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BBL
October 4, 2021
Report: Manchester Giants 92-86 Eagles

There has to be real concern for Newcastle Eagles and their head coach Ian MacLeod after his new-look roster slipped to their third consecutive defeat on the road in Manchester last night. It means they are still winless this season and are now rooted at the bottom of the BBL Cup North Group. They have…

BBL
October 2, 2021
Report: Eagles 82-85 Sheffield Sharks (BBL Cup Group Stage)

Prior to tip-off, rookie forward Duke Shelton had insisted ‘every game is a rivalry’ as he refused to discriminate between those teams stacking up to knock Newcastle Eagles off their perch this season. But when it comes to the biggest rivalries in British basketball few are more keenly fought than this historic northern heavyweight contest….

BBL
September 24, 2021
Report: Eagles 72 – 82 Glasgow Rocks (BBL Cup Group Stage)

On March 6, 2020 thousands of dejected Newcastle supporters trooped out of the Eagles Community Arena in downcast mood. Worcester Wolves had just inflicted a 95-79 defeat on Ian MacLeod’s men and attention was already turning towards the next homecourt clash and an early opportunity to bounce back. Few of those present could ever have…

BBL
September 11, 2021
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 95-85 USA Select

Fans flooded into the Vertu Motors Arena for the first time in 18 months last night as new-look Newcastle Eagles edged a tough pre-season test. A 1,000-strong crowd — a club record for a friendly — was rewarded with a typically frenetic affair against familiar foes. And with the bulk of Ian MacLeod’s roster yet…

BBL
May 17, 2021
Report: Eagles Win May Madness 2021 BBL Play-Offs

The Newcastle Eagles produced a vintage defensive display to silence the London Lions roar in a dramatic British Basketball League Play-Off final. Call them the comeback kings or the cardiac kids but one thing is for sure you can never ever write this franchise off. When Fab Flournoy left for the NBA and Canada many…

BBL
May 14, 2021
Report: Eagles Make The BBL Play-Offs Final

The sporting public of Leicester may well shake in fear when they hear the name of Newcastle called as their direct opponents. After Newcastle Eagles women’s team took down Leicester Riders in the WBBL Play-Off Quarter-Final earlier in the month, the men’s team followed suit. Squeezed in between the two hardcourt heroes’ wins was also a…

BBL
May 12, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 77-76 Eagles (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 1st Leg)

Ian MacLeod paid tribute to his never-say-die Newcastle Eagles after the BBL’s most successful franchise recovered from a 20-point deficit to keep their playoff dreams alive. Leicester Riders will be wondering how they failed to take a double-digit lead into tomorrow’s semi-final second leg following a lightning opening to a see-saw clash. But Newcastle bounced…

BBL
May 7, 2021
Report: Eagles Through To 2021 BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals

Cometh the hour or even the second cometh the man or was it men? Somehow, some way, Justin Gordon and Rahmon Fletcher came up with a last-ditch play to take the Eagles through to the BBL Play-Off semi-finals. It could not have been more dramatic nor could this Newcastle side have shown any more character…

BBL
May 5, 2021
Report: Eagles 79-77 Sheffield Sharks (BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals 1st Leg)

As the clock ticked down on Star Wars Day there was no better time for the Newcastle Eagles empire to strike back. The playoffs represent a new hope for a side that struggled for consistency during the final throes of a disappointing regular season. But those inconsistencies were laid bare as the archetypal game of…