Falcons start new season with tough trip to Leicester

The Northern Echo: Wilson admits struggling Falcons need momentum

12:23pm Friday 4th July 2014

NEWCASTLE FALCONS could hardly have asked for a tougher start to the new Aviva Premiership season after the release of the fixture list revealed an opening-day trip to Leicester Tigers.

Newcastle lock joins Edinburgh to enhance international chances

9:29am Wednesday 25th June 2014

Newcastle lock Fraser McKenzie has joined Edinburgh with immediate effect. Dunfermline-born McKenzie, 26, has agreed a two-year deal with the RaboDirect PRO12 outfit.

Falcons sign Tongan second row

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3:28pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

NEWCASTLE FALCONS have signed Tongan second row Uili Kolo’ofai after their initial transfer target, Semisi Taulava, failed a medical.

Shiells leaves Falcons to join Bath

The Northern Echo: FLYING THE NEST: Grant Shiells has left Newcastle Falcons to join Bath

5:24pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

GRANT SHIELLS has left Newcastle Falcons to join Aviva Premiership rivals Bath.

Newcastle signing named Championship Player of the Season

The Northern Echo: FALCONS BOUND: Juan Pablo Socino has signed a two-year deal at Kingston Park

9:02pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

NEWCASTLE FALCONS new boy Juan Pablo Socino has been named Championship Player of the Season.

England's perfect 10 retires from rugby

The Northern Echo: Jonny Wilkinson's World Cup winning kick that sent him into the history books

5:50pm Monday 19th May 2014

HE will always be remembered for THAT drop-goal on a Saturday night in Sydney - but Jonny Wilkinson's rugby legacy is all-embracing.

Furno signs for Falcons

The Northern Echo: NEWCASTLE BOUND: Italy international Josh Furno is the ninth summer signing at Kingston Park

10:26am Wednesday 14th May 2014

NEWCASTLE FALCONS have signed Italian second row Josh Furno from French Top 14 side Biarritz Olympique.

Wells and Walder land roles with Falcons

10:31am Wednesday 14th May 2014

FORMER England forwards specialist John Wells will step up to the role of head coach with club Newcastle Falcons next season.

Mayhew signs new deal with Falcons

The Northern Echo: Wilson admits struggling Falcons need momentum

5:50pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

RICHARD Mayhew has signed a two-year contract extension to commit his long-trem future to Newcastle Falcons.

Late try leaves Falcons in danger

The Northern Echo: RELEGATION BATTLE: Billingham’s Jonny McLaughlin brings down Bradford and Bingley’s Harry Jeffrey during the National Three North fixture

12:31pm Monday 31st March 2014

NEWCASTLE were dragged into an Aviva Premiership relegation dogfight after Josh Drauniniu’s late try handed Worcester their first win of the season at Kingston Park yesterday.

Falcons duo leave for Leeds

The Northern Echo: Newcastle Falcons

11:21am Wednesday 5th March 2014

CHRIS PILGRIM and James Fitzpatrick are leaving Newcastle Falcons to join Championship side Leeds Carnegie.

Newcastle Falcons' Brookes is banned for six weeks for ref push

The Northern Echo: Hendon seal home success

10:22pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

NEWCASTLE Falcons prop Kieran Brookes has been handed a six-week ban for pushing referee Greg Garner during Sunday's Aviva Premiership match against Leicester.

Falcons fight back to grab losing bonus point

The Northern Echo: FLYING FALCON: Jamie Helleur of Newcastle Falcons surges forward with the ball in the Aviva Premiership match against Northampton Saints at Kingston Park. Photograph by Andrew Bennison for Yoursportsphoto.co.uk

11:50am Monday 24th February 2014

NEWCASTLE Falcons picked up what could be a crucial losing bonus point through Noah Cato’s try in a spirited but ultimately doomed fightback against Aviva Premiership leaders Northampton Saints.

Relegation threats recede for NE duo

The Northern Echo: DRIVING ON: Durham City's Richie Knowles battles through the Ponteland defence. City won 30-7

11:47am Monday 24th February 2014

TYNEDALE and Billingham eased their relegation worries with crucial away wins on Saturday.

Falcons beaten but not disgraced, says Richards

The Northern Echo: SAFE HANDS: Mowden’s Cameron Mitchell keeps tight hold of the ball in the match against Preston Grasshoppers on Saturday

10:43am Monday 10th February 2014

NEWCASTLE FALCONS director of rugby Dean Richards insisted there was no disgrace in losing 24-6 at Bath – claiming his side have almost cracked how to play in the Aviva Premiership.

Falcons hooker signs new Kingston Park deal

The Northern Echo: Wilson admits struggling Falcons need momentum

1:47pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

NEWCASTLE FALCONS hooker George McGuigan has signed a new two-year deal at Kingston Park after cementing a first-team spot this season.

