Archive February 2014

Falcons To Host Largest Rugby Festival Of The Season This Sunday

Friday 28 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons are hosting the biggest rugby festival of the season before this Sunday’s Aviva Premiership match with Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park (kick-off 2pm).

Newcastle V Leicester Team News

Friday 28 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons have made six changes from the side that snatched a losing bonus point at home to Northampton Saints for this Sunday’s Aviva Premiership clash with Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park (kick-off 2pm).

Vickers Pens New Deal

Friday 28 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons front-row Rob Vickers has extended his contract at Kingston Park in the build-up to this Sunday’s Aviva Premiership showdown with Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park (kick-off 2pm).

Bring On Leicester

Thursday 27 February 2014

‘Bring on Leicester’ was the talk of the dressing room following last week’s narrow loss at home to Northampton Saints according to back-row Mark Wilson.

Moth Ball Selling Fast

Thursday 27 February 2014

Following the announcement of Newcastle Falcons’ first ever Moth Ball we are pleased to inform supporters that the Moth Ball is selling extremely fast.

Del Fava Plans For The Future

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Recently retired Carlo del Fava admits he found it difficult to watch his side take to the field against Northampton Saints last weekend.

Grab Your Ticket To The Aviva Premiership Final And Represent Newcastle Falcons

Tuesday 25 February 2014

This Sunday whilst the teams battle it out on the pitch, supporters can battle it out with the Aviva Premiership Rugby ticket twister challenge.

Coach The Coaches Session A Success

Tuesday 25 February 2014

Dean Richards and his coaching team delivered a coach the coaches CPD on Sunday, the first of its kind to take place on a match day in the run-up to the Northampton Saints Aviva Premiership clash.

Chemistry Student Tait Looking For Reaction

Tuesday 25 February 2014

Alex Tait might be enjoying a new lease of life at Kingston Park, but the Newcastle Falcons full-back is also making big strides away from rugby.

Falcons Continue Strong Links With Cumbrian Schools

Monday 24 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons are continuing to develop strong links with primary schools across Cumbria as part of their Aviva Premiership Tag Programme.

Social Media Campaign Raises Money For Railway Children

Monday 24 February 2014

Aviva are set to donate £46,730 to charity Railway Children following the goodwill shown by football and rugby fans who tweeted their support for the charity over the weekend during the #Take5 Twitter campaign.

Richards Pleased With Second Half Display

Monday 24 February 2014

Dean Richards was satisfied with his side’s second half fight-back against league leaders Northampton Saints to secure a losing bonus point.

Newcastle 16 Northampton 22

Sunday 23 February 2014

A Noah Cato try three minutes from time coupled with Joel Hodgson’s pressure conversion secured a precious losing bonus point for Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership.

Foundation Flutter Winner At Northampton

Sunday 23 February 2014

Winner of the foundation flutter including our special six nations prize are now revealed!

Ultimate Rugby Team Competition Intensifies

Friday 21 February 2014

The Ultimate Rugby Team Competition is hotting up with less than a week to go until the winner is announced.

Tiesi Ready For Saints Test

Friday 21 February 2014

Argentinian international Gonzalo Tiesi is keen to put his injury woe behind him and help Newcastle Falcons secure their Aviva Premiership status ahead of this Sunday’s tussle with Northampton Saints at Kingston Park (kick-off 3pm).

Newcastle V Northampton Team News

Friday 21 February 2014

Dean Richards has made three changes to the side that narrowly lost to Harlequins last week for this Sunday’s Aviva Premiership clash with Northampton Saints at Kingston Park (kick-off 3pm).

Student Community Boosting Falcons Ticket Sales

Thursday 20 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons have appointed students from universities in the North East to help raise their profile as an Aviva Premiership club amongst the student community, writes Sunderland University student Bryony Exton.

Leicester Tigers Ticket News

Thursday 20 February 2014

Less than 300 seated tickets remain for next Sunday’s Aviva Premiership clash with Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park (kick-off 2pm).

Up To Half Price Off At The Club Shop

Thursday 20 February 2014

The Club Shop has up to half price off selected items both in store and online from today.

Wilson & Kibirige Start For England

Wednesday 19 February 2014

Scott Wilson and Zack Kibirige have been named in the starting line-up for England Under-20s as they take on Ireland Under-20s at Franklin’s Gardens this Saturday (6.15pm live on Sky Sports).

World Sevens Tickets Now On Sale

Wednesday 19 February 2014

Auckland, NSW Waratahs, Blue Bulls and Buenos Aires have today become the first four teams to be confirmed for this season's World Club 7s, and tickets are now on sale.

Gourmet Evening Tastes Success

Tuesday 18 February 2014

Valentine’s Day saw the return of the hugely popular Falcons Gourmet Evening at Kingston Park.

Lawson Starts For Scotland Against Italy

Tuesday 18 February 2014

Scott Lawson has been handed a start for Scotland as they prepare for the trip to Italy in the Six Nations this weekend.

Fans Forum

Tuesday 18 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons will be holding a Fans Forum on Tuesday 18 March at 7pm at Kingston Park with director of rugby Dean Richards, owner Semore Kurdi and commercial consultant Mick Hogan taking questions from supporters.

