Archive May 2016

Euro draw date revealed

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons will learn their European Challenge Cup opponents on Wednesday June 29 when the groups are drawn in Switzerland.

June 10 international ticket ballot deadline

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons season ticket members are reminded that 5pm on Friday June 10 is the cut-off date to submit their forms for the England ticket ballot.

Irish take top prize in Newcastle Festival of Rugby

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Irish Wolfhounds were the winners of the top prize as Kingston Park Stadium played host to the inaugural Newcastle Festival of Rugby on Saturday.

Move Like a Pro open to new participants

Friday 27 May 2016

Following the success of the first cohort who are halfway through their programme, Newcastle Falcons are open to applicants for a second group for their 'Move Like a Pro' scheme.

Falcons announce August double header

Friday 27 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons have confirmed a double header of pre-season friendlies on Saturday August 13 at Kingston Park Stadium, where they will face Greene King IPA Championship pair Doncaster Knights and Rotherham Titans.

Greene King backing Newcastle Festival of Rugby

Thursday 26 May 2016

Greene King have joined the growing list of supporters for Saturday’s inaugural Newcastle Festival of Rugby, having agreed to sponsor the tournament’s prize money.

Close House to host Falcons Community Foundation golf day

Wednesday 25 May 2016

The stunning Lee Westwood Filly Course at Close House will be the venue for the Falcons Community Foundation golf day on Wednesday June 29.

Last call for May camp bookings

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Falcons Community Foundation half term coaching camps booking up fast.

Nutrition X supporting Newcastle Festival of Rugby

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Nutrition X will be fuelling players during Saturday's Newcastle Festival of Rugby after kindly offering to support the event.

England Saxons call for Young

Monday 23 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons scrum-half Michael Young has been named in England Saxons' squad for next month's tour to South Africa.

Watson scores on England 7s return

Monday 23 May 2016

Marcus Watson's England Sevens comeback saw the Newcastle Falcons winger scoring the winning try in Saturday's group game with Australia.

Thompson seals NZ return

Friday 20 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons lock-forward Kane Thompson has returned to New Zealand to join Manawatu Turbos.

Olmstead in Canada training squad

Friday 20 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons' summer signing Evan Olmstead has been named in Canada's squad for their training camp ahead of the June series.

Watson in England 7s recall

Friday 20 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons wing Marcus Watson has been named in England's squad for this weekend's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event at Twickenham.

'Bonus Pint' chosen as Falcons' new official beer

Thursday 19 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons, in conjunction with their fans, have chosen 'Bonus Pint' as the name of the club's official Greene King beer for next season.

New contracts for forward foursome

Thursday 19 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons’ preparations for the 2016-17 season continue to progress with the news that forward quartet Calum Green, Glen Young, Santiago Socino and Andrew Foster have all agreed new contracts.

Local clubs lining up for Newcastle Festival of Rugby

Wednesday 18 May 2016

Local clubs are jumping on board as Kingston Park Stadium prepares to host the Newcastle Festival of Rugby on Saturday May 28.

Homegrown trio commit with new deals

Wednesday 18 May 2016

Three of Newcastle Falcons’ homegrown backs have pledged their futures to the club with the news that Tom Penny, Brett Connon and Dan Marshall have all signed new deals.

Agulla renews terms at Kingston Park

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Argentinean back-line player Belisario Agulla has extended his stay at Newcastle Falcons by signing a permanent deal with the club.

Club shop sale extended until May 31

Monday 16 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons fans have until May 31 to take advantage of huge discounts in the club shop - both online and in store.

KP to get Magic Weekend underway this Friday

Monday 16 May 2016

Kingston Park Stadium plays host to the unofficial opening of Super League's Magic Weekend this Friday when Newcastle Thunder welcome York City Knights.

Spark Radio sign on for Newcastle Festival of Rugby.

Saturday 14 May 2016

Sevens festival to enjoy live radio broadcasting thanks to local community station

Last call for Season seat renewals

Friday 13 May 2016

All un-renewed seats released to general sale on June 1st

An Evening with Jamie Peacock MBE

Friday 13 May 2016

Kingston Park Stadium hosts a sportsman's dinner with a rugby league legend next Thursday

Kingston Park hosts Inter Police Forces fixture

Friday 13 May 2016

Teams representing seven forces play today at 3pm

Watson named in wider GB Sevens training squad

Thursday 12 May 2016

Falcons flyer joins 25 man training squad for Rio Olympics

Welch named Falcons' player of the season

Thursday 12 May 2016

Captain takes main award at end of season gala

Vickers extends contract with Newcastle Falcons

Thursday 12 May 2016

Stalwart prop to enter eleventh season at Kingston Park after agreeing new terms.

