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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 two halves allowed Sheffield Sharks a way back into this unpredictable tie.

Watch highlights of our BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Final 1st Leg: