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Preview: Newcastle Falcons v Wasps

Nathan Hughes

Newcastle Falcons have won two of their last three matches in Aviva Premiership Rugby whilst at Kingston Park they have obtained back-to-back victories over Harlequins in Premiership Rugby and Lyon in the European Challenge Cup, scoring 6 tries in each game. 

Wasps only loss in their last five Aviva Premiership Rugby encounters was at Gloucester in round 8. 

Wasps have scored 12 more tries that any other side in the competition but four teams have conceded fewer tries. 

Wasps have won only once on the road in any competition since September, 26-12 at Worcester in round 10 of Premiership Rugby. 

Wasps are unbeaten in their last eight fixtures with the Falcons since Newcastle’s 14-10 victory at Adams Park in May 2012, although the two clubs did play out a 23-all draw at Kingston Park in February 2015.
 

Newcastle Falcons v Wasps (Kingston Park, 7.45pm)
Referee: Tom Foley (29th Premiership game).
Assistant Referees: Simon McConnell, Greg MacDonald.
TMO: Stuart Terheege

Live on BT Sport 

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