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Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Thu Jul 28, 2016 2:37 pm

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Manager: Dean Richards
Head Coach: John Wells
Forwards Coach: Micky Ward
Defence Coach: John Wells
Attack Coach: Dave Walder
Lineout Coach: Scott Macleod
Skills Coach: Mark Laycock

Current Squad (A= Academy):
Forwards
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TH - Jon Welsh, Scott Wilson, Paddy Ryan, Davy Wilson
LH - Sami Mavinga, Rob Vickers, Sam Lockwood, Adam Brocklebank (A), Joshua Chisanga (A), Trevor Davison (A)

Hookers: Ben Sowrey, Kyle Cooper, Scott Lawson
Santiago Socino (A) Jamie Blamire (A)

Second Rows: Callum Green, Mauritz Botha, Will Witty, Sean Robinson , Evan Olmstead, Nick Civetta, Glen Youngs, Tevita Cavubati, Andrew Davidson
Josh Williams (A), Max Davies (A)

Back Row: Will Welch, Nili Latu, Mark Wilson, Harrison Orr, Opeti Fonua, Ally Hogg, Ryan Burrows, Gary Graham
Calum Chick,  Simon Uzokwe (A)

Backs
SH's: Sonatane Tukulua, Micky Young, Sam Stuart
Ruaridh Dawson (A), Dan Taylor (A)

Fh's: Mike Delaney, Joel Hodgson, Toby Flood,  Craig Willis
Brett Connon (A)

Centres: Juan Pablo Socino, Chris Harris, Dom Waldouck, Maxine Mermoz, Josh Matavesi, Joel Matavesi, Tom Penny
Ben Stevenson (A),

Wing: Sinoti Sinoti, Zac Kibirige, Veriniki Goneva, DTH Van der Merve
Adam Radwan (A), Cameron Cowell (A)

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by Sgt_Pooly on Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:56 pm

You've obviously not seen much of us recently Pete, bloody awful. Can't see us getting much if I'm honest.

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:50 pm

Now that's a great start...several linebreaks and a try!

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:52 pm

Well the ref has so far missed forward passes for both sides an a blatantly unstraight falcons lineout...dear lord....

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:54 pm

WOw that's a fantastic try for us!!! Marcus Watson. Great break by Goneva

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:56 pm

No way!!! Dissallowed!

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:00 am

Well we're doing ok so far.....really taking the game to Saints.

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by Ozzy3213 on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:08 am

That was harsh the try being disallowed. The blocked player was nowhere near making a tackle.
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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:12 am

Ah come on man!!!! We're knocking on constantly!!!

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:12 am

Yes and no Ozzy..I think its harsh but I can understand why it was given as a block..

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:13 am

We do ourselves no favours whatsoever.

Saints are poor but we've let them back in this game!

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:14 am

No try!

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:15 am

That should be a 22 drop!!!!

This ref is appalling!!

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:18 am

Saints are seriously poor! We HAVE to be targeting this as a win!

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:30 am

Youngs clattered....but heres a thought...speed the f*%k up!!!!!!

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:30 am

Ah that's ligaments - ACL

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:31 am

Red card for Brookes!!!

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by Ozzy3213 on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:33 am

Falcons have to win this gme now. So far they've kept Saint in it. Saints hve been truly gash!
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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:35 am

I don't think that should have been a red card though!

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:35 am

Totally agree Ozzy, we've kept the saints in this game. We have to take this now....take the game by the scruff of the neck!

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by Scottrf on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:42 am

I think the red was based on a new directive, effective today...
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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by Welly on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:44 am

Come on Falcons.

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Post by Scottrf on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:44 am

But we (Saints) are pathetic.
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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by Welly on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:45 am

Scottrf wrote:But we (Saints) are always pathetic.

FTFY Wink

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:52 am

This ref is utterly appalling....forward passes for either side...lineouts not straight....pathetic for both sides.

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:53 am

Ah for gods sake man....why do we always make it difficult for ourselves!

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Post by Sgt_Pooly on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:54 am

Didnt realise it was away.....just back at home to watch Smile

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:56 am

Jesus.....I give up!

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Post by Welly on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:01 am

tut tut tut

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:05 am

And this is why we wont be a mid table side any time yet.

You simply cant do this!

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:15 am

Ah wonderful now Marcus Watson is off with a hamstring!

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:16 am

Ah fnally fonua!!!!

