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Five thoughts from London Irish v Newcastle

By Leipziger
March 29 2015

The Falcons made a go of it in the second half but couldn’t quite overhaul London Irish’s first-half advantage, losing 22-21 at the Madejski Stadium. Some things that have come to mind overnight:... More >

Hornets hold on to continue promotion push

Kendal remain in the battle for promotion from North One West after all three of the leading teams won yesterday.... More >

Player ratings v Leicester

The Falcons fell just short in a massive effort against Leicester today, losing 12-16 at Kingston Park. My player ratings are below.... More >

Penalties cost Falcons chance of famous win

Newcastle Falcons continued to show signs of progress yesterday by out scoring Saracens by three tries to one in Barnet, only to be felled by Ben Spencer's boot in the second... More >

Carlisle condemn Wigton to derby defeat

Carlisle survived a late fightback by Wigton to win yesterday’s hotly-contested north Cumbrian derby and all-but condemn their close neighbours to relegation.... More >

Five thoughts from Newcastle v Wasps

Some musings from the dark side (the living room sofa) tonight:... More >

Comparison: 2014/15 to 2013/14

Exeter on Saturday was a bit of a crash, but in general, it feels like the Falcons are doing better than last season, and the stats show that. I expect they will anyway. Lets have ... More >

Five thoughts from Newcastle v Sale

Newcastle Falcons may have been out of the LV= Cup before kick-off, but they blew Sale away in a four-try first half at Kingston Park today, eventually winning 39-19 to send ... More >

Challenge still on

Newcastle Falcons are through to the quarter finals of the European Rugby Challenge Cup despite tripping up against Newport Gwent Dragons in a home game that should have been t... More >

Joy of six for bonus-point Falcons

Newcastle Falcons achieved a first try bonus point at home in the Premiership since September 2007 today to all-but secure top flight rugby in 2015/16. Rock-bottom London Welsh wer... More >