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.

Features

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

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Guinness PRO12: Stuart Barnes backs Munster to end Leinster's run

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Munster were last crowned PRO12 champions in 2011 and since then have seen their fierce rivals Leinster leading the way as far as the Irish teams are concerned.

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

So much can change in a week of sporting action and, sure enough, there have been plenty of highs and lows over the past seven days.

Experts & Blogs

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