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:19 am

Get in Will Witty!!!!

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Post by Welly on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:19 am

where has Fonua been?

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:23 am

Injured Welly. ANd just generally not fit.

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:26 am

Id love to know how many handling errors we made tonight!

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:28 am

I think this will be a BAD result if we lose this!!!


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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by Welly on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:33 am

Give goneva back now!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:33 am

What a try!!!! Goneva.

But that doesn't hide any of the major cracks in our side!

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Post by Sgt_Pooly on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:40 am

Foden.....so poor.

What a win, called it right Pete.

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:41 am

Well its a win but it doesn't hide how bad we were.

ANd doesn't do anything to stop my mind thinking Dean is not progressing this team!

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Post by Cumbrian on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:46 am

I will take the win. Very Happy

Onwards to mid table respectability?!
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Post by GeordieFalcon on Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:48 am

Yes ill take the win marra but that was as bad a second half performance as you'll see!

At least Joel Hodgson has shown that Delayney should not start at 10 ever again! Especially with TC back aswell!

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:29 pm

Well aised from a few missed tackles causing tries...and Visser should have been smashed for the last try....I thought that was our best performance of the season.

I wasn't impressed with last weeks victory over Saints, but I was much happier with this one.

In every game we have had spells where we resort to school boy standard rugby and inevitably lose the game...but in this game we didn't drop our game.

Some standouts...but personally I thought the engine room boys of Olmstead and Witty were huge! Witty is becoming a brutal lock...hes huge and is so quick. His carrying is getting better and better. Saxons call up for him soon! He's better than Ewells of Bath!

And Olmstead...wow what a player! Premiership signing of the season.

I also think its no coincidence that when Delayney is pushed aside ....we start playing well!!

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Post by lostinwales on Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:38 pm

GeordieFalcon wrote:Well aised from a few missed tackles causing tries...and Visser should have been smashed for the last try....I thought that was our best performance of the season.

I wasn't impressed with last weeks victory over Saints, but I was much happier with this one.

In every game we have had spells where we resort to school boy standard rugby and inevitably lose the game...but in this game we didn't drop our game.

Some standouts...but personally I thought the engine room boys of Olmstead and Witty were huge! Witty is becoming a brutal lock...hes huge and is so quick. His carrying is getting better and better. Saxons call up for him soon! He's better than Ewells of Bath!

And Olmstead...wow what a player! Premiership signing of the season.

I also think its no coincidence that when Delayney is pushed aside ....we start playing well!!

Haven't we been here before?

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:04 pm

No..... Whistle

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Post by Sgt_Pooly on Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:04 am

Caught the game yesterday. Cracking performance, probably our best this season. Quins were dire, but you can only play whats in front of you and we were in control for most of the game.

Negatives - Defence was lapse and let too much through. Scrum was poor again, both props are struggling for form and it showed.

Positives - Attacking play was sublime at times and cut Quins to shreads. Socino had his best game in a Falcons shirt. The back 5 were outstanding, especially the locks....Witty is some player at such a tender age.

Hodgson directed things beautifully, very impressive. Young was ok in parts, but kicked awfully. Delany actually played well from 15, maybe this is what he needs.

Despite not being mathematical, I think we're now safe. Perhaps that's why we such such a confident display, the lads play better with the threat of relegation not on them.

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Re: Newcastle Falcons Thread - 2016 / 2017

Post by Ozzy3213 on Tue Dec 06, 2016 2:10 pm

I think you are definitely safe.  Bristol are dire and Worcester are struggling.  Sale are also in the fight in my opinion as they have a real problem at 10 and have very little control.  It will be really interesting to see if whether free of the shackles of the relegation fight you guys can kick on and develop an effective winning style.
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Post by GeordieFalcon on Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:59 pm

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I think Delayney should be considered a FB and nothing else. He played ok there....

But we should focus on Hodgson, Catterick (back training) and stop this nonsense of moving Willis to 12 and focus on 10! Having said that I said Vickers moving to Prop was a bad move aswell and that turned out alright....

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Post by Sgt_Pooly on Tue Dec 06, 2016 6:07 pm

Yea Vickers worked out well, although I hope this is his last season. He's getting hammered in the scrum.

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Post by GeordieFalcon on Tue Dec 06, 2016 6:38 pm

Yeah I think it will be his last.

What is going on with that Ben Harris?? And where are our young Lh's coming through?

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