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Cheshire Phoenix

BBL
December 3, 2022
Report: Eagles 67-75 Cheshire Phoenix

A slow start and a sloppy finish sentenced Newcastle Eagles to a fourth loss on the bounce. The men in black couldn’t sustain an eye-catching fourth quarter fightback as seventh-placed Cheshire Phoenix eased to victory on Tyneside. And head coach Marc Steutel must hope new recruit Hasahn French is the player to spark a much-needed…

BBL
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…

BBL
October 3, 2022
Report: Cheshire Phoenix 80-77 Eagles

It’s two games and two losses for new Head Coach Marc Steutel’s new-look Newcastle Eagles after defeat last night on the road at the Ellesmere Port Sporting Village, Cheshire against the Phoenix. With the all-star heavily stacked London Lions to come to the Vertu Motors Arena this coming Friday, the Eagles are staring down the…

BBL
October 2, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Cheshire Phoenix

Newcastle Eagles head off on their first road trip of the 2022-23 BBL season this afternoon. Destination is Cheshire with a Championship clash against the hometown Phoenix in the offering. It’s another tough assignment for Head Coach Marc Steutel’s side who tipped off their official season with a 64 – 84 loss on Friday night…

BBL
April 11, 2022
Eagles Head Into Easter Pushing For Play-Offs

On Friday night in the Vertu Motors Arena the Newcastle Eagles slipped to a sixth successive defeat in the BBL going down 90 – 75 against the BBL Trophy winners, Cheshire Phoenix. It means the Eagles go into the Easter weekend still far from certain of qualifying for the end-of-season playoffs. The drama on court…

BBL
April 9, 2022
Report: Eagles 75-90 Cheshire Phoenix

Two-time league MVP Rahmon Fletcher missed a damaging defeat at the hands of Cheshire Phoenix as a battling Newcastle Eagles faded badly after the break. Short-handed and in desperate need of a first win in six, the hosts started strongly against Ben Thomas’s BBL Trophy winners. But Phoenix finished a fast-paced fixture the more focused…

BBL
April 8, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Cheshire Phoenix

It’s been a tough time for Newcastle Eagles in the last few weeks. Five consecutive defeats in the British Basketball League have seen them slip out of the play-off places. It’s the first time in a considerable time that they’ve entered the end of season run-in in danger of not making the end of season…

BBL
December 29, 2021
Report: Eagles 74-77 Cheshire Phoenix

According to mid-season recruit Brandon Peel, Newcastle Eagles’ players ‘watched a lot of film’ during the festive period. But there was no time to settle down and enjoy Home Alone, Elf or It’s A Wonderful Life while pulling crackers and tucking into turkey. Instead, Ian MacLeod’s men were told to sit through a series of…

BBL
December 28, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Cheshire Phoenix

Newcastle Eagles face a crucial BBL Championship match-up tonight at home in the Vertu Motors Arena against Cheshire Phoenix. The Eagles come into the game on the back of two consecutive losses and are currently standing with a 50% record at 4 – 4. A win tonight would take them to a winning record and…