Archive December 2020

Team news: Orlando to debut against Bristol

Thursday 31 December 2020

Argentina centre Matias Orlando lines up for his Newcastle Falcons debut on Friday when they make the Gallagher Premiership trip to Bristol Bears.

Tournament Two of the official Premiership Rugby predictor game begins

Tuesday 29 December 2020

It’s time for the next tournament in the official Premiership Rugby predictor app, with another £1,000 in cash up for grabs!

Bristol game moved to 3pm on New Year's Day

Monday 28 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons' New Year's Day fixture at Bristol Bears has been moved to a 3pm kick-off.

Falcons get four points from Boxing Day cancellation

Monday 28 December 2020

Premiership Rugby can confirm that Newcastle Falcons have been awarded four points and Leicester Tigers two following the cancellation of their Gallagher Premiership Rugby Round Four match on Boxing Day.

Boxing day sale in our online store

Saturday 26 December 2020

Beat those Boxing Day blues by snapping up some bargains from our online store.

Mini Falcons sessions for 4 to 6-year-olds

Wednesday 23 December 2020

Ideal for boys and girls aged 4 to 6, Mini Falcons is a progression from our popular Little Falcons pre-school rugby programme.

Boxing Day game cancelled

Tuesday 22 December 2020

Premiership Rugby can confirm that Leicester Tigers' Gallagher Premiership Rugby match against Newcastle Falcons on Boxing Day has been called off.

Falcons swoop for Argentinean pair

Tuesday 22 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons have completed the signing of Argentina flanker Santiago Grondona and Argentina 7s wing Mateo Carreras.

All our yesterdays: Festive Falcons

Tuesday 22 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons' Boxing Day game this year has sadly been cancelled, but Kingsley Hyland looks back at some festive fixtures which did get the go-ahead throughout the club's proud history.

‘Little Falcons’ returns for Jan and Feb

Sunday 20 December 2020

For girls and boys aged 2 to 4, this fun introduction to rugby will develop fundamental skills including agility, balance, co-ordination and teamwork.

Ponton delight at French triumph

Friday 18 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons' James Ponton declared himself delighted with his side's 26-17 victory in France as they defeated Castres in European Rugby Challenge Cup action.

Castres 17 Falcons 26

Friday 18 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons fronted up in France on Friday night, the club’s squad depth evident as an ambitious attacking performance delivered an entertaining European Rugby Challenge Cup triumph over Castres at a windy Stade Pierre Fabre.

Team news: Wilson back to lead side in Castres

Thursday 17 December 2020

Mark Wilson captains Newcastle Falcons for Friday’s European Rugby Challenge Cup trip to French club, Castres.

Boxing Day game to be played behind closed doors

Thursday 17 December 2020

Following the announcement that the city is to remain under Tier 3 restrictions, Newcastle Falcons regrettably confirms that the Gallagher Premiership Boxing Day visit of Leicester Tigers will be played behind closed doors.

Last few places for Christmas coaching camps

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Only a small number of places remain on sale for Newcastle Falcons’ Christmas coaching camps on December 21 and 30 at Kingston Park Stadium.

Ticketing update: Refunds, credit and ballot for fans' return

Monday 14 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons would like to remind match ticket holders and season ticket members about the credit and refund options available to them, and to update them regarding our plans should Newcastle move from Tier 3 to Tier 2.

Club shop Christmas postage dates

Monday 14 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons' online store remains open for Christmas gifts, with supporters advised of the following Royal Mail delivery deadlines.

Richards rues rustiness after Euro loss

Friday 11 December 2020

Dean Richards admitted rustiness was a factor for his Newcastle Falcons side on Friday night as they suffered their first competitive defeat since May 2019, losing 33-20 at home to Cardiff Blues.

Falcons 20 Cardiff Blues 33

Friday 11 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons tasted competitive defeat for the first time since May 2019 on Friday night at Kingston Park Stadium, Cardiff Blues taking the spoils in a competitive European Rugby Challenge Cup opener.

Gallagher Premiership rounds 7 to 10 confirmed

Friday 11 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons have had the dates and times confirmed for Gallagher Premiership rounds seven to ten.

BT Sport match pass for Boxing Day against Leicester

Friday 11 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons season ticket holders are able to watch the Boxing Day visit of Leicester Tigers free of charge with a BT Sport match pass.

Team news: Full English for Falcons on Friday

Thursday 10 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons have named an all-English-qualified starting XV for Friday’s European Rugby Challenge Cup visit of Cardiff Blues to Kingston Park Stadium.

Hodgson: European window is an opportunity

Tuesday 8 December 2020

Joel Hodgson sees the European Rugby Challenge Cup as an ideal avenue for Newcastle Falcons to continue their early-season momentum as they prepare to host Cardiff Blues on Friday.

Falcons v Cardiff Blues live on S4C and BT Sport

Monday 7 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons' European Rugby Challenge Cup opener at home to Cardiff Blues on Friday night is being shown live on both S4C and BT Sport 3.

Richards delighted with unbeaten start

Saturday 5 December 2020

Director of rugby Dean Richards declared himself a happy man after Newcastle Falcons’ 27-17 victory at Wasps on Saturday – a result which continues their winning start to the Gallagher Premiership season.

Wasps 17 Falcons 27

Saturday 5 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons’ dream start to the Gallagher Premiership continued on Saturday, last year’s beaten finalists Wasps becoming their latest victims.

Team news: Same again for Wasps trip

Friday 4 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons name an unchanged side for the third game in a row as they prepare for Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership trip to last season’s beaten finalists, Wasps.

George Douglas

Wednesday 2 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons are saddened to learn of the death of George Douglas.

Peterson backs in-form Falcons to keep on rolling

Wednesday 2 December 2020

Greg Peterson knows unbeaten Newcastle Falcons will have lost their element of surprise when they make the Gallagher Premiership trip to Wasps on Saturday.

TV and radio coverage for Wasps away on Saturday

Wednesday 2 December 2020

Newcastle Falcons are aiming to make it three wins from three on Saturday, with Saturday's Gallagher Premiership trip to Wasps being comprehensively covered by TV, radio and official club channels.

Rainbow Laces campaign on show this weekend

Tuesday 1 December 2020

Rainbow Laces campaign backed by Newcastle Falcons, Premiership Rugby, Gallagher and BT Sport.


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