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RFU Confirm Newcastle To Replace Saracens In Premiership

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Newcastle Falcons have received confirmation from the RFU that they will be promoted to the Gallagher Premiership for the 2020-21 season. Dean Richards’ side were 18 points clear at the top of the Championship table, having won all 15 of their league games, when the RFU took the decision to cancel the remainder of the season due to the ongoing …

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Falcons Bemoan Failed EPCR Request As They Name Just 22 Players

Dean Richards Newcastle Falcons

The Newcastle Falcons are in a spot of bother ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup clash with Edinburgh which kicks off at Murrayfield at 7.45 pm this evening.  In the build-up to this game, the Falcons have been hit by a spate of injuries which has seen three tightheads out injured, in addition to Jon Welsh, Craig Mitchell and Paul …

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39 Phases! Falcons Eke Out Superb Win In Grandstand Finish

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The Newcastle Falcons have made it back-to-back wins in the Heineken Champions Cup after defeating Montpellier 23-20 at Kingston Park this afternoon.  Gary Graham’s first-half try and 11 points from the boot of the excellent Joel Hodgson in the first half gave the Falcons a 16-6 lead at the break. In the second interval, it was all Montpellier and they …

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Watch: Sinoti Sinoti Embarrassed Wasps’ Defence With Glorious Run

Sinoti Sinoti

Newcastle Falcons‘ flying Samoan winger Sinoti Sinoti produced a stunning piece of skill which resulted in a crucial try for his side in their Friday night clash with Wasps at Kingston Park.  The 33-year-old picked the ball up on the wing before produced a dizzying side step which left Marcus Watson on his backside. He then powered through the tackle …

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24-Year-Old Newcastle Prop Announces Immediate Retirement From Rugby

24-year-old Newcastle Falcons prop, Scott Wilson, has today announced his immediate retirement from rugby due to an injury picked up last season.  Wilson suffered a neck injury in the Falcons’ Premiership semi-final loss to the Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park last May. On medical advice, Wilson was told that he had to retire. Wilson has made 80 appearances for the …

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Leinster Suffer Heavy Defeat At Home In Final Preseason Game

Leinster suffered a 17-42 defeat to the Newcastle Falcons in their final preseason game of the summer at Energia Park in Donnybrook this evening.  The PRO14 and European Champions got off to a disappointing start when Falcons’ Tom Penny got the first try of the game thanks to an offload from Toby Flood; Simon Uzokwe and Santiago Socino both made …

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Munster And Leinster Name Teams For Friday Night Preseason Friendlies

Munster and Leinster both face into preseason action on Friday with the kick-off of the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 campaign just around the corner.  Munster will play their first preseason game (Friday 7.30 pm) of the summer against recently relegated outfit London Irish. The Exiles are now under the tutelage of former Ireland and Munster head coach Declan Kidney and former …

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Predictions Ahead Of This Weekend’s Premiership Semi-Finals

Saturday sees the Premiership semi-finals take place and we’re set for two mouth-watering encounters.  First up, Saracens host Wasps at Allianz Park (KO 12:30) before the later clash of the Exeter Chiefs and Newcastle Falcons (KO 15:30). Here we take a look at the matchday 23s for each side and predict who will contest the Twickenham final next weekend, with …

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The Times And Dates For The Aviva Premiership Semi-Finals Have Been Released

With just one round to go, we now know the lineup for the Aviva Premiership semi-finals. Reigning champions the Exeter Chiefs, Saracens, Wasps and surprise package the Newcastle Falcons will battle it out to lift the trophy at Twickenham on 26 May. The Chiefs and Saracens have guaranteed home advantage for the semi-finals after guaranteeing first and second position, respectively. …

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Watch: David Halaifonua And Sinoti Sinoti Involved In Sickening Head Clash As Falcons Win Again

David Halaifonua certainly had a mixed day in today’s Aviva Premiership clash between Gloucester and Newcastle Falcons at Kingsholm. The flying Tongan winger got a crucial second-half try for his side which cut an 11 point half-time deficit to just six points after 48 minutes. Halaifonua had returned from a HIA just before half-time due to a clash with Newcastle’s …

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Watch: Enisei Player Crashes Into Post When Going Over For A Try Against Newcastle Falcons

Enisei-STM bowed out of this season’s Challenge Cup when they lost 19-33 to Premiership outfit the Newcastle Falcons with the English side securing a home quarter-final against Brive.  It was a forgettable campaign for the Russian side, who recorded 0 victories in the pool stages and they managed just one losing bonus point after six fixtures. Their supporters did have …

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Watch: Incredible, Ridiculous Pace From Sinoti Sinoti Has Falcons Soaring Against Exeter Chiefs

A huge upset is on the cards at Kingston Park as the Newcastle Falcons look on the verge of pulling off an incredible victory against reigning Premiership champions, the Exeter Chiefs. Despite winning their last three Premiership fixtures, two of which were away from home, not many would have given Dean Richards’ side much chance against Rob Baxter’s men but …

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