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Andrew Bridge

August 21, 2009
Super Eight For Eagles Captain

Newcastle Eagles captain Andrew Bridge has re- signed for the club for an eighth successive season as the reigning BBL champions look to pursue the continuity that has served them so well in recent years. Having arrived on Tyneside from Sheffield Sharks in the summer of 2002, Bridge has attained huge success with the Eagles…

February 21, 2009
Eagles Make Fifth Consecutive Trophy Final

Newcastle Eagles 88 (24,45,66) (Moore 26, Toney 18, Bridge 15) Everton Tigers 77 (18,41,67) (Smith 20, Bailey 16, Gross 13) Newcastle Eagles will meet Guildford Heat in the final of the BBL Trophy after the north east club held off Everton Tigers 88-77 to complete a 176-159 aggregate victory. The Eagles trailed only briefly during…

June 13, 2008
Bridgey is back in Newcastle

Newcastle Eagles have struck a deal with club captain Andrew Bridge to remain on Tyneside for another season in what will be his seventh successive campaign with the club. Having led the side to the BBL league title in his first year as captain having taken the mantle from TJ Walker, Chesterfield born Bridge is…

May 2, 2008
Bridge thinks Lynard is the difference

Newcastle Eagles captain Andrew Bridge has tipped big man Lynard Stewart, who was recently named Molten Player of the Season, to make an impact for his team as look to complete a fourth straight BBL play-off final victory this weekend. Eagles face Marshall MK Lions in the semi-final at the NIA on Saturday afternoon, with…

April 28, 2008
Eagles Flying High

ANDREW BRIDGE insists Newcastle are not thinking about a fourth Play-off crown on the bounce. Because the Eagles are already dreaming of a FIFTH! The reigning champions head into next weekend’s Final Fours in Birmingham on the back of six successive wins. All those victories have come against top eight opposition and Bridgey’s boys have…

April 10, 2008
Bridge of highs after title glory

NEWCASTLE Eagles guard Andrew Bridge is basking in the success of his first trophy win as club captain – and has already set his sights on the end-of-season play-offs. Bridge collected the second BBL title of his career at Guildford on Sunday – and admitted he was relieved to have finally delivered, having lost in…

March 15, 2008
I’ll Never Want to Leave, says Bridge

NEWCASTLE Eagles club captain Andrew Bridge has vowed that he will spend the rest of his playing career on Tyneside – unless he is axed. Long-serving Bridge has been with Fabulous Flournoy’s men for six years, and has won every major accolade in British basketball. But with Newcastle’s incapacity to pick up silverware in a…

February 12, 2008
It’s Too Early for Title Talk : Bridge

‘CAPTAIN Cool’ Andrew Bridge today played down talk that the BBL league title is Newcastle’s for the taking after a near- perfect weekend for the Eagles. But the laid-back skipper did admit last night’s ruthless 82-112 demolition of Cheshire Jets was a return to Fab Flournoy’s famous total team basketball. ‘That was one of the…

January 18, 2008
Brilliant Bridge Too Good For Tigers

Newcastle Eagles bounced back from their BBL Cup Final nightmare to cruise past the Everton Tigers and all but put their name in the draw for the final four of the BBL Trophy. The Eagles, inspired by the brilliant Andrew Bridge, closed out a 16-point victory 48 hours after their heartbreaking loss to the Milton…