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Corey Johnson

BBL
April 14, 2022
Let’s Go Bagels!

Reckon you could slam dunk a bagel? This week Eagles players Corey Johnson and Chloe Gaynor went head-to-head at our sponsors Dot Bagels in a “Bagel Shootout” to build their very own bagel! The rules of the game meant that every bagel they got in the basket won them an ingredient for their creation, but…

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 1, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders

It was another tough night for The Eagles on Wednesday as they slipped to a fourth consecutive defeat in London at the hands of the Lions 92 – 74. Already shorn of the services of Wes Person Jr through injury Newcastle also lost Justin Gordon in the final period on Wednesday. The star forward who…

BBL
March 6, 2022
‘Patriots Disrupted Our Rhythm’ Says Johnson

There may be many emotions and ways of describing Newcastle Eagles Friday night loss at the Vertu Motors Arena to Plymouth City Patriots by 91 – 87. An entertaining excellent spectacle for the neutral, a thrilling win for The Patriots and a disappointing night for the Eagles. It was a great game, not the purist…

BBL
February 24, 2022
Video: It’s All In The Detail – Corey Johnson – Countdown To Game Day

Ever wanted to know what our players do in the build-up to a game? Wonder no more as Corey Johnson takes you with him as our Eagles faced London Lions on Sky Sports. The second in a three part video series for proud Newcastle Eagles partners Vertu Motors. The 25-year-old shows viewers all the little…

BBL
December 10, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Bristol Flyers

After two magnificent wins last weekend the Newcastle Eagles take on the Bristol Flyers tonight at the Vertu Motors Arena looking for a third consecutive win for the first time this season. Canadian sharpshooter Corey Johnson who has settled well into his role at the Eagles and is averaging 15.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.5…

BBL
October 6, 2021
Corey Confident of Cup Comeback

Corey Johnson has insisted Newcastle’s new breed is under no illusions when it comes to understanding what’s expected of an Eagles player. And head coach Ian MacLeod has promised frustrated fans that nobody is more demanding than a team determined to end its losing streak. Johnson and MacLeod presented a powerful united front as they…

BBL
July 18, 2021
Johnson Jumps To Tyneside

Newcastle Eagles have landed their first signing of the season and it’s an exciting one to tip things off. A new Eagle, but not a new face to the BBL or Vertu Motors Arena. Corey Johnson makes the jump to Tyneside after two successful seasons at league champions Leicester Riders. The 6’5” shooting guard is…