Four of the region’s clubs and schools are all set for their big day at the home of English rugby as they head to Twickenham to play their part in the Aviva Premiership final.
Newcastle Rugby Limited today confirmed that it has assumed control of Championship One rugby league club Gateshead Thunder with immediate effect.
The world of rugby has paid tribute to former Newcastle Falcons and England legend Jonny Wilkinson who today announced he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the season.
There are limited places still available for Newcastle Falcons’ end of season Big Rugby Ball which takes place at Newcastle Gateshead Hilton on Wednesday 14 May.
Dean Richards hailed his Newcastle Falcons charges after they sealed their Aviva Premiership status for next season after picking up two bonus points at London Wasps, while Worcester Warriors’ relegation was confirmed with a 44-20 defeat at Saracens.