Newcastle Falcons: Spain’s lock Josh Peters joins Doncaster

Josh Peters
England-born forward Josh Peters, second row, has won 10 caps in Spain

Newcastle Falcons announce the signing of Josh Peters, Spain lock from Doncaster Knights.

Peters, 26 years old, has signed a two-year agreement at Kingston Park.

Doncaster finished as runners-up in this year's Championship with 18 second-row appearances.

Peters was born outside London. When he was two years old, he moved with his family to Marbella. He has represented the Spanish national rugby side 10 times.

Peters said that it was a great chance to move up a level and test myself in a Premiership environment. Falcons' websiteexternal-link.

“It's exciting for me to make the move. Through hard work and learning, I'll push for a job.”

Peters, who was 16 years old, returned to England to join Northampton Saints' Academy. He then went on to play for Doncaster and Coventry with a stint at Dijon in France.

At 6ft 8in tall, Dean Richards, Newcastle Falcons director for rugby, recognizes Peters' strengths.

He stated that Josh brings both size and physicality to the table and deserves this chance to prove his abilities at a higher level.

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