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Head injury assessment adopted into law

By Aidan Berry
February 28 2018

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 research driving player welfare enhancements for players at all levels of the sport. World Rugby's number-one priority is player welfare and any clear signs or symptoms of concussion or suspected concussion - at all lev... 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 >

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 >

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