Alex is a former rugby unionplayer, who played for Newcastle Falcons in the English Premiership. Tait’s usual position is fullback, but he can also cover at centre. He made his first team début for Newcastle against Cetransa El Salvador in November 2007.

After making his first team debut in 2007, Tait became a regular for the Falcons in his decade at the club. Appearing over 200 times by the close of the 2017-2018 English Rugby Premiershipseason. “He has turned in extremely consistent performances which are right up there at the top,” said director of rugby Dean Richards at the time. Acknowledging the hard grafting full-back’s service to the Falcons.