Archive July 2016

'Work to do' says Catterick after Singha 7s group win

Saturday 30 July 2016

Tom Catterick admitted it was no thing of beauty as Newcastle Falcons ground their way through to next Sunday’s Singha 7s finals.

Aussie Orr delighted with dream debut

Saturday 30 July 2016

Harrison Orr admitted it had been a dream debut as he scored with his very first carry in helping Newcastle Falcons through to the finals of the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s.

Newcastle Falcons through to Singha 7s finals

Saturday 30 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons booked their place in next weekend’s Singha Premiership 7s finals after winning Saturday’s home qualifier at Kingston Park Stadium.

Falcons unveil new Gilbert match kits

Friday 29 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons have unveiled their new Gilbert match kits for the 2016-17 season.

Laycock's Falcons ready to embrace Singha 7s pressure

Friday 29 July 2016

Coach Mark Laycock says his Newcastle Falcons squad are ready to embrace the pressure of being home favourites at Saturday’s Singha Premiership Rugby 7s.

Falcons lay firm foundations at Bishop Burton camp, says Welch

Thursday 28 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons captain Will Welch says the squad’s week-long training camp at Bishop Burton College is laying the groundwork for a successful Aviva Premiership campaign.

Collect your season cards on Saturday

Thursday 28 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons' season ticket members can collect their 2016-17 season cards and membership packs at Saturday's Singha 7s.

Harrison Orr drafted into Singha 7s squad

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Harrison Orr will make his Newcastle Falcons debut in Saturday's Singha Premiership 7s at Kingston Park Stadium after the club named a revised squad.

Rob Vickerman previews Saturday's Singha 7s

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Former Newcastle Falcons centre and ex-England Sevens captain Rob Vickerman has given us his thoughts ahead of Saturday's Singha 7s at Kingston Park Stadium.

Anglo-Welsh Cup fixtures announced for 2016-17

Tuesday 26 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons will play Northampton, Saracens, Newport Gwent Dragons and Bath in the Anglo-Welsh Cup this season.

Friday 1pm deadline to claim FREE Singha 7s tickets

Tuesday 26 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons' 2016-17 season ticket members now have until 1pm on Friday to claim their two free tickets for Saturday's Singha Premiership 7s at Kingston Park Stadium.

Allow extra journey time for Singha 7s due to A1 roadworks

Monday 25 July 2016

Supporters driving to Saturday's Singha 7s at Kingston Park Stadium are advised to allow extra time for their journey due to lane closures on the A1.

Huge boost as Welch and Wilson commit long term futures

Monday 25 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons have received a huge boost ahead of the new season with the news that club captain Will Welch and back-row comrade Mark Wilson have both signed four-year contracts.

Take your place with ‘I’m In’ competition

Monday 25 July 2016

Enter for your chance to win a place in the official team photo and hospitality tickets for our pre-season friendly

RFU and Premiership Rugby sign new agreement

Monday 25 July 2016

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Premiership Rugby Limited (PRL) have agreed a progressive new partnership for the next eight years (July 2024).

Tino Asprilla to join Shearer's Legends at Kingston Park

Saturday 23 July 2016

Tino Asprilla has joined the growing list of soccer greats turning out at Kingston Park Stadium on Sunday October 9, when Alan Shearer's Newcastle Legends take on a Manchester Select XI for charity.

Ezine subscribers to get first look at new kit

Friday 22 July 2016

Ezine subscribers will be the first to see Newcastle Falcons' new home and away kits when they are exclusively unveiled on Friday July 29.

Flock junior supporters party at Tynemouth on Saturday

Friday 22 July 2016

Tynemouth Longsands beach will be the venue for Newcastle Falcons' junior supporters on Saturday July 23 as 'The Flock' hold their annual summer party.

Falcons name strong squad for Singha 7s

Friday 22 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons have named a strong squad for the Singha Premiership 7s at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday July 30, relying almost exclusively on their full-time contracted players.

New CRM system set to launch with FREE Doncaster ticket offer

Thursday 21 July 2016

Having already been voted the best club in the Aviva Premiership at listening to and communicating with their supporters, Newcastle Falcons are further strengthening this position with a new customer relationship management (CRM) system.

Falcons' Summer of Touch reaches a nail-biting climax

Thursday 21 July 2016

The Falcons Community Foundation's Summer of Touch came to a climax this week when over 200 players appeared in the finals of the Wednesday night touch league.

Move Like A Pro graduate inspires second wave of participants

Thursday 21 July 2016

The second wave of Newcastle Falcons’ Move Like A Pro scheme is set to begin shortly, with one of its first graduates offering inspiration to prospective participants.

Welch backs Falcons for Singha 7s push

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Club captain Will Welch says Newcastle Falcons fans are in for a treat when the Singha Premiership 7s comes to Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday July 30.

Falcons announce Urban Rugby squad

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Premiership Rugby has launched a ground-breaking new initiative which will see young people aged 14-16 from disadvantaged communities across England given the opportunity to participate in regular sporting activity and personal development workshops, using rugby as its inspiration.

Book coach travel for Nottingham and Edinburgh friendlies

Tuesday 19 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons' Supporters' Club are taking bookings for return travel to the pre-season friendlies against Nottingham and Edinburgh, with fans urged to reserve their place as soon as possible so that buses can be confirmed.

Olympic call as Watson heads for Rio

Tuesday 19 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons wing Marcus Watson will realise his Olympic dream next month after being named in Team GB’s rugby 7s squad for Rio de Janeiro.

Raise a glass to our Sevens Heaven offer

Monday 18 July 2016

Our new 'Sevens Heaven' offer enables you and your friends to get maximum value from your day at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday July 30, when the Singha Premiership 7s comes to town.

