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Falcons keep faith with same team for Worcester trip

Will Welch once again captains the side as Newcastle stick with the same team which defeated Gloucester 18-13 at Kingsholm last weekend. The only change to the match-day 23 sees David Wilson named on the bench just a week after re-joining his home town club from Bath, the 44-times-capped England prop having recovered from a minor calf strain.

REPORT | Warriors 23-23 Gloucester

Warriors’ first Aviva Premiership home match of the season ended all square after an enthralling game at Sixways. Carl Hogg’s men put in an epic performance after being reduced to ten men midway through the second-half to pick up their first points of the season.

Region-wide reach for Player Blitz 2016

Fresh from taking an impressive 13-18 Aviva Premiership win against Gloucester Rugby, members of the Newcastle Falcons hit the road last Sunday to visit 17 members of the Falcons Community Foundation’s club connections programme. The annual Player Blitz sees members of the Falcons team head out en mass to club members and undertake a wide array of engagements with junior club members alongside question and answer sessions with the wider club membership.

Tighthead Knight joins Bath Rugby

As revealed by Neil Fissler in The Rugby Paper on Sunday, tighthead Shaun Knight has joined Bath on loan until the end of the season. 26-year-old Knight joins from Newport Gwent Dragons, where he made over 20 appearances in the Pro 12 last season. Prior to that, he had made nearly 80 appearances for Gloucester […]

Gloucester 13 Falcons 18

Alex Tait’s try on 67 minutes proved the difference as they won at Kingsholm for the first time since April 2012, Dominic Waldouck having gone over for their opening score. The sides had been tied 10-10 at the midway stage, Newcastle getting off to a stormer of a start.

FALCONS TV – Vickers previews Gloucester

Front row stalwart Rob Vickers says Newcastle Falcons will need to contain Gloucester’s ball carriers this afternoon if they are to take an Aviva Premiership Rugby victory at Kingsholm (KO 3pm) The loosehead prop, who made his first appearance of the season with an 80 minute shift in last weekend’s fixture against Leicester Tigers, believes that the Cherry and Whites have a multitude of threats, but that the Falcons can match them. Speaking to Falcons TV, Vickers said, “They have huge threats across the field, their back line is very sharp, you have a lot of power up front and in the back there is loads of pace and power and what have you as well so I think it’s a case that we need to be on our metal to contain their strong ball carriers. “We need to front up and play more of the vein like we have been playing at home

Falcons make one change for Gloucester trip

Goneva misses out with a hamstring injury as Newcastle travel to Kingsholm with an otherwise unchanged side from the one which faced Leicester Tigers last weekend. Director of rugby Dean Richards said ahead of the 3pm kick-off: “Without a doubt, we see this as a huge opportunity. Gloucester are playing well, but a little bit like ourselves they have found it difficult at times to convert pressure into points.

I’ve got my chance now Dean Ryan’s gone

Ryan Lamb is relishing his opportunity to lead Worcester’s attack after being brought in from the cold following Dean Ryan’s departure. Free-spirited Lamb has always endured a love-hate relationship with Ryan, who was suspicious of his maverick nature from the pair’s time together at Gloucester. However, having been restored to the starting No.10 jersey under […]

Green: Let’s get off to a flyer at Gloucester

The lock-forward formed part of the side which lost 14-13 at home to Leicester Tigers last weekend, saying: “We said against Leicester that we had to fly in for the first 10 to 15 minutes to really set the tone, and the same applies down at Gloucester. “You can’t dawdle into games at this level and take 25 minutes to find your rhythm. If you do that you are going to be points behind, and it is important to do the same this weekend.

Premiership announce Festive period schedule

Premiership rugby has today announced that Harlequins’ annual trip to Twickenham Stadium will be shown live on BT Sport as the broadcaster confirms a bumper line-up of matches over the Christmas and New Year period. Harlequins’ match with Gloucester Rugby will be staged on Tuesday 27 December (4pm) which means there will be live Aviva […]