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  1. Report: Eagles Win May Madness 2021 BBL Play-Offs
  2. Report: Eagles WBBL 71-93 London Lions (May Madness Play-Offs Final)
  3. May Madness 2021 BBL Play-Offs Champions
  4. May Madness BBL Play-Offs Final Preview with Head Coach Ian MacLeod
  5. May Madness BBL Play-Offs Final Preview with Rahmon Fletcher

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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 6, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks (BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals 2nd Leg)

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s BBL Play-Off Quarter Final second leg leading the Sheffield Sharks by two points after a thrilling 79 – 77 victory on Tuesday night in the first leg at the Vertu Motors Arena. Whilst the Eagles had “home” court advantage in that victory the second leg is taking place at the…

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…

BBL
May 4, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks (BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals 1st Leg)

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s BBL Play-Off Quarter Final first leg looking to draw inspiration from the Eagles Ladies team. The ladies produced a stunning victory over Leicester Riders at the weekend at the same stage of the WBBL Play-Offs. Men’s head coach Ian MacLeod started his preview of the Sheffield Sharks clash by paying tribute…

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…

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 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…

Arena
April 20, 2021
Arena Set To Start May Madness

The Vertu Motors Arena is set to tip-off the 2021 British Basketball Play-Offs as part of an exciting new look to the final competition of the BBL and WBBL seasons. May Madness is ready to take over the best British basketball teams with all eyes on the prize of reaching the showpiece finale of the Play-Offs….

BBL
June 14, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 25 – 2015 BBL Play-Offs Final

For Episode 25 of the “Eagles Nest-In” series we go back to the 2015 BBL Play-Offs Final vs London Lions – the first at The O2 Arena, London. Dan is joined by Eagles players Drew Lasker and Darius Defoe,  plus our team manager Eric Wilson, to talk over this historic third clean-sweep win for the…