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March 21, 2008
Flournoy Prepares for Crucial Weekend in BBL Championship Race

Newcastle Eagles’ coach Fabulous Flournoy is looking forward to a weekend of action which could go a long way towards deciding the destination of the BBL Championship title this season. Flournoy’s team host second-placed Kularoos Plymouth Raiders on Friday before travelling to third placed Guildford Heat two days later, and he knows the importance of…

March 3, 2008
Eagles Woe At BBL Trophy Final

The Guildford Heat have won the BBL Trophy for the first time by beating the Newcastle Eagles 86-79 at the Plymouth Pavilions. EJ Harrison scooped the MVP award after scoring 25 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, as the Eagles were condemned to their second defeat in a major final this season. Harrison’s score…

February 22, 2008
I’m Not Scared of Eagles – Midgley

FORMER Newcastle Eagles star Richard Midgley will make his first return to the Metro Radio Arena tonight since his shock exit from Tyneside, but he is adamant there is no animosity. The Great Britain guard will come face to face with the franchise he deserted more than three months ago and, while some may be…

February 21, 2008
Eagles Cement Top Spot

NEWCASTLE Eagles kept their momentum going at the top of the BBL Championship with a clinical demolition of bottom-of-the-table Birmingham. Although this was a game Fab Flournoy’s men were expected to win, the message to the rest of the league is that the Eagles went about business in the right way. The game was played…

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…

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…