Archive February 2017

Matavesi brothers join Falcons' influx

Monday 20 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons’ ambitious recruitment plans for the 2017-18 season have advanced with the news that Fijian international Josh Matavesi and younger brother Joel Matavesi have both signed for the club.

Fans flocking to March 5 visit of Saracens

Monday 20 February 2017

Over 5,000 tickets issued and seats already at a premium for next Aviva Premiership Rugby fixture at Kingston Park Stadium

Takulua up for Citizen Try of the Week

Monday 20 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons scrum-half Sonatane Takulua has been shortlisted for Citizen Try of the Week.

Wilson highlights team ethos after Sunday thriller

Sunday 19 February 2017

Mark Wilson was quick to highlight the team ethos which underpinned Newcastle Falcons' remarkable comeback on Sunday.

Deano hails his comeback kids

Sunday 19 February 2017

Dean Richards hailed the never-say-die attitude of his Newcastle Falcons side following Sunday’s 46-31 home victory over Northampton Saints.

Newcastle Falcons 46 Northampton Saints 31

Sunday 19 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons staged a remarkable second-half comeback to snatch a precious five Aviva Premiership points at home to Northampton Saints on Sunday.

Goneva the programme star on Sunday

Sunday 19 February 2017

Don't forget to pick up your official match programme at Sunday's home game against Northampton Saints, with Vereniki Goneva the main feature.

VIDEO: Socino previews visit of Saints

Saturday 18 February 2017

Falcons centre eager to continue good form as Saints come to town for Aviva Premiership Rugby round 15.

Chicky heads back to Ponteland RFC

Friday 17 February 2017

First graduate of Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup returns to his roots ahead of 2017's event

Sinoti back for Sunday's Saints clash

Friday 17 February 2017

Sinoti Sinoti will make his first Aviva Premiership appearance in more than three months when he returns for Newcastle Falcons’ home date with Northampton Saints on Sunday.

Match Day Info - Saints on Sunday

Friday 17 February 2017

Important information about Sunday’s Aviva Premiership game against Northampton Saints.

French star Mermoz kicks off Falcons' recruitment plans

Thursday 16 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons have added title-winning prowess and proven international class with the signing of French centre Maxime Mermoz.

Experience every moment with 2017/18 season tickets

Thursday 16 February 2017

Kick every ball, push every scrum, cheer every try and feel every tackle in the new Premiership Rugby season.

Latu ready to resume key role in Falcons' growth

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Nili Latu believes Newcastle Falcons are growing as a team, as they prepare for Sunday’s Aviva Premiership visit of Northampton Saints.

Laycock loaned to England Under-19s management

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons’ first team skills coach and academy manager Mark Laycock has been named as part of the England Under-19s management team for a one-off fixture away to France Under-19s in April.

Car park sold out for Sunday

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Supporters attending Sunday's Aviva Premiership home game with Northampton Saints are advised that the Kingston Park Stadium car park is now sold out.

Lawson and Goneva top Opta stats

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons players have been riding high in the Opta stats following last weekend's double bonus point at Sale Sharks, with Vereniki Goneva and Scott Lawson both topping the charts.

Match-day offer: 15% off shirts and shorts

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons supporters can enjoy 15% off all replica shirts at Sunday's home game with Northampton Saints.

Falcons proud to support Aviva’s #DriveSafer campaign

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Alex Tait, Ally Hogg and Juan Pablo Socino team up in support of Aviva's mission to make Britain's roads safer.

Five hospitality places for the price of four

Monday 13 February 2017

Book four places in Newcastle Falcons' 100 Club and get a fifth for FREE. That's the fantastic match-day hospitality offer for Sunday's Aviva Premiership visit of Northampton Saints.

Meet the challenge of the Great North Run

Saturday 11 February 2017

Newcastle Rugby Foundation seeks five fundraisers for 2017 half-marathon

Newcastle Rugby Foundation successfully launched

Saturday 11 February 2017

New umbrella identity unites community work of Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder

Kingston Park hosts Sport Newcastle 50th anniversary launch

Saturday 11 February 2017

Charity aiming to mark 50 years of supporting North East sport by raising £50,000

Northampton next up on Sunday February 19

Saturday 11 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons' next Aviva Premiership assignment comes at Kingston Park Stadium on Sunday February 19, when Northampton Saints are the visitors.

