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Red Sky's newest athlete Nick Civetta signs for Newcastle Falcons

6 May 2016

Red Sky are delighted to announce their newest recruit Nick Civetta has signed for English Premiership side Newcastle.

2nd row forward Civetta joins Newcastle from Italian Serie A club RC I Medicei, who are based in Florence. Nick previously played for fellow Italian sides SS Lazio and Viadana.

Nick who stands at 6 foot 8, grew up in New York where he took up rugby at the age of 18 when he attended the University of Notre Dame, and has played three times for the USA Select after twice being named in the USA Rugby Collegiate All-American team. 

Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards said “Nick is a rounded forward who will add to our physical threat, and I look forward to working with  when he arrives for pre-season.”

Red Sky Athlete Director Jason White commented "Nick fits the mould of the modern day 2nd row, being a big physical athlete who has great skills. I am sure he will fit in well at Newcastle and make a huge impression in the Premiership."