Falcons U18s defeated by Midlands West

Saturday 20 January 2024 Written by: Mark Smith

Newcastle Falcons U18s were beaten 19-5 at home to Midlands West (formerly Worcester Warriors) on Saturday at Kingston Park.

The Premiership Academy League game was the Falcons’ fourth outing of the season in the competition, having won 26-19 against Leicester Tigers in their previous home encounter.

The Future Falcons’ next game is at home to Yorkshire on Friday February 2.

Newcastle Falcons U18s v Midlands West U18s

15 Josh Bailey (Gosforth Academy, Percy Park)

14 James Bent (Gosforth Academy, Penrith RUFC)

13 Osea Navuso (Richmond Sixth Form College, Darlington RFC)

12 Josh Farley (Gosforth Academy, Novocastrians RFC)

11 Huw Lloyd (Gosforth Academy, Carlisle RUFC)

10 Will Bulman (Gosforth Academy, Northern FC)

9 Joe Davis (Barnard Castle School)

1 Chris Kelly (RGS Newcastle, Northern FC)

2 Ryan Shaw (Gosforth Academy, Morpeth RFC)

3 Elvis Kitenge-Fuki (Gosforth Academy, Novocastrians RFC)

4 Patrick Hogg (captain, Durham School, Blaydon)

5 Harry Wildridge (Yarm School, Billingham)

6 Jacob Butterill (Sedbergh School)

7 Charlie Turnbull (Sedbergh School, Percy Park)

8 Dan Toole (Durham School, Durham City)


16 Ollie Forster (Dame Allans, Novocastrians RFC)

17 Aidan Stewart (Sedbergh School)

18 Finn Kennedy (Carlisle RUFC)

19 Lauchlan Hill (Gosforth Academy, Billingham)

20 Charlie Brewer (Dame Allans)

21 Reuben Dyer (Gosforth Academy, Kendal RUFC)

22 Harry Ryder (Dame Allans, Morpeth RFC)

23 Lucas Jessop (RGS Newcastle, Percy Park)


Sat Sep 2: v Midlands Central (L 45-14)

Sat Jan 6: v Leicester Tigers (W 26-19)

Sun Jan 14: v Sale Sharks (L 59-12)

Sat Jan 20: v Midlands West (L 5-19)

Fri Feb 2: v Yorkshire Academy (Kingston Park, 8pm)

Sat Feb 10: v Northampton Saints (Franklin’s Gardens, 4.30pm)

Sun Feb 18: Finals day (Kingsholm)