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Wilson to join Newcastle Falcons

23 September 2016

Bath Rugby can confirm that David Wilson has joined Newcastle Falcons with immediate effect.

The Club are saddened to see Wilson leave, however having received a request from the player to return to his home-town of Newcastle, have agreed to release him from his contract.

Wilson said: “I’m really thankful to Bath for everything they have done for me throughout my career, and for understanding my request to leave. I’ve had a fantastic seven years here, have worked with some great people and made lifelong friends. Bath is a great Club and I’m sad to be leaving, but know it’s the right decision at this moment in time.”

Bath Director of Rugby, Todd Blackadder, added: “We’re obviously really sad to see Davey go, but totally understand his request. I’ve not known him long, but Davey is a fantastic character, and he’s been a great servant to the Club in the time he’s been here. We wish him all the very best at Newcastle, and I’m sure he’ll get a warm welcome whenever he comes back to the Rec.”

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