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Darlington Mowden Park v Wharfedale at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington in National League One. Matthew Walsh of Darlington Mowden Park scores during the first half. (54994673)

Can Mowden make it 11 in a row?

Matt Walsh scores for Darlington Mowden Park against Wharfedale last Saturday – Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Mowden Park make it ten wins in a row

Darlington Mowden Park's Rob Conquest has been called up to the England Counties squad

Darlington Mowden Park duo secure international call-up

Matt Walsh crosses for Darlington Mowden Park's first try in their 36-26 win over Wharfedale

Local Rugby Round-Up: It's ten in a row as Mowden motor on

North-East rugby round-up: West Hartlepool have problems as they look to close gap on leaders

Jamie Barnard crosses for a try as Darlington Mowden Park beat Ampthill & District last weekend

Darlington Mowden Park confirm their ambition after banishing post-World Cup blues

Warren Seals, seen here scoring on his Mowden Park debut against Richmond in November, landed five of seven conversions in the 45-29 win over Ampthill last Saturday

Mowden Park juggernaut rolls on with thrilling win over Ampthill

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Why Parling has had his day with England

Report: Newcastle Falcons 27 Brive 23

Newcastle Falcons 27 Brive 23: Falcons exit European Challenge Cup in style

North-East rugby round-up

North-East Rugby Round-Up: Returning heroes key to Blaydon’s survival

The Northern Echo Arena, home of Darlington Mowden Park RFC

Darlington Mowden Park 45 Ampthill 29: Mowden hold on to make it nine in a row

Newcastle Falcons 27 Brive 23

Newcastle Falcons miss out on European last eight

Darlington Mowden Park v Rosslyn Park at the Northern Echo Arena in Darlington. Morden's Robert Conquest wins the ball at a lineout. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (53438215)

Mowden opt for youth

Mowden Park captain Gareth Nesbit, seen here in the match against Rosslyn Park at the Northern Echo Arena earlier this month, hopes to be fit to play against Ampthill tomorrow – Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Mowden Park hope to have Nesbit available for tough Ampthill test

INTERNATIONAL VENUE: Kingston Park, Newcastle Falcons' home, is to stage an England versus Ireland Six Nations Under 20 match (53042047)

Falcons to stage Six Nations Under 20 match

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Skipper Nesbit helping Mowden to pack a punch

MATCH POSTPONED: There will be no game today at The Northern Echo

Frozen pitches at Mowden and Blaydon

Free day: Mowden Park

Mowden's game is frozen off

Darlington Mowden Park v Rosslyn Park at the Northern Echo Arena in Darlington. Darlington captain Gareth Nesbit (2nd right) and team mates. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (51948142)

Pressure easing on Blaydon

Darlington Mowden Park v Rosslyn Park at the Northern Echo Arena in Darlington. Morden's Bruno Bravo runs in a first half try. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (51948255)

Mowden's march up the table continues

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HOME RULE: Mowden's Gareth Nesbit. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Mowden hope to begin home rule as Nesbit targets a top-four finish

Garry Law  of Darlington Mowden Park celebrates a try during the National League One match between Darlington Mowden Park and Richmond at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington on Saturday 7th November 2015 (Photo: Harry Cook | Shutter Press) (51164278)

Mowden moving on up

NO PANIC: Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards

Dean Richards confident Falcons' first league win is close

Leicester Tigers vs Newcastle Falcons (December 26)

Newcastle Falcons confident of taming the Tigers

Jacob Woodhouse crosses to score for Darlington Mowden Park in their 51-11 win over Blaydon last Saturday – Picture: MARK FLETCHER/SHUTTER PRESS

Mowden Park rout Blaydon to extend purple patch

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Jake Henry of Darlington Mowden Park smiles in celebration after scoring during the Darlington Mowden Park vs Blaydon in the National League Division One match at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington on Saturday 19th December 2015 (50192516)

Mowden complete revenge mission with Blaydon win

Jacob Woodhouse of Darlington Mowden Park takes a high ball during the Darlington Mowden Park vs Blaydon in the National League Division One match at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington on Saturday 19th December 2015 (50192449)

Tynedale ease drop fears as Buist quits

Simon Uzokwe, seen here in action against Hull Ionians earlier this season, went over for his ninth try of the season when Mowden won at Esher last Saturday

