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  1. Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 2nd Leg)
  2. Gorrell Gets Into WBBL Team of the Year
  3. Fletcher Makes Molten BBL Team of the Year
  4. Edwards Lands In Defensive Team of the Year
  5. Report: Leicester Riders 77-76 Eagles (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 1st Leg)

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BBL
May 13, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 2nd Leg)

It’s win or go home time for Newcastle Eagles tonight as they head into the second leg of the BBL Play-Off semi-final against Leicester Riders trailing by a single point following Tuesday’s first leg. Tonight’s game is a one-off. Win and progress, draw or lose and the season is over. The win has to be…

WBBL
May 12, 2021
Gorrell Gets Into WBBL Team of the Year

The 2020-21 Molten WBBL Team of the Year, as voted by WBBL Head Coaches, stars our Eagles co-captain and point guard Alison Gorrell. The league’s leading scorer features in the Team of the Year for the third straight completed season. Gorrell paced the league by some distances in scoring at a mark of 23.6 points…

BBL
May 12, 2021
Fletcher Makes Molten BBL Team of the Year

The BBL have announced their 2020-21 Molten Team of the Year, as voted by head coaches of the league’s clubs. Making the selection is our very own Rahmon Fletcher, a former two-time league MVP, who moves into the top five all-time for team of the year appearances. In his sixth campaign with the club, Fletcher…

BBL
May 12, 2021
Edwards Lands In Defensive Team of the Year

There’s a formidable line-up for the 2020-21 Molten BBL Defensive Team of the Year, voted by BBL Head Coaches, which features our very own back-court star Cortez Edwards. Edwards does a bit of everything for us at both ends of the floor and also received six votes from BBL Head Coaches. The American guard comfortably…

BBL
May 12, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 77-76 Eagles (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 1st Leg)

Ian MacLeod paid tribute to his never-say-die Newcastle Eagles after the BBL’s most successful franchise recovered from a 20-point deficit to keep their playoff dreams alive. Leicester Riders will be wondering how they failed to take a double-digit lead into tomorrow’s semi-final second leg following a lightning opening to a see-saw clash. But Newcastle bounced…

BBL
May 11, 2021
Flock of Eagles Fill Final All-Star Fives

As our BBL team prepare for their May Madness Play-Offs Semi-Finals tipping-off tonight and WBBL team this Sunday’s Final, the incredible performances from players across both sides have received praise by the league with places in this week’s All-Star Fives. Firstly it’s a flock of Eagles in the final weekly WBBL All-Star Five after the…

May 11, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Final 1st Leg)

Newcastle Eagles playcaller Ian MacLeod is ready to put his reputation on the line in his latest bid to outsmart British basketball’s most decorated active coach. The popular Geordie faces Leicester Riders’ Rob Paternostro twice in three days as the BBL playoff semi-finals take centre stage. And with a gripping season series tied at 3-3,…

WBBL
May 8, 2021
Report: Eagles Make The WBBL Play-Offs Final

Ali Gorrell wrote the latest chapter in Newcastle’s fairytale finish to the WBBL campaign with the titanic triple double that fired the Eagles into the 2021 playoff final. The league MVP contender added 10 assists and 11 rebounds to her game high 22 points as league champions Sevenoaks Suns were shown the door at this…

BBL
May 7, 2021
May Madness BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals Set

Following last night’s results in the quarters, the May Madness BBL 2021 Play-Offs Semi-Finals have been confirmed by the league as follows – based upon Championship finishing position seeding: Leicester Riders (1st) vs Newcastle Eagles (4th) London Lions (2nd) vs Plymouth Raiders (3rd) Tip-off times for the two legs of each semi-final at Leicester Riders’…