Newcastle Falcons had to make do with a losing bonus point despite throwing absolutely everything into Friday night’s Gallagher Premiership clash with Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park Stadium.
Newcastle Falcons' A-Team guaranteed a home semi-final in the Premiership Rugby Shield thanks to a pair of bonus points from Monday's trip to Franklin's Gardens.
Newcastle Falcons were denied a bonus point at Gallagher Premiership champions Saracens in the most agonising of fashions, Alex Lozowski awarded a controversial try with the very last play following a lengthy TMO consultation.
Newcastle Falcons secured safe passage to the semi-finals of the Premiership Rugby Shield with two games to spare, running riot against Sale Jets on Monday night at Kingston Park Stadium.
Newcastle Falcons recorded their third successive Gallagher Premiership victory on Saturday, showing intensity and composure to defeat Sale Sharks in front of 27,284 supporters at St James’ Park.