Newcastle Falcons

Leicester Tigers will be lining up in the Premiership Rugby Shield in 2018-19

Premiership Rugby have announced that the A League competition will be known as the Premiership Rugby Shield from this season onwards.<p>This year’s …

Leicester Tigers

Named and shamed: Newcastle Falcons, Langley Castle and Durham CC accused of underpaying staff

Newcastle Falcons and Durham Cricket Club have been named and shamed for not paying staff the living or minimum wage.<p>Luxury Northumberland hotel …

Newcastle United FC

Gallagher Premiership Rugby 2018-19 fixtures: Danny Cipriani's Gloucester take on Dan Biggar's Northampton Saints and champions Saracens start at Newcastle Falcons

DANNY CIPRIANI will take on Dan Biggar in the battle of two big-name 10s kicking-off the new Premiership season.<p>Cipriani's Gloucester take on …

Six Nations Championship

Tonga exploit Goneva yellow card to beat Fiji in Lautoka

(Reuters) - Tonga scrumhalf Sonatane Takulua slotted a penalty and replacement Dan Faleafa scored a try as Tonga exploited a yellow card to Fiji centre Vereniki Goneva to beat the Pacific Cup Nations champions 27-19 in Lautoka on Saturday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Premiership - Sale Sharks vs …

Sport (UK)

England's Vunipola brothers, Genge leave tour of South Africa

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa (Reuters) - Vunipola brothers Billy and Mako, as well as prop Ellis Genge, have left England’s tour of South Africa ahead of the third and final test in Cape Town on Saturday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Premiership Final - Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens - Twickenham Stadium, …

South Africa

Takulua pulls strings for ill-disciplined Tonga in win over Samoa

(Reuters) - Tonga scrumhalf Sonatane Takulua orchestrated his side’s 28-18 victory over Samoa in their Pacific Nations Cup clash in Suva, Fiji on Saturday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Britain Rugby Union - Newcastle Falcons v Worcester Warriors - Aviva Premiership - Kingston Park - 28/4/17 Newcastle Falcons …

Sport (UK) | As it happened: Beachcomber World Club 10s

Eight teams - including two from South Africa - will do battle at this weekend's Beachcomber World Club 10s in Mauritius.

Sport (South Africa)

Rugby - England call on uncapped hooker Singleton for second test

DURBAN (Reuters) - England have called up uncapped Worcester Warriors hooker Jack Singleton as cover for Luke Cowan-Dickie in their squad for the second test against South Africa in Bloemfontein on Saturday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Premiership - Newcastle Falcons vs Worcester Warriors - Newcastle, …

Sport (UK)

Russell and Fekitoa added to Barbarians squad

• Buy tickets for the Quilter Cup - more<br>• Gustard to leave role with England Rugby - more<p><b>Head Coach Pat Lam has finalised his Barbarians squad by adding</b> …

English Rugby

Premiership: Exeter Chiefs 36-5 Newcastle Falcons

Defending champions Exeter reached their third successive Premiership final with a dominant win over first-time semi-finalists Newcastle.

Exeter Chiefs

Exeter to face Saracens in English Premiership final

LONDON (Reuters) - Defending champions Exeter Chiefs will face Saracens in the English Premiership final after overwhelming Newcastle Falcons 36-5 in the second playoff semi-final on Saturday.<p>Rugby Union - Premiership Semi Final - Exeter Chiefs vs Newcastle Falcons - Sandy Park, Exeter, Britain - …

Sport (UK)

Stories from Saturday's Premiership semis

• Tickets for HSBC London Sevens - here<br>• Buy tickets for the Quilter Cup - more<p><b>Saracens will face defending champions Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership</b> …

English Rugby

Exeter set up Saracens showdown in Premiership

Don Armand scored a try as the Exeter Chiefs beat the Newcastle Falcons 36-5 at Sandy Park to progress to the English Premiership final.<p>Exeter will …

South African Rugby | 2 Springboks named in English 'Dream Team'

Two Springboks have been named in the English Premiership 'Dream Team' for the 2017/18 rugby season.

