Newcastle Falcons have lost their last two matches of 2016, at Saracens on Christmas Eve and at home to Wasps six days later. The Falcons have scored 23 tries in the twelve rounds of Aviva Premiership Rugby this season and 10 of those have come in the last two home games.
Bath Rugby’s only victory in the last four rounds of Aviva Premiership Rugby was 14-11 at home to Saracens on 3rd December. Bath have not won away from home in any competition since their trip to Exeter in Premiership Rugby on 30th October.
Newcastle’s solitary victory in their last dozen meetings with Bath in Premiership Rugby was 19-14 at Kingston Park in this equivalent fixture last season played on 2nd January.
Kingston Park, 7.45pm – Live on BT Sport
Referee: Greg Garner (108th Premiership game).
Assistant Referees: John Meredith & Wayne Falla.
TMO: Keith Lewis.