Newcastle’s only victory over Wasps in their last eight meetings in all competitions was 12-6 at Adams Park in the Guinness Premiership on 3 January. The Falcons have never managed a league double over the Londoners in the same season.
Newcastle Falcons ensured their survival in the Guinness Premiership when their thrilling 32-30 victory at Sale last time out was followed by Worcester’s defeat at Leeds. The Falcons’ only victory in their last six games at Kingston Park in all competitions was 25-23 over Gloucester in the Premiership on 31 March.
London Wasps must win this match to give themselves any chance of overhauling Bath for the 4th place finish in the Guinness Premiership. Wasps won 24-20 at Worcester in their most recent away encounter to end a three game losing run on the road.