Archive June 2014

Local Talent Vital Insists Wells

Monday 30 June 2014

John Wells is excited at the current crop of home grown talent coming through the ranks at Kingston Park as he prepares his troops for the forthcoming campaign.

Royal Grammar School & Durham School Gear-Up For Kingston Park Showdown

Monday 30 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons are delighted to announce that it will once again be hosting RGS Newcastle versus Durham School on Friday 12 September at Kingston Park.

Clegg: Consistency Key

Friday 27 June 2014

Fly-half Rory Clegg admits he needs a good pre-season under his belt in order to put himself in the reckoning for a regular starting berth.

Falcons & Percy Hedley Sports Academy Support Rugby Wheels Launch

Friday 27 June 2014

GBWR’s mass disability sports participation programme, RugbyWheels was launched last night at the Percy Hedley Sports Academy.

Summer Break Perfect Prep For York

Thursday 26 June 2014

After a turbulent first season back in the big time, Chris York admits he feels refreshed from a summer break as Dean Richards prepares his charges for a second successive term in the Aviva Premiership.

Steadman Looking Forward To Improved Campaign

Wednesday 25 June 2014

Defence coach Graham Steadman is expecting major improvements in the Newcastle Falcons ranks following a frustrating campaign last timeout.

Wells Enthused By Positive Vibe On Tyneside

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons head coach John Wells believes the positive vibe generated in the dressing room at present will stand his side in good stead as they gear-up for the new campaign.

Mckenzie Joins Edinburgh

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Fraser McKenzie has moved to Edinburgh Rugby with immediate effect with the Newcastle Falcons lock signing a two-year deal with the RaboDirect Pro12 club.

Match Sponsorship Packages Available For 2014-15

Monday 23 June 2014

As Newcastle Falcons eagerly await the release of the 2014-15 Aviva Premiership fixtures, the club are today announcing details of their match sponsorship packages for the forthcoming campaign.

Will Welch Confirmed As Captain For 2014-15 Season

Monday 23 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that Will Welch will again take on the role of club captain ahead of the 2014-15 season.

Falcons Help Newcastle People Get Back Into Park Life

Sunday 22 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons Community Foundation are pairing up with Coca Cola GB and Newcastle City Council to deliver rugby activities in parks across Newcastle this Summer.

HAMMERSLEY HOPES TO FEATURE AS 7s COUNTDOWN BEGINS

Saturday 21 June 2014

With the gates open six weeks today, the build up to the 2014 northern round of the Premiership Rugby 7s series is under way

Get your business in touch this summer

Friday 20 June 2014

Looking for something different to do with your colleagues this summer? Why not get involved with Newcastle Falcons touch rugby activities?

Barrow Refreshed And Ready To Go

Friday 20 June 2014

As England retained their Junior World Championship title with a thrilling 21 – 20 victory over South Africa, one of Newcastle Falcons’ own junior World Champions is fully refreshed and ready for the new Aviva Premiership campaign.

Falcons Crowned Active Workplace Games Champions

Friday 20 June 2014

Earlier this week Newcastle Falcons beat off stiff competition to be crowned champions of the first Tyne and Wear Sport Active Workplace Games champions.

Brookes 'delighted' to make England match day squad

Friday 20 June 2014

Ahead of Saturday’s third test against New Zealand, Newcastle Falcons and England prop Kieran Brookes talks about living the dream of playing international rugby against the current World Champions.

Gourmet Evening Sold Out

Thursday 19 June 2014

Following the success of last week’s event, the next of our Newcastle Falcons Gourmet Evenings has already sold out.

Brookes Named In Squad For Third Test

Thursday 19 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons prop Kieran Brookes has been named in England’s match day squad for their third test against New Zealand this Saturday.

Newcastle Falcons Appoint Mick Hogan As Managing Director

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons today announced that Mick Hogan has been appointed Managing Director at the club with immediate effect. He will be reporting directly to Chairman Semore Kurdi.

Falcons sign versatile Tongan international

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons are pleased to announce the signing of Tongan second-row Uili Kolo’ofai from French club US Colomiers, on a two year deal.

Newcastle Falcons Open Day

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Think you’ve got what it takes to join the team here at Newcastle Falcons? If so you could be just who we’re looking for.

Furno prepares for move to North East

Tuesday 17 June 2014

Italian lock Josh Furno has been taking advice from countryman Carlo del Fava when it comes to his move to the North East this summer.

Join The Falcons As A Player Sponsor

Tuesday 17 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons are now recruiting individuals and businesses to enjoy the exclusive benefits of our player sponsorship packages for 2014-15.

Shiells signs for Bath

Tuesday 17 June 2014

Prop Grant Shiells will be leaving the North East after signing with Bath Rugby.

Wilson Raring To Go For Pre-Season

Monday 16 June 2014

As the squad report back for pre-season training Newcastle Falcons 2013-14 Player of the Season Mark Wilson said he is ready to go and continue developing his own performance.

