Fiji international Josh Matavesi said he and his Newcastle Falcons team-mates are relishing on the opportunity to play at St James' Park that will host the upcoming Aviva Premiership encounter against Northampton Saints on Saturday.
Northampton Saints flanker Teimana Harrison has been handed a one-match suspension following his red-card incident in the recently concluded Anglo-Welsh Cup encounter against Bath Rugby at Recreation Ground.
A late Thomas Waldrom try followed by a conversion from Joe Simmonds proved decisive as Exeter Chiefs went on to edge out Northampton Saints 31-30 at Sandy Park on Saturday to reclaim the top spot in the Aviva Premiership.
Freddie Burns kicked 17 points as Bath Rugby extended their winning streak to five across all the competitions following a 32-9 triumph over Northampton Saints in their Aviva Premiership face-off at Recreation Ground on Friday.
Northampton Saints head coach Alan Dickens has played down concerns over the last-minute withdrawal of Wales international George North from the recently concluded Anglo-Welsh Cup clash against Sale Sharks on Saturday.