Archive August 2017

VIDEO: Pre-season highlights 2017/18

Thursday 31 August 2017

Set yourself for the season's start with friendly highlights via Falcons TV

Match Day Info - Worcester Warriors on Friday

Thursday 31 August 2017

All you need to know about what is on at Kingston Park on Friday's match day.

Falcons and Greene King IPA extend partnership

Thursday 31 August 2017

Greene King IPA has extended its term as official pouring rights partner of Aviva Premiership Rugby club Newcastle Falcons for a further three years.

Team news: Hammersley starts against Worcester

Thursday 31 August 2017

Simon Hammersley makes his first Aviva Premiership appearance in more than nine months as Newcastle Falcons kick off the new season at home to Worcester Warriors on Friday (7.45pm).

Welsh primed for tonight's season opener

Thursday 31 August 2017

Jon Welsh insists he has been visualising tonight’s Aviva Premiership kick-off for the whole of pre-season as Newcastle Falcons begin their league campaign at home to Worcester Warriors.

Fan Radio: Get commentary while you're at the game

Wednesday 30 August 2017

Supporters attending Newcastle Falcons' Aviva Premiership games at Kingston Park Stadium this season can get even closer to the action with our new fan radios.

Boost as Takulua signs four-year deal

Wednesday 30 August 2017

Tonga scrum-half Sonatane Takulua has handed Newcastle Falcons a major boost in the build-up to Friday’s Aviva Premiership kick-off by signing a four-year contract extension.

Programme sellers required for this Friday

Wednesday 30 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons are seeking programme sellers for Friday's Aviva Premiership opener at home to Worcester Warriors.

Junior Falcons launch a success

Tuesday 29 August 2017

The Junior Falcons enjoyed a successful launch at our last home game, with Newcastle Falcons players Nili Latu and Sam Lockwood meeting young supporters.

New match-day food options

Tuesday 29 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons have a new range of additional food and drink options to make your match-day even more memorable during Friday's Aviva Premiership season-opener against Worcester Warriors.

Are you set for the Aviva Premiership kick-off?

Saturday 26 August 2017

Fresh from their highest league placing in 11 seasons, Newcastle Falcons are ready for the start of the 2017-18 Aviva Premiership season on friday night, when Worcester Warriors are the visitors to Kingston Park.

Doncaster 35 Falcons 26

Saturday 26 August 2017

A young Newcastle Falcons side offered plenty but ultimately left Castle Park with a defeat to Championship semi-finalists Doncaster Knights on Saturday.

Richards will take Edinburgh lessons into Premiership

Friday 25 August 2017

Dean Richards admitted Friday’s 14-10 loss to Edinburgh in Melrose had been a ‘reality check’ for his Newcastle Falcons players ahead of the new Aviva Premiership season.

Edinburgh 14 Falcons 10

Friday 25 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons suffered their first defeat of pre-season despite out-scoring Edinburgh two tries to one in Melrose on Friday night.

Newcastle Falcons team to face Doncaster Knights

Friday 25 August 2017

Ryan Burrows will captain Newcastle Falcons on Saturday when they complete their pre-season campaign at Championship club Doncaster Knights.

Kick-off change for Wasps away on Nov 18

Friday 25 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons' Aviva Premiership match away to Wasps on Saturday November 18 has been changed to a 5.15pm kick-off.

Start the season in style with match hospitality

Thursday 24 August 2017

Packages selling fast for next Friday's visit of Worcester Warriors

Newcastle Mela to host Falcons Community Foundation

Thursday 24 August 2017

Coaches and games to be present at this weekend's celebration of Asian culture in Exhibition Park

Team news: Wilson returns against Edinburgh

Thursday 24 August 2017

England flanker Mark Wilson makes his first start of the summer for Newcastle Falcons on Friday as they aim to continue their unbeaten pre-season against Edinburgh in Melrose (kick-off 6pm).

