When the two sides met in Round 2 the Falcons recorded a 34-3 victory and will be looking for a similar result ahead of their tie against Lyon in the final weekend.
Paul Moriarty will oversee the visit of Petrarca after Newcastle head coach Alan Tait this week opted to take temporary leave of his post.
Petrarca are still hunting for their first victory in this year's competition.
Falcons: 15 Tom Catterick, 14 Luke Fielden, 13 Luke Eves, 12 Jeremy Manning, 11 Ryan Shortland, 10 Joel Hodgson, 9 Chris Pilgrim, 8 Mark Wilson, 7 Redford Pennycook, 6 Richard Mayhew, 5 Tim Swinson, 4 Tai Tuifua, 3 James Hall, 2 Joe Graham, 1 Ashley Wells.
Replacements: 16 Michael Mayhew, 17 Darren Fearn, 18 Grant Shiells, 19 Allister Hogg, 20 Will Welch, 21 Jordi Pasqualin, 22 Will Chudley, 23 James Fitzpatrick.
Petrarca: 15 Eoghan Hickey, 14 Steven Bortolussi, 13 Juan Pablo Sanchez, 12 Marco Neethling, 11 Alex Morsellino, 10 Tim Walsh, 9 Pietro Travagli, 8 Zane Ansell, 7 Scott Palmer, 6 Marco Barbini, 5 Filippo Giusti, 4 Agustin Cavalieri, 3 Piermaria Leso, 2 Flavio Damiano, 1 Chris Caporello.
Replacements: 16 Nicola Gatto, 17 Alessandro Furia, 18 Miguel Alonso, 19 Mantvydas Tveraga, 20 Edoardo Ghiraldini, 21 Alessandro Billot, 22 Roberto Bertetti, 23 Fabio Faggiotto.
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