Archive December 2017

Exeter next up at Kingston Park

Saturday 30 December 2017

Aviva Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs are the next visitors to Kingston Park Stadium on Sunday January 7 as Newcastle Falcons play their first home game of 2018.

Deano hails Falcons' December clean sweep

Saturday 30 December 2017

Director of rugby Dean Richards praised the doggedness of his Newcastle Falcons side as they completed a December clean sweep thanks to Saturday’s 20-15 win at London Irish.

London Irish 15 Falcons 20

Saturday 30 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons completed their December clean sweep with a fifth successive victory for the calendar month, defeating bottom side London Irish in Saturday’s Aviva Premiership encounter.

Socino paying full respect to Exiles

Friday 29 December 2017

Juan Pablo Socino is not underestimating the challenge posed by London Irish as Newcastle Falcons travel to take on the Aviva Premiership’s bottom-placed team on Saturday.

Graham in England training squad

Friday 29 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons flanker Gary Graham has been called into England's 34-man training squad for next week's camp in Brighton.

Team news: Falcons name side for London Irish trip

Friday 29 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons have made just two changes for Saturday’s Aviva Premiership trip to London Irish (kick-off 3pm).

Harris plots Reading raid

Thursday 28 December 2017

Chris Harris says sensible rugby and a ruthless mental approach can steer Newcastle Falcons to a fifth successive victory on Saturday, when they travel to London Irish.

Final £35 tickets now available for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Final

Thursday 28 December 2017

The last remaining £35 tickets for the Aviva Premiership Rugby final are now on sale.

Deano hails his side after festive triumph

Saturday 23 December 2017

Director of rugby Dean Richards hailed the battling qualities of his side as Newcastle Falcons ground out an 11-10 Aviva Premiership victory over Harlequins at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday.

Falcons 11 Harlequins 10

Saturday 23 December 2017

It might not have been pretty but Newcastle Falcons showed guts aplenty as they held on for an Aviva Premiership victory over Harlequins at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday.

Nili spreads Christmas cheer thanks to Falcons Family

Saturday 23 December 2017

Back row makes festive delivery thanks to donations from supporters and staff

Match Day Information - Harlequins today

Saturday 23 December 2017

Your important information ahead of our festive fixture today

VIDEO: Wilson reflects on eve of 200th appearance

Friday 22 December 2017

Back row star speaks with Falcons TV ahead of landmark appearance for the club.

Wilson the star in a packed match programme

Friday 22 December 2017

On the day he becomes a double centurion Mark Wilson is the focal point for Newcastle Falcons' official match programme.

Team news: Wilson skippers side on 200th appearance

Friday 22 December 2017

Mark Wilson captains Newcastle Falcons on Saturday at home to Harlequins, the 3pm Aviva Premiership kick-off marking his 200th competitive appearance for the club.

Season ticket holders' 10% discount in club shop

Friday 22 December 2017

Season ticket members can enjoy a 10% discount at Newcastle Falcons' club shop all day on Saturday.

Sunday slot for Enisei home game

Thursday 21 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons' European Challenge Cup home game against Russian side Enisei-STM will be held on Sunday January 14 at 3pm.

Cooper outlines focus for Harlequins game

Thursday 21 December 2017

Kyle Cooper says Newcastle Falcons are focusing on getting their own house in order rather than worrying about the threat posed by Harlequins on Saturday.

Fewer than 1,000 tickets left for Saturday

Thursday 21 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons are down to the last thousand tickets for Saturday's Aviva Premiership visit of Harlequins to Kingston Park Stadium.

Chinese TV deal continues Premiership growth

Thursday 21 December 2017

Aviva Premiership Rugby will become the first club rugby union tournament to air on national television in China after a four-year contract agreed by Premiership Rugby’s media rights agency RDA and the Chinese free-to-air sports broadcaster CCTV5+.

Treat yourself to a fan radio on Saturday

Wednesday 20 December 2017

Give yourself an early stocking filler by picking up a Premiership Rugby fan radio at Saturday's game against Harlequins.

VACANCY: Assistant academy strength and conditioning coach

Wednesday 20 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons are recruiting for the post of assistant academy strength and conditioning coach.

Mark Wilson eyes double century on Saturday

Wednesday 20 December 2017

Hoping to reach his double century of appearances when Newcastle Falcons host Harlequins on Saturday, Mark Wilson is grateful for the chances the club gives to its younger players.

Fonua returns to Agen

Tuesday 19 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons can confirm that back-row forward Opeti Fonua has joined former club Agen with immediate effect.

