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BBL Reports

May 2, 2023
Report: London Lions 99-86 Eagles

As expected The Newcastle Eagles exited the End of Season Play-Offs in the first round at the hands of regular season Champions, London Lions. But Marc Steutel’s men didn’t go without a fight showing plenty of pride and commitment in the second leg. Indeed, in what was a very feisty affair with the referees throwing technical…

April 29, 2023
Report: Eagles 78-108 London Lions

A blazing hot Ben Mockford couldn’t prevent champions London Lions putting on a BBL masterclass at a packed Vertu Motors Arena as playoff hoops returned to Tyneside. Newcastle’s in-form guard led his team with 31 points, shooting 73 per cent from the field, to deliver one of the best individual performances in Eagles history. But…

April 23, 2023
Report: Plymouth Patriots 68-90 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles completed one of the most remarkable comebacks in British Basketball League history to book their place in the 2023 playoffs. Seemingly down and out for most of the season, Marc Steutel’s do-or-die warriors left it late to join the post-season party. But a 90-68 win at Plymouth City Patriots saw the UK’s most…

April 21, 2023
Report: Caledonia Gladiators 77-83 Eagles

Whisper it quietly, The Newcastle Eagles are still alive in the Play-Off race. A week ago, it seemed unlikely as three wins from four games was the least they needed. A week on and they could head to Plymouth on Sunday with a chance to snatch the eighth and final play-off place of the Patriots…

April 17, 2023
Report: London Lions 89-68 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles have Cheshire Phoenix to thank for keeping their season alive following a chastening defeat at BBL champions London Lions. Marc Steutel’s men remain four points adrift of eighth-placed Plymouth City Patriots after crashing to a heavy loss at the Copper Box Arena. But Cheshire’s comfortable win at the Patriots keeps the race for…

April 15, 2023
Report: Eagles 88-78 Caledonia Gladiators

Newcastle Eagles live to fight another day after a monster fourth quarter saw off border rivals Caledonia Gladiators at a rocking Vertu Motors Arena. The hosts outscored the 2023 BBL Trophy winners 32-14 during a punishing final period as Ben Mockford lit up from beyond the arc. But it was red-hot Justin Gordon who grabbed…

April 9, 2023
Report: Leicester Riders 87-78 Eagles

There is one simple question. After another double-losing weekend, is Newcastle Eagles BBL play-off hopes finally over? Yesterday’s loss on the road at Leicester may well have put the final nail in Newcastle’s coffin. Statistically and mathematically it still is not confirmed but with only four games left to play and now three games behind…

April 8, 2023
Report: Eagles 71-82 Sheffield Sharks

After the promising win at Surrey last Sunday the Eagles returned home to the Vertu Motors Arena and another packed crowd to face fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks. With six games to go Head Coach Marc Steutel admitted every game is a must-win one if his side are to make the end-of-season play-offs. They sit two…

April 2, 2023
Report: Surrey Scorchers 78-79 Eagles

Newcastle’s magnificent seven kept the Eagles’ season alive with a last-gasp win at fellow strugglers Surrey Scorchers. The short-handed visitors had veteran Jermel Kennedy to thank for the decisive three-pointer that finally killed off the battling hosts three seconds from time. But it was Hasahn French’s Herculean effort of 17 points and 18 rebounds that…