BLAYDON are still looking for their first away National Two win and are hopeful the clash at Waterloo can provide it.
Tynedale could have eight regulars back for their National Three North trip to Hull Ionians.
Elsewhere, Westoe travel to Huddersfield in North One, with Morpeth on the road at Carlisle and Gateshead at West Hartlepool in North Two East.
Gosforth host Wallsend with Northern entertaining Percy Park in Durham/ Northumberland One.
Newcastle Falcons (away v London Wasps): Tom May, Ollie Phillips, Mathew Tait, Jamie Noon, John Rudd, Steve Jones, James Grindal, Jon Golding, Matt Thompson, David Wilson, Andy Perry, Mark Sorenson, Geoff Parling, Ben Woods, Phil Dowson (Captain). REPS: Andy Long, Joe McDonnell, Sean Tomes, Eni Gesinde, Lee Dickson, Tim Visser, Tom Dillon.
NOVOS (away v Houghton): Matt Bradford; Rich Mitchell; Sam Burnside; Angus Walker; Chris Fife; Ricky Connor; Mo Finlay; Pete Douthwaite; Paul Walker; Dave Tate; James Desmond; Seamus Kelleher (c); Ben Merrett; Andy Borthwick. Subs: Rory Clarke; Dave Cavanagh; Michael Baker.
NORTHERN (home v Percy Park): P James, D Osullivan, P Scott, S Stirling, F Shaw, A Warmack, R Harrison, S Ford, L Archer, R Appleby, N Hart, I Gerrard, S Turnball, A Douglas, R Davidson, G Smith, S Krzysiak, I Pearson.