selected for the 2019-20 Championship team because of his performances at Scottish. Since joining Coventry in 2021, he has played 26 games.

Barton stated, “Newcastle has a lot class players and coaches.”

“They can push me to the next level and I want to challenge myself.”

Barton joins Josh Thomas and Tian Schoeman, respectively, from Ospreys & Bath. Josh Peters is signed with Dave Walder's side by Doncaster Knights to sign for 2022-23.

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