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Posted Wednesday, February 2nd 2022

Number Crunch: Flight of the Falcons

All of the key player, team and form statistics ahead of the Gallagher Premiership clash with Newcastle Falcons at Ashton Gate.


Bristol Bears have won their last three first team matches, against Sale in Gallagher Premiership Rugby and Stade Français and Scarlets in the European Champions Cup. The Bears record at Ashton Gate in Premiership Rugby this season is won three, lost three. 

Newcastle Falcons only victory in Gallagher Premiership Rugby since early November was a “declared win” against Sale on Boxing Day. The Falcons have won just twice away from home this season in Premiership Rugby, at Bath in Round 2 and at Exeter in Round 8. 

The Falcons beat the Bears 13-5 at Kingston Park in Round 5 and have not achieved a season’s double over Bristol since 2016/17 when they achieved their only previous victory at Ashton Gate. 

Bristol Bears have won their last three first team matches, against Sale in Gallagher Premiership Rugby and Stade Français and Scarlets in the Heineken European Champions Cup.

The Bears record at Ashton Gate in Premiership Rugby this season is won three, lost three.

Newcastle Falcons only victory in Gallagher Premiership Rugby since early November was a “declared win” against Sale on Boxing Day.

The Falcons have won just twice away from home this season in Premiership Rugby, at Bath in Round 2 and at Exeter in Round 8.

The Falcons beat the Bears 13-5 at Kingston Park in Round 5 and have not achieved a season’s double over Bristol since 2016/17 when they achieved their only previous victory at Ashton Gate


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