The two teams played out a 9-all draw when they met at Headingley Carnegie in round 1, whilst Leeds’ only win at Kingston Park was 28-25 in the Premiership on 15 February 2004.
Newcastle Falcons have won just one of their last four matches: 17-6 at home to Montauban in the Amlin Challenge Cup on 10 December. Falcons’ only win at Kingston Park in their last six Guinness Premiership fixtures there was 14-3 over Worcester Warriors on 1 November.
Leeds Carnegie secured home and away victories over Bucuresti Oaks in the European Challenge Cup over the past two weeks, but in the Guinness Premiership the Yorkshiremen’s only win since March 2008 remains the 15-9 victory at London Wasps on 1 November.
Referee: Andrew Small (39th Premiership game)