Newcastle Falcons completed an unbeaten pre-season at BT Murrayfield on Friday night, Callum Chick’s late try handing them a 26-21 triumph.
Newcastle Falcons were made to graft for their second successive pre-season victory at Kingston Park Stadium as Championship finalists Doncaster Knights gave them a thorough work-out.
A strong second-half showing helped Newcastle Falcons get their pre-season campaign off to a flying start against Championship side Nottingham at Darlington’s Northern Echo Arena on Saturday.
A hat-trick of tries from Nili Latu were not enough for Newcastle Falcons to end the Aviva Premiership season on a winning note as Sale Sharks shaded Saturday’s all-northern tussle.
Newcastle Falcons showed plenty of fighting spirit in the capital on a day when their Aviva Premiership status was confirmed for next season.