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Posted Friday, October 15th 2021

Match preview: Newcastle Falcons (a) - GP R5

Everything you need to know ahead of Saturday's Gallagher Premiership clash with Newcastle Falcons at the Kingston Park (3pm KO).


FORM GUIDE

Newcastle Falcons record in Gallagher Premiership Rugby this season is an even won two, lost two. The Falcons have lost just one of their last five home games at Kingston Park: 20-26 to Harlequins in Round One.

Bristol Bears only victory in their last five Gallagher Premiership Rugby was 25-20 at home to Bath on 1 October. The Bears have lost their last two away games in Premiership Rugby and have not lost three in succession on their travels since 2018/19.

Bristol have won their last four encounters with Newcastle since the Falcons 39-27 victory at Ashton Gate in May 2017. The Bears have been victorious on their last two visits to Kingston Park and have never won three in a row at the venue


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