Newcastle Falcons Phil Godman

Newcastle Falcons Phil Godman has agreed to play for Newcastle Falcons for the 2013/14 season. This will be Godmans return to Falcons after he began his professional career there. Phil has 23 caps for Scotland and 10 caps for the Falcons.  Philip who was coached by ex Scotland manager Frank Hadden learnt his trade at Merchiston Castle School playing in  the number 13 shirt. This video shows his instinctive ability to side step, Phil as a rugby player has reached great hights..

Newcastle Falcons Phil Godman
Newcastle Falcons Phil Godman

including his stint at Edinburgh where he florished. This montage shows not only his deadly pace over the first few metres but that inherent ability to play rugby.This  film made by Chris Bain the legendary Scrum Half of MCS and Newcastle Falcons shows why Phil Godman is a feared opposite number.

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Phil Godman

Full name Philip James Godman
Date of birth (1982-05-20) 20 May 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 13 st 2 lb (84 kg)
School Merchiston Castle School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-half, Centre
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002-20042004-20122012-20132013- NewcastleEdinburghLondonScottishNewcastle 2515019 (5)(435)(21)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005–2010 Scotland 23 (71)

He represented the Scottish rugby union side at schoolboy, under 18, under 19 and under 21 levels before being selected for his first cap by Frank Hadden against Romania in June 2005.[3] In 2009.

Godman was named man of the match as Scotland recorded their first win over Australia for 27 years.[4] He remained a mainstay in the Scottish squad under coach Andy Robinson until tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in training with his club Edinburgh in September 2010.

After recovering from the injury, Godman returned to the Scottish squad in January 2012.[6] However, as of 2013 he is not currently part of the Scotland squad under new coach Scott Johnson.

 (info from wiki View full article here)

The video below is a montage of Newcastle Falcons Phil Godman in action.

Video courtesy of Creative Scope