Noah Cato and Ryan Shortland re-sign at Newcastle Falcons

Ryan Shortland and Noah Cato

Newcastle Falcons winger Noah Cato and centre Ryan Shortland have signed new two-year and one-year contracts at Kingston Park respectively.

Cato, 25, joined Falcons in February from Northampton Saints and scored three tries as Dean Richards's side won promotion from the Championship.

Kiwi three-quarter Shortland, 27, joining the club from Otago in the summer of 2011.

He scored six tries last season in the Falcons's promotion success.