Newcastle Falcons duo sign new deals

Gonzalo Tiesi of Newcastle Falcons during the Aviva Premiership match between Newcastle Falcons and Northampton at Kingston Park on February 23, 2014
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Newcastle Falcons duo Gonzalo Tiesi and Matt Thompson sign contract extensions with the Aviva Premiership club.

Newcastle Falcons duo Gonzalo Tiesi and Matt Thompson have signed new contracts with the Aviva Premiership club.

Argentina international centre Tiesi, 28, has penned a two-year extension at Kingston Park.

Meanwhile, 31-year-old hooker Thompson has committed himself to a fresh one-year deal.

"Gonzalo and Matt are talented individuals and bring a wealth of experience to the table which is vital in the Aviva Premiership," director of rugby Dean Richards told the club's official website.

Newcastle continue their league campaign on Sunday at home to Worcester Warriors.

Gonzalo Tiesi of London Welsh in action during the LV=Cup match between London Welsh and Newport Gwent Dragons at Kassam Stadium on February 3, 2013
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