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  • Newcastle Seek Council Loan To Buy Back Kingston Park

    A report in the Newcastle Chronicle has revealed that Newcastle Falcons are seeking a loan from the local council in order to buy back Kingston Park stadium. Newcastle City Council are reportedly considering brokering a multi-million pound loan for the Aviva Premiership club, details of which will be discussed at a closed session of its business cabinet this week. The Falcons currently lease the ground from landlords Northumbria University and have two years remaining on the deal. The loan was s...

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  • Newcastle Will Be Magic Again In 2016

    Following the success of the 2015 Magic Weekend, Super League organisers have announced that the 2016 event will be returning to St James’ Park in Newcastle on Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22. Magic Weekend was held in Newcastlefor the first time earlier this year and more than 67,000 fans were in attendance across the course of the weekend – the highest ever total for the two-day event. Fixtures for Magic Weekend 2016 have also been revealed, with 2015 First Utility Super League Grand F...

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  • Thompson Back On Board At Falcons

    The former chairman of Newcastle Falcons has rejoined the club as a member of its board of directors reports the Newcastle Chronicle. Dave Thompson ran the Rugby union club for 13 years as chairman, before handing over the reins to current boss Semore Kurdi in 2011. Mr Thompson, who made his millions in the IT sector, bought the Falcons from then Newcastle United owners Freddy Shepherd and Sir John Hall when the pair began splitting up a consortium of sports clubs that included the Eagles basket...

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  • David Roberts - Newcastle Falcons

    Newcastle Falcons have appointed David Roberts as commercial director. A co-founder of the Great North Run and Great Run series, David is managing director of sports marketing company, Roberts & Partners Ltd. He has been responsible for a number of projects including the commercial rights to PGA Senior Championships, Hartlepool Tall Ships 2010 and assisting Durham County Cricket Club in their sponsorship requirements, as well as working for Nike Europe as Product Line Manager (Running)....

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  • Newcastle Buy Back Kingston Park

    Newcastle Rugby has confirmed that it has bought back Kingston Park after selling the ground to Northern Rock in 2007. The company, which owns both Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder, has purchased the freehold of Kingston Park from Northumbria University – the university bought the stadium from Northern Rock in 2008. Northumbria's men's and women's Rugby union and Rugby league teams will still train and play games at Kingston Park over the next 10 years after it was agreed that the two p...

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  • Falcons CEO Varley Steps Down

    Newcastle Falcons chief executive Paul Varley has stepped down from the position after less than a year in charge at the club. Varley took up the role in January this year but has now left his role as director and company secretary of Newcastle Rugby Limited. Varley is also the managing director of Carillion Energy Services and information from Companies House shows that the relevant documents were filed on November 11. A spokesperson for the club told Running Rugby: “We thank Paul for his...

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  • Hogan Appointed Falcons MD

    Mick Hogan has been appointed managing director of Newcastle Falcons with immediate effect and will be reporting directly to chairman Semore Kurdi. Hogan has been assisting the club for the past six months as a commercial consultant after previously working at the Falcons as commercial director and head of marketing as well as being CEO at Wigan Warriors RL and Sale Sharks RFC. Speaking about the appointment, Newcastle chairman Semore Kurdi said "I'm delighted that Mick has taken up this new rol...

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  • Smith Rejoins Falcons As Media Manager

    Newcastle Falcons have appointed local newspaper journalist Mark Smith as the club’s new media manager. The sports journalist for the Newcastle Chronicle, who specializes in Rugby, will begin his new role on March 14 and it shouldn’t take him long to get into the swing of things as he held the same position at the club for a number of years before joining the Chronicle in 2010. Smith revealed the news on Twitter, saying: “I am returning to work at Newcastle Falcons as media manager. Had 5...

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  • Greene King Backs Falcons & Thunder

    Newcastle Rugby, the parent company of Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Thunder, has agreed a new partnership with leading UK brewer Greene King. The agreement will see Greene King IPA become the Falcons’ principal partner with immediate effect until summer 2017 and the home shirt sponsors of Newcastle Thunder for the 2016 season as well. Greene King has also been given exclusive pouring rights at Kingston Park stadium for the next five years. The Greene King IPA logo will be displayed on the...

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  • Magic Weekend Breaks Attendance Record

    Super League’s Magic Weekend at St James’ Park in Newcastle last week set a new record attendance of 67,788 for the two-day event. The first ever Magic Weekend in the North East beat the previous record by over 3,000 and also set a new benchmark for the most number of people attending a single day of the event - 40,871 on the Saturday. The previous attendance record of 64,552 for the whole weekend was set last year at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester and it is unclear whether the Magic Week...

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