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Jure Gunjina

April 7, 2018
Jure Gunning For Play-Offs

Jure Gunjina insists Newcastle Eagles are in no mood to give up on their BBL Play-Offs dream after the crisis-hit club confounded the critics with brilliant back-to-back wins. And the in-form Croat revealed his team-mates never considered throwing in the towel despite the club enduring a series of mid-season losses and a number of serious…

April 6, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle returned to home comfort on Tuesday night with a thrilling and important win over Worcester Wolves at Northumbria University Sport Central, writes Jeff King. Next up is another huge test tonight once again on their own court with the visit of fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks who defeated the Eagles the last…

March 28, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 24

This week Jaysean Paige and Jure Gunjina find themselves in the pick from the BBL, both playing off the bench. Congratulations guys! Here’s the full roster: Rob Sandoval (Cheshire Phoenix) With added competition from last week’s arrival of Elvisi Dusha, the Phoenix guard responded in the right way by posting one of his best lines…

March 2, 2018
Beast from The East

With “The Beast from The East” still raging and Storm Emma about to ride in on the back of it, Esh Group Eagles took the very sensible decision to cancel tonight’s BBL Championship game between Newcastle Eagles and Worcester Wolves, writes Jeff King. The continuing severe weather warnings gave the club little choice and it…

December 12, 2017
Jure Gun-ning For Riders

Jure Gunjina insists Newcastle Eagles can repel reigning champions Leicester Riders after revealing the BBL leaders have found strength in adversity. The classy Croat remains an enigma following his close-season switch to Sport Central as he struggles to convert raw talent into key stats on a consistent basis. But Gunjina showed flashes of his undoubted…

December 1, 2017
Preview: Eagles at Glasgow Rocks

After a long tough road trip last weekend, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle are back on the road today although going in the complete opposite direction. This time it’s Glasgow and the renewing of a rivalry that The Eagles have owned in recent times, writes Jeff King. It was back on April Fools’ Day 2012 when…

November 2, 2017
Jure Gunning For Cup Success

After a two-week break, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle take to the court again on Friday in a BBL Cup Quarter-Final home tie against Cheshire Phoenix, writes Jeff King. Obviously as in every season The Eagles’ aim is to win every game and every trophy but with them being the current Cup holders, a trophy they’ve…

October 5, 2017
Jure Ready To Rock

The fabulous start Esh Group Eagles Newcastle made at Leeds Force when they broke two BBL records in their 148 – 60 win, most points scored and biggest margin of victory, was based around a complete team performance, writes Jeff King. The back-court guard duo of Saah Nimley and Jaysean Paige combined for 57 points…

September 17, 2017
Pre-Season Report: Eagles vs Rocks
TeamTResultEagles110WinCaledonia Gladiators77Loss Jure Gunjina returns to Benfield Centre Of Sport today [Sunday] looking to answer the burning question that stopped the charismatic Croat in his tracks. Is this Newcastle Eagles team the most talented - player for player - that the athletic forward has ever been a part of? “You know what, it could be,”...
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