Amid all the takeover talk Gateshead Thunder started the new rugby league season in style, beating Oxford convincingly
Late try keeps Darlington Mowden Park in three-way race for the top of
Falcons favourite preparing England U20s for repeat of last year's victorious World Cup final, as Newcastle hosts the action
French prop Franck Montanella departs less than a year after arirving, having agreed a release from his contract
Centre returns to a side also welcoming back Hamish Smales and George McGuigan for London trip.
Ex-England captain Roger Uttley says Wales will be fuelled by historical and stereotypical images of the arrogant English oppressor at Twickenham.
Premiership rugby union club Newcastle Falcons are launching a bid to take over rugby league neighbours Gateshead Thunder
John Scott feared he would never walk again, but is poised to return to a rugby field again next season in the most remarkable of comeback stories.
Newcastle Falcons off to a flyer but feel the pace as Premiership champions Leicester Tigers claim all five points
Falcons flanker says focus will be on his own side despite league champions Leicester visiting Kingston Park tomorrow
Westoe are feeling the benefit of evergreen prop Gareth Nesbit's return to rugby as they make the National Three North trip to Billingham today
Versatile front-rower Rob Vickers commits to Newcastle Falcons, while scrum-half Chris Pilgrim will depart in the summer
Leicester Tigers and former Kingston Park favourite Mathew visit the North East on Sunday, to the delight of younger brother Alex
Bruise-brothers during their playing days at Newcastle Falcons, Jonny Golding and Tane Tu’ipulotu are hoping to make a similar dent on the business world
Darlington Mowden Park full-back Cameron Mitchell enjoyed shining on home soil despite his England Counties side falling to an injury-time penalty against the Ireland Club XV
Read Mark Smith's match report as Aviva Premiership leaders Northampton Saints travelled to Newcastle Falcons
Newcastle's Argentine centre Gonzalo Tiesi hopes the Falcons can fire against Northampton tomorrow
Director of rugby finally seeing his main men on the field as Falcons look for consistency in personnel
Wales boss Warren Gatland pulled no punches after dropping scrum-half star Mike Phillips for tomorrow’s crunch RBS 6 Nations clash against France in Cardiff
Cross-code convert Lee Smith was a union player in his youth, and is rapidly learning the ropes with Newcastle Falcons