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Fab Flournoy

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…

BBL
April 25, 2018
Patched Up Eagles Prepare For Plymouth

Fabulous Flournoy will take a final roll call of his walking wounded tomorrow night before deciding on which players are deemed fit enough to face Plymouth Raiders on Friday. But the Newcastle Eagles playcaller admitted he doesn’t know what to expect after an injury-ravaged season went from bad to worse. A frustrated Flournoy left hospital…

BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
March 29, 2018
Coach Mac Will Call The Shots Tonight

Due to our player-coach Fab Flournoy’s recent injury, he has had to receive further treatment from doctors in Newcastle today and so despite his intentions to travel with the team to the Leicester Riders game he has been unable to make the journey. Our Assistant Coach Ian Macleod will be calling the shots from courtside…

BBL
March 21, 2018
Themba On Point For Promotion

With the absence of Drew Lasker from their senior roster, Lasker is off to Australia to represent England in The Commonwealth Games, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle have taken the decision to promote from within to cover the veteran guard’s absence. 19-year old starting point guard Themba Yabantu is the player being promoted. He’s been playing…

BBL
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…

Foundation
February 16, 2018
intu Takes Centre Court with Sponsorship of The Rookie League

North East basketball stars of the future have scored a slam dunk by securing the support of two of the region’s largest shopping centres. intu Metrocentre and intu Eldon Square are sponsoring the Rookie League, run by our Eagles Community Foundation, which is a turn up and play, fun and friendly way for kids in…

BBL
January 19, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks (BBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

When Esh Group Eagles Newcastle lost 79 – 77 at home to Leicester before the Christmas break many began to write off Fab Flournoy’s talented but inconsistent side, writes Jeff King. But, as all Eagles and British basketball fans know, when the going gets tough that’s when Flournoy gets going and after delivering a blistering…