Newcastle Falcons registered their maiden victory in Anglo-Welsh Cup with a 6-18 triumph over Newport Gwent Dragons before the game was abandoned due to too much water at Rodney Parade pitch on Sunday.
Newcastle Falcons rugby director Dean Richards has insisted that returning back to Leicester Tigers is not an option for him after the Aviva Premiership club is looking for a replacement for Richard Cockerill.
Danny Cipriani and Jimmy Gopperth shared 24 points between them as Wasps managed to overcome a stiff challenge from Newcastle Falcons with a 30-34 victory in the Aviva Premiership encounter at Kingston Park on Friday.
Chris Ashton made a return to the game after a 13-week ban with a try as the defending champions Saracens outplayed Newcastle Falcons by 21-6 in their Aviva Premiership encounter on Saturday at Allianz Park.
Fly-half Joel Hodgson had a memorable outing scoring 21 points as Newcastle Falcons kept their hopes of making to the knock-out of the European Challenge Cup alive with a 48-29 victory over Lyon at Kingston Park on Sunday.
Newcastle Falcons scored three tries apiece in either half was they managed to resist Harlequins fightback in the second half to register a 38-32 victory in their Aviva Premiership clash at Kingston Park on Sunday.
Newcastle Falcons fly-half Craig Willis has been handed a four-week suspension by the Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel after he was found guilty of 'tip-tackling' charges during his side's recent Anglo-Welsh Cup clash against Saracens.