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November 21, 2019
Double-Double Seals Sade All-Star Start

In the final weekend of the BBL Cup Group Stage for our Eagles, a dominating performance from Sade Aded Hussein locked him in for a starting place in the Week 9 BBL All-Star Five. For the first time since the opening weekend of the season all five starters chosen by the league were above 30….

November 20, 2019
Big Signing For Eagles

Newcastle Eagles have moved quickly to plug the gap created after releasing John Mitchell last week and it’s a considerable presence that fills the vacancy on the roster. A face and name well known to the BBL, Chancelor James ‘CJ’ Gettys will give Head Coach Ian MacLeod further options in the front court. CJ was…

November 15, 2019
Report: Eagles 104-71 Manchester Giants

Against the backdrop of John Mitchell’s exit less than 24 hours before tip-off, a dead rubber of a BBL Cup tie had suddenly acquired extra significance. But if the American rookie’s short-lived stay on Tyneside had dominated the pre-match narrative then a convincing Newcastle Eagles victory dispelled any sense of a roster in crisis. In…

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…