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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…

BBL
December 8, 2021
Darius Schools The Duke

The Duke of Newcastle is taking lessons from Darius Defoe when it comes to securing the Eagles’ proud BBL dynasty. And the club’ s new crowd favourite revealed the league’s most decorated player is the man with a plan in his twilight years. Duke Shelton and Defoe outfought and out-thought title favourites London and the…

BBL
December 6, 2021
Report: Cheshire Phoenix 110-113 Eagles After Triple Overtime

WOW, just WOW. In what must rank as one of the most memorable BBL Championship games in the history of both sides, the Newcastle Eagles came away with a memorable road win at Cheshire Phoenix last night. Why was it so memorable? Because it took three five-minute periods of overtime to finally separate one of…

BBL
December 5, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Cheshire Phoenix

Newcastle Eagles travel to Cheshire this afternoon to take on the Phoenix looking to make it a double-winning weekend after their fantastic win over London Lions on Friday. It was a superb all-round performance to take down the title favourite Lions side 96 – 84 and should send the Eagles into today’s game in good…

BBL
October 25, 2021
Report: Cheshire Phoenix 99-84 Eagles (BBL Cup)

When it’s not your time, it’s not your time. Newcastle Eagles travelled to Cheshire Phoenix yesterday already eliminated from The BBL Cup and destined to finish bottom of the North Group. Since the season opened it’s been a catalogue of misfortune for Head Coach Ian MacLeod and his men and that theme unfortunately continued prior…