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BBL
November 15, 2019
Eagles Release John Mitchell

Newcastle Eagles has parted company with forward John Mitchell for the remainder of the 2019-20 season. Head coach Ian MacLeod said: “It is unfortunate that it didn’t work out for both parties, but I want to wish John all the best for his future.” The club are evaluating the needs of the playing squad in…

BBL
October 20, 2019
Raring To Reverse The Result

Newcastle Eagles missed a great opportunity to take complete control of The BBL Cup North Group on Friday night at The Eagles Community Arena after falling to an 83 – 80 loss to Sheffield Sharks. The Eagles simply threw away a game that was theirs to lose and lose it they did despite being up…

BBL
September 20, 2019
Preview: Eagles vs Cheshire Phoenix

It’s the dawning of a new era at the Eagles Community Arena tonight. Not only do the Newcastle Eagles open the doors on their first full season in their new home, they do so with a new team and a new head coach. The 2019-20 Eagles will be coached from the side lines by local lad…

BBL
September 18, 2019
John Mitchell Ready To Go Hard

Today we premiered the first of our new midweek interview series happening in the run up to every home game over on our Facebook Page. In this first video Dan talks to John Mitchell straight after the team finish training about landing here in the UK, the road trip to Sheffield Sharks in pre-season last…

BBL
September 15, 2019
Defoe Ready To Do Battle

Darius Defoe embarks on his 16th successive season in the BBL with Newcastle Eagles next Friday. But it will be the veteran forward’s first without player-coach and father figure Fabulous Flournoy at the helm. And Defoe admitted he’s still coming to terms with a period of significant transition on Tyneside. “I’m really looking forward to…

BBL
September 13, 2019
Schlitzer Sets Sights on Sharks

Newcastle Eagles’ guard Nick Schlitzer is banking on his BBL experience as he seeks to make an instant impact on Tyneside. The shooting guard dipped his toes into British hoops four seasons ago during an encouraging campaign with Surrey Scorchers. And Schlitzer takes on Sheffield Sharks tonight, in the first of two friendlies against the…

BBL
August 21, 2019
Bronx Baller Mitchell Makes Move

The Newcastle Eagles have moved to plug the gap left by the departing Victor Moses who will be plying his trade in Iceland next season by bringing in 6’9” John Mitchell a centre/power forward hailing from The Bronx, New York. This will be Mitchell’s third season as a professional following successful spells in his rookie…