Sport Newcastle Falcons win race to sign returning Luther Burrell
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Luther Burrell is set to make an immediate return to rugby union with Newcastle Falcons.
Burrell announced in The Mail on Sunday last week that he was cutting short his rugby league contract with Warrington Wolves and was desperate to return to the sport he loves.
He was then contacted by three Premiership clubs and one French Top 14 club.
The former England centre will opt for a two-year deal with Newcastle, who will return to the Premiership for the 2020-21 season.
Lancashire expected to be placed under tighter lockdown measures
Lancashire is to be the latest part of the UK to face strict coronavirus lockdown rules - with drastic new curbs being introduced this weekend, Sky News understands. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told senior MPs from the county that he will announce the clampdown in the morning and the rules will come into force on Saturday.The coronavirus restrictions, similar to those being introduced in North East England, will cover the whole of Lancashire with the exception of two thirds of the seaside resort of Blackpool.
The deal will be announced on Sunday.
The postponed campaign is not expected to start until the end of the year but Burrell could make his Falcons debut in a friendly against Ealing Trailfinders in November.
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