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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

John Wells

John Wells: Newcastle Falcons players control their own destiny

John Wells knows coaches can talk all they want - it is ultimately down to Newcastle Falcons' players where they finish this season

Teenage rugby star Zach Kibirige

Darlington ready to host Newcastle Falcons, says Zach Kibirige

All the fun of the Premiership 7s fair comes to Darlington a week tomorrow as Newcastle Falcons gear up for the new season

Kane Thompson

Newcastle Falcons strengthen their side as they announce Kane Thompson signing

Newcastle Falcons boost their forward ranks with the signing of Kane Thompson

Mike Blair in action for the Newcastle Falcons

Summer is no holiday for Mike Blair and Newcastle Falcons

Scenic surroundings still means hard graft as Mike Blair and his Newcastle Falcons team-mates get stuck into pre-season

Calum Green (right) tackles Rory Lawson during his Leeds days

Home from home as Calum Green settles in at Newcastle Falcons

Norfolk native Calum Green has bunked up with former team-mate Kieran Brookes as he acclimatises to life at Newcastle Falcons

Tom Catterick in action for Newcastle Falcons

Tom Catterick desperate for Newcastle Falcons to break pattern

Full-back Tom Catterick says Newcastle Falcons cannot afford another season toiling away in the bottom two of the Premiership.

Kieran Brookes

England's Kieran Brookes clocks back in with Newcastle Falcons

Kieran Brookes returned to Newcastle Falcons yesterday as a fully-fledged international, but is determined to put club before country

John Wells

John Wells: Newcastle Falcons building on and off the field

Head coach John Wells has lifted the lid on Newcastle Falcons' plans for a more expansive game this coming season.

Alesana Tuilagi has signed for Newcastle Falcons

John Wells: Alesana Tuilagi has hunger to shine for Newcastle Falcons

Head coach John Wells is in no doubt that Alesana Tuilagi can make a sizeable dent on the Aviva Premiership again, with Newcastle Falcons

Scott MacLeod is particularly looking forward to the friendly with Hawick

Newcastle Falcons to face Rotherham Titans, Bayonne and Edinburgh

Pre-season programme sees Newcastle Falcons hosting Rotherham, travelling to Bayonne and meeting Edinburgh in Hawick

Jonny Wilkinson at his Slaley home which is up for sale

England rugby hero Jonny Wilkinson puts Northumberland home up for sale

Former Newcastle Falcons star Jonny Wilkinson has put his £1.5m Northumberland property on the market

Newcastle Falcons' Tom Catterick

Tom Catterick gets a kick out of pre-season pain at Newcastle Falcons

Two weeks into Newcastle Falcons' pre-season, full-back Tom Catterick is smiling his way through fitness training

Newcastle’s Kieran Brookes (right) challenges England team-mate Marland Yarde during yesterday’s training session in Auckland

Reject to England star - John Wells on Newcastle Falcons' Kieran Brookes

From fifth-choice at Leicester Tigers to full England honours, Newcastle Falcons head coach John Wells lauds prop-forward Kieran Brookes.

Sinoti Sinoti of Newcastle Falcons

Sinoti Sinoti: Graft can win over the Newcastle Falcons fans

Summer of hard work ahead for Newcastle Falcons as Samoan wing Sinoti Sinoti targets improved finish

Chris York of Newcastle Falcons

Pre-season stability welcome for Newcastle Falcons' Chris York

After two summers chasing their tails, Newcastle Falcons' Chris York says the club can finally begin from a level playing field.

Rory Clegg of Newcastle Falcons

Rory Clegg signals fresh start as Newcastle Falcons look ahead

Fly-half Rory Clegg has held his hands up to a poor season at Newcastle Falcons, but is not letting it distract him from improving this time round

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

Dom Barrow reveals Newcastle Falcons' heightened ambition

Promotion and survival ticked off the list, Dom Barrow believes now is the time for Newcastle Falcons to climb higher.

Stuart Grimes

Stuart Grimes sets mid-table target for Newcastle Falcons

Former great Stuart Grimes says Newcastle Falcons can kick on to a mid-table finish in the Aviva Premiership

Former Newcastle Falcons player Stuart Grimes

Stuart Grimes sets mid-table target for Newcastle Falcons

Former great Stuart Grimes says Newcastle Falcons can kick on to a mid-table finish in the Aviva Premiership

Calum MacRae

Calum MacRae leaves Newcastle Falcons for Scotland 7s job

Skills coach Calum MacRae has left Newcastle Falcons to spearhead Scotland's national sevens side


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