Archive April 2016

Saracens reunion plays second fiddle for Powell

Saturday 30 April 2016

Adam Powell says the emotion of returning to his former club will take second place to the task in hand when Newcastle Falcons travel to Saracens on Sunday.

Vote for Fans' Player of the Season

Friday 29 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons supporters can have their say with voting now open for the Fans' Player of the Season award.

Homegrown blend chosen to face Saracens

Friday 29 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons have picked a homegrown blend for Sunday’s Aviva Premiership trip to Saracens, with 10 of their starting XV having come through the club’s academy.

Get the party started at Kingston Park

Friday 29 April 2016

Friday Night is party night at the stadium on May 13th

Under-11s go FREE at Sale Sharks game

Thursday 28 April 2016

Falcons' end-of-season Sale sees accompanied under-11s admitted free of charge versus Sale Sharks.

Last chance to bid for Tankie's Battle auction prizes

Thursday 28 April 2016

Supporters have one last chance to bid for three amazing auction items from Tankie's Battle at Kingston Park, raising money for former Falcons prop Paul Van-Zandvliet following his recent diagnosis of inoperable brain cancer.

Botha relishing Saracens return

Thursday 28 April 2016

Mouritz Botha is relishing Sunday’s return to his old club Saracens as Newcastle Falcons make the Aviva Premiership trip to Allianz Park.

Ben Sowrey seals Falcons move

Thursday 28 April 2016

Worcester Warriors hooker Ben Sowrey has become Newcastle Falcons’ sixth new signing for next season.

Limited hospitality remaining for season finale

Wednesday 27 April 2016

As the season draws to a close we are delighted to advise there is limited availability remaining within match-day hospitality for the Aviva Premiership fixture against Sale Sharks on Saturday May 7.

Events team nominated for prestigious awards

Tuesday 26 April 2016

Team behind hospitality and event delivery nominated for five awards at industry awards evening.

Win tickets to the Aviva Premiership final

Tuesday 26 April 2016

Aviva is giving fans the chance to win tickets to the Aviva Premiership Rugby Final at Twickenham on Saturday May 28 if they tackle an online maths test.

Agulla double but Falcons bow out of A-League

Monday 25 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons bowed out of the Aviva A-League at the semi-final stage on Monday night after a 48-15 defeat to Exeter Chiefs.

Entries coming in for Newcastle Festival of Rugby

Monday 25 April 2016

RED Wailers and Irish Wolfhounds are among the early confirmed entries for the Newcastle Falcons Festival of Rugby on Saturday May 28 as Kingston Park is the venue for a packed day of sevens action.

Lawson skippers Falcons in A-League semi-final

Monday 25 April 2016

Scott Lawson will captain Newcastle Falcons in tonight’s Aviva A-League semi-final at Exeter.

Senior academy deal for Josh Williams

Saturday 23 April 2016

England Under-18s lock Josh Williams has signed senior academy terms with Newcastle Falcons.

Tank 'bowled over' by response to benefit game

Friday 22 April 2016

Paul Van-Zandvliet has been quick to thank supporters and players alike for supporting Friday’s benefit match as his Newcastle Falcons Legends side and a North-East Select XV played out a 58-58 draw at Kingston Park.

Cash turnstiles tonight for Tankie's Battle

Friday 22 April 2016

Tickets are available on the night for Tankie’s Battle at Kingston Park tonight, with a Newcastle Falcons Legends side taking on a North-East Select XV at 7.45pm.

Rob Hawkins announces retirement from rugby

Friday 22 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons hooker Rob Hawkins is announcing his retirement from rugby at the end of the current season as he pursues a new career with the Police.

Joel Hodgson returns to Newcastle Falcons

Thursday 21 April 2016

Joel Hodgson is returning to his hometown club after agreeing to become a Newcastle Falcons player for the second time.

Tank 'overjoyed and overwhelmed' ahead of benefit game

Thursday 21 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons’ great Paul Van-Zandvliet says he has been moved by the way in which rugby has rallied round as Kingston Park Stadium prepares to host his benefit game on Friday night.

Hartlepool RFC take over KP this Saturday

Thursday 21 April 2016

Newly promoted club to enjoy Ultimate Rugby experience as reward for efforts as a Club Connections member

Harrison Orr adds impetus to Newcastle pack

Thursday 21 April 2016

Ball-carrying back-five forward Harrison Orr has become Newcastle Falcons’ latest new signing for next season, the former Australia Under-20s international joining from Greene King IPA Championship side Ealing Trailfinders.

Match Day Information - Tankie's Battle

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Details on Friday's charity exhibition game in aid of the Hope Elle Van Zandvliet Trust

Help choose and name Falcons' new official beer

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Fancy helping Newcastle Falcons to choose and name their official beer for next season?

Falcons sign England Sevens scrum half

Wednesday 20 April 2016

England Sevens scrum-half Sam Egerton will be a Newcastle Falcons player from next season.

