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Fixtures announced for 19/20 season

By Aidanb
June 24 2019

Falcons open in cup action away to Jersey Reds Newcastle Falcons will kick off the 2019/20 season with three matches in the RFU Championship Cup, as fixtures for the forthcoming campaign have been confirmed. Beginning on the weekend of September 20/21/22, the Falcons take up a position in pool two of the competition alongside Doncaster Knights, Hartpury RFC and Jersey Reds and will start away to... More >

Down again

  Not the Falcons, this site, and the message board that goes with it. My fault so apologies for that, but I have been stupidly busy of late and have hardly been able to look... More >

Nagusa returns to face Saints

Fiji No 8 Nemani Nagusa returns for Newcastle Falcons on Friday night as they host Northampton Saints in Gallagher Premiership action. The only other change to the team for the 7.... More >

100 up for Hammersley

Simon Hammersley makes his 100th appearance for Newcastle Falcons on Saturday when they travel to take on Wasps in Gallagher Premiership action. The 25-year-old full-back is the t... More >

Testimonial season for Tait

Double centurion Alex Tait has been awarded a testimonial season after more than a decade at Newcastle Falcons. The versatile back sits seventh in the Falcons’ list of all-ti... More >

Richards rues semi-final exit

Director of rugby Dean Richards admitted it was a game of two halves as Newcastle Falcons suffered a 59-33 Premiership Rugby Cup semi-final defeat at Northampton Saints on Saturday... More >

Ian Smith's Six Nations - Part 2

The eve of the first game of the 2019 Six Nations competition seems a fitting time to muse over the development of the competition as we know it today. In Part 2, we pick up where ... More >

Ian Smith's Six Nations - Part 1

The 2019 Guinness Six Nations officially kicks off tomorrow with the official launch & the build-up to the first game on Friday 1st Feb, France v Wales. Ian Smith, best known a... More >

Nagusa back to face Toulon

Fiji No 8 Nemani Nagusa returns to Newcastle Falcons’ side for Friday’s Heineken Champions Cup visit of French club RC Toulon to Kingston Park Stadium (kick-off 7.45pm)... More >

Rugby, as seen by Bertie Wooster.

  This sort of has a Christmas theme, is about rugby, and should keep the message board alive for a couple of weeks. It might not be everybody’s cup of tea, but I hope s... More >