Result: Newcastle Falcons shade it against London Irish

Result: Falcons shade it against Irish
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Newcastle Falcons squeeze past London Irish 13-11 in the Premiership this afternoon.

Newcastle Falcons have beat London Irish 13-11 at Kingston Park this afternoon.

Ofisa Treviranus went over the line for the visiting Irish after 12 minutes before Rory Clegg kicked the Falcons into a 6-5 lead just after the half-hour mark.

Ian Humphreys scored a penalty to give Irish an 8-6 lead just before the break, before missing an easier chance minutes after the restart.

Adam Powell turned the tide in the the Falcons' favour when he scored a try after after 65 minutes, before Phil Godman added the points with a penalty.

Humphreys then had a chance to win the game for Irish in the last minute, but his effort fell just short, to hand the home the win.

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