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Commonwealth Games

Foundation
April 16, 2018
Lasker Lands From Commonwealth Games

As the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an emotional close and the baton was passed to Birmingham to host in 2022, Team England and your Eagles’ very own Drew Lasker reflected on the experience of a lifetime despite the result for the men’s side. Before boarding the long series of flights from the…

Foundation
April 12, 2018
Coaching The Gold Coast Girls

Tomorrow morning it’s a huge game for the England women’s basketball team at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as they play for a medal in the semi-finals and with the men’s team now out of the running after this week’s loss against Canada the question is can the girls do what the guys could not?…

April 9, 2018
Reasons To Celebrate For England

UPDATED: England will play Canada on Tuesday 10th April at 8:30am (UK time) Team England advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after a 27-point win over Cameroon in the early hours of Sunday morning UK time, finishing 81-54 at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre. The hopes of Basketball England and…

April 5, 2018
Disappointment for Drew

Team England has suffered a tough first-up loss to Scotland on the opening night of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Townsville today when our neighbours from north of the border were able to make plays down the stretch as a 29-17 final quarter propelled them to a 78-65 victory. Many Eagles fans tuned-in to…

April 4, 2018
All Eyes On Drew

UPDATED 8:50PM: BBC Sport live coverage details added below. This morning the 2018 Commonwealth Games were officially opened and our attention turned to our very own Drew Lasker, who is out in Australia representing our Eagles as part of Team England. Our England men’s basketball team get their games underway tomorrow with tip-off at 8:30am (UK…

BBL
March 20, 2018
Drew Heads Down Under

Drew Lasker has pledged to do Newcastle proud as he prepares for the most exciting challenge of his basketball career. The veteran Eagles guard flies out to Australia on Thursday as part of England’s 12-man Commonwealth Games squad. And Lasker has promised to make the most of an unexpected opportunity after grasping the chance to…

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
Lasker The Lion

Basketball England today named their squads who will compete at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia next month and we are delighted to share with you that your Eagles guard Drew Lasker has been called up to Team England. Drew tweeted about the news this morning saying how much he appreciated the opportunity: I’m proud…

February 27, 2018
Can Drew Be Wizard Of Oz?

Drew Lasker is counting down the days until he learns his Commonwealth Games fate after the Newcastle Eagles guard impressed at last week’s final England camp. It is understood the final squad will be named tomorrow with 12 players due to fly out to Australia’s Gold Coast next month. And Lasker is one of three…

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