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January 21, 2008
Eagles Tough it Out to Book Semis Spot

A bullish Fab Flournoy was today reflecting on coming within a whisker of being dumped out of the BBL Trophy after his Newcastle Eagles side crashed 100-78 to Scottish Rocks in Glasgow. Just a week after the Cup Final loss, a defeat would have been a crushing psychological blow for the New Yorker who was…

January 21, 2008
Eagles Cut Defares

Newcastle Eagles have parted company with recent signing Bryan Defares, who has been released by mutual consent. The Dutchman arrived on Tyneside earlier this month and played in a handful of games for the club, collecting a runners-up medal after taking part in the 2008 BBL Cup Final against the Marshall MK Lions. However things…

January 18, 2008
Brilliant Bridge Too Good For Tigers

Newcastle Eagles bounced back from their BBL Cup Final nightmare to cruise past the Everton Tigers and all but put their name in the draw for the final four of the BBL Trophy. The Eagles, inspired by the brilliant Andrew Bridge, closed out a 16-point victory 48 hours after their heartbreaking loss to the Milton…

January 14, 2008
Fab: Losing hurts but we’ll bounce back

Playcaller Fabulous Flournoy may already have clinched every major accolade in British basketball but the Eagles coach last night expressed his bitter disappointment at losing the BBL Cup final to Milton Keynes Lions. For a second consecutive year the Newcastle Eagles lost at the final stage of the competition and gifted the cup to a…

January 14, 2008
Eagles 2nd Place in BBL Cup Final

Marshall MK Lions secured the first piece of silverware of the season with a 69-66 triumph over Newcastle Eagles in the BBL Cup Final at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham on Sunday afternoon. Lions’ Kevin Griffin was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) in this most anticipated of matches that pitted the BBL’s top two…

January 12, 2008
‘Prince’ Ascends to His Rightful Role

Since TJ Walker’s departure, Charles Smith has stepped up his game. For a man known to his fans as ‘The Prince’, it is perhaps fitting that Charles Smith has recently succeeded to second in line on the Newcastle Eagles playing staff. Since the abdication of the legendary TJ Walker, the forward from Philadelphia has become…

January 12, 2008
Bryan on Fire as Eagles Maul Riders

Debutant Bryan Defares starred as the Eagles dismantled the travelling Leicester Riders by closing out a 33-point victory last night that cements their spot at the top of the league, writes DAN WARBURTON. Any fears the Eagles’ partisans may secretly have harbored of Fabulous Flournoy resting his stars ahead of Sunday’s colossal BBL Cup final…

January 9, 2008
Why Defares REALLY joined Eagles!

Newcastle new boy Bryan Defares has revealed the real reason behind his big move to the Eagles… The chance to watch Premiership football at St James’s Park! The Dutch guard was born and raised in Amsterdam and is a self-confessed Ajax nut. But like a lot of kids growing up in Holland he was just…

January 4, 2008
All-purpose Bryan Gives Eagles a Lift

Newcastle Eagles coach Fabulous Flournoy believes new signing Bryan Defares will be a catalyst for success – hailing his latest recruit as the spark to help fulfil their clean-sweep aspirations. The Dutch international star arrived on Tyneside yesterday afternoon and may have to watch court-side as his new team-mates lock horns with Scottish Rocks tonight…