Coach Mark Laycock saluted the never-say-die spirit of his Newcastle Falcons side as they finished second in the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s in Northampton on Saturday.
Newcastle Falcons youngsters Cameron Kelemeti and Tom Marshall are now Commonwealth Youth Games silver medalists.
The Falcons Community Foundation will be the beneficiary of funds raised via the online auction of a signed Newcastle Falcons Legends shirt.
Tickets plus travel and hospitality packages are now on sale for Newcastle Falcons' Aviva Premiership match against Saracens in the American city of Philadelphia on Saturday September 16.
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby will be the beneficiaries of a fundraising effort by Durham Developing Player Programme manager Andrew Kennedy.
Foundation coaches join in as Sport Newcastle continue 50th anniversary celebrations.
New kits and leisurewear set to be unveiled soon.
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed a trio of home pre-season friendlies, which will all be free of charge for season ticket members.
It's the game everyone in world rugby is talking about, and Kingston Park is the place to watch Saturday's series decider between New Zealand and the British and Irish Lions.