USA-themed evening for Saracens game

Wednesday 23 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons have revealed details of their American-themed event at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday September 16, which includes a big-screen showing of the Aviva Premiership game against Saracens.

European Challenge Cup fixtures announced

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons will open their European Challenge Cup campaign at home to Welsh region Dragons on Saturday October 14.

VIDEO: Barbecue challenge - Pacific Islander edition

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Cooking contest sees Polynesia take on Argentina for barbecue bragging rights.

Altered opening hours for staff training

Monday 21 August 2017

Club shop and box office amending opening hours this Tuesday & Wednesday

RGS v Durham School at Kingston Park

Monday 21 August 2017

One of North East rugby's biggest schools fixtures will return to Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday September 9, when RGS Newcastle meet Durham School.

Work still to do, says Ward

Saturday 19 August 2017

Forwards coach Micky Ward found room for improvement despite watching his Newcastle Falcons side beat Rotherham Titans 59-14 on Saturday at Kingston Park Stadium.

Falcons 59 Rotherham 14

Saturday 19 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons continued their unbeaten pre-season run on Saturday at Kingston Park Stadium, going through the gears against Championship visitors Rotherham Titans.

Join the Junior Falcons on Saturday

Friday 18 August 2017

Sign up for the Junior Falcons before Saturday's home game against Rotherham Titans.

Falcons cater for their youngest supporters

Friday 18 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons' youngest fans can now wear the colours of their team with the launch of the club's initial toddler and baby range.

Bid for a signed Falcons 2017-18 shirt

Friday 18 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons are offering fans the chance to bid on our original sample replica shirt.

Team news: Toby Flood starts against Rotherham

Friday 18 August 2017

Toby Flood makes the first start of his second spell at Newcastle Falcons on Saturday, when they host Rotherham Titans at Kingston Park Stadium (kick-off 4.30pm).

Charity family fun day and BBQ on September 2

Friday 18 August 2017

Kingston Park Stadium is hosting a charity family fun day and BBQ on Saturday September 2.

Keith Wade

Friday 18 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons are saddened to learn of the death of Keith Wade.

Falcons confirm playing squad and management for 2017-18

Thursday 17 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons have confirmed their playing squad and management team for the 2017-18 season.

Takulua predicts big things for Falcons this season

Wednesday 16 August 2017

Sonatane Takulua believes unity and a collective purpose, combined with an improved playing pool, will help propel Newcastle Falcons up the Aviva Premiership table this season.

Hogg pleased with pre-season progress

Tuesday 15 August 2017

Ally Hogg believes Newcastle Falcons are well set to attack the new Aviva Premiership season after a double dose of victory last weekend.

Cardiff Blues and Gloucester at home in Anglo-Welsh Cup

Tuesday 15 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons will open their Anglo-Welsh Cup campaign against Wasps at Ricoh Arena on Saturday November 4 (kick-off 3pm).

Reserve your seat for Rotherham game

Tuesday 15 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons season ticket members wishing to come to Saturday's pre-season friendly with Rotherham Titans are reminded they need to confirm their attendance in advance so they can be allocated a seat.

Physique Management and Falcons extend partnership

Monday 14 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons are delighted to announce Physique Management as the club's exclusive tape supplier.

Away travel: Sale Sharks on Friday September 8

Monday 14 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons' Supporters' Club are running return coach travel to the first Aviva Premiership away game of the season at Sale Sharks on Friday September 8.

VACANCY: Falcons Community Foundation development officer

Monday 14 August 2017

Newcastle Rugby Foundation are recruiting a Falcons Community Foundation development officer.

Richards happy with double victory

Saturday 12 August 2017

Dean Richards declared himself largely satisfied after Newcastle Falcons began pre-season with a pair of victories at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday, beating Doncaster Knights 31-8 and Nottingham 49-19.

Falcons 49 Nottingham 19

Saturday 12 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons made it a home double to start the season as they defeated Nottingham at Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday, less than an hour after claiming victory over Doncaster Knights.