MacRae Appointed Scotland Sevens Coach

Monday 16 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons today announced that Calum MacRae will be leaving his position as skills and attack coach with the club to take up the role of coach to the Scotland national Sevens side.

Falcons Run New Round Of Sport Apprenticeships

Monday 16 June 2014

As current apprentices look towards the end of their qualification, the Newcastle Falcons School Sports Apprenticeship scheme is now preparing for a new cohort, which will start in October 2014.

One Week To Go Until The Newcastle Falcons Family Fun Day

Saturday 14 June 2014

Join us next Saturday for the Newcastle Falcons family fun day!

Additional Rugby World Cup Tickets Released

Friday 13 June 2014

In response to strong demand from Falcons Season Ticket Holders, England 2015 have released additional tickets to Newcastle Falcons members as part of the World Cup Rugby Community Ticket Programme.

Christmas 2014 at Newcastle Falcons

Friday 13 June 2014

Have you made your Christmas party plans yet? If not, take a look at our Christmas packages for 2014 and see what we have to offer.

Hodgson Signs For Saints

Friday 13 June 2014

Joel Hodgson is to leave Newcastle Falcons after signing terms with Aviva Premiership champions Northampton Saints.

Residential Coaching Camp A Sell Out

Friday 13 June 2014

As the Falcons Community Foundation prepares for a busy summer of coaching, the team are proud to announce that their residential camp has sold out for the first time since its inception ten years ago.

Book Now For Newcastle Falcons Summer Coaching Camps

Thursday 12 June 2014

There are still places available on the Falcons Community Foundation’s non-residential summer coaching camps.

Brookes Named In Squad For New Zealand Test

Thursday 12 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons forward Kieran Brookes is given the chance of his first full international cap as he is named on the bench for England ahead of Saturday’s second test in the Steinlager Series against New Zealand.

One Space Available For Great North Run

Wednesday 11 June 2014

The Newcastle Falcons Community Foundation has one space available for this year’s Great North Run.

Falcons Senior Academy Squad Announced For 2014/15 Season

Wednesday 11 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons are delighted to announce their new Academy signings ahead of the 2014/15 campaign.

Falcons European Opponents Confirmed

Tuesday 10 June 2014

With the draw for the 2014-15 European Rugby Challenge Cup now complete, Newcastle Falcons’ European opponents for the season ahead have now been confirmed.

£5 Rugby Tickets For Falcons Fans

Tuesday 10 June 2014

As Gateshead Thunder continue their winning streak, Newcastle Falcons season ticket holders are being offered discounted tickets to watch the newest members of the Newcastle Rugby Ltd family in action in their next two home games.

Falcons Continue To Build In Cumbria

Monday 9 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons’ work in Cumbria continues to go from strength to strength, with Cumbria Community Development Officer Keith Robinson receiving high praise for his work with St Oswald’s School in Kendal.

Newcastle Set For European Draw

Sunday 8 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons fans will have a keen eye on events in Switzerland this Tuesday as the draw for the 2014-15 European Rugby Challenge Cup takes place.

Local Clubs And Schools Take Centre Stage At Aviva Premiership Final

Saturday 7 June 2014

Whilst Northampton Saints fought it out to secure victory over Saracens in the Aviva Premiership final a week ago today, two North East schools were part of the action.

Big Summer Ahead For Smith

Friday 6 June 2014

Switching codes for the second time earlier this year, former Leeds Rhinos and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats flyer Lee Smith is on his first summer break in over 13 years.

FINAL TEAM CONFIRMED FOR PREMIERSHIP RUGBY 7s

Friday 6 June 2014

London Welsh became the fourth team for the Kingston Park round of this summers sevens series

Award Night Double For Falcons Hospitality Team

Friday 6 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons are celebrating off field success today, after winning two prestigious awards at the 2014 Stadium Events & Hospitality Awards.

Hawkins Relishing Competition For Places

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Incoming hooker Rob Hawkins is relishing the prospect of challenging for the coveted No.2 jersey next term.

Sinoti Ready To Kick-On At Kingston Park

Tuesday 3 June 2014

Sinoti Sinoti admits his lightning-quick feet are down to his days playing rugby with his mates on the street back home aged 10.

Community Foundation: Season Round-Up

Tuesday 3 June 2014

What a season it has been for the Newcastle Falcons! We have successfully retained our position in the top-flight of rugby, and the Community Foundation has been going from strength-to-strength this season.

Falcons Launch Community Club Innitiative

Monday 2 June 2014

Newcastle Falcons have launched their community club initiative for the forthcoming season.

York Targets 'Bigger & Better Things' With Falcons

Monday 2 June 2014

Just days after penning a new deal with Newcastle Falcons, talented back-row Chris York is bursting at the seams ahead of pre-season as the Kingston Park club gears-up for their second successive season in the Aviva Premiership.