Matavesi: Fan power can help us home on Saturday

Tuesday 19 December 2017

Josh Matavesi says Newcastle Falcons’ supporters can help the team deliver an early Christmas present by raising the roof against Harlequins on Saturday.

Envy polo shirt reduced to £20 all day Tuesday

Tuesday 19 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons' envy polo shirt is reduced to just £20 all day Tuesday, online and in-store.

Book your group in for The Big One

Monday 18 December 2017

Free organisers tickets for groups of 15 or more for March 24

Vickers testimonial year starts in style

Monday 18 December 2017

Fashion & Fizz kicks off the Bobby Vickers Testimonial year.

Wednesday deadline for first class Christmas deliveries

Monday 18 December 2017

Wednesday December 20 is the last date by which online purchases will reach supporters before Christmas via first class post, with Monday for second class.

Second-string beaten at Worcester

Sunday 17 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons suffered their second defeat of the A-League season on Sunday when they fell 35-29 to Worcester at Sixways.

Tickets for The Big One make an ideal Christmas gift

Sunday 17 December 2017

Give the rugby fan in your life the ideal Christmas present with a ticket for 'The Big One' at St James' Park.

Last few tables left for New Year's Eve party

Saturday 16 December 2017

Only the last few tables are left on sale for our new year's eve celebration at Kingston Park Stadium.

Falcons 'A' side to face Worcester on Sunday

Saturday 16 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons have named their side for Sunday's A-League game against Worcester at Sixways (kick-off 2pm).

Richards praises Falcons' doggedness in Newport

Friday 15 December 2017

Dean Richards praised the composure of his young guns as Newcastle Falcons ground out a 27-25 European Challenge Cup win at Dragons on Friday night.

Dragons 25 Falcons 27

Friday 15 December 2017

A long-range penalty from Joel Hodgson was enough to seal Newcastle Falcons a potentially precious away victory at Dragons as they preserved their unbeaten record in the European Challenge Cup at Rodney Parade on Friday night.

Champagne gourmet night returns

Friday 15 December 2017

Due to popular demand Newcastle Falcons have scheduled another champagne gourmet night on Friday March 2.

Falcons stars spread festive cheer

Friday 15 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons players were out in force for their festive hospital visits as they spread some Christmas cheer round the region's children's wards.

Join us for Burns Night at Kingston Park Stadium

Friday 15 December 2017

Celebrate Burns Nighty with us at Kingston Park Stadium on January 26.

Book quickly for Harlequins on Saturday December 23

Friday 15 December 2017

Approaching 8,000 tickets have already been sold for the visit of Harlequins to Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday December 23.

Scott Wilson primed for Dragons test

Friday 15 December 2017

Fit-again prop Scott Wilson is hoping Newcastle Falcons continue their winning momentum in Wales tonight when they take on Dragons in the European Challenge Cup.

Team news: Three changes for Dragons trip

Thursday 14 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons have made three changes to their side for Friday’s European Challenge Cup trip to Welsh side, Dragons (kick-off 7.30pm).

Get your Christmas purchase signed by Falcons players

Thursday 14 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons players will be in the Kingston Park club shop this Thursday from 3pm until 8pm, signing purchases which have been made that day.

Matavesi aware of Dragons threat

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Josh Matavesi has warned his Newcastle Falcons team-mates not to expect an easy night at Rodney Parade on Friday when they visit the Dragons in European Challenge Cup action.

Falcons head to Mauritius for Beachcomber World Club 10s

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Boosting the quality of the international competition, top-flight English club the Newcastle Falcons have confirmed their entry for the Beachcomber World Club 10s tournament, to be held in Mauritius between June 15-17, 2018.

Free postage on Wednesday at our online store

Wednesday 13 December 2017

There is free postage from 9am until 9pm on Wednesday for purchases made on Newcastle Falcons' online store.

Match authentic shirts arrive in club shop

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons' club shop has received a new consignment of match authentic home and away shirts.

Fewer than 50 seats left for Harlequins on Dec 23

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Fewer than 50 seated tickets remain on sale for Newcastle Falcons' home game against Harlequins on Saturday December 23.

Bid for a signed Josh Matavesi match shirt

Monday 11 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons' latest official auction item is a signed, match-worn Josh Matavesi shirt.

Book early to avoid missing out against Harlequins

Saturday 9 December 2017

Supporters are advised to book early to secure their preferred area of the stadium for Newcastle Falcons' next home game, the Aviva Premiership visit of Harlequins on Saturday December 23.

