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BBL
December 19, 2021
Mac Turns Magnifying Glass On Team To Rebound From Riders

It was another tough night for Head Coach Ian MacLeod and his Newcastle Eagles on Friday as they crashed to a 101 – 72 defeat at Champions Leicester Riders on Friday night, writes Jeff King. In front of the Sky Sports cameras, warts and all were on view in another disappointing Eagles performance. But as…

BBL
December 18, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 101-72 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles had been looking to bounce back last night in Leicester after a poor showing last week at the Vertu Motors Arena had seen them lose heavily to Bristol Flyers last weekend. Unfortunately, it was the league leading Riders that were in their path. The Riders have only lost two games all season and…

BBL
December 17, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Although it’s still relatively early days in the race for the BBL Championship the Newcastle Eagles really need a win tonight down at Leicester to keep in touch with the top of the table. Newcastle thought they had turned a corner in their season after winning tough games against London Lions and Cheshire Phoenix but…

BBL
December 12, 2021
Eagles Intensity Will Return For Riders

After the Lord Mayor’s Show was the expression that came to mind on Friday night when Newcastle Eagles went down to a 73 – 55 defeat at the hands of Bristol Flyers in the BBL Championship at the Vertu Motors Arena. In what was one of the most disappointing displays in recent memories, the Eagles…

BBL
October 31, 2021
Mac Readies Eagles For Bounce Back

It was yet another tough night for the Newcastle Eagles on Friday night in what has become a really tough season so far. Their latest defeat at Leicester in front of the Sky Sports cameras by 100 – 77 highlighted again all the issues they’ve had to endure. Late arrivals owing to paperwork issues which…

BBL
October 30, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 100-77 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles tough, tough start to the 2021/22 season continued last night in Leicester. After crashing out of The BBL Cup with a one win seven loss record they were hoping to kick-start their campaign in the opening Championship game of the season. But it was not to be as reigning Champions the Riders produced…

BBL
October 29, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

“We have to put the Cup results behind us and move on.” The message from veteran forward Darius Defoe as Newcastle Eagles prepare to begin their BBL Championship campaign at Leicester Riders tonight in front of the Sky Sports cameras. It was a disastrous defence of the BBL Cup for Newcastle who only one out…

BBL
October 13, 2021
Remotes at the Ready for British Basketball’s Second Season on Sky Sports

Sky Sports have announced that British Basketball is returning for a second season and it all tips-off with our BBL Championship clash against Leicester Riders. This first live game sees the 2020-21 BBL Championship winners face our Play-Off title holding Eagles on Friday 29 October. Our Eagles’ league game against Sheffield Sharks at the Vertu Motors…

BBL
July 18, 2021
Johnson Jumps To Tyneside

Newcastle Eagles have landed their first signing of the season and it’s an exciting one to tip things off. A new Eagle, but not a new face to the BBL or Vertu Motors Arena. Corey Johnson makes the jump to Tyneside after two successful seasons at league champions Leicester Riders. The 6’5” shooting guard is…