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Tales from the Shed

By Leipziger
April 26 2015

Home games are good, they're the bread and butter for supporters. We enjoy the comfort of the familiar, we have our seat or our 'spot', and most of us will get home relatively quickly, even to deepest rural Cumbria.    ... More >

2015 Magic Weekend

Why 2015 will be the year of Rugby League in the North East     Chairman of the North East’s biggest community rugby league club, Cramlington Rockets and Falcons... More >

Five thoughts from London Irish v Newcastle

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 h... 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 >