Leeds are unbeaten in their last three encounters with Newcastle since the Falcons 21-19 victory at Kingston Park on 5 October 2007.
Newcastle Falcons have won just one of their last seven Aviva Premiership Rugby encounters: 12-6 at home to Gloucester on 21 November. The Falcons have won four of their last five home games in all competitions.
Leeds Carnegie have won just three matches this season – all in the European Challenge Cup. Leeds are winless in the Premiership since 25 April when they beat Worcester 12-10 at Headingley Carnegie.
Referee: Wayne Barnes (88th Premiership game)