The RFU Championship play-off schedule has been confirmed, with table-topping Newcastle set to face Leeds Carnegie and Nottingham tackling Bedford.
The Falcons, who suffered their only defeat of the regular season in the final weekend to Bristol, will travel to their former Premiership rivals on May 6, with the return fixture at Kingston Park six days' later. Both matches will be shown live on Sky Sports.
The other semi-final sees Nottingham, who finished second, travel to Goldington Road on May 4 before entertaining the Blues six days later.
The two-legged final will then take place on May 23 and May 29, with the winner aiming to replace London Welsh in the top flight.