Training and bonding as Falcons go back to college

Sunday 17 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons’ pre-season preparations are set to crank up a notch when the squad spends a week at Bishop Burton College.

Falcons fuelled by iPro Sport isotonic drinks

Saturday 16 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons are delighted to announce that iPro Sport will be the club's official isotonic drinks partner for another two seasons.

Match-by-match tickets go on sale for 2016-17 season

Friday 15 July 2016

Match-by-match tickets are now on sale for the first five of Newcastle Falcons' 2016-17 Aviva Premiership home games.

Ex-Falcon Fitzpatrick crosses codes with Thunder move

Friday 15 July 2016

Former Newcastle Falcons centre James Fitzpatrick has crossed codes to join rugby league stable-mates Newcastle Thunder.

Dominic Waldouck to join Falcons on month's trial

Thursday 14 July 2016

Former England Saxons centre Dominic Waldouck is joining Newcastle Falcons on an initial month’s trial.

Davidson showing early promise after Falcons move

Thursday 14 July 2016

Scotland Under-20s lock Andrew Davidson is getting into the swing of life at Kingston Park after joining Newcastle Falcons from Glasgow Warriors.

McShane already seeing pre-season gains

Wednesday 13 July 2016

A month into pre-season training, head of athletic performance Kevin McShane is already beginning to see major progress being made by Newcastle Falcons’ players.

Falcons' Hitz graduate enjoys Parliament visit

Wednesday 13 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons HITZ scheme graduate Hamim Ally has been to the Houses of Parliament to collect his regional prize at the Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards.

Falcons travel to Edinburgh for final friendly

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons' final pre-season friendly will see them travelling to Pro 12 side Edinburgh on Friday August 26.

Bidvest Foodservice partnership to continue next season

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons are delighted to announce that Bidvest Foodservice will continue as an official partner for the 2016-17 season.

Injury blow as Latu goes under the knife

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons will be without Tonga captain Nili Latu for the first three months of the new Aviva Premiership season after the back-row forward underwent a knee operation.

Development Team to play Gala RFC friendly

Monday 11 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons' Development Team will play a pre-season friendly away to Scottish Premiership side Gala RFC on Friday August 19.

Payne and Williams join Falcons' S&C staff

Monday 11 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons have bolstered their staff ahead of the new season with the arrival of strength and conditioning coaches Lewis Williams and Tim Payne.

Watson shines as GB Lions win Exeter 7s plate final

Monday 11 July 2016

Two tries from Newcastle Falcons' Marcus Watson helped GB Lions win the plate final at the Mitsubishi European 7s in Exeter on Sunday.

Book your festive celebration with our award-winning events team

Saturday 9 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons' award-winning Kingston Park Stadium is the ideal venue for you or your company's festive celebration.

Exeter run-out as Watson eyes Olympic 7s spot

Friday 8 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons wing Marcus Watson has one last chance to push his case for a place in the Rio Olympics when he lines up at the Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s this weekend.

VIDEO: Marshall and Dawson on Singha 7s

Friday 8 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons flyers Dan Marshall and Ruaridh Dawson are looking forward to the return of the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday July 30.

2016-17 Aviva Premiership fixtures announced

Thursday 7 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons will open the new Aviva Premiership season at home to Sale Sharks on Friday September 2, with fixtures for 2016-17 having today been announced.

Singha 7s sees Falcons kick off against Sale

Thursday 7 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons' home leg of the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s on Saturday July 30 will kick off with a tie against Sale Sharks.

Falcons like to be beside the seaside

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Tynemouth Longsands set for annual beach festival on July 23rd

Canada lock Olmstead checks in for Falcons

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Towering lock Evan Olmstead checked in at Newcastle Falcons on Wednesday - the Canadian international determined to make a splash in the Aviva Premiership.

Aviva Premiership fixtures announced this Thursday

Tuesday 5 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons supporters can start planning their season from 11am this Thursday, when fixtures for the 2016-17 Aviva Premiership are announced.

Watch the Singha 7s in stylish hospitality

Tuesday 5 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons supporters can catch the thrills and spills of the Singha Premiership 7s in our award-winning hospitality area at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday July 30.

Derek Balfour funeral arrangements

Monday 4 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons are saddened to learn of the death of Derek Balfour.

Rotherham withdraw from August 13 double header

Monday 4 July 2016

Rotherham Titans will now not be playing their proposed pre-season friendly at Newcastle Falcons.

Falcons to tackle Nottingham in Darlington

Monday 4 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons will open their schedule of pre-season friendlies by taking on Greene King IPA Championship side Nottingham on Saturday August 6 at Darlington Mowden Park’s Northern Echo Arena (kick-off 3pm).

Watson's road to Rio continues with London triumph

Monday 4 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons' Marcus Watson continued to state a strong case for Olympic inclusion by forming part of the GB Lions team which won last weekend's Sevens and the City tournament.

Fox and Peacock join Alan Shearer's Legends side

Saturday 2 July 2016

Ruel Fox and Darren Peacock have been added to the list of players as Alan Shearer assembles his Newcastle Legends side to play at Kingston Park Stadium on Sunday October 9.

Pivotal weekend for Newcastle Thunder

Friday 1 July 2016

The rugby union season may be in its fallow period but there is no rest at Kingston Park Stadium, where Newcastle Thunder rugby league side host South Wales Scorpions in Sunday's crucial clash.

Laycock backs players to seize Singha 7s chance

Friday 1 July 2016

Newcastle Falcons’ skills coach Mark Laycock believes the pressure of the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s gives young players an opportunity to shine on the big stage.

Winner announced for Bidvest 40-person dinner

Friday 1 July 2016

Emma Nicholson has been chosen as the lucky winner of a dinner party for 40 people at Newcastle Falcons, courtesy of Bidvest.