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  1. Report: Leicester Riders 94-73 Eagles
  2. Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders
  3. Steutel Makes Case For Defence
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BBL
November 27, 2022
Report: Leicester Riders 94-73 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles season is just not improving any time soon and Coach Marc Steutel needs to address the situation very quickly otherwise despite not even reaching Christmas it’s going to be a long campaign. Last night in Leicester they went crashing out of the BBL Cup at the hands of a rampant Riders side that…

BBL
November 26, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles are on the road today as they travel to Leicester to take on The Riders at the Morningside Arena in a crucial BBL Cup Quarter-Final. After defeating Plymouth in the last round they were hardly rewarded with what looks, on paper, a very tough game indeed. Although perhaps it’s not the strongest Riders side…

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
June 9, 2022
Prince Prepares To Roll Back The Years

Legendary ex-Eagle Charles Smith has paid tribute to former Newcastle team-mate Darius Defoe as two of the biggest names in BBL history prepare to join forces for the first time in six years. Smith stepped down from top-flight hoops in 2016 as the all-time leading scorer for the men in black. And club bosses duly…

BBL
April 2, 2022
Report: Eagles 77-103 Leicester Riders

Leicester Riders won on Tyneside but were forced to wait to lift the league title after a London Lions victory against Bristol Flyers kept this season’s Championship race alive. Rob Paternostro’s men took control midway through the first period to lay the foundation for an impressive victory in front of the Sky Sports cameras. And…

BBL
April 1, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders

It was another tough night for The Eagles on Wednesday as they slipped to a fourth consecutive defeat in London at the hands of the Lions 92 – 74. Already shorn of the services of Wes Person Jr through injury Newcastle also lost Justin Gordon in the final period on Wednesday. The star forward who…

BBL
March 28, 2022
Just Focussing On The Next Game

Another disappointing night in the BBL Championship for the Eagles down at Sheffield saw them slip to a third consecutive defeat and their fifth in a row to Sheffield in all competitions this season. The Eagles total points of 53 was their lowest total since December 1994 and their sixth lowest ever. A sobering thought…

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…