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Newcastle Falcons

Newcastle Falcons is an English rugby union team that returned to the Aviva Premiership in May 2013 after a season in the RFU Championship. The club was established in 1877 and played under the name of Gosforth Football Club until 1990. At the start of the professional era the club adopted its current name of Newcastle Falcons

Richard Mayhew has recovered from a frustrating injury

Newcastle Falcons' pride on the line, says Richard Mayhew

Newcastle flanker determined to atone for London Irish calamity as Saracens lie in wait tomorrow.

Newcastle Falcons centre Adam Powell

Changes aplenty as Newcastle Falcons host leaders Saracens

Both sides freshen things up ahead of Kingston Park clash, Newcastle making seven changes and Saracens 13.

Scott MacLeod reveals frank talking as Newcastle Falcons battle on

Lock to make 50th appearance as Dean Richards rings the changes for Newcastle against Premiership leaders Saracens.

Will Welch of Newcastle Falcons is tackled by Nic Rouse of London Irish

Roger Uttley: Newcastle Falcons need to be accountable to fans

Former England captain says Newcastle Falcons owe their supporters maximum effort when Premiership leaders Saracens visit

Eric Fry of the USA Eagles

USA Eagles prop Eric Fry wings in for Newcastle Falcons

USA international Eric Fry joins up with Newcastle Falcons for next season as they continue to build

Dom Barrow of Newcastle Falcons secures a lineout ball against London Irish

Dean Richards: Newcastle Falcons relegation fight could go to wire

Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards believes his side are not yet safe from relegation

Mark Wilson in action for Newcastle Falcons

Mark Wilson adamant Newcastle Falcons can bounce back from loss

Newcastle Falcons back-row man Mark Wilson sees London Irish trip as ideal chance to atone for Worcester defeat

Newcastle Falcons scrum half Warren Fury in action

Warren Fury backs recharged Newcastle Falcons to fly

Newcastle Falcons scrum-half Warren Fury says break has filled the tank as Newcastle gun for Premiership survival

Webb Ellis Rugby World Cup at Kingston Park

Young rugby fans get a chance to touch glory ahead of Rugby World Cup

Young players got to pose beside rugby’s greatest prize as the region prepares for the World Cup next year

Dean Richards, head coach of the Newcastle Falcons

Newcastle Falcons hoping injured stars return at London Irish

Jamie Helleur, Adam Powell, Noah Cato and Mike Blair tipped to be back for Madejski Stadium clash as Newcastle battle the drop

Newcastle Falcons boss Dean Richards

Newcastle Falcons snap up Calum Green

Newcastle Falcons have continued their policy of snapping up the best talent the RFU Championship has to offer - Leeds lock Calum Green their latest addition for next season

Newcastle Falcons boss Dean Richards

Dean Richards not dismissing Newcastle Falcons' drop threat

Dean Richards is getting Newcastle Falcons' house in order rather than worrying about Worcester's points total

Newcastle Falcons' Sinoti Sinoti in action

Newcastle Falcons 12 Worcester Warriors 17: Drop threat a reality for Falcons

Newcastle slump to their worst ever run of Premiership defeats as Josh Drauniniu's late try sees basement side Worcester to victory

Dean Richards, head coach of the Newcastle Falcons

Dean Richards calls for cool Newcastle Falcons heads

Director of rugby wants Falcons to think their way through Sunday's basement battle with Worcester

Chris York of Newcastle Falcons rises to claim the line out during the match between Gloucester and Newcastle Falcons

Roger Uttley: Newcastle Falcons are in the driving seat

Former England captain says Newcastle Falcons are in position to control Sunday's relegation crunch tie with Worcester.

Zach Kibirige scores the first try for Newcastle Falcons

Heartbreak injury for Newcastle Falcons young gun Zach Kibirige

Newcastle Falcons winger Zach Kibirige has broken his leg and is out for the rest of the season

Rugby action

Ben Frankland double keeps Tynedale survival hopes going

Centre Ben Frankland steers two late mauls to the try-line for a dramatic Corbridge triumph

Alex Tait of Newcastle Falcons beats the tackle of Rob Cook of Gloucester

Gloucester 40 Newcastle Falcons 33: Five tries as Falcons hit late rhythm

Newcastle Falcons salvage a valuable pair of bonus points as Gloucester let a 30-point lead evaporate into seven

Zach Kibirige

Zach Kibirige finally given licence to fly with Newcastle Falcons

Eased in slowly to senior rugby, England Under-20s flyer Zach Kibirige will finally make his much-anticipated Premiership debut this afternoon when Newcastle Falcons travel to Gloucester

Newcastle Falcons' owner Semore Kurdi will face fans' questions tonight

Newcastle Falcons confirm bid to buy Gateshead Thunder

Falcons owner Semore Kurdi is waiting to hear back after making an offer to unite both codes of professional North East rugby


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