Archive May 2014

Local Clubs And Schools Take Centre Stage At Aviva Premiership Final

Friday 30 May 2014

Four of the region’s clubs and schools are all set for their big day at the home of English rugby as they head to Twickenham to play their part in the Aviva Premiership final.

Scrum Ticket Deal In Full Flow

Friday 30 May 2014

The scrum ticket deal is again proving popular with Newcastle Falcons season ticket holders as all eyes turn to the next Aviva Premiership campaign.

Falcons To Host Family Fun Day

Friday 30 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a family fun day on Saturday 21 June as part of the 2014 Virgin Money Cyclone Challenge.

Back-Row York Re-Signs

Friday 30 May 2014

Chris York has extended his stay on Tyneside ahead of the 2014-15 campaign.

#Myfalcons Competition Winner Announced

Thursday 29 May 2014

Peter Nelson is the winner of the #myfalcons competition, with the 19-year-old avid Newcastle Falcons fan the lucky recipient of a pair of 2014-15 season tickets.

Job Vacancy

Wednesday 28 May 2014

JOB VACANCY: Hitz Project Officer

Ladies' Night At As You Like It

Wednesday 28 May 2014

Matt Thompson’s testimonial year celebrations continue with a ladies’ night on Thursday 3 July at As You Like It, Jesmond.

Brookes Delight At England Call

Tuesday 27 May 2014

Kieran Brookes has spoken of his delight after being named in Stuart Lancaster’s 30-man England squad to tour New Zealand.

Laycock Hails Young Call-Up

Friday 23 May 2014

Academy manager Mark Laycock has backed Glen Young to be a hit at this summer’s IRB Junior World Championship after the second-row was named in the Scotland squad yesterday.

Newcastle Rugby Ltd Assume Control Of Gateshead Thunder

Friday 23 May 2014

Newcastle Rugby Limited today confirmed that it has assumed control of Championship One rugby league club Gateshead Thunder with immediate effect.

Socino Named Championship Player Of The Season

Wednesday 21 May 2014

Juan Pablo Socino has been named Championship Player of the Season at the 16th annual RPA Computacenter Players' Awards held at Battersea Evolution, London.

Season Ticket Sales Go From Strength-To-Strength

Wednesday 21 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons season tickets are in high demand as the feel good factor for rugby in the North East continues after the club secured its Aviva Premiership status less than two weeks ago.

Lawson Excited With Rebuilding Process

Wednesday 21 May 2014

Scott Lawson believes Newcastle Falcons can flourish in the Aviva Premiership next term after seeing his side bring in no fewer than nine new signings.

Crockett Calls Time On Playing Career

Tuesday 20 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons’ centre Alex Crockett has called time on his professional rugby career, describing the next chapter of his life as ‘exciting’ as he considers embarking on a coaching career.

Last Chance To Book On May Half Term Camp

Tuesday 20 May 2014

This is your last week to book on the Newcastle Falcons May half-term camp which proves a hit with youngsters across the region every year.

Tributes Pour In For Wilkinson Who Sets Retirement Date

Monday 19 May 2014

The world of rugby has paid tribute to former Newcastle Falcons and England legend Jonny Wilkinson who today announced he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the season.

Falcons To Host Family Fun Day

Monday 19 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a family fun day on Saturday 21 June as part of the 2014 Virgin Money Cyclone Challenge.

Falcons Forge Links With Titans

Friday 16 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons have today announced that four of their Senior Academy players will be playing at Rotherham Titans next season.

England Rugby 2015 Statement

Friday 16 May 2014

Tournament organisers, England Rugby 2015, have announced that the Rugby Community Ticket Sale for Rugby World Cup 2015 will now launch on Thursday 29 May at 1pm.

Tait Bags Double At Awards Dinner

Thursday 15 May 2014

Alex Tait scooped two accolades as Newcastle Falcons hosted their annual End of Season Awards Dinner at the Hilton Gateshead Newcastle on Wednesday night.

Falcons Sign Italian International

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons have completed the signing of Italian international lock Josh Furno from French Top 14 side Biarritz Olympique.

Rugby World Cup Ballot Results Available

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons are pleased to announce that the ballot has been drawn for priority access to Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets.

Coaching Team Confirmed For 2014-15 Campaign

Monday 12 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons have today announced their coaching team for the 2014-15 season.

