Newcastle Falcons were pushed all the way in Nottingham on Friday night, having to battle until the end to extend their winning streak to 16 games.
Newcastle Falcons were made to work hard for their 15th successive victory on Sunday after withstanding a valiant effort from bottom-of-the-table Yorkshire Carnegie.
The Falcons XV continued their unbeaten start to the season, claiming a fifth victory of the campaign as they defeated Super6 league leaders Watsonians in Melrose.
They were made to work hard for it, but Newcastle Falcons maintained their unbeaten start to the season by taking the full five points at home to Doncaster Knights on Friday.
Newcastle Falcons lifted the inaugural Doddie’s Club Trophy on Saturday as a season-high crowd of 5,484 turned out to help raise funds for Doddie Weir’s Motor Neurone Disease foundation.