Archive May 2017

Lions breakfast and big screen showing at KP

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons are holding a special British and Irish Lions breakfast on Saturday June 24, with a big-screen showing of the first test against New Zealand.

Hitz participants enjoy Premiership Final excursion

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Three members of HITZ Learning Academy at Newcastle travel to Twickenham.

Winning start for Davies and Blamire in Georgia

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons pair Max Davies and Jamie Blamire enjoyed a winning start to the Junior World Championship as England Under-20s began their defence of the trophy with a 74-17 drubbing of Samoa.

Audio: In-depth interview with Falcons MD Mick Hogan

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons managing director Mick Hogan has given an in-depth interview to the Rugby Dungeon podcast, covering a wide array of issues.

Falcons sign England 7s flyer Cameron Cowell

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons have signed England Sevens international Cameron Cowell to their senior academy squad.

Residential camp offer extended

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons are extending their summer residential coaching camp offer into June, with the next three places available for just £295.

Goneva and Cavubati in Fiji squad

Tuesday 30 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons pair Vereniki Goneva and Tevita Cavubati have been named in Fiji's squad for their upcoming tests.

Bid for a match-worn Mark Wilson shirt

Tuesday 30 May 2017

In the week that he was named in the England squad to tour Argentina, you can bid for a match-worn Mark Wilson shirt.

Davies and Blamire start in U20s World Cup opener

Tuesday 30 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons pair Max Davies and Jamie Blamire both start for England Under-20s on Wednesday as they begin the defence of their Junior World Championship.

Dedicated club man Ken Lockerbie passes away

Monday 29 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons are saddened to learn of the death of long-time club man Ken Lockerbie, who passed away on Sunday.

Wilson earns England tour place

Monday 29 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons flanker Mark Wilson has been named in England's squad for their two-test tour to Argentina.

Falcons stars support charity clay pigeon shoot

Friday 26 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons players were locked and loaded at Bywell on Friday as they supported PTM Group's charity clay pigeon shoot.

New summer merchandise arrives in store

Thursday 25 May 2017

Our new summer ranges have begun to arrive in store. Stocks are limited, so buy now to ensure you don’t miss out.

Wilson on England bench against Barbarians

Thursday 25 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons flanker Mark Wilson has been named among England's replacements for Sunday's non-cap Old Mutual Wealth Cup match against the Barbarians at Twickenham.

Spread the cost of your season ticket membership

Thursday 25 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons have two options in place for supporters wishing to spread the cost of their 2017-18 season ticket membership.

Join us on June 9 for our summer gourmet night

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Join us for our summer gourmet night at Kingston Park on Friday June 9, where our award-winning team will serve up delicious food and wines with fantastic entertainment.

Book early and get 20% off your festive function

Wednesday 24 May 2017

The festive season might be more than six months away, but you can save 20% by booking your Christmas party by the end of June.

Supporters' travel to Philadelphia game

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons are taking expressions of interest from supporters who are seriously considering booking travel packages to Philadelphia for the Premiership game against Saracens on Saturday September 16.

Fish & Chip Fridays come to Kingston Park

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons will be hosting Fish & Chip Fridays in the Kingston Park Stadium car park every Friday from June 2 onwards, in association with Angelfish.

'Emotional' Catterick will always be a Falcons fan

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Tom Catterick insists he will always be a Newcastle Falcons fan despite this week retiring from professional rugby at the age of 26.

Win a Citizen watch and signed Aviva Premiership ball

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Celebrating being the official timekeeper of Premiership Rugby, Citizen are offering you the chance to win a Citizen Watch up to the value of £500 and a ball signed by this year’s Aviva Premiership Rugby champions*.

Centurion Catterick calls time on career

Monday 22 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons back Tom Catterick has announced his retirement from rugby after making more than a century of appearances for the club.

Veterans' 10s at Newcastle Festival of Rugby

Monday 22 May 2017

Veterans' 10s places are still available for the Crabbie's Newcastle Festival of Rugby on Saturday June 10.

New deal for Vickers as prop plays on

Monday 22 May 2017

Rob Vickers will pack down for another season at Newcastle Falcons – the evergreen front-rower having agreed a contract extension to remain with the Kingston Park club.

Q&A on Falcons v Saracens in Philadelphia

Friday 19 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons have issued the following Q&A in response to supporter feedback regarding the decision to move their Premiership game against Saracens to Philadelphia on Saturday September 16.

Show your colours to win a signed shirt

Friday 19 May 2017

Show your Newcastle Falcons colours in an unusual destination to stand a chance of winning a signed shirt.

Change to Champions Cup qualification criteria

Friday 19 May 2017

The qualifying criteria for the European Champions Cup from season 2018-19 onwards has been changed.

Grab your piece of Falcons history

Thursday 18 May 2017

Bidders have until Friday morning to claim their piece of Newcastle Falcons history, with two great items up for grabs.

Falcons take Premiership game to Philadelphia

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons will break new ground on September 16 when their Premiership game against Saracens is played in the American city of Philadelphia.

VIDEO: Relive the 2016/17 Big Bash

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Video highlights from Newcastle Falcons' end-of-season awards

Kingston Park hosts Magic Weekend prelude

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Rugby league takes centre stage as Dacia Magic Weekend comes to Tyneside, with Newcastle Thunder providing the prelude on Friday night.

Wilson shortlisted for Aviva Premiership Player of the Season

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons flanker Mark Wilson has been shortlisted for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Season award.