Richards Frustrated With Final Day Defeat

Sunday 11 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons chief Dean Richards cut a frustrated figure after his side ended their Aviva Premiership campaign with defeat at home to Exeter Chiefs.

Newcastle 13 Exeter 23

Saturday 10 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons ended their Aviva Premiership season with defeat against Exeter Chiefs at Kingston Park in front of England head coach Stuart Lancaster who was casting his eye over proceedings.

Foundation Flutter Winners At Exeter

Saturday 10 May 2014

The winners of the foundation flutter from our Falcons Vs Exeter Chiefs game on Saturday 10th May have been announced.

Match Day Information

Friday 9 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons’ final game of the Aviva Premiership season against Exeter Chiefs tomorrow promises to be a thrilling encounter.

Newcastle Falcons Unveil New Kit

Friday 9 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons today unveiled their new home shirt for the 2014-15 season.

Gilbert To Become New Official Kit Partner

Friday 9 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons today announced that the world renowned rugby brand Gilbert will be the club’s new official exclusive kit partner for the next three seasons.

Newcastle V Exeter Team News

Friday 9 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons have made three changes for their final Aviva Premiership match of the season against Exeter Chiefs tomorrow (kick-off 3.15pm).

Falcons Swoop For Tuilagi Brothers

Thursday 8 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons have landed Tuilagi brothers Alesana “Alex” and Anitelea “Andy” on two-year deals ahead of the 2014-15 Aviva Premiership season.

End Of Season Big Rugby Ball - Limited Places Available

Wednesday 7 May 2014

There are limited places still available for Newcastle Falcons’ end of season Big Rugby Ball which takes place at Newcastle Gateshead Hilton on Wednesday 14 May.

Rwc Deadline Extended For Season Ticket Holders

Tuesday 6 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons have extended the deadline for season ticket holders to apply for Rugby World Cup tickets.

500 Days Until The Rugby World Cup

Tuesday 6 May 2014

England Rugby World Cup 2015 ambassador and England Rugby legend Lawrence Dallaglio OBE has spoken exclusively to Newcastle Falcons ahead of next year’s World Cup.

Falcons 'A' Defeat Reds

Sunday 4 May 2014

Less than 24 hours after the senior side took on London Wasps in the Aviva Premiership, the Newcastle Falcons second string were in action against Caledonia Reds in East Lothian today.

Richards Reflects On Securing Premiership Status

Sunday 4 May 2014

Dean Richards hailed his Newcastle Falcons charges after they sealed their Aviva Premiership status for next season after picking up two bonus points at London Wasps, while Worcester Warriors’ relegation was confirmed with a 44-20 defeat at Saracens.

Falcons 'A' Team To Face Caledonian Reds

Sunday 4 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons ‘A’ Team have their final outing of the season against the newly reformed Caledonia Reds region of Scotland at Pennypits Sports Complex (kick-off 2pm).

London Wasps 44 Newcastle Falcons 38

Saturday 3 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons secured their Aviva Premiership status going into the final weekend of the season after picking up two bonus points in an 11 try bonanza at Adams Park.

Summer Of Touch Back!

Friday 2 May 2014

The Falcons Community Foundation are pleased to announce the details of our Summer of Touch 2014.

Updated Rwc 2015 Match Schedule Announced

Friday 2 May 2014

Rugby World Cup Limited and England Rugby 2015 Limited have announced an updated match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2015 in England, which will take place across 13 venues in England and Wales from September 18 to October 31.

Team News: Wasps V Newcastle

Friday 2 May 2014

Kieran Brookes returns from suspension for Newcastle Falcons’ penultimate Aviva Premiership clash of the season at London Wasps this Saturday (kick-off 3pm).

Falcons Nominated For Two Hospitality Awards

Thursday 1 May 2014

Newcastle Falcons are delighted to announce that they have been nominated for two awards at The Stadium Events & Hospitality Awards 2014 which takes place at the KC Stadium in Hull on Thursday 5 June.

Tait Previews Wasps Trip

Thursday 1 May 2014

Alex Tait insists his side are fully focussed on taking care of their own destiny ahead of this Saturday’s Aviva Premiership trip to London Wasps (kick-off 3pm).