Newcastle Falcons became the latest scalp for Gallagher Premiership leaders Bristol Bears, who rallied to earn a convincing victory on Saturday at Kingston Park Stadium.
Newcastle Falcons’ European Challenge Cup campaign ended at the quarter-final stage on Saturday when Leicester Tigers secured safe passage through to the last four of the competition.
Sale Sharks took the honours from Monday’s A-Team friendly at Kingston Park Stadium, with both squads given valuable game time.
Newcastle Falcons secured a place in next weekend’s European Challenge Cup quarter-finals after a thrilling away victory over a star-studded Ospreys side on Saturday at Liberty Stadium.
Newcastle Falcons showed no shortage of fight at Mattioli Woods Welford Road on Sunday but were ultimately second-best as Leicester Tigers took a physical Gallagher Premiership encounter.