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Ian MacLeod

Foundation
November 21, 2018
Rising Star Does The Double

Newcastle Eagles Academy star Tosan Evboumwan continues to make a name for himself, having picked up a duo of awards this month. Tosan has represented both England and Great Britain, and now competes in the Elite Academy Basketball League (EABL) for the Eagles newly formed Under-19 side. The 6’8″ forward was recently voted EABL player…

Foundation
October 3, 2018
Eagles Performance Pathway Extended With Winning Start

2018 sees the extension of the Eagles performance pathway to include an under 19 team that will compete in the Elite Academy Basketball League (EABL). Entry to the league is by invitation only and is made up of teams from around the country including BBL lead programmes. The team is made up of student-athletes from…

BBL
September 7, 2018
Report: Pre-Season at Sheffield Sharks

It may be 0 – 3 so far in 2018/19 for the guys but it’s not doom and gloom and remember last season we started in spectacular style and looked like world-beaters. Obviously, one does not mean the other will happen so what does it mean at this stage? Well, we’re still unbeaten in the…

Blogs
August 29, 2018
Belgium Day 1+

So, the real drama starts on Bank Holiday Monday with a text from Coach Forrester at 6:10am advising that Ahmad and Victor were stuck in Chicago having had their flight cancelled and would not therefore be arriving with Kyle from Belfast at 10:15am. This rather put a different slant on things with Fab expecting everyone…

BBL
August 23, 2018
Themba Makes It Two At The Top

Returning to the Eagles’ roster for the 2018/19 season is 5’10” point guard Themba Yabantu. The teenager who was a product of our Academy program was promoted to the senior side towards the end of last season. The 2017 Academy Player of the Year had been training full-time with the senior squad throughout last season…

Foundation
August 21, 2018
Eagles Volunteers Lead The Way In National Awards

Basketball England have announced their annual awards which recognise the volunteers doing great things for our game across the country. There are a number of new award categories for 2018 along with existing ones which all be presented at a new Volunteer Awards dinner as part of the new Basketball England Game Conference in September….

BBL
July 27, 2018
D Day For Eagles

One of the most familiar faces in North East sport has committed to another campaign on Tyneside as he goes in search of an unprecedented 25th national title. In 2004 a little-known Londoner signed on the dotted line for Newcastle Eagles following a brief but life-changing conversation with the club’s fast-rising player-coach, Fabulous Flournoy. As…

Foundation
July 24, 2018
Tosan Makes Mac’s Team GB

Our Newcastle Eagles Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan has been selected for the final 12 to play in Division A of the FIBA Under-18 European Championship in Latvia this week. Tosan will make his FIBA competition debut in Group D this Saturday 28 July against Montenegro, followed by games versus Serbia and Lithuania, before Brtain’s round…

Foundation
July 14, 2018
Eagles Flying The Flag For Great Britain

It may be the summer break from the BBL season, but as we all know by now basketball never stops and especially for two familiar faces of the Eagles and our community foundation programmes. Eagles BBL team assistant coach Ian Macleod and our academy star Tosan Evbuomwan are currently in the Spanish city of Melilla for…