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Darius Defoe

May 9, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 30

Two of our Eagles made it onto the bench for the very last All-Star Five line-up of the 2017-18 season. Well done to Darius and Zarko! Here’s the full roster from the BBL: Tony Hicks (Surrey Scorchers) The curtain has fallen on a blistering rookie season in the BBL for Hicks, as the heroics of…

May 2, 2018
Shining Bright Amongst The All-Stars

As the BBL Championship campaign came to a close last weekend and the top eight teams including our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle all set their sights on the 2018 Play-Offs silverware there was one more competition which had its entrants locked into place. In the early stages of the 2018-19 season the league rounds will…

May 1, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 29

In the penultimate line up of the 2017-18 BBL campaign and our very own Jaysean Paige has become the season winner for the most starting appearances is the All-Star Five. Darius Defoe also appears playing off the bench. Congratulations Jaysean and well done DD. Here’s the full pick of players from the league this week:…

April 24, 2018
Eagles In A Jam

Newcastle Eagles’ injury curse has struck again with the news that Jamal Williams will miss Friday’s clash against Plymouth Raiders. The veteran forward underwent surgery on a suspected broken arm yesterday – an injury that could well spell the end of the Anglo-Canadian’s campaign. Eagles bosses will wait for an update on Williams’ operation before…

April 18, 2018
Defoe Back Amongst The Giants

Last Friday down at Worcester was a tough one for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle as they lost a fourth consecutive road game to a Wolves side looking to seal their play-off place, writes Jeff King. But, once again the Eagles had to face up to a home side with their own roster severely short-handed and…

April 17, 2018
Fab Faces Giant Challenge

Fabulous Flournoy went against the best advice of Newcastle’s medical team in a last-gasp bid to bolster an injury-ravaged Eagles roster. And the veteran New Yorker could pay a heavy price for his unexpected return as he faces a race against time to be fit for Friday’s homecourt clash against Manchester Giants. Flournoy and Darius…

April 9, 2018
Back In Black?

Darius Defoe could return to action in time for Newcastle Eagles’ next home game after the forward resumed light training this week. The BBL veteran has been out of action since March but has continued to be a significant presence on the sidelines. And Newcastle have resisted the temptation to bolster their ranks ahead of…

April 5, 2018
Defoe’s Pride In Never-Say-Die Eagles

Darius Defoe is confident Newcastle have the passion and fight to make it all the way to May’s BBL playoff final at London’s O2 Arena, writes Elliott Green. The veteran forward hopes to play a part down the stretch as he edges closer to a return from injury. And after gutsy displays at Leicester and London…

February 19, 2018
Eagles Spread Their Wings

Fabulous Flournoy is confident a flurry of international call-ups can only benefit Newcastle Eagles as the club negotiates an increasingly tough transitional campaign. And the veteran New Yorker is refusing to allow a run of three successive homecourt defeats dent his enthusiasm as a watershed season takes shape. Darius Defoe, Kai Williams and Drew Lasker…

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