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March 23, 2018
Report: Eagles vs Leeds Force

Fabulous Flournoy isn’t one for putting his feet up. Then again, Leeds Force aren’t in town every week. And if there was one game Newcastle Eagles’ veteran player-coach could afford to miss it was surely the visit of the BBL’s bottom club. Ahead of this season’s most brutal run of fixtures, Flournoy stayed home with…

March 22, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs Leeds Force

On the face of it, tonight’s BBL Championship match-up for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle against bottom of the table Leeds Force has a look of inevitability about it, writes Jeff King. The Eagles have already thumped Force twice this season and the Yorkshire-based outfit’s 1 – 23 record leans towards a Newcastle clean sweep of…

March 21, 2018
Themba On Point For Promotion

With the absence of Drew Lasker from their senior roster, Lasker is off to Australia to represent England in The Commonwealth Games, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle have taken the decision to promote from within to cover the veteran guard’s absence. 19-year old starting point guard Themba Yabantu is the player being promoted. He’s been playing…

March 20, 2018
Drew Heads Down Under

Drew Lasker has pledged to do Newcastle proud as he prepares for the most exciting challenge of his basketball career. The veteran Eagles guard flies out to Australia on Thursday as part of England’s 12-man Commonwealth Games squad. And Lasker has promised to make the most of an unexpected opportunity after grasping the chance to…

March 18, 2018
Paige Turns It Around

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle turned their fortunes around in more ways than one on Friday night as the completed a 93 – 70 victory over Bristol Flyers, writes Jeff King. It means the Eagles have now one three games in a row at home following three previous defeats on the home court. Not that a…

March 16, 2018
Report: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers

On the day Drew Lasker was named in England’s basketball squad ahead of next month’s Commonwealth Games, his new national team coach witnessed at first hand the full force of a wounded animal refusing to surrender without a fight. Bristol Flyers’ Andreas Kapoulas will lead the Lions into action in Australia with only one Newcastle…

March 16, 2018
Lasker The Lion

Basketball England today named their squads who will compete at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia next month and we are delighted to share with you that your Eagles guard Drew Lasker has been called up to Team England. Drew tweeted about the news this morning saying how much he appreciated the opportunity: I’m proud…

March 16, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers

As the Esh Group Eagles Newcastle prepare for tonight’s crucial BBL Championship clash against Bristol Flyers, they do so in the knowledge that Captain Darius Defoe may well be missing again through injury, writes Jeff King. If, indeed, Defoe doesn’t make it, the Eagles will once again turn to veteran guard Drew Lasker to lead…

March 14, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 22

The BBL’s latest line-up of players sees one of our Eagles make his impressive seventh appearance in the All-Star starting five this season as well as two other players of ours featuring. Congratulations to Jaysean Paige and Zarko Jukic starting this week and Drew Lasker starring off the bench. Here’s the full roster from the…


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