Newcastle Falcons Classic Rugby Jerseys

Newcastle Falcons Old Rugby Shirts

A photographic history of Newcastle Falcons Jerseys from the past

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CLUB

The Newcastle Falcons (formerly Gosforth FC/ Newcastle Gosforth until 1996) is an English rugby union team that plays in the English Premiership. The club was established in 1877 and played under the name of Gosforth Football Club until 1990. The name was then changed to Newcastle Gosforth and the club began to play at Kingston Park stadium in Kingston Park, Newcastle. At the start of the professional era the club adopted its current name of Newcastle Falcons.

BUY NEWCASTLE FALCONS CLASSIC RUGBY SHIRTS

HISTORY OF SHIRTS

1996/97 HOME (below)

Shirt as worn when the club came 2nd in the Courage League National Division 2 and gained promotion to the top flight

PLAYERS – included Andrew, Bentley, Stimpson, Lam

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1997/98 HOME (below)

Shirt as worn when the club won the Allied Dunbar Premiership in their first top flight campaign

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1998/99 Home (below)

Home Shirt as worn when the club unsuccessfully defended their title and came a disappointing 8th in the Premiership.

They reached the Tetleys Bitter Cup Final losing out to Wasps

PLAYERS – included Wilkinson, Weir, Archer

 

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1998/99 Away (below)

Away Shirt as worn when the club unsuccessfully defended their title and came a disappointing 8th in the Premiership.

PLAYERS – included Wilkinson, Weir, Archer

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1999/ 2000 Away (below)

Away Shirt as worn when the club came 9th in the Premiership

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2005/07 Away (below)

Away Shirt as worn when the club came 7th in the Premiership in 2005/06

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2006/07 Home (below)

Home shirt as worn when the club came 9th in the Premiership

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2006/07 Special Shirt (below)

Charity Pink shirt as worn in the EDF Energy Anglo Welsh Cup when the Falcons were in Group C and won 2 and lost 1 and were eliminated

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2008/09 Special (below)

Shirt used in European games. The Falcons came 2nd in Pool 4 and then lost the quarter final to Saracens 32-13

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