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  1. Report: Eagles vs Leicester Riders
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  3. Captain Defoe Rallies The Troops
  4. BBL All-Star Five – Week 11
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December 15, 2017
Report: Eagles vs Leicester Riders

Christmas came early for Leicester Riders as the league champions stopped the BBL’s comeback kings in their tracks. Newcastle Eagles’ luck ran out during the thrilling denouement to another dramatic final quarter as the visitors edged a bruising BBL battle. And Fabulous Flournoy must go back to the drawing board during the holiday break after…

December 15, 2017
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders

The biggest game in the BBL Championship so far, with no disrespect to the rest of the league’s teams, takes place at Northumbria University Sports Central tonight. Its Esh Group Eagles Newcastle v Leicester Riders, it’s top versus second as it seems to have been for many seasons now, writes Jeff King. Whilst it’s not…

December 14, 2017
Captain Defoe Rallies The Troops

Tomorrow night’s BBL Championship game against Leicester Riders is a huge one in the 2017/18 BBL season for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle and for their Captain and veteran forward Darius Defoe it could be a double celebration if he can play his part in a home town win, writes Jeff King. The long-serving Londoner, now…

December 13, 2017
BBL All-Star Five – Week 11

This week only one Eagle makes a showing in the BBL’s top picks of players as Jaysean Paige joins the elite roster off the bench. Here’s the leagues full list: Neil Watson (Plymouth Raiders) The Raiders’ playmaker has taken things up a gear of late and he mustered another brilliant showing to help catapult Raiders…

December 12, 2017
Christmas Food Bank Appeal

Firstly we want to say a huge thank you to all of our fans who have helped with recent appeals for donations of food, gifts and toys for those less fortunate. We have been overwhelmed with the donations on game nights proving what we already knew to be true, we have the best fans in the…

December 12, 2017
Jure Gun-ning For Riders

Jure Gunjina insists Newcastle Eagles can repel reigning champions Leicester Riders after revealing the BBL leaders have found strength in adversity. The classy Croat remains an enigma following his close-season switch to Sport Central as he struggles to convert raw talent into key stats on a consistent basis. But Gunjina showed flashes of his undoubted…

November 30, 2017
A Ground Breaking Day

Wednesday 29 November 2017 will go down in the club’s history as literally a ground breaking day with work beginning at Riverside Dene in Elswick for our year-long build of the Eagles Community Arena (ECA). The brand new, multi-million pound, purpose-built community sports arena will house our Eagles Community Foundation (ECF), top-flight British basketball with…

November 30, 2017
Eagles Pair Home In On Europe

Newcastle Eagles’ longest serving players have revealed a shared optimism that the club’s brand new home will usher in a fresh era of sustained success for Britain’s most successful basketball team. Player-coach Fabulous Flournoy and veteran forward Darius Defoe swapped vests and shorts for hard hats and hi-vis jackets at the official launch of the…

November 29, 2017
Building For The Future

We are pleased to announce that work has begun on a brand new, purpose-built community sports arena as the new multi-million pound home for the Eagles Community Foundation (ECF). The state-of-the-art venue will house our award winning North East charity and host the region’s most successful sports team – our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle. It is anticipated…

December 15, 2017
Report: Eagles vs Leicester Riders

Christmas came early for Leicester Riders as the league champions stopped the BBL’s comeback kings in their tracks. Newcastle Eagles’ luck ran out during the thrilling denouement to another dramatic final quarter as the visitors edged a bruising BBL battle. And Fabulous Flournoy must go back to the drawing board during the holiday break after…

December 15, 2017
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders

The biggest game in the BBL Championship so far, with no disrespect to the rest of the league’s teams, takes place at Northumbria University Sports Central tonight. Its Esh Group Eagles Newcastle v Leicester Riders, it’s top versus second as it seems to have been for many seasons now, writes Jeff King. Whilst it’s not…

December 14, 2017
Captain Defoe Rallies The Troops

Tomorrow night’s BBL Championship game against Leicester Riders is a huge one in the 2017/18 BBL season for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle and for their Captain and veteran forward Darius Defoe it could be a double celebration if he can play his part in a home town win, writes Jeff King. The long-serving Londoner, now…

December 13, 2017
BBL All-Star Five – Week 11

This week only one Eagle makes a showing in the BBL’s top picks of players as Jaysean Paige joins the elite roster off the bench. Here’s the leagues full list: Neil Watson (Plymouth Raiders) The Raiders’ playmaker has taken things up a gear of late and he mustered another brilliant showing to help catapult Raiders…

December 12, 2017
Jure Gun-ning For Riders

Jure Gunjina insists Newcastle Eagles can repel reigning champions Leicester Riders after revealing the BBL leaders have found strength in adversity. The classy Croat remains an enigma following his close-season switch to Sport Central as he struggles to convert raw talent into key stats on a consistent basis. But Gunjina showed flashes of his undoubted…

December 11, 2017
Live Eagles Games and More on BBC Sport

This week is the tip-off of the 2017-18 BBL season coverage on BBC Sport with our game against Leicester Riders on Friday night. Ahead of our BBL Championship tip-off at Sport Central, Team Northumbria, our Women’s British Basketball League side, take on Caledonia Pride in a game which will also be show live on the BBC…

December 1, 2017
CVL Cancelled – Saturday 2 December

Due to the cold weather this Thursday and Friday causing issues with access at John Spence, we have unfortunately had to cancel this week’s Central Venue League games. All the fixtures will be rearranged in due course.

November 29, 2017
Building For The Future

We are pleased to announce that work has begun on a brand new, purpose-built community sports arena as the new multi-million pound home for the Eagles Community Foundation (ECF). The state-of-the-art venue will house our award winning North East charity and host the region’s most successful sports team – our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle. It is anticipated…

November 10, 2017
Powered By Water

This week our Eagles visited Gosforth Junior High Academy for a Hoops 4 Health session for our community foundation in partnership with Northumbrian Water. and BBC Look North went along to see what it was all about. Over the next year thousands of young people across the region will learn the importance of staying hydrated and choosing…

November 9, 2017
Tesco Bank Junior Players Continues Into Second Year

This week Eagles’ guard Drew Lasker joined two North East football legends, Sunderland’s Kevin Ball and Newcastle United’s Bob Moncur, along with pupils from Balliol Primary School to launch year two of Tesco Bank Junior Players community sports programme. Last year the programme saw over 18,500 primary school pupils from across the region get fit…

November 8, 2017
Attention All Women’s Basketball Stars Of The Future

Our hugely successful Women’s British Basketball League Team Northumbria have had a good start to the season and next month they will be helping our Eagles Community Foundation with a girls only coaching session to encourage WBBL stars of the future. The £5 session will be led by female Newcastle Eagles coaches and take place…

November 2, 2017
15 Years of the Central Venue League

Today marks 15-years since the first games of the Newcastle Eagles’ Central Venue League (CVL) back on Saturday 2 November 2002. The Eagles’ CVL was born out of a need by the basketball community of the North East with no junior basketball leagues running prior to it’s launch when the only other opportunity for young…

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