Monday sees 10-year high for season ticket membership sales

Tuesday 19 April 2016

Final day of early bird sales at 10 year high

Special shirts on sale for Tankie's Battle

Tuesday 19 April 2016

A limited number of special commemorative shirts are available for supporters to buy as Kingston Park Stadium plays host to Tankie's Battle on Friday night.

Pat Lam signs up to play in Tankie's Battle

Tuesday 19 April 2016

Premiership winner Pat Lam has added his name to the list of Newcastle Falcons legends playing in Tankie's Battle at Kingston Park this Friday night.

Exeter away in A-League semi-final

Tuesday 19 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons will travel to Exeter Chiefs in the semi-finals of the Aviva A-League, it has been confirmed.

Quiz the bosses and win big prizes

Monday 18 April 2016

Thursday night is your chance to quiz Newcastle Falcons’ top brass, win prizes including a £2,000 gourmet night for 40 people and help choose Newcastle Falcons’ official beer for next season.

Welch hails huge defensive effort

Monday 18 April 2016

Captain Will Welch says Newcastle Falcons’ defensive commitment was the difference during Sunday’s 13-6 home victory over London Irish.

Jonny among stars in attendance for Tankie's Battle on Friday

Monday 18 April 2016

Jonny Wilkinson amongst others will be in attendance at Kingston Park on Friday when Newcastle Falcons’ greats re-unite to raise money for Premiership winner Paul Van-Zandvliet and associated good causes.

Early-bird season ticket membership deadline is 5pm on Monday

Sunday 17 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons supporters are reminded that 5pm on Monday April 18 is the deadline to take advantage of early-bird prices for 2016-17 season ticket memberships.

Latu: That was for the fans

Sunday 17 April 2016

Man of the match Nili Latu dedicated Sunday’s 13-6 win over London Irish to Newcastle Falcons’ supporters, with a season-high crowd of 7,756 cheering the side home.

Job not yet done, says Richards

Sunday 17 April 2016

Dean Richards insists the job is not yet done despite Newcastle Falcons opening up a seven-point gap at the foot of the Aviva Premiership thanks to Sunday’s 13-6 victory over London Irish.

Newcastle Falcons 13 London Irish 6

Sunday 17 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons took a major step towards Aviva Premiership survival with a gutsy home win which leaves them seven points clear of the foot of the table with just two games to go.

Richards says side will rise to Irish challenge

Sunday 17 April 2016

Dean Richards says his Newcastle Falcons players carry fresh legs and clear heads with them into today’s Aviva Premiership crunch clash with London Irish.

Early bird season ticket deadline 5pm on Monday

Saturday 16 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons supporters are reminded that 5pm on Monday is the deadline to take advantage of early-bird prices for 2016-17 season ticket memberships.

Welch backs Falcons to be at their Sunday best

Saturday 16 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons will be playing the game and not the occasion when London Irish visit Kingston Park Stadium on Sunday, according to captain Will Welch.

Tiesi returns as Falcons name side to face London Irish

Friday 15 April 2016

Gonzalo Tiesi makes his first senior appearance in more than a year as Newcastle Falcons prepare for Sunday’s Aviva Premiership visit of London Irish to Kingston Park Stadium (3pm).

Kingston Park hosting international double header on Saturday

Friday 15 April 2016

Kingston Park Stadium is hosting an international double header on Saturday as England take on France at both under-19s and under-17s levels.

Wilson says crowd can help push Falcons home

Friday 15 April 2016

Mark Wilson says Newcastle Falcons’ players will rise to the occasion of Sunday’s Aviva Premiership clash with London Irish as Kingston Park prepares for what is expected to be a biggest home crowd of the season.

Welch outlines Falcons' positive philosophy for Sunday

Thursday 14 April 2016

Captain Will Welch says his Newcastle side will be driven by a thirst for victory rather than fear of failure during Sunday’s Aviva Premiership crunch tie with London Irish.

Irish ticket sales pass 6,000

Thursday 14 April 2016

Ticket sales accelerating ahead of Sunday's Aviva Premiership match.

North-East Select XV named for Tankie's Battle

Thursday 14 April 2016

Players from clubs across Durham, Northumberland and beyond have combined to form a North-East Select XV to play against Newcastle Falcons’ Legends in Tankie’s Battle at Kingston Park Stadium on Friday April 22.

David 'Banty' Johnson memorial details

Thursday 14 April 2016

Memorial details have been confirmed for former Gosforth fly-half David 'Banty' Johnson, who sadly passed away last week.

Richards out to reward local support

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Dean Richards says Newcastle Falcons are determined to repay the support of the region with victory in Sunday’s Aviva Premiership visit of London Irish.

Ticket Exchange remains for 16/17 Season Tickets

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Ever Popular ticket swap facility remains in place for 16/17 Season Ticket Memberships

More names and kit unveiled for Tankie's Battle

Tuesday 12 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons legends are turning out in ever-greater numbers for Tankie's Battle on Friday April 22, with Oddballs unveiling their special one-off kit for the night.

