Matt Burke

Burke calls it a day
Thursday 29th May 09:30

Newcastle full-back Matt Burke has announced his retirement having failed to recover fully from a knee injury.

Burke set for new deal offer
Wednesday 7th November 13:38

Newcastle are to hold talks with veteran full-back Matthew Burke with a view to extending his stay at Kingston Park beyond this season.

Burke back for Wallabies?
Wednesday 2nd May 14:53

We were lucky - Smith
Friday 22nd September 23:24

London Irish boss Brian Smith was relieved to leave Kingston Park with the points.

December award for Burke
Wednesday 18th January 11:28

Matt Burke and Ian McGeechan have picked up December's Player and Coach awards.

Burke inspires Falcons
Sunday 1st January 17:00

Matt Burke scored 16 points as Newcastle beat Worcester 21-15.

Wallaby Burke set for return
Thursday 22nd December 12:25

Matt Burke will start for Newcastle Falcons in their Premiership showdown with Leeds.

Sarries continue good form
Sunday 20th November 17:00

Saracens overcame Newcastle Falcons 27-18 with a fine performance at Vicarage Road.

Flying Falcons sink Sharks
Sunday 2nd October 15:30

Newcastle wracked up five tries to beat Sale 34-9 at Kingston Park.

Bath win at last against Falcons
Sunday 25th September 17:00

Bath staged a second-half comeback to beat the Newcastle Falcons 27-16.

Burke Blunder costs Falcons
Sunday 11th September 17:00

Matthew Burke missed a last minute conversion to hand Bristol victory.


Phil Edwards explains why England's World Cup dreams will not be over if they lose their next two games

Phil Edwards explains why England's World Cup dreams will not be over if they lose their next two games

If England are to have any chance of launching a successful assault on the Everest that is next year's World Cup, then the widespread feeling seems to be that they simply have to win their next two games.

Pro12 Highlights

Pro12 Highlights

Highlights of all the Pro12 action, including Ulster's win over the Ospreys and Treviso's draw with Leinster.

Back Ireland to continue their winning ways

Back Ireland to continue their winning ways

It has been fairly even between Ireland and Australia in the last six meetings, three wins to Australia, two Irish victories and a draw, but recent form comes down in Ireland’s favour, with eight wins from nine contrasting to Australia's three victories in nine.

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Phil Edwards

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