BBC Sport - Mike Blair: Newcastle Falcons mentality has lifted form
Falcons mentality lifts form - Blair
- From the section Rugby Union
Newcastle half-back Mike Blair tells BBC Look North a change in mentality has helped boost their Premiership form.
The Falcons avoided relegation from the top flight last season after a long tussle with Worcester, after a season in which they won just three games.
However, Dean Richards' side have already matched that tally of victories in 2014-15, and climbed above London Irish into 10th place after the win against Gloucester last week.
Blair feels not looking down at the drop has lifted the pressure on the players and allowed them to express themselves on the field.