Newcastle Falcons end of year quiz

Monday 28 December 2015 Written by: Adam

Have you been paying attention during 2015? If so then the club is giving you the chance to win up to four West Stand tickets for Saturday’s Aviva Premiership game against Bath (KO 3pm)

Below are 15 questions about the Falcons over the course of 2015, send your answers to and all entries that answer all 15 correctly will be entered into a draw for the tickets.

If no one gets all 15 right, then the prize will be drawn from all the entries that answer the highest number of questions correct.

Entries close at midday on December 31st


Q1. The Falcons kicked off the New Year with a home game against London Welsh, what was the final score?

– 55-0
– 38-7
– 29-3

Q2. Mark Wilson played in all but one match for the club in season 2014/15, missing one to be at the birth of his daughter. Which game did he miss?

– Tigers Away
– Exeter Home
– Gloucester Away

Q3. West Stand seats were popular in 2015, filling at a number of games. Which game was the picture at the top of the story taken?

– Saracens
– Bath
– Gloucester

Q4. Chris Harris bagged a brace of tries on his Aviva Premiership debut against Saracens last Christmas, he ended the season on four in the league. Where did he score the other two?

– The Rec / Sandy Park
– AJ Bell / Allianz Park
– Franklins Gardens / Madjeski Stadium

Q5. The Falcons scored 34 more Aviva Premiership tries in 2014/15 than 2013/14, at which game did the previous season’s total get passed?

– Round 8
– Round 12
– Round 19

Q6. The Falcons qualified for the Quarter Finals of a European competition for the first time since season 2009/2010, who did they play in that match?

– Saracens
– Cardiff Blues
– London Irish

Q7. Sinoti Sinoti danced and powered his way to be the club’s top try scorer at the end of the season. How many did the Samoan score in the Aviva Premiership?

– Nine
– Twelve
– Fifteen

Q8. From which club did scrum half Michael Young re-sign for the Falcons?

– Leicester Tigers
– Bristol Rugby
– Bath Rugby

Q9. Which player joined the coaching team over the summer of 2015 as a line out specialist?

– Mark Laycock
– Scott MacLeod
– Micky Ward

Q10. Nine Falcons were away at Rugby World Cup in the Autumn, who was the first to get his name on the scoreboard in the competition?

– Giamba Venditti
– Nili Latu
– Eric Fry

Q11. How many of the nine played in matches at St James’ Park?

– Three
– Four
– Five

Q12. Juan Pablo Socino made it to the final weekend with Argentina, how many points to the club’s blockbusting centre score over the tournament.

– Twenty
– Twelve
– Eight

Q13. Which of Newcastle Thunder’s Papua New Guinean contingent played for the Falcons in the Kings of the North Cup

– Charlie Wabo
– Jason Tali
– Mark Mexico

Q14. A Falcon currently sits as top try scorer in the European Rugby Challenge Cup. Who is he?

– Marcus Watson
– Mark Wilson
– Zach Kibirige

Q15. Andy Goode has joined the club for three months as injury cover for Mike Delany. How many caps does the fly half have for England?

– Seventeen
– Twenty-Two
– Twenty-Five

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