Stan & Val Newman
Date of birth
Scrum-half Sam signed his first professional contract with the Knights in early 2019 and featured in the 2018/19 pre-season and has already trained with the Knights’ first team on a regular basis.
The 20-year-old made his debut in Doncaster colours in a friendly against Sale Sharks at the end of August, as well as coming on for the closing stages in the Championship cup clash with Yorkshire Carnegie and has featured heavily for the academy and Doncaster Phoenix sides.
The youngster had an notable 2017/18 campaign as well that was filled with many a success. The scrum-half played for Yorkshire U20s, reached the Yorkshire Cup final, won the university BUCS league with Doncaster College and was named Players’ Player of the year by the Academy.
While last season, he won a BUCS cup and secured the double with the league being sealed after a victory over Hull University.