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BBL
November 22, 2022
Steutel Makes Case For Defence

Marc Steutel is doubling down on his determination to transform Newcastle Eagles’ defensive mentality. Ahead of Saturday’s BBL Cup clash at Leicester Riders, the experienced playcaller is demanding more from his inconsistent roster. And Steutel conceded his players must learn to balance defensive fundamentals with controlled aggression following a flurry of costly fouls in recent…

BBL
November 20, 2022
Johnson Positive of Eagles Bounce-Back

Newcastle Eagles latest BBL Championship defeat at the Vertu Motors Arena was perhaps the most disappointing of the season so far in what has been a stop-start campaign full of issues for new Head Coach Marc Steutel. In Friday night’s 95–79 loss at the hands of the Plymouth City Patriots, a side they had already…

BBL
May 15, 2022
Steutel’s Hoops Journey Comes Full Circle

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Marc Steutel has realised his long-held dream of coaching Newcastle Eagles. As Simon Rushworth discovers, the playcaller’s deep affinity with the BBL’s most successful franchise always made him a perfect fit. Had it not been for the persistence and persuasiveness of one of the most familiar faces in…

BBL
March 9, 2022
Peel Points To Play-Offs Place

Brandon Peel insists Newcastle Eagles will be playoff ready after warning the club’s BBL rivals to ignore the men in black at their peril. The bullish former London Lion is targeting a momentum-building 10-game finish to the club’s regular season with one more major trophy on the line. And Peel insisted now is not the…

Arena
February 23, 2022
Steutel Turns To Plan B-elarus

Great Britain are braced for a battle of nerves ahead of Monday’s World Cup Qualifier against with Belarus. Acting head coach Marc Steutel insists the national team has never been better prepared for a pivotal qualifying window. And Steutel is confident GB can claim a hat-trick of Vertu Motors Arena wins when the Belarussians visit…

BBL
February 10, 2022
Home Support Is Justin Time

Justin Gordon can’t wait to soak up the full Vertu Motors Arena experience after finally getting his chance to play in front of a packed house on Tyneside. The returning American played an entire season behind closed doors on his way to becoming a BBL Cup and Playoff double winner with Newcastle Eagles. But tomorrow’s…

BBL
February 2, 2022
Veteran Rivalry Drives Defoe

Darius Defoe resumes his personal duel with off-court pal Mike Tuck this week after insisting he has no friends in the heat of battle. Newcastle’s longest serving player locks horns with Sheffield’s record-points scorer on Friday, 13 years into a fascinating BBL rivalry. And although Defoe is full of praise for fellow veteran Tuck, any…

BBL
February 2, 2022
Video: It’s All In The Detail – Darius Defoe – A Life In Sport

Darius Defoe has revealed the story behind his illustrious 18 year career and love for Newcastle in the first of three videos produced by proud Eagles partners Vertu Motors. The series focuses in on the details that made the Eagles British Basketball’s most successful team. It is another milestone season for Defoe, already the most decorated player…

BBL
December 15, 2021
Fletch Praises Gen-ius Rival

Rahmon Fletcher is relishing the chance to renew his rivalry with Geno Crandall as the best guards in the BBL lock horns for the second time this season. Newcastle Eagles travel to Leicester Riders on Friday with the country’s leading playmakers certain to be centre stage in front of the Sky Sports cameras. But Fletcher…