Falcons pair heading for the Bahamas

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons pair Tom Marshall and Cameron Kelemeti will represent England at rugby sevens in the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas in July.

Book your camp places before the price goes up

Tuesday 16 May 2017

The next 10 bookings for Newcastle Falcons' August residential camp at Barnard Castle School will be priced at just £295.

Ealing switch for Temm

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons flanker Daniel Temm has signed for Greene King IPA Championship club Ealing Trailfinders.

Free venue hire for June evening functions

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons are offering free venue hire for evening functions in June.

Wilson joins England training camp

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons flanker Mark Wilson has linked up with the England squad for a three-day training camp.

Bid for two pieces of Newcastle Falcons history

Friday 12 May 2017

This is your chance to own a part of Newcastle Falcons' history, with bids being taken for a signed 2004-6 match shirt and a signed Powergen Cup final winners' T-shirt.

Don't miss a moment with season ticket membership

Thursday 11 May 2017

Attention is already turning to the 2017-18 campaign for Newcastle Falcons, with strong season ticket membership sales for what promises to be another exciting year.

VIDEO: 2016/17 season highlights

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Relive the best bits of the last eight months with video from the end of season awards.

Goneva and Wilson win annual players' awards

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Vereniki Goneva and Mark Wilson are the two worthy recipients of Newcastle Falcons' annual player awards, in association with Citizen Watches and David Summerfield Jewellers.

Goneva takes top honours at Big Bash

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Vereniki Goneva took top honours at Newcastle Falcons' annual awards night, winning player of the season and players' player of the season.

Q&A: Toby Flood on his decision to rejoin the Falcons

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Following the news that Toby Flood is returning to Newcastle Falcons for next season, the official club website caught up with the former England fly-half to get his thoughts ahead of his summer move.

Toby Flood returns to Newcastle Falcons

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Toby Flood is returning to Newcastle Falcons, the club having re-signed the 60-times-capped England fly-half from French giants Toulouse.

Dawson and Erskine in Scotland U20s World Cup squad

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons pair Ruaridh Dawson and Archie Erskine have been named in Scotland's Under-20s' squad for the upcoming Junior World Championship in Georgia.

European finals a taste of what's to come in 2019

Monday 8 May 2017

Newcastle will be hosting the European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals in 2019, and supporters can get a flavour of what's in store this weekend when the finals are held in Edinburgh.

Watson up for Citizen try of the week

Monday 8 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons' Marcus Watson has been shortlisted for Citizen Try of the Week after scoring in his final appearance for the club.

Fans flocking to Falcons after season of progress

Monday 8 May 2017

Following their best campaign in recent memory, Newcastle Falcons' season ticket membership sales for 2017-18 are already well ahead of the same time last year.

Bid for Deano signed England and Lions shirts

Monday 8 May 2017

You can acquire a piece of English rugby history and help two great charities at the same time, with an England 1995 Grand Slam match shirt up for auction.

Deano admits to mixed feelings after season-ending win

Saturday 6 May 2017

Director of rugby Dean Richards hailed his side’s highest Aviva Premiership finish in 11 years, as Saturday’s 39-27 triumph in Bristol ensured eighth place in the standings.

Bristol 27 Falcons 39

Saturday 6 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons ended the Aviva Premiership regular season by recording their tenth victory, their biggest number of league wins for 15 years, as they recorded a maximum haul at relegated Bristol.

Team news: One change for Bristol trip

Friday 5 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons have made just one change to their line-up for Saturday’s Aviva Premiership climax at Bristol, Opeti Fonua coming into the side at No 8.

Channel 5 to show Premiership Rugby

Friday 5 May 2017

Premiership Rugby matches will be shown live on terrestrial television for the first time in the competition’s history, as Premiership Rugby and Channel 5 confirm a landmark four-year deal.

Powell joins Saracens' academy coaching staff

Friday 5 May 2017

Newcastle Falcons centre Adam Powell will leave the club at the end of the current season to take up a coaching role with Saracens' academy.

Falcons will play their own game, says Hodgson

Thursday 4 May 2017

Joel Hodgson says Newcastle Falcons won’t be sucked into playing helter-skelter rugby during Saturday’s Aviva Premiership climax in Bristol, with a European Champions Cup play-off place up for grabs.

Crabbie's backs Newcastle Festival of Rugby

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer are putting their weight behind the Newcastle Festival of Rugby on Saturday June 10, when sevens rugby returns to Kingston Park Stadium.

VIDEO: Falcons trio recollect for Aviva Mini Memories

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Niki Goneva, Dom Waldouck and Davey Wilson take questions from next generation fan.

Join us at the Big Bash on May 9

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Priced at just £35 and with a smart-casual dress code, tickets for Newcastle Falcons' end-of-season Big Bash on Tuesday May 9 are still available.

Bid for a 1995 England Grand Slam shirt

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Bid for an England match shirt from the 1995 Grand Slam, signed by Dean Richards,Martin Johnson and Rory Underwood, and benefit two great causes.

Champions Cup play-off still a possibility for Falcons

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Going into Saturday's final round of Aviva Premiership matches Newcastle Falcons are still in with a shout of a European Champions Cup place, but it's calculators at the ready with a plethora of permutations.

Fiji lock Cavubati becomes ninth summer signing

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Fiji lock Tevita Cavubati will add his considerable physical prowess to Newcastle Falcons’ pack next season, having joined from fellow Aviva Premiership club Worcester Warriors.

Ward Hadaway backs Falcons for two more seasons

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Leading north law firm Ward Hadaway is backing Aviva Premiership rugby side Newcastle Falcons for a further two seasons.