WARRIORS' Sam Lewis and Graham Kitchener will become the latest duo to join the centurion club today when Worcester face Newcastle Falcons in the Gallagher Premiership clash at Kingston Park.

They will become the 29th and 30th players to make 100 appearances for Warriors and join current players Chris Pennell (253), Nick Schonert (131), GJ van Velze (109), Niall Annett (107), Callum Black (103) and Matt Cox (102) in the exclusive club.

Both start in what is the final away game of the season for Warriors, before they play Gloucester at home in the league finale

It will be the second club that lock Kitchener has racked up earned 100 appearances for, having achieved the same feat with Leicester Tigers.

He made the move to the Midlands rivals in 2011 and enjoyed eight years with the Tigers before returning to Worcester in 2019.

The 31-year-old from Bromley came through the Academy system at Worcester before starting his professional career at Sixways in 2007, going on to make 72 appearances in his first stint with the club.

And now he is set to join the 100 club alongside teammate Sam Lewis this weekend.

"It's an achievement I am proud of," he said.

"For me to get there with a good friend of mine like Sammy, it's special. It will be a good game and hopefully we can get the win to top it all off.

"It's a good project here. The league table says it's been as struggle this season but there's plenty of growth here and having so many young guys coming through, it's exciting to be a part of.

"It's an honour for me to reach this landmark. The nice thing at Worcester is that players and staff make a big deal when someone gets 100 and that's nice, we have had a few go through recently and it's a special day for whoever goes through it. It shows the good team spirit we have as a group."

Head coach Jonathan Thomas said the team will have that extra bit of drive to win for the two centurions.

"We are determined to go up there and give a good performance for them," he added.

"Especially Graham, 100 appearances here when also spending a long time at Leicester. Also for Sammy, he has been a real unsung hero for Worcester since he has been here.

"They are two real clubman, really loyal to the club and we will be playing for them this weekend, those two guys.

Last month, Lewis told the Worcester News it would be a "really proud moment" when he eventually hit the 100 mark.

“It would be brilliant, to get those five more caps,” he said

“I haven’t been close to something like this before and it is in the back of my mind. If I can get that then it would be brilliant and a really proud moment for me.”