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322dJamie Braidwood

Flood: This is the hardest step for Newcastle

After surprising everyone on their way to their best Premiership finish for 20 years, Newcastle's Toby Flood knows the pressure is on this season.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

Plenty was sorted out over an enthralling few days but who shone, who had a weekend to forget and what will fans be talking about ahead of a busy period of domestic action?

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Weekend predictions: Prem, PRO14, Top 14

Following eight months of intense competition four teams are left battling for silverware in the Aviva Premiership and PRO14, while Castres, Lyon, Toulon and Toulouse target a place in the Top 14 semifinals.

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427dMartyn Thomas

Playoffs add spice to Premiership title race

The 2017-18 Aviva Premiership semifinals take place with Newcastle looking to emulate champions Exeter by beating the Chiefs and punching their ticket to Twickenham.

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Goneva crowned Premiership POTY

Vereniki Goneva has been named as the Premiership Rugby Player of the Season after a brilliant season in which he helped guide Newcastle Falcons to their first ever playoff appearance.

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441dMartyn Thomas

'Accessible' Falcons continue to soar

Newcastle host Wasps on Saturday assured of their place in the Aviva Premiership semifinals, and with momentum as they chase a first title in two decades.

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Aviva Premiership: What's still to play for

Four teams head into the final round of the Aviva Premiership battling for the two remaining Champions Cup places.

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Newcastle tie Richards down to new deal

Dean Richards has signed a new three-year contract as head coach of Newcastle Falcons after steering them to their best season for two decades.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

The PRO14 playoffs are now confirmed and with the Aviva Premiership and French Top 14 facing a dramatic finish next weekend, there is still much to play for with playoff places up for grabs and team eager to book a place in next season's Champions Cup.

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Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

Following six months of intense continental competition the protagonists have been whittled down to just four teams in both the Champions and Challenge Cups.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is now or never for many teams across European rugby's domestic competitions as teams battle it out for relegation and playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and the French Top 14.

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Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across all of the quarterfinals.

2019 RankingsEuropean Rugby Champions Cup

  • NEWC19th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Leinster : 27 Tries Scored
  • NEWC18th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 116 Points Difference