Ultimate Rugby Competition Update

Monday 17 February 2014

Beverley RFC lead the way in Newcastle Falcons’ Ultimate Rugby Team Competition.

Saull Ready For Saints Challenge

Monday 17 February 2014

‘Bring on the Saints’ was the cry from Newcastle Falcons back-row Andy Saull following his side’s narrow 18-14 defeat against Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop.

A Sporting Chance Northumbria

Sunday 16 February 2014

A group of students from Northumbria University have combined to become a team of event organisers in order to host an Inclusive Disability Sports Conference.

Richards Proud Of Battling Display

Sunday 16 February 2014

Dean Richard hailed his troops following Saturday’s heart-breaking 18-14 defeat at Harlequins in the Aviva Premiership.

Harlequins 18 Newcastle 14

Saturday 15 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons went within a whisker of pulling off a memorable victory over Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop in the Aviva Premiership.

Harlequins V Newcastle Team News

Friday 14 February 2014

Scott Lawson returns at hooker for tomorrow’s Aviva Premiership trip to Harlequins (kick-off 3pm) exactly a week after winning his 40th cap for Scotland against England in the Calcutta Cup.

Russell Previews Quins

Thursday 13 February 2014

Head coach Peter Russell is relishing this Saturday’s Aviva Premiership trip to Harlequins as Newcastle Falcons aim to get back to winning ways in the league (kick-off 3pm).

Cpd Sold Out

Thursday 13 February 2014

The Newcastle Falcons Foundation CPD course on Sunday 23 February is now sold out.

St Oswald's Charity Night

Thursday 13 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons are set to host St Oswald’s Charity Night on Thursday 20 March with tickets still available for the event.

Student Sellers In Full Flow

Wednesday 12 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons’ student brand managers still have discounted tickets for sale for the crucial Aviva Premiership clash with Northampton Saints on Sunday 23 February.

3663 Extravaganza Coming To Kingston Park

Wednesday 12 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons are to host the 3663 Extravaganza at Kingston Park on 27 March 2014.

Smith Relishing Cross Code Switch

Tuesday 11 February 2014

Aviva Premiership’s latest rugby league convert is excited at the prospect of honing his skills on the big stage for new club Newcastle Falcons.

Falcons Snap Up Second-Row

Tuesday 11 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons have completed the signing of Munster second-row Ian Nagle until the end of the season.

Falcons Sign Super League Star Smith

Monday 10 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons have signed former Leeds Rhinos and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats winger Lee Smith with immediate effect until the end of the 2014-15 season.

Carlo Del Fava Retires

Monday 10 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons second-row Carlo del Fava has been forced to retire from professional rugby with immediate effect due to a neck injury.

Richards' Take On Bath Defeat

Sunday 9 February 2014

Dean Richards believes early second half tries from Horacio Agulla and Leroy Houston was the turning point as his side’s brave fight against Bath Rugby ended with a 24-6 defeat at The Rec.

Bath 24 Newcastle 6

Saturday 8 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons’ valiant display against high-flying Bath Rugby was not enough as they succumbed to a 24-6 defeat at The Rec in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday afternoon.

Tiesi Eyes Bath Test

Friday 7 February 2014

Gonzalo Tiesi is excited at the prospect of making his Aviva Premiership bow for Newcastle Falcons when his new side lock horns with Bath Rugby at The Rec on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

Christmas & New Year's Eve 2014 Packages

Friday 7 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons have frozen their prices on Christmas and New Year 2014 packages following last year’s bumper festive period.

Team News: Bath V Newcastle

Friday 7 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons have made two changes for tomorrow’s trip to Bath Rugby in the Aviva Premiership (kick-off 3pm).

Kibirige Gets The Nod For England

Thursday 6 February 2014

Zach Kibirige starts for England Under-20s to face Scotland in the Six Nations at Netherdale this Friday (kick-off 7.30pm).

Coach The Coaches Masterclass Selling Fast

Thursday 6 February 2014

Only a small number of places remain for Newcastle Falcons’ Coach the Coaches Masterclass held at Kingston Park on Sunday 23 February.

Lawson Set For 40Th Cap

Thursday 6 February 2014

Scott Lawson is set to win his 40th cap for Scotland against England in the Calcutta Cup at Murrayfield this Saturday (kick-off 5pm).

Matt Thompson's Testimonial Year Set To Kick-Off

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Matt Thompson’s testimonial year kicks-off with the Lions Talk-in on Sunday 2 March, starting at 5.30pm following the home game against Leicester Tigers.

Kingston Park Gears-Up For England V Wales Showdown

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Preparations are hotting up for the Under-20s Six Nations Championship clash between England and Wales on Friday 7 March at Kingston Park (kick-off 7.45pm).

Ultimate Rugby Team Competition Update

Tuesday 4 February 2014

Harrogate RFC are leading the race to win the Ultimate Rugby Team Competition courtesy of Newcastle Falcons.

Mcguigan Re-Signs

Tuesday 4 February 2014

Newcastle Falcons hooker George McGuigan has signed a two-year contract extension.

Richards Lauds Wilson Display

Monday 3 February 2014

Dean Richards hailed Mark Wilson’s man-of-the-match display following his side’s 29-0 victory over Newport Gwent Dragons in the LV= Cup.