Ex-England forwards coach John Wells joins Newcastle Falcons

Newcastle Falcons have added former England and Leicester forwards coach John Wells to their coaching set-up until the end of the season.

Wells, 48, links up with ex-England colleague Mike Ford at Kingston Park, under new director of rugby Gary Gold.

"I am incredibly delighted that John Wells has decided to come on board with the club," Gold said.

"He is a world-class coach with a wealth of experience and had a fantastic effect with England."