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  1. Report: Eagles vs Leicester Riders
  2. Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders
  3. Captain Defoe Rallies The Troops
  4. BBL All-Star Five – Week 11
  5. Christmas Food Bank Appeal


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…

December 11, 2017
Booking Tickets Is Now Easier Than Ever!

From today you can book your tickets for our games quickly and easily using your mobile phone or tablet as well as on your desktop computer or laptop. Choose Your Seat Our brand new seat selection engine lets you see availability around the arena, choose where you want to sit for the game and pick the…

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 10, 2017
AJ Points The Way

It was Andy Warhol who supposedly coined the phrase, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” Esh Group Eagles Newcastle Head Coach Fab Flournoy has his own version, writes Jeff King. It’s not quite as cut and dried as Warhol’s but it goes along the lines of what he often says to…