Newcastle Falcons bowed out of the Gallagher Premiership with a home loss to Bristol Bears on Saturday at Kingston Park Stadium.
Newcastle Falcons’ A-Team did not make home advantage count during Monday night’s Premiership Rugby Shield final as European champions Saracens hoisted silverware on Tyneside for the second time in three days.
Newcastle Falcons A will meet Saracens Storm in the Premiership Rugby Shield final on Monday May 13 at Kingston Park Stadium after defeating Exeter Braves in their home semi-final.
They threw absolutely everything at it in a pulsating encounter, but Newcastle Falcons’ relegation to the Championship was confirmed by defeat at Gloucester on Saturday.
Newcastle Falcons’ second-half comeback was not enough to give them a share of the points as Northampton Saints held out at Kingston Park Stadium on Friday.