'Discipline cost us' says Richards

Friday 10 February 2017

Director of rugby Dean Richards said discipline was the key factor in his side’s 26-24 defeat at Sale Sharks on Friday night.

Sale Sharks 26 Falcons 24

Friday 10 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons had to make do with a pair of losing bonus points at Sale Sharks on Friday night as Vereniki Goneva ran in a hat-trick of tries.

Will Welch: Captain's Log

Friday 10 February 2017

Falcons skipper reflects on season to date for Falcons TV

Richards relishing Aviva Premiership return

Thursday 9 February 2017

Dean Richards has spoken of his excitement at returning to Aviva Premiership action as his Newcastle Falcons side prepare for Friday’s trip to Sale Sharks.

Under-18s to host Leicester Tigers on Saturday at KP

Thursday 9 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons Under-18s are at home to Leicester Tigers on Saturday at Kingston Park Stadium.

Tait highlights improved strength in depth

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Alex Tait has highlighted strength in depth as the biggest differential behind Newcastle Falcons’ improved Aviva Premiership performance, as they prepare for Friday’s trip to Sale Sharks.

South Stand filling fast

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Volume set to rise for visit of Northampton Saints as South Stand nears capacity.

Club shop promo: Free thermal mug offer

Wednesday 8 February 2017

The latest exclusive club shop offer for Newcastle Falcons season ticket members sees free thermal mugs up for grabs.

Free curry for Six Nations games at Kingston Park

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Such has been the popularity of free curry at Newcastle Falcons games, the club have extended the promotion for this weekend's Six Nations matches.

Takulua scoops Tongan national team award

Monday 6 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons scrum-half Sonatane Takulua has been named Tonga's player of the year for 2016.

Saints up next at Kingston Park Stadium

Sunday 5 February 2017

Tickets are selling fast for Newcastle Falcons' next home fixture at Kingston Park Stadium as Aviva Premiership action returns on Sunday February 19 with the visit of Northampton Saints (kick-off 3pm).

Richards happy with cup momentum

Saturday 4 February 2017

Dean Richards admitted there was a certain degree of satisfaction from the fact his Newcastle Falcons side won ugly on Saturday.

Falcons 16 Bath 15

Saturday 4 February 2017

Semi-final qualification was already a mathematical impossibility, but Newcastle Falcons at least ended their Anglo-Welsh Cup campaign with a hard-earned home victory over Bath on Saturday.

Newcastle Euro finals bid reaches inspection stage

Friday 3 February 2017

Newcastle’s bid to host European club rugby union's showpiece weekend in May 2018 this week reached the inspection stage, with a two-day visit from tournament organisers European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR).

Sinoti returns in Bath cup clash

Friday 3 February 2017

Sinoti Sinoti makes his comeback at home to Bath on Saturday as Newcastle Falcons welcome back a host of fit-again stars for the Anglo-Welsh Cup clash at Kingston Park Stadium (kick-off 3pm).

Blamire on England Under-20s bench

Friday 3 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons hooker Jamie Blamire has been named on England Under-20s' bench for Saturday's Six Nations opener.

Reynolds determined to take his chance against Bath

Friday 3 February 2017

Nick Reynolds is ready to take his Newcastle Falcons chance after being lined up for his debut in Saturday's Anglo-Welsh Cup clash with Bath at Kingston Park Stadium (kick-off 3pm).

Falcons Under-18s team named for Saturday

Friday 3 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons have named their Under-18s side for Saturday's game with Worcester Warriors Under-18s at Kingston Park Stadium (kick-off 5.30pm).

Delany delight at Saturday return

Thursday 2 February 2017

Mike Delany says he is chomping at the bit to make his Newcastle Falcons return on Saturday, when Bath are the Anglo-Welsh Cup visitors to Kingston Park Stadium.

Season ticket members get 20% discount on shirts

Thursday 2 February 2017

Newcastle Falcons season ticket members can get 20% off replica and match authentic shirts from 9am on Saturday until 4pm on Sunday.

England game on stadium TVs on Saturday

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Fans attending Saturday's Anglo-Welsh Cup visit of Bath need not fear missing any of the England v France game, which will be shown on the stadium TVs at Kingston Park.