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Summary

  1. FT: Newcastle 26-19 Harlequins
  2. FT: Worcester 15-30 Exeter
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  4. Commentary of Sunday's three Championship fixtures also available

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By Nathan Middleton and Brendon Mitchell

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

    Thank you for your company this afternoon and we hope you've enjoyed the action whoever you support.

    You can read the match reports shortly of the two games if you are just coming in or just fancy a recap.

    Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

  2. Premiership table

    So, as Adam Williams mentions London Irish prop up the Premiership as Newcastle's win moves them off the bottom of the table, just a point behind 10th-placed Worcester.

    Exeter's five-point victory at the Warriors means they remain second and just two points behind leaders Saracens, who they face next week.

    For the full table, it's here on the BBC Sport website.

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  4. Full-time

    Newcastle 26-19 Harlequins

    Newcastle are off the bottom of the Premiership!

    An amazing conclusion at Kingston, with Rob Vickers crossing for the winning try, sees the Falcons edge out play-off hopefuls Harlequins.

  5. Try (Vickers, con Goode)

    Newcastle 26-19 Harlequins

    What a comeback-comeback from Newcastle!

    Falcons led 10-0 after 38 minutes, trailed 19-10 after 46 minutes, but thanks to Rob Vickers' last-gasp try lead with little more than 60 seconds left.

    Incredible drama at Kingston Park.

  6. Try review

    Newcastle 19-19 Harlequins

    The home side think they've pinched it! It's TMO time!

  7. Full-time

    Worcester 15-30 Exeter

    Thomas Waldrom

    A battling performance from Worcester, but Exeter were simply too good on the day as they secure the bonus point with two second-half tries.

    Jame Short, Ian Whitten, Thomas Waldrom and Don Armand crossed for the Chiefs as they keep up the pressure on leaders Saracens.

    It's now 11 games without a win though for the Warriors.

  8. Newcastle 19-19 Harlequins

    Newcastle have the ball back now, however, and are piling forward.

    We're into the final two minutes, Falcons are five metres from the line...

  9. Newcastle 19-19 Harlequins

    Five minutes to go at Kingston Park and your guess is as good as mine as to which way this one is going.

    Harlequins have the ball, but deep inside their own territory.

  10. Penalty (Steenson)

    Worcester 15-30 Exeter

    No sign of a late fightback from the hosts with Exeter sitting deep in Worcester's 22.

    The Chiefs fly-half Gareth Steenson adds another three points and we have five minutes left.

  11. Penalty (Goode)

    Newcastle 19-19 Harlequins

    Goodness me, the Andy Goode show continues and Newcastle have pegged Harlequins back.

    This time the offence was a high tackle, and from the Quins 10-metre line Goode splits the sticks to make it 19-19.

    No pen intended from the Falcons Twitter account, I'm sure...

  12. Try (Armand, missed con Steenson)

    Worcester 15-27 Exeter

    They've been made to work hard for this, but Exeter now have a bonus-point try.

    More slick handling work by the Chiefs finds flanker Don Armand on the right wing - he puts the ball under his right arm and hands off two tacklers before diving over.

    Gareth Steenson misses the conversion but Exeter's lead is now 12.

  13. Penalty (Goode)

    Newcastle 16-19 Harlequins

    I could just copy and paste my last post, as Andy Goode lands a second kick in the space of 100 seconds to make it 19-16.

    Game well and truly back on.

  14. Penalty (Goode)

    Newcastle 13-19 Harlequins

    But we may need to just hold on to any thoughts that Quins may run away with this, as replacement and veteran Andy Goode lands a penalty to reduce the deficit to six points.

  15. Try (Waldrom, con Steenson)

    Worcester 15-22 Exeter

    We've seen Exeter's free-flowing hands to score two tries, but this was brute force from the forwards.

    The line-out maul was well set and the tank that is Thomas Waldrom orchestrated it perfectly at the back to push over from 10m out, and when they got to close range he pounced for an 11th of the season.

    Gareth Steenson with an excellent kick from out wide for a couple more.

  16. Newcastle 10-19 Harlequins

    Newcastle v Harlequins

    It's been even Stevens since that latest Charlie Walker score, with Newcastle at least stemming the Harlequins tide.

    As at Sixways, both teams make a number of changes at Kingston Park as they look to take control.

  17. Worcester 15-15 Exeter

    It certainly is an enthralling game at the moment, no side is on top...

    Sam Hill, back from the England squad, comes on for Exeter as both teams make a number of changes. 

    James Johnstone is on for his Worcester debut as Dean Ryan freshens things up.

  18. Worcester 15-15 Exeter

    Such a good move from Worcester and they should have their first try.

    Slick hands finds Tom Heathcote in the middle and he goes for the big looping pass out to Cooper Vuna, but it's too far in front of the Australian and it bounces harmlessly into touch.

  19. Worcester 15-15 Exeter

    Exeter have worked through a number of phases deep in Worcester territory but they've come up against a wall of blue so far.

    A knock-on from Thomas Waldrom gives the hosts the chance to clear.

  20. Try (Walker, con Evans)

    Newcastle 10-19 Harlequins

    Charlie Walker

    My word, and that's a third Harlequins try in eight minutes either side of half-time.

    Charlie Walker receives George Lowe's offload and streaks clear to score his second try.

    This time Nick Evans adds the extras and this is suddenly looking rather ominous for Newcastle.