Newcastle’s only victory over London Irish in their last nine meetings in all competitions since February 2006 was 15-11 at Madejski Stadium on 22 November 2009.
Newcastle Falcons’ three games of Aviva Premiership Rugby so far have all been won by the home side on the day. The Falcons have not gained a try bonus point at Kingston Park in the Premiership since the opening round of the 2007/08 season!
London Irish have won two of their three games so far, whilst the Exiles have won just once on their travels in 2010: 23-13 at relegated Worcester on 10 April.
The Exiles are unbeaten in their last six visits to Kingston Park.
Referee: Wayne Barnes (83rd Premiership game)
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