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Darius Defoe

December 10, 2011
Eagles Go 8 & 0

Mersey Tigers 80 (15,31,53) (Aliu 19, Hesson 16, Davis/Bailey 13) Newcastle Eagles 94 (27,45,70) (Defoe 31, Chapman 18, Gause 14) Newcastle Eagle maintained their unbeaten start to the BBL Championship season with a 94-80 win at the current title holders Mersey Tigers. The two clubs battled it out for league honours last year but there…

November 25, 2011
Eagles Destroy Raiders

BBL Championship Newcastle Eagles 90 (24,49,68) (Defoe 22, Chapman 18, Gause 13) UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders 67 (8,28,48) (Colbert 19, Rowe 14, Bell 11) The Newcastle Eagles continue to set the pace in the BBL Championship as they remain top with a 6-0 record after a 90-67 destruction of the UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders on…

November 21, 2011
Eagles Make Record Breaking Start

BBL Championship Cheshire Jets 74 (20,42,58) (Cole 24, Page 19, Brown 17) Newcastle Eagles 78 (14,35,57) (Chapman 18, Smith 18, Defoe 15) Newcastle Eagles completed their best ever start to a BBL league season to regain outright control at the summit of the BBL Championship table after fighting back from a 15 point deficit at…

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…