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  1. Gorrell Gets Into WBBL Team of the Year
  2. Fletcher Makes Molten BBL Team of the Year
  3. Edwards Lands In Defensive Team of the Year
  4. Report: Leicester Riders 77-76 Eagles (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 1st Leg)
  5. Flock of Eagles Fill Final All-Star Fives
December 15, 2007
Flournoy Writes Off A Move For Sullivan

Eagles player-coach Fabulous Flournoy has dismissed speculation he will move for ex-Newcastle favourite Andrew Sullivan to replace defector Richard Midgley, ahead of this afternoon’s BBL Cup semi-final clash with the Scottish Rocks. The Tynesiders were rocked by the shock departure of star point guard Midgley, who made his debut for Everton last night, scoring 18…

December 14, 2007
Eagles Ready To Swoop For Andy

Newcastle Eagles could respond to the loss of one Great Britain star with an audacious bid to lure another to the club as his replacement. The Chronicle understands the club are interested in making a move to try to persuade the hugely influential and talented Andrew Sullivan to move back to the North-East. However, this…

December 13, 2007
Why I Must Quit Eagles : Midgley

RICHARD MIDGLEY has admitted he is to blame for his shock exit from Newcastle Eagles, by Paul Nilsen, Evening Chronicle, – and has paid tribute to the club ahead of his proposed move to Everton. Speaking candidly about his roller-coaster time on Tyneside, the Great Britain guard was eager to deny claims the Eagles were…

December 13, 2007
Eagles Release Midgley

Newcastle Eagles have released Richard Midgley (pictured) after receiving an approach by Everton Tigers to sign the player. Midgley signed for the Eagles during the summer and Managing Director Paul Blake has explained the decision to release him. ‘It would be fair to say that a move to Everton is in the best interests of…

December 11, 2007
A win, but no Capital show

Newcastle Eagles’ skipper Andrew Bridge believes the players have everything to prove on Saturday when they bid to reach the BBL Cup final. The Tynesiders will go into their semi-final against the Scottish Rocks with both Bridge and player-coach Fab Flournoy demanding improvements – despite a weekend win double that saw them return to the…

December 7, 2007
Fab Blasts Back at Coach’s Jibes

EAGLES’ play-caller Fab Flournoy has quashed accusations of a crisis in the Tyneside team ahead of this evening’s encounter with the Leicester Riders. Sterling Davis’ Scottish Rocks roster put an end to the New Yorker’s blistering 10-game winning tear five days ago, handing the Eagles only their second defeat of the season. Earlier this week,…

December 7, 2007
Midgley Reveals Secret of Success

Richard Midgley has revealed the secret behind his soaraway success story on Tyneside after blazing a glory trail in black this season. And the GB star insists his fitness and form is thanks to the French touch! Midgley has eased into cult hero TJ Walker’s shoes as the creative brain behind Newcastle’s recent 10-game winning…

December 1, 2007
Eagles Ace Bridge Prepared for Rocks Backlash

Newcastle Eagles skipper Andrew Bridge is bracing himself for a Scottish Rocks backlash in Glasgow tomorrow. The Rocks were subjected to one of the most dramatic losses in recent memory earlier in the season when the Eagles clinched a sensational double-overtime win. Bridge is expecting the Rocks to be seeking revenge in a fixture that…

November 28, 2007
Blake: Eagles’ Future Remains Rock Solid

Newcastle Eagles chief Paul Blake has moved to reassure supporters the club is in safe hands after talk of Northern Rock’s takeover gathered pace. Some fans have become increasingly concerned the possible Virgin deal could be catastrophic for the club, who only signed a contract with Northern Rock a few months ago – a notion…