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”
The Director of Rugby for the Newcastle Falcons, Dean Richards has made it known that there was no other options that to halt the game between the Newport Gwent Dragons and the Newcastle Falcons which saw Newcastle in an early lead as they struck home 6-18.
Damp pitch and a continuous heavy rain threatened to disrupt the game as it began at the Rodney Parade. However, the tumultuous rain which seemed hell-bent on continuing all afternoon, forced the officials to bring the game to an end just 12 minutes before time.
However, with the game having gone past the 60-minute set mark, the 18-6 lead by the Falcons was allowed to stand as the final result of the game. Fortunately, the victory is their first victory since the beginning of the Anglo-Welsh Cup competition.
Within ten minutes of the start of the game, tries from Mark Wilson, and Belisario Agulla was enough proof that the Falcons would be taking home the spoils of the game. Continue Reading “RICHARDS – THE CONDITIONS OF PLAY WEREN’T GREAT”