Richards hails Falcons' Euro stars

Saturday 9 December 2017

Director of rugby Dean Richards declared himself a happy man following Newcastle Falcons’ 52-24 victory over Bordeaux-Begles on Saturday.

Falcons 52 Bordeaux-Begles 24

Saturday 9 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons returned to the top of their European Challenge Cup group and preserved their unbeaten record after completing the double over Bordeaux-Begles at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday.

Match Day Information - Bordeaux on Saturday

Friday 8 December 2017

All you need to know ahead of Saturday’s European Rugby Challenge Cup match against Bordeaux - Begles.

Team news: Penny and Lockwood return against Bordeaux

Friday 8 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons welcome Tom Penny and Sam Lockwood back from long-term injuries on Saturday as they host French side Bordeaux-Begles in the European Challenge Cup (kick-off 3.15pm).

Food bank donations being taken at Saturday's game

Friday 8 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons are collecting items for the Phoenix Food Bank at Saturday's home game against Bordeaux-Begles.

Enjoy a 'Hot Doddie' from the Bus Bar on Saturday

Friday 8 December 2017

Supporters at Saturday's home game against Bordeaux-Begles can enjoy a 'Hot Doddie' as Newcastle Falcons continue to raise funds for Doddie Weir.

Lockwood relishing comeback against Bordeaux-Begles

Thursday 7 December 2017

Saturday’s visit of Bordeaux-Begles represents the light at the end of a long tunnel for Newcastle Falcons prop Sam Lockwood, who is set to return after more than a year out with injury.

Bordeaux-Begles name 29-man squad for Falcons trip

Thursday 7 December 2017

Fiji fly-half Ben Volavola has been named in Bordeaux-Begles' 29-man squad for Saturday's European Challenge Cup trip to Newcastle Falcons.

AASE team second best in national final

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons' AASE team suffered defeat in their second successive national final on Wednesday as they went down 66-14 to Hartpury College (Gloucester) at Saracens' Allianz Park.

'Big One' ticket sales pass 6,500

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons have had an encouraging response to the announcement of ‘The Big One’ at St James’ Park, with more than 6,500 tickets already sold or reserved for the game against Northampton Saints on Saturday March 24.

James Ponton to help coach England Under-20s

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons academy head coach James Ponton will form part of England Under-20s' management team for the upcoming Six Nations and Junior World Championship.

Falcons all set for national AASE final

Tuesday 5 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons’ AASE under-18s team play their second successive national final on Wednesday when they take on Hartpury College (Gloucester) at Saracens’ Allianz Park.

Train like a pro this December at Kingston Park

Monday 4 December 2017

Extensive coaching camp takes place ahead of Falcons v Quins on December 23

Falcons duo up for Citizen try of the week

Monday 4 December 2017

Newcastle Falcons' Sinoti Sinoti and Josh Matavesi have both been shortlisted for Citizen Try of the Week for their efforts against Northampton Saints.

European rugby returns on Saturday with visit of Bordeaux

Monday 4 December 2017

European Challenge Cup rugby returns to Kingston Park Stadium this Saturday as Newcastle Falcons host Bordeaux-Begles.

Takulua excited by 'The Big One' at St James' Park

Saturday 2 December 2017

Sonatane Takulua knows first-hand what excitement awaits Newcastle Falcons at St James’ Park on Saturday March 24, having played there himself during Rugby World Cup 2015.

Auction: Bid for a signed 2012-13 away shirt

Saturday 2 December 2017

The latest official Newcastle Falcons auction item is a signed replica shirt from the 2012-13 season.

Gigantic jackpot set for first Falcons Lotto

Saturday 2 December 2017

Estimated £3.5million top prize in Saturday's draw.

Richards salutes Falcons' resilience

Friday 1 December 2017

Dean Richards hailed his Newcastle Falcons battlers as they ground out a 24-22 win at Northampton Saints on Friday night.

Saints 22 Falcons 24

Friday 1 December 2017

A last-minute try from Nili Latu and a Sonatane Takulua conversion handed Newcastle Falcons a precious Aviva Premiership victory in the most dramatic of fashions on Friday night at Franklin’s Gardens.

VIDEO: Alfie Asks - episode three

Friday 1 December 2017

Sam Lockwood and Max Davies the next to face probing questions from Alfie

VIDEO: Takulua talks Saints

Friday 1 December 2017

Returning scrum-half looks ahead to Friday's game with Falcons TV

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