Newcastle

Newcastle Falcons ease relegation pressure with Northampton win

Newcastle gave their hopes of beating the drop a boost as the Falcons survived a Northampton fightback to record their fifth home win in succession.
21 February 2016

Rhodri Adamson: Staying realistic

The Newcastle University student talks of his playing days in BUCS, representing England and life in National One with Blaydon.
18 February 2016

Newcastle Falcons stun Leicester Tigers 26-14

Newcastle breathed life into their hopes of avoiding relegation with a stunning victory over Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park.
12 February 2016

The Aviva Premiership's relegation battle

The 2015/16 Aviva Premiership season has now reached the halfway mark, with all teams besides Bath and Sale having played 11 of their 22 matches.
12 February 2016

Rob Vickers try moves Falcons off foot of table

A Rob Vickers try two minutes from time helped Newcastle snatched a 26-19 victory over Harlequins at Kingston Park to give them their second Aviva Premiership win of the season and move the Falcons up to 11th in the league standings.
31 January 2016

Robbie Henshaw makes try-scoring return in Connacht win

Robbie Henshaw handed Ireland an RBS 6 Nations fitness boost as Connacht thrashed Enisei-STM 47-5 to qualify for the European Challenge Cup quarter-finals.
23 January 2016

Zach Kibirige: Growing at Newcastle

Zach Kibirige has thrived when he has been given the opportunity to play for Newcastle Falcons this season, but wants to achieve more personally with the north-east club.
12 January 2016

Rugby Rumours: Boks job, returning to Europe, a Fijian/French interest and heading North

Boks job, returning to Europe, a Fijian/French interest and heading North
11 January 2016

Coventry relieved as London Irish leapfrog Newcastle Falcons with win

London Irish head coach Tom Coventry has admitted to breathing a sigh of relief at the final whistle of their 20-15 Aviva Premiership win over Newcastle on Sunday.
10 January 2016

Craig Willis kicks Newcastle to first Premiership win of the season

Newcastle's biggest home crowd of the season saw Craig Willis kick two late penalties against Bath to secure the Falcons' first Aviva Premiership victory of the season.
2 January 2016

A season of foreboding for Sale and Newcastle

The festive season continues to linger on and while it is a time of merriment and goodwill for most, it’s a time of worry and concern for Sale Sharks and Newcastle Falcons.
30 December 2015

Andy Goode makes retirement u-turn to sign for Newcastle

Andy Goode has been lured out of retirement on a short-term contract with Newcastle Falcons, providing injury cover for Mike Delaney.
28 December 2015

Leicester comeback to comfortably beat Newcastle

Leicester shrugged off some poor finishing and a nightmare start to see off a gritty Newcastle side 22-10 at Welford Road to cement their place in the Premiership's top four.
26 December 2015

Falcons back into quarter-finals contention after victory over Connacht

Newcastle Falcons put themselves back in contention for the European Challenge Cup’s quarter-finals with a bonus point victory over Connacht on Sunday.
20 December 2015

Rugby Rumours: Hookers on the move and Jamie Joseph to Japan

The latest whisperings, murmurs and rumours from the world of rugby union, picking up bits and bobs from the written press, online and social media.
17 December 2015

Cardiff mount comeback over Montpellier as Connacht and La Rochelle also win.

Cardiff staged a stunning comeback to claim a 37-27 bonus-point win over Montpellier to keep hopes of qualifying for the European Challenge Cup's knockout stages alive.
12 December 2015

Les Kiss: 'Toulouse are predictably unpredictable'

Ulster boss Les Kiss has described French heavyweights Toulouse as "predictably unpredictable" ahead of Friday's European Champions Cup clash in Belfast.
10 December 2015

Saracens reclaim Premiership top spot with victory in Newcastle

Saracens moved back to the top of the Aviva Premiership table with a 38-3 win over Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park on Sunday.
7 December 2015

George McGuigan: “The main aim is to play regular Premiership rugby”

As a young star breaking through, the Newcastle Falcons forward is not settling for what he has already achieved as he is looks to make the most of every opportunity that arises.
1 December 2015

Challenge Cup wins for Brive and Edinburgh

Edinburgh got back to winning ways in the European Rugby Challenge Cup after their defeat in last season's final against Gloucester while Brive beat Newcastle in tonight's matches.
13 November 2015