Newcastle Falcons' Aviva Premiership games either side of the new year have been confirmed.
The trip to London Irish's Madejski Stadium will take place on Saturday December 30 with a 3pm kick-off.
That will be followed by the visit of champions Exeter Chiefs to Kingston Park Stadium on Sunday January 7, kicking off at 3pm.
Newcastle Falcons' next home game is on Saturday October 14 when Welsh side Dragons visit Kingston Park Stadium in the opening round of the European Challenge Cup.
Tickets for this and other Falcons games are available by clicking here, calling 0871 226 6060 or visiting Kingston Park Stadium in person during opening hours.