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Falcons fly past Harlequins in thrilling 38-32 win

Newcastle Falcons Michael Young celebrates with teammates Vereniki Goneva and Joel Hodgson during the Aviva Premiership match at Kingston Park, Newcastle. Credit: PA Images

Newcastle Falcons recorded back to back wins as they saw off Harlequins 38-32 in an enthralling fixture at Kingston Park.

Falcons impressed early on with two tries from Juan Pablo Socino whilst securing their first four-try Premiership bonus point since May 2015.

Falcons next home game is their return fixture against Lyon in the European Challenge Cup.

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York denied point following late Tranmere winner

York City moved down to bottom of the table after losing 1-0 away to Tranmere Rovers.

James Norwood's free header in added time was enough to secure the win for Tranmere.

Rhys Murphy showed promise alongside fellow loan signing Jon Parkin before being stretchered off early on the second half.

The Ministermen's next home game is against Worcester in the FA Trophy.

James Norwood when he was playing for Forest Green Rovers before joining Tranmere in the summer Credit: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport

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Terpsichore statue back on Empire Theatre

Terpsichore being lifted back into place on top of the Sunderland Empire theatre Credit: ITV News

The statue of Terpsichore has been hoisted back into position on the tower of Sunderland Empire Theatre.

The statue of the Greek Muse of dancing and choral song was dislodged in high winds in January and had to be removed.

Now the restored statue has reclaimed her rightful place.

Terpsichore was left hanging from the top of the tower Credit: ITV News
The Theatre has been without Terpsichore for nearly a year Credit: ITV News
Work to replace the statue began at 8am Credit: ITV News

Sunderland statue due to be lifted back into place

Terpsichore was left hanging from the top of the tower Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Work is due to begin hoisting the statue of Terpsichore back into position on the tower of Sunderland Empire Theatre.

The statue of the Greek Muse of dancing and choral song was dislodged in high winds in January and had to be removed.

Now the restored statue will reclaim her rightful place.

The Theatre has been without Terpsichore for nearly a year Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Weather permitting work replacing the statue is due to begin at 8am Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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