Jimmy Gopperth

Fly-half Jimmy Gopperth leaving Newcastle to join Leinster in the summer
Monday 4th March 16:42

Leinster have confirmed that they have signed Jimmy Gopperth from Newcastle on a two-year contract.

Gopperth: Scrap relegation
Tuesday 17th May 10:19

Newcastle's talismanic fly-half Jimmy Gopperth has called for relegation from the Aviva Premiership to be scrapped.

Wood handed player award
Tuesday 10th May 22:57

Northampton flanker Tom Wood was named the Aviva Premiership Player of the Season at the league's awards ceremony.

Newcastle v Tigers: Teams
Thursday 21st April 14:44

Newcastle remain confident of Aviva Premiership survival ahead of the visit of Leicester on Friday.

Bath steal late win
Saturday 29th January 17:48

Two late penalties from Olly Barclay saw Bath clinch an 11-6 LV= Cup victory over Newcastle at the Recreation Ground on Saturday.

Falcons safe as Sale falter
Friday 23rd April 22:25

Jimmy Gopperth starred as Newcastle defeated relegation rivals Sale to secure their place in next season's Guinness Premiership.

Bates hails Gopperth display
Thursday 1st April 09:53

Newcastle boss Steve Bates praised the efforts of Jimmy Gopperth after the fly-half helped the Falcons to a 25-13 win over Gloucester.

Falcons make giant leap
Wednesday 31st March 22:14

Newcastle Falcons boosted their Guinness Premiership survival hopes with a 25-13 victory over Gloucester at Kingston Park.

Gopperth thinking positive
Wednesday 31st March 10:26

Newcastle Falcons fly-half Jimmy Gopperth insists his side can recover from Sunday's defeat at Saracens when they take on Gloucester.

Wasps find Falcons unflappable
Sunday 3rd January 18:44

A determined Newcastle ground out a 12-6 victory over Wasps in their Guinness Premiership clash at Adams Park on Sunday.

Sarries shoot down Falcons
Sunday 4th October 17:54

Saracens regained the top spot in the Guinness Premiership with a 22-15 victory over Newcastle at Kingston Park on Sunday.

Early arrival for Gopperth
Wednesday 27th May 13:26

Jimmy Gopperth will team up with Newcastle in time for the start of the season after he negotiated an early release from North Harbour.

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