Leeds have won two of their last three meetings with Newcastle. The Falcons have a remarkable record at Headingley Carnegie, with just one defeat in nine previous visits.
Leeds Carnegie have lost their last four matches in all competitions, whilst their solo victory in Aviva Premiership Rugby this season came at home to Gloucester on New Year’s Day.
Newcastle Falcons have secured just one win in their last seven encounters in all competitions: 17-3 at home to Exeter in the Anglo-Welsh Cup on 6 February. The Falcons’ only Premiership victory since round two also came at home to Gloucester on 21 November.
Referee: Dean Richards (45th Premiership game)
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