Move Like a Pro update

Wednesday 11 May 2016

New mens' health initiative enters week four,

Scotland U20s lock joins Falcons

Wednesday 11 May 2016

BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy's Andrew Davidson agrees Kingston Park move

Furno returns to Italy with Zebre

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Italian lock agrees move to Guinness Pro 12 side

Win with Citizen

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Official Aviva Premiership Rugby timekeeper launch Premiership final competition

Witty agrees new Falcons deal

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Rising second row talent remains at Kingston Park after agreeing new terms

Chick in England U20s call

Monday 9 May 2016

Falcons number eight takes a place in Martin Haag's 28 man squad for this summer's world championships

Takulua extends Kingston Park stay

Monday 9 May 2016

Tongan scrum half agrees new deal with Newcastle Falcons

Young earns call to England training camp

Sunday 8 May 2016

Falcons scrum half to train with England in Brighton later this month

Hat-trick no consolation for Latu

Saturday 7 May 2016

Nili Latu refused to take any personal glory after grounding a hat-trick during Saturday’s season-ender against Sale Sharks.

Richards frustrated as season ends in defeat

Saturday 7 May 2016

Dean Richards made no attempt to hide his frustration as Newcastle Falcons ended the season with a 21-15 home defeat to Sale Sharks on Saturday.

Newcastle Falcons 15 Sale Sharks 21

Saturday 7 May 2016

A hat-trick of tries from Nili Latu were not enough for Newcastle Falcons to end the Aviva Premiership season on a winning note as Sale Sharks shaded Saturday’s all-northern tussle.

Match Day Information - Sale Sharks

Saturday 7 May 2016

All you need to know to enjoy today's match at Kingston Park

Young eyes head start for next season

Saturday 7 May 2016

Michael Young says Newcastle Falcons can get a head start on next season by beating Sale Sharks at Kingston Park later today.

Latu shortlisted for Green Flag Forward of the Year

Friday 6 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons' Nili Latu has been shortlisted for the Green Flag Forward of the Season award.

Falcons complete double American swoop

Friday 6 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons have announced the signing of American forward pair David Tameilau and Nick Civetta for next season.

Falcons swap balls for bricks at Durham Cathedral

Friday 6 May 2016

Simon Hammersley and Craig Willis take exclusive tour of new Open Treasure exhibition

Falcons team named to face Sale Sharks

Friday 6 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons head coach John Wells is determined to end 2015-16 on a winning note when Sale Sharks visit Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday.

Latu commits to Falcons with new contract

Thursday 5 May 2016

Nili Latu has handed a major boost to Newcastle Falcons by signing a new extended deal to remain in the North East.

Swift service bar trial this Saturday

Thursday 5 May 2016

Supporters are invited to take part in advanced drink ordering trial this weekend

Half-term coaching camps return

Thursday 5 May 2016

The Falcons Community Foundation return with their half-term rugby camps this month around the North East and Cumbria.

Green out to end season on a high against Sale

Wednesday 4 May 2016

Calum Green is urging his Newcastle Falcons team-mates to end 2015-16 on a positive note with victory in Saturday’s all-northern tussle against Sale Sharks.

Singha Premiership 7s returns to Kingston Park Stadium

Wednesday 4 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons to host group stage competition on Saturday, July 30

Canada lock Evan Olmstead signs for Falcons

Tuesday 3 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons have added Canada lock Evan Olmstead to their squad for next season.

Goode shortlisted for RPA award

Tuesday 3 May 2016

Andy Goode has been shortlisted for the Rugby Players' Association Player of the Season award.

Half-price bargains in club shop Friday and Saturday

Tuesday 3 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons are hosting a half-price 'Sale at Sale' in the club shop to mark this weekend's visit of Sale Sharks, with supporters able to pick up some end-of-season bargains.

Willis: Let's finish season with a flourish

Sunday 1 May 2016

Craig Willis says he and his Newcastle Falcons team-mates are determined to end the Aviva Premiership season on a high by beating Sale Sharks at Kingston Park on Saturday.

Frustration in defeat for Richards

Sunday 1 May 2016

Dean Richards said frustration rather than relief was the overriding emotion as Newcastle Falcons secured their Aviva Premiership status but fell to a 23-14 defeat at league leaders Saracens.

Saracens 23 Falcons 14

Sunday 1 May 2016

Newcastle Falcons showed plenty of fighting spirit in the capital on a day when their Aviva Premiership status was confirmed for next season.

Ward plays on underdog status

Sunday 1 May 2016

Front-row coach Micky Ward says Newcastle Falcons’ doubters are giving them all the ammunition they need for this afternoon’s Aviva Premiership assignment at Saracens.