Winger Ben Stevenson has signed a new two-year deal with Newcastle Falcons to run until the end of 2022-23.
The 22-year-old academy product has 12 tries in 36 games for the Falcons, including four in 13 in 2020-21.
Stevenson, who played for Yarm School before joining the Falcons set-up, studied law at Durham and represented England students.
"I've had a lot of Premiership exposure this season," Stevenson said. "I've really enjoyed it."
He added: "It was just a total no-brainer for me to sign here again.
"As a North East lad I'm proud to represent my local Premiership club, and that means a lot to me."