Archive December 2016

Don't miss out as Bath come to town on Friday night

Friday 30 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons fans do not have to wait long for their next fix of Aviva Premiership rugby, with Bath visiting Kingston Park Stadium on Friday night.

Deano salutes Falcons' entertainers

Friday 30 December 2016

Dean Richards credited his entertainers after a pulsating night’s rugby saw Newcastle Falcons going down 34-30 to Wasps at Kingston Park Stadium.

Falcons 30 Wasps 34

Friday 30 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons took a pair of Aviva Premiership bonus points from high-flying Wasps on Friday night at a noisy Kingston Park Stadium.

Hodgson credits Falcons' cohesion

Friday 30 December 2016

Joel Hodgson believes Newcastle Falcons’ increased cohesion is putting them on the right path ahead of tonight’s 7.45pm kick-off against Wasps at Kingston Park Stadium.

Sonatane Takulua is Friday's match programme cover star

Friday 30 December 2016

Sonatane Takulua is the cover star of another jam-packed match programme as Newcastle Falcons host Wasps on Friday (kick-off 7.45pm).

Welsh backs crowd to fuel Falcons against Wasps

Thursday 29 December 2016

Prop Jon Welsh says a noisy Kingston Park crowd can provide the soundtrack for victory on Friday night when Wasps provide the Aviva Premiership opposition.

Early arrival encouraged for Friday

Thursday 29 December 2016

Club recommend leaving extra time for ticket collections as sales for Wasps fixture accelerate

Three changes for Wasps clash

Thursday 29 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons have made three changes to their side ahead of Friday night’s Aviva Premiership visit of Wasps to Kingston Park Stadium (kick-off 7.45pm).

Match Day Info - Wasps on Friday

Wednesday 28 December 2016

All you need to know for this Friday's match day at Kingston Park Stadium

VIDEO: Twelve Tries of Christmas

Wednesday 28 December 2016

12 favourite five pointers from down the years against Friday's visitors, Wasps.

Start your Friday early with Falcons Under-18s

Wednesday 28 December 2016

Get to Kingston Park Stadium early on Friday and see the next generation in action, when Newcastle Falcons Under-18s take on their counterparts from Yorkshire Carnegie on the main field at 4pm.

Hodgson relishing Gopperth reunion

Tuesday 27 December 2016

Joel Hodgson says former mentor Jimmy Gopperth will be a handful on Friday night when he returns with Wasps to Kingston Park Stadium, but that Newcastle Falcons are not just focusing on one man.

Dean's Speech

Monday 26 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons' director of rugby looks back on 2016 and ahead to 2017

Richards: Falcons can build on battling qualities

Saturday 24 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards says his side can build on the effort levels shown at champions Saracens, as they prepare for back-to-back Aviva Premiership home games against Wasps and Bath.

A feast of rugby coming up at Kingston Park

Saturday 24 December 2016

Rugby fans can continue their festive cheer over the next fortnight as Newcastle Falcons enjoy back-to-back home games against the Aviva Premiership's big guns.

Saracens 21 Falcons 6

Saturday 24 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons fell agonisingly outside of bonus point range despite a commendable showing at reigning Premiership and European champions Saracens on Christmas Eve.

VIDEO: Olmstead looking to put pressure on Sarries

Saturday 24 December 2016

Falcons lock excited by the challenge of tackling reigning champions this afternoon

Goneva wings in for Saracens trip

Friday 23 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons have made eight changes to their team for the Christmas Eve trip to Aviva Premiership champions Saracens (kick-off 1.30pm).

Boxing Day sale on Wasps East Terrace tickets

Friday 23 December 2016

Enjoy Aviva Premiership action this festive period for just £7.50

VIDEO: Falcons face trivia test

Friday 23 December 2016

Rob Vickers and Jon Welsh team up with Ally Hogg and Dom Waldouck to test whose knowledge of Christmas trivia is superior

Hogg backs Falcons to challenge Saracens

Thursday 22 December 2016

Ally Hogg says Newcastle Falcons’ underdog status will be no hindrance as they prepare for Saturday’s trip to Aviva Premiership champions Saracens.

Euro dates confirmed

Thursday 22 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons' European Challenge Cup pool phase will come to a climax at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday January 21, when group leaders Ospreys are the visitors.

Newcastle's Euro finals bid moves on a stage

Wednesday 21 December 2016

Newcastle has been confirmed on the shortlist of candidate cities to host European professional club rugby union's showpiece weekend in May 2018.

Get 20% off Falcons home and away shirts

Tuesday 20 December 2016

Grab a festive bargain this Thursday at the Kingston Park Stadium club shop, with 20% off Newcastle Falcons home and away shirts.

Falcons fans help the homeless over Christmas

Tuesday 20 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons would like to thank everyone who donated items for the Crisis at Christmas charity at Sunday's home game against Lyon.

Revised hours for festive period

Monday 19 December 2016

Important information about shop and box office hours over Christmas and New Year.

Grab your spot for the Wasps and Bath games

Sunday 18 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons supporters can feast on a festive double over the coming weeks, with Wasps and Bath both heading to Kingston Park in Aviva Premiership action.

Richards satisfied with Lyon revenge

Sunday 18 December 2016

Dean Richards said his Newcastle Falcons side had gone some way to settling their score with Lyon following Sunday’s 48-29 home victory on Sunday.

Falcons 48 Lyon 29

Sunday 18 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons kept their European Challenge Cup campaign alive by claiming maximum points from Sunday’s visit of French side Lyon.

Marshall ready to take Euro chance

Saturday 17 December 2016

Dan Marshall is ready to grab his opportunity after being named in Newcastle Falcons’ starting XV for Sunday’s European Challenge Cup visit of Lyon.

