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Darius Defoe

February 14, 2011
Eagles Comeback In Glasgow

A short-handed Newcastle Eagles completed a magnificent comeback at Kelvin Hall to emerge victorious after a stunning second half performance rescued them from a 16 point second half deficit. The visitors headed into the clash knowing the Rocks were in red-hot form and pretty much invincible at Kelvin Hall and the absence of injured duo…

November 16, 2010
Two Eagles In BBL Team Of The Week

It was two Newcastle Eagles players who were the joint best players of the week and so it is no surprise to see them in the team of the week. The rest of the team is made up of Cheshire Jets players, but there is also another Eagle off the bench. BBL Team of the…

October 2, 2010
BBL Trophy Newcastle Eagles v Scottish Rocks Match Report

Newcastle Eagles 83 – 75 Scottish Rocks Q1 20-21, Q2 45-42, Q3 66-57, Q4 83-75 Newcastle Eagles – Defoe 31, Moore 17, Flournoy/Chapman 10 Glasgow Rocks – Copeland/Harrison 18, Davis 16 Newcastle Eagles secured their semi-final place in the BBL Trophy as they topped their group with a 100% record in the competition after they…

October 19, 2009
Eagles Come Back With Victory Over Tigers

Newcastle Eagles 98 (27,50,79) (Defoe 26, Chapman 23, Bridge 16) Everton Tigers 81 (20,41,62) (Gumbs 20, Jones 14, Larkai 12) The Newcastle Eagles bounced back from their first defeat of the season by beating the Everton Tigers 98- 81 at the MetroRadio Arena. The game saw last season’s top two teams in the BBL Championship,…

November 21, 2008
Eagles Beat Rocks and Stay Top

Eagles triumphed over old foe Scottish Rocks in a gripping tie that saw the Eagles finally take control of the game with 2 minutes on the clock, thanks to a 3 pointer from Andrew Bridge to take the game to 81-79. The team pulled away from this point, with 6 of 6 from the free…

July 29, 2008
High Five For Defoe

Londoner Darius Defoe has signed for a fifth consecutive season with Newcastle Eagles as he bids to improve on his incredible haul of BBL medals despite still only being 23-years-old. The forward joined the club in the summer of 2004 from Hackney White Heat and has since been an important part of a rise to…

March 9, 2008
Eagles Clinch Win in Final Minutes

Newcastle Eagles 79 Scottish Rocks 75 DARIUS DEFOE has spoken of the relief that he and the rest of the Eagles players were feeling last night after completing a nail-biting 79-75 win over Scottish Rocks. Certainly in the context of the title race and taking into account the Trophy Final loss and the serious injury…

November 19, 2007
Darius Pledges His Future To Newcastle

Darius Defoe has vowed he will be an Eagle for life. That declaration came despite the burly benchman attracting the attention of a string of big clubs at home and abroad. The Londoner looked back to his destructive best with 10 points and eight boards in just 22 minutes against Worcester on Friday. And those…

September 3, 2007
Defoe Is Back For Eagles

British forward Darius Defoe is to return to Tyneside for a fourth straight season with the Newcastle Eagles. Despite still being at the relatively tender age of 22, Defoe has won an incredible seven trophies during his time in Newcastle and finished last season as the BBL’s best floor shooter, connecting on 60% of his…