Archive March 2016

Green buoyant about Quins clash

Thursday 31 March 2016

Calum Green believes Newcastle Falcons can achieve their first Aviva Premiership double over Harlequins since the 1997-8 title-winning season as they head to the Twickenham Stoop on Saturday.

Latu leads the league for carries

Thursday 31 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons' Nili Latu led the league in carries during Newcastle Falcons' Aviva Premiership visit of Wasps last weekend.

Ponton to take Northumberland county reins

Wednesday 30 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons’ academy head coach James Ponton will be Northumberland’s head coach for the 2016 Bill Beaumont County Championship.

2016-17 season ticket membership packs mailed out

Tuesday 29 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons' 2016-17 season ticket membership packs have now been mailed out by the club.

Falcons beat Gloucester to make A-League semis

Tuesday 29 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons booked themselves a place in the semi-finals of the Aviva A-League thanks to Monday’s 24-15 win at Gloucester.

Have your say on Player of the Month

Tuesday 29 March 2016

Have your say on the Player of the Month for March as the 10th Judge and you could win tickets to the Aviva Premiership Rugby Final.

Harris eyes defensive gains

Monday 28 March 2016

Chris Harris says his Newcastle Falcons side have room for improvement in defence following Sunday’s 34-20 home loss to Wasps.

A-Team named for Gloucester trip

Monday 28 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons have named their 'A' side for Monday night's Aviva A-League trip to Gloucester.

Job opportunity: Strength and conditioning coach

Sunday 27 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons have an exciting opportunity for a suitable candidate to join the strength and conditioning team.

Richards: Key decisions cost us

Sunday 27 March 2016

Dean Richards felt his side got little assistance from the referee during Sunday’s 34-20 Aviva Premiership loss to Wasps, the director of rugby especially unhappy with the decision which denied his side a bonus point two minutes from full-time.

Newcastle Falcons 20 Wasps 34

Sunday 27 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons showed no shortage of ferocity but were left empty-handed following Sunday’s Aviva Premiership visit of Wasps.

Foundation Flutter Winners - Wasps

Sunday 27 March 2016

Details of the Foundation Flutter winning numbers at the Aviva Premiership match vs Wasps.

Richards: Falcons are buzzing for Wasps test

Sunday 27 March 2016

Director of rugby Dean Richards says today’s visit of Wasps will get the best out of his players as they aim to resume winning ways at Kingston Park.

Vea the cover star in packed match programme

Saturday 26 March 2016

Taione Vea, Andy Goode, Paul Van-Zandvliet, Santi Socino and Jimmy Gopperth all interviewed in Sunday's jam-packed match programme

Fond memories mark Goode's Falcons stint

Saturday 26 March 2016

Andy Goode says he will take nothing but fond memories from his time in the North East as he prepares for one final outing against Wasps on Sunday.

Jamie Blamire joins Falcons senior academy

Saturday 26 March 2016

Talented young younger joins 2016/17 Senior Academy cohort

Goode in line for one last hurrah against Wasps

Friday 25 March 2016

Andy Goode is in line to make his final appearance for Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park on Sunday, having been named on the bench for the Aviva Premiership visit of Wasps.

Dawson agrees new Falcons contract

Friday 25 March 2016

Scotland U20 International to continue his rapid rise at Newcastle Falcons

Club shop and ticket office Easter opening times

Friday 25 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons can confirm the following opening hours for the club shop, ticket office and ticket hotline over the Easter holidays.

Match Day Information - Wasps

Thursday 24 March 2016

Important information about Sunday’s Aviva Premiership game.

Watson says Falcons will rise to Wasps challenge

Thursday 24 March 2016

Marcus Watson says Newcastle Falcons will have their hands full at home to Wasps on Easter Sunday, but that they will rise to the challenge.

Gorillas and Mowden in Sunday curtain raiser

Thursday 24 March 2016

Gorillas and Darlington Mowden Park aiding ex-military charity via Sunday curtain-raiser

Takulua says collective belief can sink Wasps

Wednesday 23 March 2016

Belief and unity can see Newcastle Falcons home against Wasps on Sunday, says scrum-half Sonatane Takulua

Durham Cathedral comes to Kingston Park

Wednesday 23 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons will welcome a North East landmark to Kingston Park on Sunday, in a unusual form.

Andy primed for 'Goode Sunday' finale

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Andy Goode says his Newcastle Falcons stint will live long in the memory after one final push this weekend

Win a pair of Gilbert Rugby boots

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Ten pairs of Gilbert Rugby boots to be won in points prediction competition

Vereniki Goneva wings in for next season

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Falcons complete swoop for Fijian finisher Vereniki Goneva

Fairstone to host auto enrolment seminar at KP

Monday 21 March 2016

Falcons official partner and The Pensions Regulator host event for small businesses on March 23

Gopperth relishing Kingston Park return

Monday 21 March 2016

Former Falcon Jimmy Gopperth primed for Sunday's Newcastle return

Goode to bow out after Easter Sunday

Saturday 19 March 2016

Andy Goode to bow out after Wasps clash

Richards laments self-inflicted defeat

Saturday 19 March 2016

Dean Richards says Newcastle Falcons had victory in their grasp at Bath

Bath 21 Newcastle Falcons 19

Friday 18 March 2016

Falcons take bonus point from nail-biter in Bath

Hammersley: Focus is on ourselves

Friday 18 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons looking to themselves at Bath on Friday, says Simon Hammersley

