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Ben Mockford

April 29, 2023
Report: Eagles 78-108 London Lions

A blazing hot Ben Mockford couldn’t prevent champions London Lions putting on a BBL masterclass at a packed Vertu Motors Arena as playoff hoops returned to Tyneside. Newcastle’s in-form guard led his team with 31 points, shooting 73 per cent from the field, to deliver one of the best individual performances in Eagles history. But…

April 20, 2023
Preview: Eagles at Caledonia Gladiators

Fit-again Ben Mockford insists Newcastle can confound the critics and complete this season’s playoff push as the Eagles bid for back-to-back wins against the Caledonia Gladiators. Tonight’s trip to Glasgow sets up a mouthwatering rematch between two storied opponents with the dust still to settle on last Friday’s fractious clash on Tyneside. And it seems…

April 15, 2023
Report: Eagles 88-78 Caledonia Gladiators

Newcastle Eagles live to fight another day after a monster fourth quarter saw off border rivals Caledonia Gladiators at a rocking Vertu Motors Arena. The hosts outscored the 2023 BBL Trophy winners 32-14 during a punishing final period as Ben Mockford lit up from beyond the arc. But it was red-hot Justin Gordon who grabbed…

April 5, 2023
Mockford Calls Time On GB Career

Ben Mockford insists he has no regrets after revealing the time is right to step down from senior international basketball. The Newcastle Eagles guard has been one of the first names on Marc Steutel’s Great Britain team sheet in recent years. And the duo reprised that successful working relationship at club level last summer when…

March 7, 2023
Closing In On A Comeback

Ben Mockford is closing in on a Newcastle Eagles comeback after revealing his frustration at being sidelined for the last five weeks. The experienced Great Britain guard has missed the last three BBL fixtures after rolling his ankle at Cheshire on February 5. And although this weekend’s double header against fierce rivals Leicester Riders could…

December 24, 2022
Fingers Crossed In Fitness Race

Marc Steutel is banking on a double fitness boost ahead of Wednesday’s cross-border clash with Caledonia Gladiators. Newcastle Eagles bid to win back-to-back fixtures for the first time this season when Gareth Murray’s men head south. And head coach Steutel has revealed both Ben Mockford and Denzel Ubiaro could bolster the home side’s bench as…

December 2, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Cheshire Phoenix

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s crucial BBL Championship game against Cheshire Phoenix still looking for that magic formula that will kick-start a season almost a third over. The Phoenix not only hold down a play-off spot with 5 wins in their twelve games so far in their league campaign they also hold a win over…

November 11, 2022
Ben On GB’s Big Tip-Off

Newcastle Eagles Ben Mockford has over 50 caps for Great Britain. He is one of those players in the squad that both coaching staff and younger players look toward providing experienced knowledge and insight to the international game. Mockford has now settled into the Newcastle area and the Eagles set-up and will certainly be a…

September 28, 2022
Mockford Ready For Manchester

Ben Mockford can’t wait to make up for lost time as Newcastle Eagles belatedly join the BBL party on Friday. Marc Steutel’s men were restricted to the practice court while their top flight rivals got stuck into Championship action last weekend. But Mockford and co. get the ball rolling in 48 hours when Rahmon Fletcher’s…

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