Mowden Park seek derby revenge against Blaydon

Simon Uzokwe in action for Darlington Mowden Park during the National League Division One match between Darlington Mowden Park and Hull Ionians at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington on Saturday 21st November 2015 (Photo: Mark Fletcher | Shutter Press) (4

It's five in a row for Mowden

ON THE RUN: Santiago Socino in action during during Darlington Mowden Park's match with Coventry at The Northern Echo Arena last Saturday. Picture: MARK FLETCHER/SHUTTER PRESS

Mowden hand debut to Woodhouse

Santiago Socino of Darlington Mowden Park in action during the 29-21 win over Coventry last Saturday – Picture: MARK FLETCHER/SHUTTER PRESS

Woodhouse set to start as Mowden seek fifth straight win

Newcastle Falcons boss Dean Richards has stuck to his policy of naming Academy products in the European Challenge Cup

Newcastle Falcons boss sticks to his selection policy for trip to Connacht

Tom Harrison celebrates after Simon Uzokwe scored to give Mowden Park a winning lead at 27-21 during the Darlington Mowden Park vs Coventry match in National League Division One at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington. Photo: Mark Fletcher | Shutter Press

Rugby Round-up: Tynedale face a race against time after floods wash out clubhouse

Darlington Mowden Park's Luca Petillo celebrates their 29-21 win over Coventry in National League Division One at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington. Photo: Mark Fletcher | Shutter Press

Supersub Uzokwe clinches win for Mowden

Newcastle Falcons v Saracens

Falcons struggle as Saracens return to the top of the table with win

READY FOR ACTION: Santiago Socino (blue) has recovered from injury to play today against Coventry. He is pictured tackling Joseph Sanders of Hull Ionians last month at The Northern Echo Arena. Picture: MARK FLETCHER/SHUTTER PRESS

Darlington Mowden Park eager to repeat last season's win over Coventry

Stimpson: Falcons need to toughen up

Stimpson: Falcons need to toughen up

Mowden Park's Peter Homan dives over the line for his first try of the afternoon during the National League Division One match against Hull Ionians last Saturday – Picture: MARK FLETCHER / SHUTTER PRESS

Homan's four tries propel Mowden Park to victory

Jake Henry of Darlington Mowden Park is tackled in midfield whilst team mate Ed Coulson looks on during the National League Division One match between Darlington Mowden Park and Hull Ionians at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington on Saturday 21st November

Foster boosts Blaydon

Jake Henry of Darlington Mowden Park is tackled in midfield whilst team mate Ed Coulson looks on during the National League Division One match between Darlington Mowden Park and Hull Ionians at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington on Saturday 21st November

Four-try Peter Homan makes his mark in Darlington Mowden Park win

Newcastle Falcons 55 Enisei-STM 7

Dean Richards praises Teesside winger after resounding Newcastle Falcons win

Rob Conquest of Darlington Mowden Park makes a break during the National League One match between Darlington Mowden Park and Richmond at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington on Saturday 7th November 2015 (Photo: Harry Cook | Shutter Press). (45385345)

Mowden leave out Bravo

NEW HEAD COACH: Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones' appointment as England head coach in numbers

Mowden Park's Garry Law, seen here in action against Richmond at the Northern Echo Arena earlier this month, was in fine goal-kicking form in last Saturday's 25-15 win at Plymouth Albion – Picture: HARRY COOK/SHUTTER PRESS

Pack power propels Mowden Park to victory at Plymouth

Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards leads his side into action against Russian champions Enisei-STM this weekend

It'll be 'From Russia with Shove' for Newcastle Falcons

APPOINTMENT: Eddie Jones has become England's first overseas head coach

Eddie Jones named England's new head coach

TRIBUTES: Jonah Lomu

Tributes pour in for All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu following death at 40

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Billingham RUFC (green/white) v Rossendale RUFC in National 3 North league. Billingham's Pete Evans on the attack. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (46188523)

Mowden Park boosted by Plymouth victory

Garry Law of Darlington Mowden Park makes a break during the National League One match between Darlington Mowden Park and Richmond at the Northern Echo Arena, Darlington on Saturday 7th November 2015 (Photo: Harry Cook | Shutter Press) (46091979)

Plymouth return for Mowden Park five

Warren Seals scores on his Mowden Park debut in the 22-21 defeat by Richmond last Saturday – Picture: HARRY COOK / SHUTTER PRESS

Mowden Park suffer narrow home defeat to Richmond

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