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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…

February 16, 2018
Three Eagles For Commonwealth Consideration

It is almost time for the buzzer to sound on Coach Andreas Kapoulas and his staff as we pass under the 50 days to go mark until the 2018 Commonwealth Games while they look one more time at the potential players for their final men’s roster. The first stages of the process began back late last year…

February 4, 2018
Lasker Reflects Before Giants Turnaround

For the second home game in a row, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle went down to a damaging defeat. This time it was a Championship clash against a shorth-handed London Lions that proved their downfall, writes Jeff King. The Lions came in to The Eagles Nest shorn of their best player and Captain, Justin Robinson as…

January 28, 2018
Drew Praises Bounce Back Character

A week of inactivity gave Esh Group Eagles veteran guard Drew Lasker a chance to reflect on the mixed fortunes his side went through last weekend, writes Jeff King. The Eagles bowed out of The BBL Trophy at home against Sheffield after a dramatic third quarter meltdown before bouncing back in superb style to keep…

January 5, 2018
Preview: Eagles at Bristol Flyers

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle’s veteran guard Drew Lasker was in optimistic and confident mood as he reviewed the great win at Sheffield last week and looked forward to this weekend’s game down in Bristol, with Leicester Riders also on his mind, writes Jeff King. “It was a big win. Everyone who follows The BBL knows…

December 2, 2017
There’s Work To Do

So, it’s two defeats in a row for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle after their 92 – 80 Friday night defeat at Glasgow Rocks. For a team and a franchise with such a storied past that almost spells a crisis in the ranks, writes Jeff King. One thing is certain, Head Coach Fab Flournoy and his…

November 27, 2017
Eagles In The Mix For England

Three of our Eagles took part in Team England’s 4-day camp in Manchester last week in preparation for next year’s Commonwealth Games, with Darius Defoe, Drew Lasker and Kai Williams joining many more BBL ballers as well as those who are based overseas. In total there were 23 players attended the sessions at the National…

November 24, 2017
Eagles In For Tough Road Test

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle’s preparations for this weekend’s vital double-header road trip at Bristol and Plymouth has been hampered by international call-ups, writes Jeff King. But, the players know that they must put that behind them and come-up with the formula to keep their 100% BBL Championship record complete. One of those players that has…

November 14, 2017
Blake Tips Trio To Go For Gold

Our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle managing director Paul Blake has welcomed the inclusion of three Eagles stars in England’s training squad ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Darius Defoe, Drew Lasker and Kai Williams have all been invited to next week’s first camp where coach Andreas Kapoulas will begin the process of selecting his Gold Cast…