This Season Takulua Expecting Big From Newcastle Falcons

Sonatane Takulua believes a collective purpose and unity, along with an enhanced pool for playing, can help Newcastle Falcons to propel up this season in the table of Aviva Premiership this season.

The eighth-placed finish of the Falcons was their highest ranking in the league in 11 seasons, they have played, Takulua who is among their star with trees of six Premiership turns up and a strike rate of goal-kicking of 88%, based on minimum of 20 attempts, in the division this is the second-highest.

He spent the summer helping Tonga to secure their place at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. And now he returns to Tyneside to gear up for the Aviva Premiership start at home to Worcester Warriors on 1st September.

26-year-old player said, “At the Newcastle, the big thing for me is the culture,” he was part of a contingent who is hosting a barbeque of traditional Pacific Islands for players of the Falcons and the staff of the club last week. Continue Reading “This Season Takulua Expecting Big From Newcastle Falcons”

Changes At Kingston Park This Season

John Welsh states that there are lots of changes planned for Newcastle Falcons this season, which is exciting for someone playing in the prop position like him.

There has been recent news about seven recruits lined up for the forthcoming season to infuse new blood into the team. As a result there are lots of new changes being planned at Kingston Park, which is the main venue for Newcastle Falcons.

About seven new recruits have been introduced at Kingston Park that includes the likes of Sami Mavinga from Lyon as well as Gary Graham, Chris Harris, Jon Welsh and others. While some players might not be new but their contract renewals will certainly help to strengthen the forward row ranks of the club. The club has been at bottom position for Premiership as they lost their place during the season spanning 2012 to 2013. Continue Reading “Changes At Kingston Park This Season”