Aviva tackling numbers goes from strength to strength

Tuesday 12 April 2016

Aviva Tackling Numbers, an innovative and engaging programme for seven to nine-year-olds delivered by Premiership Rugby in partnership with Aviva, is now in its second year and continues to go from strength to strength.

Confidence and accuracy the keys for Delany

Tuesday 12 April 2016

Mike Delany says Newcastle Falcons will go into Sunday’s Aviva Premiership crunch tie against London Irish with confidence and accuracy at the forefront of their minds.

Car Park sold out v Irish

Monday 11 April 2016

On site parking full for Sunday's game

5,000 tickets sold for Irish

Monday 11 April 2016

Advanced ticket sales continue to rise for Sunday's Aviva Premiership encounter.

Ben Stevenson signs senior academy terms

Saturday 9 April 2016

Promising outside back Ben Stevenson has signed senior academy terms with Newcastle Falcons for next season.

Final boarding call for London Irish coaches

Friday 8 April 2016

Club Connections clubs respond to Falcons rallying cry, with eight of ten coaches booked.

David Johnson

Friday 8 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons are saddened to learn of the death of former player David Johnson at the age of 60.

Falcons in England age-group squads

Friday 8 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons' Jamie Blamire has been named in England's Under-19s team to face France at Kingston Park on Saturday April 16 (kick-off 4pm).

Fans' forum and Kingston Park showcase announced

Thursday 7 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons supporters are invited to attend a fans’ forum at Kingston Park on Thursday April 21, during which they can put their questions directly to director of rugby Dean Richards, managing director Mick Hogan and chairman Semore Kurdi.

Spaces remain on Move Like a Pro course

Thursday 7 April 2016

New fitness programme aimed at fans to get under way next week.

Back-line stars sign up for Tankie's Battle

Thursday 7 April 2016

Premiership title winners Jim Naylor, Gary Armstrong and Stuart Legg are among the latest batch of Newcastle Falcons greats to have confirmed for 'Tankie's Battle' on April 22 at Kingston Park.

Exciting Squad ready for seasonal support

Wednesday 6 April 2016

2016/17 roster shaping up and providing a reason to become a Season Ticket Member

Falcons' club photographer in fine art exhibition

Wednesday 6 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons’ club photographer Chris Lishman will have a fine art photographic exhibition in the picture department in Fenwick Newcastle, from April 16 to May 1.

All aboard for London Irish coach travel

Tuesday 5 April 2016

Free coaches available to Club Connections groups to attend April 17 game

Calum Green tops Opta tackle count

Tuesday 5 April 2016

Energetic lock-forward Calum Green led the Aviva Premiership tackle count last weekend, according to the Opta stats.

Sevens coming to Kingston Park in May

Tuesday 5 April 2016

Kingston Park Stadium will host a full day of sevens action on Saturday May 28 when the Newcastle Festival of Rugby is held at the home of Newcastle Falcons.

Jersey prop signs up for next season

Tuesday 5 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons have added Jersey prop Sam Lockwood to their squad for next season.

'Wall of noise' can aid Falcons against London Irish

Monday 4 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons’ supporters are being urged to book early and create a ‘wall of noise’ for the biggest game in the club’s recent history, when London Irish visit Kingston Park on Sunday April 17.

Dean Ryan among first to confirm for 'Tankie's Battle'

Monday 4 April 2016

Premiership title-winning captain Dean Ryan is among the first wave of Newcastle Falcons Legends confirmed for ‘Tankie’s Battle’ at Kingston Park on Friday April 22, raising funds for Paul Van-Zandvliet and associated good causes.

Vickers up for Irish tussle

Saturday 2 April 2016

Rob Vickers says his Newcastle Falcons side will be “100% ready” for the Aviva Premiership visit of London Irish on Sunday April 17.

Under-16s shine at Wellington festival

Saturday 2 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons youngsters have spent the past week testing themselves against the best players in the country in the Wellington Premiership Rugby Under-16s Academy Festival.

Richards rues first-half inaccuracy

Saturday 2 April 2016

Director of rugby Dean Richards said a lack of first-half accuracy played a large part in Saturday’s 46-25 Aviva Premiership loss at Harlequins.

Harlequins 46 Falcons 25

Saturday 2 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons managed three tries in a committed display but left the Twickenham Stoop empty-handed after a thrilling Aviva Premiership encounter on Saturday.

Tait primed for Harlequins trip

Friday 1 April 2016

Alex Tait is well aware of the threat which lies in wait at Harlequins on Saturday, insisting his Newcastle Falcons side can rise to the challenge.

Two changes for Harlequins trip

Friday 1 April 2016

Newcastle Falcons have made two changes for Saturday’s Aviva Premiership trip to Harlequins.

Access England tickets via Falcons season ticket membership

Friday 1 April 2016

Access to England home international tickets is just one of the many great reasons for purchasing your Newcastle Falcons season ticket membership for 2016-17.

Barbour extends sponsorship of Newcastle Falcons

Friday 1 April 2016

New two-year agreement extends partnership first formed in 2013.