WHAT’S ON: Newcastle Falcons v Northampton Saints

Thursday 20 April 2023 Written by: Adam

Kicking off at 19:45 on Friday, April 21 here is everything you need to know ahead of the fixture:


Tickets are still available to purchase for the Gallagher Premiership fixture and are available from £10 for adults and £5 for under-16s. You can book yours **[HERE][1]**.

Group discounts are available for bookings over 15 adults, email **ticketoffice@newcastle-falcons.co.uk** to enquire today.

Limited spaces in hospitality are still available to purchase and can be done so by contacting **corporatesales@newcastlefalcons.co.uk**.

We also have special discounted ticket rates for Durham, Newcastle and Northumbria university students. Tickets can be purchased for just £5. Please contact your university for access.

Our special residents’ deal is still on offer for Falcons’ home fixtures. If you live in the following post codes you will have access to West Stand D seating for just £15 for adults and £5 for under-16s:

*NE13 8
*NE13 9
*NE3 2
*NE3 3

Contact our ticket office to purchase your tickets or if you require more information.


Stadium parking for our Friday Night Finale is **SOLD OUT**.

Stagecoach will be running their usual X47 bus service, which picks up and drops off directly outside Kingston Park Stadium. Single tickets are available from £2 for adults and 60p for under-16s. Day passes are available at £4.50 for adults and £1.10 for under-16s. Find out more **[HERE][2]**.

Newcastle Falcons supporters receive 40% discount on LNER train journeys with their Falcons ticket account number. Book through our dedicated page on LNER’s website today for massive match-day travel savings. The last train heading northbound out of Newcastle leaves at 22:41 and the last train heading southbound out of Newcastle leaves at 22:45. Find out more **[HERE][3]**.

The stadium is also served by Kingston Park and Bank Foot Metro stations, both of which are a five-minute walk away. Both stations are on the Airport branch of the Tyne and Wear Metro with trains running every 15 minutes. Find out more **[HERE][4]**.


The club shop and ticket office based in the East Stand of Kingston Park Stadium will be open from 9am until kick-off and will re-open for half an hour after the final whistle.

To celebrate the end of the 2022-23 campaign we also have a HUGE end of season sale on all Falcons merchandise. Be sure to pay the club shop on the day.


The Friday Night Lights fixture will be shown live on BT Sport, with the TV coverage starting from 7pm.

BBC Radio Newcastle will also have live radio commentary for the Gallagher Premiership clash. Join Ian Smith and Dean Gray on 95.4fm, DAB, the BBC Sport app or click **[HERE][5]** to listen at kick-off.

Newcastle Falcons will also be providing live commentary on their Twitter page. Keep up to date will all the match action and follow the team by clicking **[HERE][6]**.


Turnstiles will open for supporters at 6:15pm.

Ahead of kick-off we will be honouring our club captain Will Welch in what is his final time at Kingston Park before retiring at the end of the season. Join us in celebrating his amazing Newcastle Falcons career from 7:30pm as we host a special presentation for Will and his family, as well as a Q&A.


Bars will be open in both the West and South stand concourses as well as the East Stand Tap & Tackle and 1877.

Food kiosks will also be open across both the West and South stands.

We will also have Angel’s pizza, burger and fish & chips vans within the stadium bowl.

Kick-starting your end-of-season celebrations in style we also have a wheel of fortune special drinks offer on the West Stand concourse. Spin for a chance to win discounted offers for the bar.

The Manuia stall will also be open. The beer is brewed by our very own Michael Young, Logovi’i Mulipola, Will Welch and Carl Fearns. Be sure to pay them a visit.


The Falcons Flyer will be taking place at half-time. A lucky individual picked from the crowd will have go head-to-head with a Falcons player in a virtual race across the pitch.

We will also welcome participants in Falcons Community’s Falcons Fit. They have been taking part in a 12-week programme and will be walking around the pitch at half-time to amass an incredible three million steps achieved. Be sure to give them a huge cheer when they do!

We will also be celebrating five years of our Falcons Community’s CAST volunteer group. They play such an important role in our match-day operations so be sure to give them a huge cheer when they make it to the pitch at half-time.

Winner of our Junior Falcons of the day competition, Imbuji Luvai will be presenting the match-day ball for before the second half begins in our final home game of the season.


Exclusive to this Falcons match-day we also have a special announcement regarding our Senior Academy, five players will be announced to have signed after the final whistle, so make sure you stick around to see the stars of the Falcons future.

Having battled hard against Northampton Saints and featuring in his final home game of his incredibly career, we will also be honouring and celebrating a true Falcons legend in Alex Tait.

From roughly 9:20pm we will have a special presentation for Alex and his family as well as a Q&A. This will take place in the West Stand so if you wish to join us, please make your way around after the final whistle.

Newcastle Falcons are also inviting all supporters to stay longer and be part of our End-of-Season awards presentation, taking place at approximately 9:25pm.

The club alongside some long-standing partner’s will be presenting awards for:

– Fans’ try of the season.
– Coaches’ player of the season.
– Players’ player of the season.

Following the conclusion of the presentation, supporters will have plenty of opportunities to meet the players for autographs and photographs.

Keep the Friday Night Finale celebrations going by joining us in either of the East Stand Tap & Tackle bar or West Stand concourse where there will be DJ’s and karaoke.

There will also be live acoustic music in the West Stand middle bar, for all to enjoy.

[1]: https://bit.ly/NEWvSAINTS
[2]: https://www.newcastlefalcons.co.uk/news/story/getting-to-the-game-stagecoach-bus-services-638173308431240241
[3]: https://www.newcastlefalcons.co.uk/news/story/getting-to-the-game-lner-train-journey-638173359872107263
[4]: https://www.nexus.org.uk/metro
[5]: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_radio_newcastle
[6]: https://twitter.com/FalconsRugby