Wilson admits struggling Falcons need momentum

The Northern Echo: Wilson admits struggling Falcons need momentum

11:27am Friday 31st January 2014

TONIGHT’S game against Newport Gwent Dragons will bring up the milestone 100 appearances for Mark Wilson, but the Newcastle Falcons flanker insists his main priority is the team building up a head of steam.

Falcons helpless to stop Saracens reaching semis

The Northern Echo: ON THE RUN: Saracens’ Tim Streather makes inroads into the Newcastle defence during their comfortable victory yesterday

10:46am Monday 27th January 2014

SARACENS recorded a comfortable 41-8 victory over Newcastle to ensure that they finished top of pool one of their LV Cup group and progressed to the semi-finals of the competition.

Falcons taking note of Blaydon’s Morris

The Northern Echo: ON THE RUN: Stockton's Brian Thwaites heads towards Gosforth's Andy Black

10:26am Monday 20th January 2014

BLAYDON are expecting flanker Ben Morris to be involved with Newcastle Falcons next week and took him off early in the second half on the way to an outstanding 37- 15 win at Coventry.

Richards not expecting miracles as Falcons' European campaign draws to a close

The Northern Echo: Newcastle Falcons

3:03pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

THEY still have a mathematical chance of making the quarter-finals, but Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards will not be expecting miracles when the Amlin Challenge Cup group phase comes to a climax tonight.

Kibirige comes in for Falcons

The Northern Echo: BIG TALENT: Zach Kibirige who will be representing Yarm in the Daily Mail Schools Cup this weekend

7:00am Thursday 9th January 2014

DEAN RICHARDS has handed rising star Zach Kibirige another chance to impress in Newcastle Falcons’ crucial Amlin Challenge Cup game at home to Brive tonight.

Richards recalls Kibirige

11:02am Thursday 9th January 2014

DEAN RICHARDS has handed rising star Zach Kibirige another chance to impress in Newcastle Falcons’ crucial Amlin Challenge Cup game at home to Brive tonight.

Falcons looking to complete Premiership double against Sale

The Northern Echo: Newcastle Falcons

6:43pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

MARK WILSON believes ball retention will be the key as Newcastle Falcons look to complete their first double of the season when they entertain Sale Sharks tonight.

Lawson fit and firing for Falcons

12:00am Saturday 21st December 2013

AS AN Aviva Premiership stalwart Scott Lawson's bound to have taken a few bumps and scrapes over the years - but the hooker insists he is fit and flourishing at new club Newcastle Falcons.

Falcons close in on European quarter-final after successful Italian job

The Northern Echo: Newcastle Falcons

12:55pm Sunday 15th December 2013

NEWCASTLE FALCONS closed in on a place in the quarter-finals of the Amlin Challenge Cup with a comfortable win over Calvisano in Italy

Newcastle Falcons claim European victory over Italian opposition

The Northern Echo: Newcastle Falcons

6:09pm Sunday 8th December 2013

NEWCASTLE FALCONS maintained their push towards the quarter-finals of the Amlin Challenge Cup with a comfortable 37-15 win over Italian side Calvisano.

Trying times for struggling Newcastle Falcons

11:03am Monday 2nd December 2013

NEWCASTLE failed to score a try for their third Aviva Premiership match running as they slumped to the same amount of successive losses with defeat against Harlequins.

England select Falcons

11:09am Thursday 21st November 2013

TWO Newcastle Falcons Academy products who have also played for Darlington Mowden Park have been named in the England Sevens squad.

Falcons continue to chase cup success

3:59pm Friday 15th November 2013

NEWCASTLE FALCONS will continue to chase success on multiple fronts when they take on Gloucester in the LV=Cup this afternoon.

Immaculate Clegg boots Falcons to LV Cup win

The Northern Echo: TOP TUSSLE: Durham’s Matty Sayer battles through the Bishop Auckland defence on Saturday

11:39am Monday 11th November 2013

RORY Clegg produced a nearperfect kicking display as Newcastle Falcons punished an ill-disciplined London Irish side to get their LV= Cup campaign off to a winning start.

Richards keeping the Falcons heritage alive

12:00am Saturday 9th November 2013

NEWCASTLE Falcons are the proud cornerstone of rugby union in the North-East and as a born-and-bred Geordie, James Fitzpatrick insists Dean Richards is keeping the heritage alive.

Newcastle Falcons sign Gonzalo Tiesi

The Northern Echo: NEW SIGNINGS: Dean Richards

2:48pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

NEWCASTLE Falcons have announced the signing of experienced international centre Gonzalo Tiesi.

