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Falcons in a ditch!

By Monkey1
January 19 2018

  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 game of respectably violent sport with a funny shaped ball. Those who are familiar with novels about the Cold War years will recognise this for what it is, nothing more than yet another attempt by Vladimir Putin to disrup... 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 >

Concussions in England's professional rugby union

I thought I’d post this up so we are all a bit more aware of the dangers to our players both in training and during the games   Concussion can occur where an individual ... More >

Meeting your rugby icons

What is it about meeting the players that makes them seem like good fella’s? Is it that they are totally comfortable in their own skin and their evident self confidence makes... More >

This site is awaiting update…..

  Once again the hamster in the wheel that keeps this site alive has been told to stop running. This happens a few times every year, and when it does, I am asked “What&... More >

Sunday 16 March 2003, Newcastle Falcons 24 - 22 Leicester

Kingston Park, Newcastle, Attendance 9105 Referee AJ Spreadbury       Newcastle Falcons Tries Noon, Stephenson Cons Wilkinson Pens Wilkinson 3 Drops Wilkinson&... More >

Falcons v Irish Preview

Here it is, my last Newcastle Falcons game for three months. I’ve picked a good time to go away haven't I! I'm absolutely blessed to be going away next week, but a part of me... More >

Newcastle Falcons 30 - 25 Saracens

  This happened 20 seasons ago during the 97 /98 season.   I was at the game at KP on Wednesday 25 March 1998 with a 19:30 kick off, as were 6867 others.  ... More >

I am Sale-ing

Going into Round 2 of the Aviva Premiership season, Newcastle will travel to the AJ Bell stadium to face-off with Northern rivals, the Sale Sharks. Sale, who lost in their opening ... More >

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