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  1. Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Final 1st Leg)
  2. Report: Eagles Make The WBBL Play-Offs Final
  3. May Madness BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals Set
  4. Report: Eagles Through To 2021 BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals
  5. Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Sevenoaks Suns (Play-Offs Semi-Final)

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May 11, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Final 1st Leg)

Newcastle Eagles playcaller Ian MacLeod is ready to put his reputation on the line in his latest bid to outsmart British basketball’s most decorated active coach. The popular Geordie faces Leicester Riders’ Rob Paternostro twice in three days as the BBL playoff semi-finals take centre stage. And with a gripping season series tied at 3-3,…

WBBL
May 8, 2021
Report: Eagles Make The WBBL Play-Offs Final

Ali Gorrell wrote the latest chapter in Newcastle’s fairytale finish to the WBBL campaign with the titanic triple double that fired the Eagles into the 2021 playoff final. The league MVP contender added 10 assists and 11 rebounds to her game high 22 points as league champions Sevenoaks Suns were shown the door at this…

BBL
May 7, 2021
Report: Eagles Through To 2021 BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals

Cometh the hour or even the second cometh the man or was it men? Somehow, some way, Justin Gordon and Rahmon Fletcher came up with a last-ditch play to take the Eagles through to the BBL Play-Off semi-finals. It could not have been more dramatic nor could this Newcastle side have shown any more character…

BBL
May 6, 2021
Fletcher Wins Final Monthly Award of This Season

May Madness might be in full flow, but hitting Play-Offs means the Championship campaign has concluded and the league had one final 2020-21 season Molten BBL Player of the Month Award to dish out and the golden ball goes to our Rahmon Fletcher. The Eagles point guard scooped the award for April as he remains in…

BBL
May 5, 2021
Report: Eagles 79-77 Sheffield Sharks (BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals 1st Leg)

As the clock ticked down on Star Wars Day there was no better time for the Newcastle Eagles empire to strike back. The playoffs represent a new hope for a side that struggled for consistency during the final throes of a disappointing regular season. But those inconsistencies were laid bare as the archetypal game of…

WBBL
May 1, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 73-79 Eagles WBBL (Play-Offs Quarter-Final)

So this is May Madness. Newcastle Eagles captain Ali Gorrell had promised to bring the chaos to the WBBL’s newly branded playoffs. And as late gatecrashers to the post-season party, Gorrell and co. proved that the impossible is possible. Never before has a number seven seed sunk a number two side in the WBBL playoffs. But step…

WBBL
May 1, 2021
Photos: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders (Play-Offs Quarter-Final)

Our Newcastle Eagles WBBL team are through to the May Madness Play-Offs Semi-Finals after a history making win over the Leicester Riders. Check out the story of the game in this selection of photos from the game at our Vertu Motors Arena.   Read the full report and see highlights on the game page.

BBL
April 30, 2021
How To Watch May Madness

All the May Madness games will be free to watch on Sky Sports and the BBL Player. On Saturday and Sunday in the WBBL and Monday in the BBL, the Play-Offs Quarter Finals games will be shown on the Sky Sports website and apps for fans in the UK as well as on the BBL Player…

BBL
April 27, 2021
The BBL and WBBL May Madness Players Playlist

Ahead of the 2021 BBL and WBBL Play-Offs, the 16 teams who have qualified for May Madness including both our Eagles squads, have shared their locker room hype songs with the league’s to build The Players’ Playlist, which is now available to hear on Spotify. Expect to hear these tracks in the background on Sky…