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To cap it all

By Monkey1
April 22 2018

  In an article in The Rugby Paper this week it was mentioned that we have the second lowest spend on players in the league, yet here we are in the top end of the table, mixing it with the big boys. So is it all about money after all?  ... More >

Deja Vu

  Sportnetwork had a cull this morning, of all sites that hadn’t updated a story for the last 2 weeks or so. I feel a bit hard done by as there was no leeway at all give... More >

Deano stay or Deano go?

  If ever a silence could be described as deafening then surely this is it. Nearing the end of the best season that Newcastle Falcons have had in two decades, still we don&rsq... More >

Head injury assessment adopted into law

World Rugby has adopted temporary substitution for head injuries at the elite level into Law 3.10, further underscoring the governing body’s commitment to evidence-based rese... More >

The top 4 run-in

With six games to go in the Premiership this season, the Falcons have made it into the top four. The next question is, can we stay there?    ... More >

From the history books: Falcons upset the history books

After going more than 12 years without a win at home to Bath from 2003 to 2016, the Falcons are looking to swoop on a third successive home victory over the Bathplugs this Fri... More >

Walking the Haggis for Doddie

  The rugby family. It is an expression that you hear used, but what does it mean? Well this week that became clear, as former Falcons players came from far and wide to make a... More >

Falcons in a ditch!

  Shocking news from our valiant Falcons as they try to negotiate their way through foreign lands full of foreign people, to play a thoroughly decent and thoroughly British g... More >

“What is a club in any case?”

“Not the buildings or the directors or the people who are paid to represent it. It’s not the television contracts, get-out clauses, marketing departments or execut... More >

Two decades of Falcons memories

For something a bit different to read over the festive break, BBC Newcastle Radio summariser Ian Smith recalls his ups and downs with Newcastle Falcons over more than twenty years.... More >

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