Vea fired up for forward battle at Bath

Thursday 17 March 2016

Taione Vea says forward battle will decide Bath clash

Falcons make four changes for Bath trip

Thursday 17 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons change four for Friday's Bath trip

Replica Shirt sale now on

Thursday 17 March 2016

Home and Away supporters shirts now on sale in store and online

Forward stocks bolstered for Bath trip

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons' forward numbers strengthened for Friday's clash at Bath

Strong early start for 2016/17 season tickets

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Positive response to digital 2016/17 season ticket launch ahead of main mail out this week

Botha tops Aviva Premiership tackle stats

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Mouritz Botha the top tackler from Aviva Premiership round 16

Kingston Park to hold ‘Tank’ Benefit Match

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Kingston Park to host benefit match on Friday 22nd April

Mixed fortunes for U20s Falcons

Monday 14 March 2016

Brett Connon's Ireland win while Callum Chick's England and Ruaridh Dawson's Scotland fall to losses.

Richards Disappointed Despite Improved Showing

Saturday 12 March 2016

Falcons Director of Rugby Dean Richards admitted he was disappointed to come away from Devon empty-handed as his Newcastle Falcons side pushed Exeter Chiefs all the way in Saturday's 32-17 defeat.

Exeter Chiefs 32 - 17 Newcastle Falcons

Saturday 12 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons more than played their part in a full-blooded Aviva Premiership contest in Devon on Saturday, but were denied a share of the points by a pair of late tries.

Botha looking forward to Parling match up

Friday 11 March 2016

Falcons second row ready to face up to former England team mate and Falcon Geoff at Sandy Park this Saturday

Delany makes Falcons return in Exeter trip

Friday 11 March 2016

New Zealand fly half returns to the starting XV along with Sinoti Sinoti as Falcons take on Chiefs

Falcons Trio line up in U20s RBS 6 Nations

Friday 11 March 2016

Ruaridh Dawson joins Callum Chick and Brett Connon on international duty.

Round 21 TV picks confirmed

Thursday 10 March 2016

Saracens v Falcons moves to May 1st with a 15:15 kick off as latest TV games confirmed

Fly Half Willis agrees new Falcons deal

Thursday 10 March 2016

Home grown fly half commits future to North East club with new contract and graduation from Senior Academy

2016/17 Season Ticket Memberships to launch

Wednesday 9 March 2016

15 Players, 10,000 fans, 1 #Falcons Family the theme for this year's season ticket membership campaign.

Last gasp penalty sees Sedbergh advance

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Falcons academy players shine as Cumbrian school qualifies for Twickenham showpiece final

Dawson awarded Rising Star status

Tuesday 8 March 2016

Falcons academy scrum half awarded at Sport Newcastle gala dinner

Aviva Premiership Rugby going live on NBC Sports in America

Tuesday 8 March 2016

PREMIERSHIP RUGBY today announced a landmark multi-year media agreement with NBC Sports Group for the coverage of Aviva Premiership Rugby.

Foundation Flutter Winners - Worcester

Monday 7 March 2016

Details of the Foundation Flutter winning numbers at the Aviva Premiership match vs Worcester Warriors.

Premiership Rugby launches Move Like A Pro

Monday 7 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons, Premiership Rugby and the Movember Foundation launch new health initiative

Hammersley rues missed opportunities

Sunday 6 March 2016

Falcons fullback reflects on wasted chances against Worcester Warriors

Richards: "Worcester Showed More Accuracy"

Friday 4 March 2016

Falcons Director of Rugby Dean Richards gives his thoughts on the game against Worcester Warriors.

Newcastle Falcons 14 - 15 Worcester Warriors

Friday 4 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons had to make do with a losing bonus point after coming within a whisker of Worcester Warriors on Friday night.

Falcons Greggs Foundation & North Fawdon Primary celebrate World Book Day

Friday 4 March 2016

Newcastle Falcons' Richard Mayhew, Alex Tait and Mark Wilson joined pupils at North Fawdon Primary School yesterday as part of World Book Day.

Vickers primed for 200th appearance

Friday 4 March 2016

Rob Vickers will make his 200th Falcons appearance this evening when he takes to the pitch at loose head prop.

Hogg hoping home comforts continue

Thursday 3 March 2016

Number eight says team are concentrating internally as they aim for seven home wins in a row.

Nili Latu returns as Falcons welcome Warriors

Thursday 3 March 2016

Tongan international among five returnees to starting XV as Falcons look to extend winning home run.

Kenyan international Chisanga signs for Falcons

Thursday 3 March 2016

Promising Number 8 arrives at Kingston Park

Match Day information - Worcester Warriors

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Important information about Friday’s Aviva Premiership game against Dean Ryan's side

Premiership Preview - Worcester

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Friday Night lights the order of the day for this weekend's Aviva Premiership action at Kingston Park against Worcester Warriors

Scottish International Cusack joins Falcons

Tuesday 1 March 2016

Powerful front row player joins on loan from Glasgow Warriors

Falcons pay a visit to St Oswalds Hospice

Tuesday 1 March 2016

Five players make trip to Gosforth hospice to meet children, young adults and staff

Win a VIP Aviva Premiership Rugby final experience through Green Flag

Tuesday 1 March 2016

10 Places up for grabs to May's showpiece final thanks to Green Flag