Eight changes for Lyon re-match

Friday 16 December 2016

Captain Mark Wilson is among the returning players as Newcastle Falcons make eight changes for Sunday’s European Challenge Cup visit of Lyon to Kingston Park Stadium (kick-off 3pm).

Falcons bolster midfield as Reynolds arrives

Friday 16 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons have signed centre Nick Reynolds until the end of the current season.

Match Day Info - Lyon on Sunday

Thursday 15 December 2016

All you need to know for this Sunday's match day at Kingston Park Stadium

Falcons to support Crisis at Christmas Newcastle

Thursday 15 December 2016

Donation station at Sunday's game.

Richards eyes Lyon improvements

Thursday 15 December 2016

Director of rugby Dean Richards says Newcastle Falcons will be fuelled by a sense of wanting to do themselves justice at the second time of asking against Lyon on Sunday.

Fantastic turn-out for Taione Vea benefit evening

Thursday 15 December 2016

The Falcons family were out in full force on Wednesday at a well-attended benefit evening for Taione Vea.

Half-season tickets: Deadline for Lyon free entry

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Supporters buying Newcastle Falcons half-season tickets before 4pm on Saturday can enjoy the bonus of FREE entry into Sunday's European Challenge Cup visit of Lyon.

Free mince pies on Christmas jumper day

Tuesday 13 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons fans can enjoy a free mince pie at Sunday's home game with Lyon by wearing a Christmas jumper.

Christmas Shopping night set for December 22

Monday 12 December 2016

Late night opening and players on hand to wrap gifts on final Thursday before Christmas

Pivotal Euro visit of Lyon on Sunday

Monday 12 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons face a pivotal test in their European Challenge Cup campaign this Sunday at Kingston Park Stadium, when Lyon are their visitors (kick-off 3pm).

'Santa Saturday' for season ticket members

Sunday 11 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons' season ticket members are invited to join us for Santa Saturday on December 17 at Kingston Park Stadium.

Richards: Going off-script cost us in Lyon

Friday 9 December 2016

Director of rugby Dean Richards pulled no punches after Friday’s 42-12 defeat in Lyon, pointing the focus squarely on his players in the wake of the European Challenge Cup mauling.

Lyon 42 Falcons 12

Friday 9 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons slipped to third in their European Challenge Cup group after Friday’s defeat to Lyon at Matmut Stadium, Paul Bonnefond running in a hat-trick for the home side

VIDEO: Kibirige looks to Lyon

Friday 9 December 2016

Falcons winger ready to make senior squad return in European Rugby Challenge Cup

Falcons set for festive hospital visits

Thursday 8 December 2016

Team to spread festive cheer thanks to the support of Blackett Walker Independent Financial Advisers

Falcons freshen up for Lyon trip

Thursday 8 December 2016

Tom Catterick makes his first appearance of the season on Friday when Newcastle Falcons continue their European Challenge Cup campaign away to Lyon.

Train like a pro returns this December

Thursday 8 December 2016

Popular match day coaching experience returns at Aviva Premiership fixture against Wasps

Last early bird call for dual code fans

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Newcastle Thunder 2017 season ticket early bird period closes on December 15th

Egerton primed for Lyon trip

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Sam Egerton insists Newcastle Falcons are looking to carry their Aviva Premiership form into the European Challenge Cup, despite a number of fresh faces expected to be selected for Friday’s trip to Lyon.

Foundation delivers new girls programme successfully

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Vantec Girls Rugby Programme hailed a success following first set of delivery.

Santa's Lunch at Kingston Park this Sunday

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Limited places still available for Sunday's special lunch at stadium

Newcastle bids to host Euro finals

Monday 5 December 2016

Newcastle is bidding to become the host city for European club rugby union's showpiece weekend in May 2018.

Kick-off change for Saracens game on March 5

Monday 5 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons' Aviva Premiership home game with Saracens on Sunday March 5 will have a revised kick-off time of 2pm.

Socino targets further improvements

Sunday 4 December 2016

Juan Pablo Socino had little time for celebration on Sunday – Newcastle Falcons’ Argentinean centre finding further room for improvement despite his side beating Harlequins 38-32.

Richards hails free-scoring Falcons

Sunday 4 December 2016

Dean Richards praised the scoring exploits of his Newcastle Falcons side following Sunday’s 38-22 Aviva Premiership try-fest against Harlequins.

Falcons 38 Harlequins 32

Sunday 4 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons claimed a long-overdue Aviva Premiership try bonus point as well as back-to-back league victories, as they surged past Harlequins at Kingston Park Stadium on Sunday.

Vickers eyes further gains in Harlequins test

Saturday 3 December 2016

Rob Vickers says his Newcastle Falcons side are searching for further improvements ahead of Sunday’s Aviva Premiership visit of Harlequins, rather than basking in last week’s victory at Northampton Saints.

Olmstead back to face Harlequins on Sunday

Friday 2 December 2016

Evan Olmstead returns from international duty as Newcastle Falcons make three changes for Sunday’s Aviva Premiership visit of Harlequins to Kingston Park Stadium (kick-off 3pm).

Match Day Info: Harlequins on Sunday

Thursday 1 December 2016

All you need to know for this Sunday's match day at Kingston Park Stadium

Falcons AASE side 'buzzing' for national final

Thursday 1 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons’ AASE players are heading to London on Friday to face Exeter in a major national final - manager Peter Butler insisting the players are ‘buzzing’ ahead of the Allianz Park clash.

Late Thursday opening for club shop and ticket office

Thursday 1 December 2016

Newcastle Falcons' ticket office and club shop will be open later on Thursday evenings in the run-up to Christmas, with festive opening hours having been confirmed.