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BBL
March 18, 2018
Paige Turns It Around

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle turned their fortunes around in more ways than one on Friday night as the completed a 93 – 70 victory over Bristol Flyers, writes Jeff King. It means the Eagles have now one three games in a row at home following three previous defeats on the home court. Not that a…

BBL
March 16, 2018
Report: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers

On the day Drew Lasker was named in England’s basketball squad ahead of next month’s Commonwealth Games, his new national team coach witnessed at first hand the full force of a wounded animal refusing to surrender without a fight. Bristol Flyers’ Andreas Kapoulas will lead the Lions into action in Australia with only one Newcastle…

BBL
March 16, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers

As the Esh Group Eagles Newcastle prepare for tonight’s crucial BBL Championship clash against Bristol Flyers, they do so in the knowledge that Captain Darius Defoe may well be missing again through injury, writes Jeff King. If, indeed, Defoe doesn’t make it, the Eagles will once again turn to veteran guard Drew Lasker to lead…

BBL
March 10, 2018
Williams Tips Eagles Forward

For Esh Group Eagles Newcastle the 104 – 79 BBL Championship win over Plymouth Raiders was another step forward on the run to the end of the season, writes Jeff King. Whilst Plymouth are in the bottom three of the BBL table, to score over 100 points and conceded less than 80 thus giving a…

BBL
January 6, 2018
Report: Eagles at Bristol Flyers

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle opened the New Year with a tough road win down in Bristol tonight, writes Jeff King. After a long journey it was always going to be hard and in the early stages Newcastle did struggle but did enough in the middle part of the game to seal another crucial win. Head…

BBL
January 5, 2018
Preview: Eagles at Bristol Flyers

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle’s veteran guard Drew Lasker was in optimistic and confident mood as he reviewed the great win at Sheffield last week and looked forward to this weekend’s game down in Bristol, with Leicester Riders also on his mind, writes Jeff King. “It was a big win. Everyone who follows The BBL knows…

Blogs
November 26, 2017
Half-Way There!

So, settled in to the hotel at Plymouth which according to my match report is a suburb of Bristol, my roomie Mr Forrester and I took advantage of my free BT Sport subscription and watched the first part of England’s demise in The Ashes up to lunch. That was all we watched, sleep was needed…

BBL
November 25, 2017
Report: Eagles at Bristol Flyers

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle flew in to Bristol and shot down the home-town Flyers with perhaps their best defensive display of the season so far, writes Jeff King. The Eagles were in the main disciplined in their intent and carried out their game plan well to take their ninth consecutive win. In doing so they…

November 25, 2017
Preview: Eagles Double-Header Away Weekend

With Esh Group Eagles Newcastle facing a tough and long road trip taking in two games in two days this weekend, who better than to preview those games than new signing Jamal Williams, writes Jeff King. Williams debuted in last Friday’s tight home win against Sheffield playing almost 15 minutes in a great cameo appearance…