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  1. Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants
  2. Eagles Release John Mitchell
  3. BYOB to the ECA (Bring Your Own Bauble!)
  4. Back On Track
  5. Report: Manchester Giants 66-94 Eagles
November 15, 2019
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

Sade Aded Hussein admits Newcastle Eagles need to sign off in style ahead of a five-week break in homecourt action. Tonight’s BBL Cup showdown with Manchester Giants is the club’s last at the Eagles Community Arena until December 20. And on the back of three home defeats on the bounce, a determined Hussein accepts the…

November 15, 2019
Eagles Release John Mitchell

Newcastle Eagles has parted company with forward John Mitchell for the remainder of the 2019-20 season. Head coach Ian MacLeod said: “It is unfortunate that it didn’t work out for both parties, but I want to wish John all the best for his future.” The club are evaluating the needs of the playing squad in…

November 13, 2019
Back On Track

The Newcastle Eagles got back to winning ways last Sunday with a powerful 94 – 66 road victory at Manchester Giants, now they are preparing to face the same opposition this Friday at the Eagles Community Arena in their last BBL Cup North Group game. The Eagles who have already qualified for the quarter finals…

November 11, 2019
Report: Manchester Giants 66-94 Eagles

Going into last night’s BBL Cup North Group match down in Manchester, the Newcastle Eagles knew they had already qualified for the quarter-final stage of the competition. That was courtesy of results elsewhere earlier in the weekend. So, the focus for Ian MacLeod’s men was to take a road victory to reverse their recent run…

November 9, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Manchester Giants

Ian MacLeod has urged his players to keep their minds on the job after admitting mental lapses have undermined Newcastle Eagles’ start to the season. Fabulous Flournoy’s successor leads his side into action against Manchester Giants following three defeats on the bounce. But interim head coach MacLeod has used a nine-day break from competitive action…

November 7, 2019
Fletch Points Forward

After last weekend’s home loss to Leicester Riders, Newcastle Eagles Captain and point guard Rahmon Fletcher reflected on where it went wrong for his side and what they need to do going forward. The Eagles are still in prime position to qualify for the quarter-finals of The BBL Cup but after a third successive loss…

November 6, 2019
The Big Interview: Dave Forrester

For the latest in my series of The Big Interviews, I caught up with Newcastle’s very own legal Eagle, assistant head coach and Eagles Community Foundation trustee Dave Forrester to chat about his life as an Eagle and his thoughts on many things basketball and Newcastle related. As always Dave wasn’t backward at coming forwards…

November 4, 2019
Our Big Man On Giant Games

The Newcastle Eagles still need to win their last two BBL Cup North Group games against Manchester Giants to ensure qualification for the competitions quarter-final stage. But, following their 69 – 76 home loss on Friday night against Leicester Riders their chances of a home tie at that stage are all but over. It was…

November 2, 2019
Report: Eagles 69-76 Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles were left to lament a poor third quarter performance as they blew a half-time lead against long-time rivals Leicester Riders in the BBL Cup Northern Group. Heading into the second half, Newcastle held a six point lead over Leicester. But unfortunately for coach Ian Macleod’s side, a bruising third quarter and costly turnovers…