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February 4, 2008
Jets Grounded by Super Eagles

Fab Flournoy has hailed the superb 105-75 win over Cheshire Jets that booked the Eagles their place in a staggering fourth successive BBL Trophy Final. After losing their grip on the Trophy last season against Plymouth, they will have to travel to Devon and the Raiders’ home-court on Sunday, March 2, but it will be…

January 21, 2008
Eagles Tough it Out to Book Semis Spot

A bullish Fab Flournoy was today reflecting on coming within a whisker of being dumped out of the BBL Trophy after his Newcastle Eagles side crashed 100-78 to Scottish Rocks in Glasgow. Just a week after the Cup Final loss, a defeat would have been a crushing psychological blow for the New Yorker who was…

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…

January 14, 2008
Fab: Losing hurts but we’ll bounce back

Playcaller Fabulous Flournoy may already have clinched every major accolade in British basketball but the Eagles coach last night expressed his bitter disappointment at losing the BBL Cup final to Milton Keynes Lions. For a second consecutive year the Newcastle Eagles lost at the final stage of the competition and gifted the cup to a…

January 14, 2008
Eagles 2nd Place in BBL Cup Final

Marshall MK Lions secured the first piece of silverware of the season with a 69-66 triumph over Newcastle Eagles in the BBL Cup Final at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham on Sunday afternoon. Lions’ Kevin Griffin was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) in this most anticipated of matches that pitted the BBL’s top two…

January 4, 2008
‘Prince’ Wins Player of the Month

Charles Smith of the Newcastle Eagles has been recognised for his efforts during December as he has been awarded with the Molten Player of the Month. The 6’6″ forward has averaged 20.8 points per game over the six matches that the Eagles played in December and he also inspired the team to the BBL Cup…

December 13, 2007
Eagles Release Midgley

Newcastle Eagles have released Richard Midgley (pictured) after receiving an approach by Everton Tigers to sign the player. Midgley signed for the Eagles during the summer and Managing Director Paul Blake has explained the decision to release him. ‘It would be fair to say that a move to Everton is in the best interests of…

November 3, 2007
Fab Gets Coach Of The Month For October

After his team dominated the BBL Championship during the month of October, the Newcastle Eagles’ player/coach Fabulous Flournoy has been awarded the Molten Coach of the Month. The Eagles went a perfect 6-0 and now top the BBL Championship table, having not lost since the opening night of the competition. Flournoy commented, “I’m happy and…