Match Report: Saracens 40 Newcastle Falcons 3

6:08pm Sunday 3rd November 2013

NEWCASTLE Falcons succumbed to the returning Charlie Hodgson and a David Strettle double as their two-match Aviva Premiership winning streak was ended by Saracens at Allianz Park.

Falcons capable of springing a surprise against a depleted Sarries

5:52pm Friday 1st November 2013

WILL WELCH has tipped Newcastle Falcons to spring a surprise tomorrow when they travel to a Saracens side shorn of their international contingent.

Falcons rack up first home win

The Northern Echo: BIG PUSH: Action from Sunday's game between Bishop Auckland and Darlington

5:26pm Sunday 27th October 2013

ADAM Powell's second-half try proved vital as Newcastle Falcons held on in dramatic style to claim their first home league win of the season against London Irish.

Shortland keen to put injury problems behind him

The Northern Echo: BRIGHT: Dean Richards

7:00am Saturday 26th October 2013

RYAN SHORTLAND is hoping to put his injury misery behind him as Newcastle Falcons look to cement their strong start to the Aviva Premiership season when they entertain London Irish tomorrow.

Falcons gain bonus-point consolation in European defeat

The Northern Echo: NEW SIGNINGS: Dean Richards

1:54pm Sunday 20th October 2013

NEWCASTLE FALCONS suffered their first European defeat of the season as they slipped to a 23-16 reverse at Brive, but their losing bonus point could prove crucial when it comes to qualifying for the Amlin Challenge Cup's knock-out phase.

Lawson to make Falcons bow against Brive

The Northern Echo: Scott Lawson

7:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

SCOTLAND international Scott Lawson will make his Newcastle Falcons debut as Dean Richards' side look to maintain their position at the top of their Amlin Challenge Cup qualifying pool when they take on French club Brive tonight.

Falcons win in Romania thanks to stoppage-time score

The Northern Echo: Saint or sinner? Former Harlequins director of rugby Dean Richards made his return to the rugby spotlight as Newcastle Falcons’ new chief at Tuesday’s Championship launch       SP69690

10:54am Sunday 13th October 2013

TOM CATTERICK spared Newcastle Falcons' blushes as his last-gasp penalty secured a 13-12 win over Bucharest Wolves in the opening round of matches in this season's Amlin Challenge Cup.

Falcons return to Europe with Romanian trip

The Northern Echo: BRIGHT: Dean Richards

7:00am Saturday 12th October 2013

IT has been somewhat overlooked amid the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the Heineken Cup, but European rugby’s premier club tournament is not the only competition facing the axe.

Thompson loving life in the top flight

12:00am Saturday 28th September 2013

Newcastle Falcons are once again going toe-to-toe with the Aviva Premiership big boys but hooker Matt Thompson believes their year away from the top flight was not a worthless adventure.

Richards won't get too down after big defeat

12:00am Monday 23rd September 2013

NEWCASTLE boss Dean Richards refused to be downcast despite seeing his Falcons mauled 31-6 by last season's Aviva Premiership champions Leicester Tigers at Welford Road.

Richards lifting Falcons confidence to new heights

12:00am Saturday 21st September 2013

Newcastle Falcons are off and running in the Aviva Premiership and Dom Barrow claims the trust of director of rugby Dean Richards has inspired confidence throughout the side.

Falcons draw a blank on Premiership return

10:13pm Friday 6th September 2013

NEWCASTLE Falcons were defeated on their return to the Aviva Premiership after the boot of England hopeful George Ford and Bath's superior forward power saw the West Country outfit triumph at Kingston Park.

Richards relishes Premiership return

The Northern Echo: BACK HOME: Dean Richards

12:00am Friday 6th September 2013

NEWCASTLE boss Dean Richards insists the Falcons possess the necessary experience and ammunition to compete in the Aviva Premiership this season, writes SACHA CLAYTON.

Barnes supports new rugby scrum laws

11:47am Thursday 5th September 2013

REFEREE Wayne Barnes has called for patience as new scrum laws that have attracted criticism before the season has even started are trialled in the northern hemisphere.

Falcons draw opening pre-season friendly

10:07pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

NEWCASTLE Falcons drew 21-21 with Bath as they opened their pre-season campaign in the French town of Beziers last night.

Falcons gearing up for finals night

2:11pm Thursday 8th August 2013

WARREN Fury insists he will be making up for lost time in the J.P, Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series Finals - but stopped short at introducing drastic changes ahead of leading Newcastle Falcons out.

Falcons' Fury confident ahead of 7s final

4:00pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

THE battle to win club rugby's first silverware of the season draws to a close on Friday - and Newcastle Falcons' Warren Fury admits his side are eyeing glory.

Falcons scrum-half forced to retire through injury

3:38pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

NEWCASTLE FALCONS scrum-half Rory Lawson has been forced to retire from professional rugby because of a chronic wrist injury.



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