Sport (South Africa)

Two Boks in English Premiership Dream Team

Willie le Roux and Faf de Klerk were named in the English Premiership Team of the Year for the 2017-2018 season at an awards ceremony in London on …

South African Rugby

Vereniki Goneva crowned Premiership Player of the Season

Vereniki Goneva has been named as the Premiership Rugby Player of the Season after a brilliant year in which he helped guide Newcastle Falcons to …

Aviva Premiership

British rugby players die from 'breathing difficulties' on Sri Lanka tour

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two British rugby players on a tour of Sri Lanka have died just a couple of days apart.<p>Thomas Baty and Thomas Howard of Durham, England, were both admitted to hospital in Colombo on Sunday May 13, complaining of breathing difficulties.<p>The pair had visited a nightclub in the Sri Lankan …

Sport (UK)

European rugby finals tickets on general sale

Latest News<p>European rugby finals tickets on general sale<p>Newcastle United FC<p>Tickets for the 2019 European Rugby Champions and Challenge Cup finals at …

Newcastle United FC

Exeter's Matt Kvesic settling into life as a Chief - 'Being at a successful club has been an eye-opener'

The best way to encapsulate Matt Kvesic’s first season with Exeter would be to bill it as an education. Arriving from Gloucester last summer, Kvesic has spent the last 11 months assimilating himself into the way of the Chiefs, the Aviva Premiership champions who face Newcastle Falcons in Saturday’s …

Aviva Premiership

Saracens, Exeter Chiefs on a roll entering Premiership Rugby semifinals

Wasps will face Saracens' lockdown defense and Newcastle Falcons will try to slow Exeter Chiefs' offense in the Aviva Premiership Rugby semifinals.

Aviva Premiership

Wasps, Saracens on collision course

Wasps beat the Newcastle Falcons 39-22, while there were also wins for Saracens, Exeter, Bath, Leicester and Northampton in the English Premiership.

South African Rugby

Premiership: Newcastle Falcons v Wasps (Sat)

<b>Newcastle meet Wasps at Kingston Park to determine who will finish third in the Premiership and secure a play-off semi-final trip to reigning European champions Saracens on 19 May.</b><p>The Falcons are forced into a change after Joel Hodgson's knee injury in the 25-23 win at Leicester Tigers, so centre …

Aviva Premiership

Will Greenwood's Premiership Team of the Year: Danny Cipriani makes the XV - will England take note?

With just one round of the regular season to go before we enter the Premiership play-offs, who will be named in the 'Team of the Season'?<p>Exeter Chiefs, Saracens, Wasps and Newcastle Falcons are the four teams who have qualified for the play-offs, so you would expect the majority of the TotS XV to …

Sport (UK)

Where will Vereniki Goneva pop up next? How Newcastle Falcons use their roaming wing

Vereniki Gonvea needed just 15 touches to produce one of the most influential individual performances of the Premiership season against Leicester Tigers at Welford Road last Friday evening.<p>A two-try display on his old stomping ground also showcased his free role within Newcastle Falcons’ attacking …

English Premiership Rugby

Ollie Phillips: Under reformed Dean Richards Newcastle Falcons can be new Exeter

The story of Newcastle Falcons this term is an incredible one. At the start of the season a memorable campaign would have been to qualify for the …

Sport (UK)

Ally Hogg: Newcastle Falcons' ex-Scotland international back-rower retires

Newcastle Falcons' former Scotland international back-row forward Ally Hogg has announced that he will retire at the end of the season.

English Premiership Rugby

Dean Richards: Newcastle Falcons director of rugby signs new three-year contract

Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards has signed a new three-year deal after securing a first ever Premiership play-off finish.

English Premiership Rugby

European rugby Power Rankings, Week 24: Newcastle Falcons soar into the top ten

One round remains in the Aviva Premiership and Top 14, with the Pro14 play-offs already decided. Here are the latest rankings ahead of the final weekend in a long regular season.<p><b>40. Kings (1-20, no change)</b><p><b>39. Dragons (5-2-19, no change)</b><p><b>38. Brive (9-1-21, no change)</b><p><b>37. London Irish (6-21, no</b> …

Top 10

Aviva Premiership team of the weekend: Who shone in round 21?

One round of regular season action remains and, although the relegation of London Irish was confirmed this weekend, there is plenty on the line.<p>This was a tough selection given the number of excellent individual performances.<p>15. Tom Homer (Bath)<p>A fabulous, instinctive try scorched the Kingholm turf …

Aviva Premiership

Leicester Tigers' loss to Newcastle Falcons was 'bitterly disappointing', says skipper Tom Youngs

Pride and passion are high on the list of attributes that Tom Youngs brings to Leicester Tigers.<p>The Tigers captain is not one to duck an issue, …