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  1. Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 2nd Leg)
  2. Gorrell Gets Into WBBL Team of the Year
  3. Fletcher Makes Molten BBL Team of the Year
  4. Edwards Lands In Defensive Team of the Year
  5. Report: Leicester Riders 77-76 Eagles (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 1st Leg)
BBL
April 30, 2021
How To Watch May Madness

All the May Madness games will be free to watch on Sky Sports and the BBL Player. On Saturday and Sunday in the WBBL and Monday in the BBL, the Play-Offs Quarter Finals games will be shown on the Sky Sports website and apps for fans in the UK as well as on the BBL Player…

WBBL
April 30, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders (Play-Offs Quarter-Final)

Ali Gorrell has promised Newcastle Eagles will bring the chaos to May Madness in a bid to cause one of the competition’s biggest upsets. Seventh-placed Newcastle host second-placed Leicester Riders on Saturday as the WBBL playoff quarter-finals take centre stage at the Vertu Motors Arena. And Gorrell is planning an uncomfortable evening for the star-studded…

BBL
April 30, 2021
Report: Bristol Flyers 86-73 Eagles

The last regular championship of the season saw Newcastle Eagles make the long journey south to Bristol on an unfamiliar Thursday night. By the end of an entertaining game, it was the hometown Flyers that took the honours in what was effectively a dead rubber. Eagles Captain Rahmon Fletcher had said his side were going to…

BBL
April 29, 2021
BBL and WBBL Support Social Media Boycott

Together as the British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) we will be joining our sporting colleagues across football, cricket, rugby and others, including our broadcast partner Sky Sports, in the social media boycott from 3pm Friday 30 April through 11:59pm Monday 3 May. LIVE MAY MADNESS COVERAGE Updates from our Newcastle…

BBL
April 27, 2021
Eagles Backcourt Back In All-Star Five

With almost all of the BBL Championship regular season games now played, two of our Eagles have landed in the Week 24 All-Star Five. Our backcourt duo of Rahmon Fletcher and Cortez Edwards make familiar reading in the starting line-up picked by the league. Leading all players this week was point guard Fletcher, making his seventh…

BBL
April 27, 2021
The BBL and WBBL May Madness Players Playlist

Ahead of the 2021 BBL and WBBL Play-Offs, the 16 teams who have qualified for May Madness including both our Eagles squads, have shared their locker room hype songs with the league’s to build The Players’ Playlist, which is now available to hear on Spotify. Expect to hear these tracks in the background on Sky…

BBL
April 27, 2021
Our 2020-21 BBL and WBBL Team Photo

One for the history books as both teams have qualified for the Play-Offs together as Eagles for the first time. Back row – left to right: Tom Lishman (WBBL sport psychologist), Luke Orwin (WBBL assistant coach), Eric Wilson (BBL team manager), Janee Bates, Rex Pflueger, Mollie Arnold, Louis Sayers, Abby Lowe, Justin Gordon, Yemisi Mefful,…

BBL
April 26, 2021
Eagles May Madness Play-Offs Quarter-Finals Tip-Offs

The dates for our May Madness 2021 BBL and WBBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals have been set. Our women will start their play for the silverware on the tournament’s opening day this Saturday, while the men get into the post-season action next week. Finishing in fourth our BBL team now know they will face fifth-place Sheffield Sharks…

BBL
April 26, 2021
Report: Eagles 87-82 Surrey Scorchers

Call it revenge. Call it redemption. Or call it a critical, momentum-building win with a week to go until the playoffs. After another inexplicable dip in form Newcastle needed this homecourt victory. That it came against bogey side Surrey — who imploded in the final minute — made a nailbiting triumph taste all the sweeter….