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Newcastle remain rock bottom after directionless defeat at Bath

• Bath 30-13 Newcastle• Hosts score four tries in comfortable victoryNewcastle’s hold on the bottom position in the table is becoming that bit securer by the week, but there was little suggestion in their fourth consecutive league defeat that they were…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Dan Robson’s display is silver lining for Wasps, Tadhg Beirne outmuscles Exeter while Saracens look Leinster’s biggest threatDan Robson’s performance for Wasps was one of the few shining lights on what was a difficult day for the home side, even if the…

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Tom Pincus snatches late try to lift Bristol and floor Newcastle

• Bristol 35-28 Newcastle• Bristol’s second-half comeback leaves Newcastle rock bottomNewcastle go into the new year at the bottom of the table after finishing an oscillating game in the seasonally generous mood that they started it. If Bristol’s openi…

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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership’s weekend action

How long can Worcester allow Ben Te’o to twiddle his thumbs in the stand, could a rare defeat now galvanise Saracens and Sale would surely love Robert du Preez to stay onWorcester’s marquee player, Ben Te’o, got no closer to the pitch than the stand de…

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Newcastle’s Simon Hammersley: ‘A decent team is going to go down’

The full-back says congestion in the lower reaches of the Premiership means his team are not worried about being bottomIt has never been tighter at the bottom of the Premiership. Newcastle go into Sunday’s home fixture against Gloucester at the foot of…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Gloucester dogged by inconsistency, Edinburgh and Glasgow head for the last eight and Leinster have look of championsThe pool of champions has polarised. Leinster, for all Toulouse’s attempts to recapture past glories, are the team in control, even if …

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Edinburgh have firm grip on Pool Five after victory at Newcastle

• Newcastle 8-21 Edinburgh• Edinburgh complete double over FalconsMuch has been made of Newcastle’s rise under Dean Richards, and rightly so, but this match underlined the excellent work being done by another former Leicester legend as Richard Cockeril…

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Champions Cup preview: Carbery to start for Munster; Kruis back at Saracens

• Graham Kitchener makes return for Leicester• Newcastle ring changes against Edinburgh Related: Premiership clubs in danger of building mental block about Europe | Robert Kitson Continue reading…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Munster set the early pace after a standout performance from JJ Hanrahan while Saracens look in ominous formThe two most successful sides in the tournament’s history are in charge of the pool. Much is made of the regular rest given to Ireland’s leading…

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Hamish Watson leads Edinburgh’s easing past depleted Newcastle

• Pool Five: Edinburgh 31-13 Newcastle Falcons• Hamish Watson, Chris Dean and Blair Kinghorn cross for hostsDean Richards offered a withering critique of the Champions Cup’s governing body last night after his Newcastle team lost the leadership of Pool…

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Prop crisis may force Newcastle to play Champions Cup tie with 14 men

• Tighthead troubles raise fears of uncontested scrums• Newcastle are away against Edinburgh on FridayNewcastle are facing the possibility of having to play the majority of Friday night’s European Champions Cup tie against Edinburgh with only 14 men, b…

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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership and international action

Gloucester’s Ollie Thorley and Harlequins’ Alex Dombrandt made their mark but scrums remain a mess – ask Jamie George Related: Pools of intrigue: how the Rugby World Cup groups stack up | Paul Rees Continue reading…

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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership and international action

Gloucester’s Ollie Thorley and Harlequins’ Alex Dombrandt made their mark but scrums remain a mess – ask Jamie George Related: Pools of intrigue: how the Rugby World Cup groups stack up | Paul Rees Continue reading…

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Mark Wilson set for ‘dream’ start at No 8 for England against Springboks | Robert Kitson

Eddie Jones hails ‘good, tough bugger’ who will run out at Twickenham for the first time on SaturdayFor a club sitting bottom of the Premiership this is proving a surprisingly satisfying few weeks for the coaches and players of Newcastle Falcons. In th…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Old glories on the rise with Dan Cole reviving Leicester forward power and Toulouse finding European title hunger once more Related: Six Nations set to unveil HSBC as championship’s new title sponsor Continue reading…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Old glories on the rise with Dan Cole reviving Leicester forward power and Toulouse finding European title hunger once more Related: Six Nations set to unveil HSBC as championship’s new title sponsor Continue reading…

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Newcastle seal thriller over Montpellier with 39-phase, 89th minute try

• Newcastle 23-20 Montpellier• Chick try comes eight minutes into injury timeIs it written in the stars for Newcastle Falcons? How else to explain a grandstand finish as remarkable as this, finally ended by Callum Chick’s matchwinning try after a stagg…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Toulon’s nightmare speaks to French woes, Saracens are miles ahead of the pack and Freddie Burns had a weekend to forgetIt seemed as if all talking points would have to revolve around the 52-3 destruction on Friday night of the former multiple champion…

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Newcastle stand firm in Toulon to seal remarkable comeback triumph

• Toulon 25-26 Newcastle• Visitors fight back from early 10-point deficitNewcastle kickstarted their Champions Cup campaign with a stunning victory against the three-times European champions Toulon on their own patch, becoming only the second side to d…

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French rugby soul-searches before Newcastle’s visit to Toulon | The Breakdown

Europe has not always been the country’s priority and there are concerns over the health of the game at home, but France’s clubs still tend to shine in the Champions CupNewcastle’s last appearance in the European Cup was against Stade Français in Paris…