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Joe Chapman

BBL
August 13, 2020
CJ Follows In Former Eagle’s Footsteps

CJ Gettys has announced that he will be following in a former Eagle’s footsteps by leaving the BBL to play in Japan. The move echoes that of fellow Eagles fan-favourite Joe Chapman, who signed for Japanese side Bambitious Nara in the early 2010’s after the first of his two stints on Tyneside. The 7-foot centre, who was…

BBL
May 13, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 16 – 2012 BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 2nd Leg – Eagles at Cheshire Jets (Sunday 6 May 2012)

In the previous episode of our “Eagles Nest-In” series we featured the 1st and home leg of our 2012 BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals against Cheshire Jets. For Episode 16 we turn to the 2nd leg on the road at Cheshire’s Northgate Arena, just two days after going down by 10 and with a key player injured from the…

BBL
May 10, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 15 – 2012 BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 1st Leg – Eagles vs Cheshire Jets (Friday 4 May 2012)

Over the next two episodes of our “Eagles Nest-In” series Dan is joined by Joe Chapman to talk about the last hurdles on the road to that season’s Play-Offs Final and a second clean-sweep for the club. It was a two legged semi-finals series against the then Cheshire Jets and in Episode 15 the 2012 BBL…

BBL
May 3, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 13 – 2012 BBL Trophy Finals

It’s a double-feature for Episode 13 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series (so get comfy!) as we look back at BOTH legs of the 2012 BBL Trophy Finals vs Plymouth Raiders. Dan hosts an extended chat between Dave Forrester, Joe Chapman and Fab Flournoy talking about our ‘clean-sweep’ season of 2011-12, the mid-season tournament in Holland and…

August 2, 2018
The Million Dollar Eagles

All summer we have been hearing from former Eagles and BBL alumni with connections to our club, and the email alerts were flying in today as ex-player Joe Chapman has been making the news back home in the US where he is coaching a team who are just two wins away from a $2 million…

April 25, 2013
Chapman and Defoe up for Wembley Showdown

Newcastle Eagles players Joe Chapman and Darius Defoe are both looking forward to the challenge of lifting the BBL Championship play-off crown as they prepare to face Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders in Sunday’s showpiece game at Wembley Arena. “It’s always a challenge to get to a final, and it’s always exciting to play in…

April 18, 2013
Chapman Wants Repeat Performance

As they prepare to face Surrey Heat this weekend, Newcastle Eagles guard Joe Chapman is looking for his side to replicate their performance in their BBL Championship play-off games against One Health Sharks Sheffield. The Eagles reached the last four for the ninth straight season with a 169-151 aggregate victory against the Sharks, winning the…

April 17, 2013
Maddox and Chapman Make BBL Team of the Week

BBL Team of the Week – Week 30 Fittingly, our last line-up of the campaign features some of the players vying for the most appearances this season. Travis Holmes (Surrey Heat) In a quite staggering run of outrageously impressive form, the guard takes a stunning fifth place in our line-up within the space of just…

March 25, 2013
Newcastle Eagles Defeat Mersey Tigers 92-69

Mersey Tigers 69 (Wait 22, Schall 10, Lockett 10, Bigley 10) Newcastle Eagles 92 (Defoe 26, Chapman 17, Smith 15) Newcastle Eagles did what they needed to do to keep alive their outside hopes of winning the BBL Championship. Their comfortable win at bottom placed Mersey Tigers was built on 26 points from Darius Defoe…