Falcons 31 Doncaster 8

Saturday 12 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons began their pre-season campaign with a victory at Kingston Park Stadium, defeating Championship semi-finalists Doncaster Knights in the first game of Saturday’s double header.

New home shirt launched

Saturday 12 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons are delighted to unveil their new ISC home kit, which is now on sale online and in the club shop.

VACANCIES: Retail and ticket office supervisors

Friday 11 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons are recruiting two retail and ticket office supervisors.

TEAM NEWS: Mermoz among debutants in double header

Friday 11 August 2017

Three-time French title winner Maxime Mermoz is among the Newcastle Falcons players making their debuts in Saturday’s home double header against Doncaster Knights (2pm) and Nottingham (4.30pm).

Civetta primed for double header

Thursday 10 August 2017

Having spent the summer helping his country qualify for the Rugby World Cup American lock Nick Civetta is keen to carry the momentum into Newcastle Falcons’ season.

Season ticket members reminded to confirm attendance

Wednesday 9 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons season ticket members wishing to attend Saturday's double-header against Doncaster and Nottingham are reminded they need to confirm their attendance so they can be allocated a seat.

Hospitality match bundles launched for 2017-18

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Hospitality at Newcastle Falcons during the 2017-18 season will now be available in bundles of ten, six and four games as well as the usual full-season packages.

Botha retires on medical advice

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons' former England lock Mouritz Botha has been forced to call time on his rugby career at the age of 35.

Beach festival this Sunday at Tynemouth

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Tynemouth's Longsands is the place to be on Sunday as Newcastle Falcons host their ever-popular Beach Festival.

Falcons Under-16s show well against Sale

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons under-16s enjoyed a full-blooded start to the season on Sunday with three 30-minute games against Sale Sharks.

Get the most out of your season ticket membership

Monday 7 August 2017

With Newcastle Falcons' pre-season matches starting this weekend, supporters wishing to get the most out of their season ticket membership are advised to book now.

Lyle plotting Philadelphia success for Falcons game

Sunday 6 August 2017

American great Dan Lyle is relishing the challenge of bringing Aviva Premiership Rugby to Philadelphia when Newcastle Falcons take on Saracens at Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday September 16.

New ISC teamwear range is now available

Saturday 5 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons are delighted to launch their 2017-18 season teamwear range.

Another successful Ward Hadaway Summer of Touch

Friday 4 August 2017

The Ward Hadaway Summer of Touch is near completion after another successful season, with more than 300 players having taken part in the Wednesday night league.

OPRO and Falcons renew longstanding partnership

Friday 4 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons are delighted to renew their longstanding partnership with OPRO as the club's official mouthguard partner.

Enter the England ballot with your Falcons season ticket

Friday 4 August 2017

Entry into the England international ticket ballot is just one of the many great benefits of Newcastle Falcons season ticket membership.

Wilson in England training squad

Thursday 3 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons flanker Mark Wilson has been named in England's training squad for their upcoming camp in London.

VIDEO: Singha Premiership 7s video postcard

Thursday 3 August 2017

Go behind the scenes with the 7s squad

Supporters' Club coach travel to Doncaster

Thursday 3 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons' Supporters' Club are running a coach to the pre-season friendly at Doncaster Knights on Saturday August 26 (kick-off 2.30pm).

VACANCY: Hospitality and bars manager

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons are looking for an experienced and resourceful hospitality and bar manager to organise and oversee the daily operations of our hospitality department at Kingston Park Stadium.

Falcons double header set for Saturday August 12

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Newcastle Falcons begin their preparations for the 15-a-side season on Saturday August 12 when they play a double header against Doncaster Knights and Nottingham.

Vickers set for 100 Club induction v Worcester

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Rob Vickers will become the latest inductee into Newcastle Falcons' 100 Club at the Aviva Premiership opener against Worcester Warriors on Friday September 1.

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