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Book Review: Landing On My Feet (Mike Catt)

By Leipziger
August 16 2016

“Mike Catt was born in South Africa. How does he play for England?” “Same as he does for Bath: badly.”... More >

Falcons forward to Coventry

Despite losing a game in the Premiership Sevens qualifiers for the first time, Newcastle Falcons still advanced to next week’s finals on a sunny afternoon at Kingston Park.&n... More >

Scrum nonsense

I’ve shouted “Ref, if he doesn’t want to scrum, send him off and they can bring on someone who will!” at games so often that it’s now become a c... More >

Time to relegate relegation?

  As the stakes are raised a little higher each year, is the concept of relegation & promotion becoming untenable? It seems a good time to ask the question as London Iris... More >

The South Stand Choir Awards 2015/16

The good, the bad and the amusing from another season of joy, terror, tension, ecstacy, despair and laughter. Following the Falcons is like nothing else.... More >

Latu triple not enough v Sale

Newcastle Falcons’ last match of the season had a touch of the bizarre about it as three 13-man mauls led to Nili Latu scoring a hat-trick of tries.    ... More >

The Last Two

  There has been a lot of discussion around the last two games of the season. We are still not mathematically safe, and what if London Irish do this, or Wasps do that! Harleq... More >

Falcons win crucial relegation clash

A 13-6 win over London Irish means the Falcons have all but secured a fourth successive season in the Premiership for 2016/17.    ... More >

To win or not to lose

There is a theory that the human mind doesn’t recognise the word ‘no’. The logical consequence is that if you tell a child “Don’t slam the door!... More >

Reasons to be Cheerful, Part 3

  Those of you who are of  a certain age will have a familiar tune playing in your heads by now. Back in 1979 Britain was a dump, literally. Rubbish piled in the streets... More >

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