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BBL
January 16, 2019
2019 BBC Sport BBL Coverage Schedule Confirmed

BBC Sport have confirmed the schedule for British Basketball League games to be broadcast on their app and website up until the end of March 2019. The BBL coverage deal is for the BBC to show one game per week for the remainder of the season and sees every BBL side shown at least once….

BBL
January 13, 2019
Report: Eagles at Surrey Scorchers

Sometimes it is not about statistics or quality of performance but how you can show heart, determination and overcome adversity that makes the difference. That was very much in evidence after Esh Group Eagles took an incredible road win at Surrey this afternoon in overtime. The sides had been tied at 85 – 85 at…

BBL
January 13, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Surrey Scorchers

At the final buzzer on Friday night, party-poopers Plymouth Raiders had spoiled the celebrations of Esh Group Eagles Newcastle by taking a deserved 91 – 86 victory on the opening night of the brand-new Eagles Community Arena. An Arena over 12 years in the planning and dreams of husband and wife duo Paul and Sam…

BBL
January 12, 2019
Report: Eagles vs Plymouth Raiders

It is almost 20 years since Paul Blake and business partner Ken Nottage – a familiar face on the North East basketball scene – paid a nominal sum to Sir John Hall for sole ownership of the Newcastle Eagles. Two decades down the line and it feels as if that investment is finally reaping rewards….

BBL
January 11, 2019
Preview: Arena Opening Game vs Plymouth Raiders

Tonight, sees the cumulation of a dream and a chance for Newcastle to add another iconic professional sporting venue to its pages of history as Esh Group Eagles Newcastle open its own doors to their brand-new arena. The plaudits and praise have rightly reigned in on Paul Blake, Eagles Managing Director and his wife Sam,…

BBL
January 10, 2019
Couldn’t Get A Ticket? Watch Our Opening Game Live on BBC Sport

The opening night at our new Eagles Community Arena has been sold out since Wednesday afternoon, but just in time for anyone not wanting to miss this historic first game we are pleased to announce the game will be free to watch on BBC Sport. This afternoon the British Basketball League’s continuing partnership with BBC…

BBL
January 10, 2019
Fletch Fired-Up For Friday

It will not have escaped the attention of many with a sporting mind that this Friday sees a huge moment in the history of professional sport in Newcastle with the sold-out opening of the brand-new Eagles Community Arena. One of those definitely excited about Friday’s game against Plymouth Raiders is on-court general Rahmon Fletcher. The…

Arena
January 9, 2019
Arena Opening Game SOLD OUT!

Newcastle will play in front of a capacity crowd on Friday when the Eagles Community Arena welcomes top flight basketball for the first time. Fabulous Flournoy’s men tackle fierce rivals Plymouth Raiders in the first homecourt fixture of 2019. Contractors put the finishing touches to the state-of-the-art arena earlier this week ready for Friday’s opening…

BBL
January 6, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth Raiders

It seems that every game Esh Group Eagles Newcastle play these days is a big one and a must win one. This afternoon’s clash against Plymouth Raiders on the road is no exception, writes Jeff King. After getting back in the BBL title race with a superb win at Leicester last weekend they need to…

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