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BBL
June 28, 2019
Eagles Take Flight For Jump 10 Sunday

British Basketball League stars Matthew Bryan-Amaning, Conner Washington, Josh Ward Hibbert, Josh Steel, Jordan Spencer and our very own Darius Defoe headline rosters in this Sunday’s ‘Jump 10’ event at Loughborough University. The club is dispatching it’s very own team for the one-day tournament, which will be led by BBL team assistant coach Ian Macleod….

WBBL
March 30, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles WBBL bagged their biggest win of the season with the 96-87 victory against Leicester Riders that keeps the club’s playoff dream alive. Sensational double doubles from skipper Giulia Simioni and 31-point MVP Georgia Ohrdorf underpinned a performance screaming passion and professionalism. And with results elsewhere in the WBBL going the Eagles’ way this weekend, the…

BBL
March 20, 2019
Expect Energy From Eagles Facing Flyers

The dream of lifting the BBL Championship may well have died last Friday night for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle after their disappointing loss. But the Eagles are not about feeling sorry for themselves as they still sit third in the table and are looking to finish the season on a good run. So, says, veteran…

BBL
March 16, 2019
Report: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Statistically there was not much between Esh Group Eagles Newcastle and their hosts Leicester Riders at the end of a real game of attrition from two of the BBL’s most successful teams who always produce tough encounters. But the important stat and the one that will hurt Eagles Head Coach Fab Flournoy and his players…

BBL
March 15, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

It’s a big clash tonight down in Leicester between second and third in the BBL both Leicester Riders and Esh Group Eagles Newcastle look to chase down the London Lions with the league series head-to-head also on the line, writes Jeff King. Second-placed Riders have won six straight league games, whilst the Eagles have won…

BBL
December 28, 2018
Report: Eagles at Leicester Riders

A superb performance on the road catapulted Esh Group Eagles Newcastle back in to the BBL title race last night in Leicester. It included an explosive final quarter burst where the Eagles under severe foul pressure shrugged that off to power home to a vital win. The Eagles had gone in to the game having…

BBL
December 28, 2018
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

It’s a huge game for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle tonight as they head down the M1 to take on reigning BBL Champions Leicester Riders in a crunch Championship encounter. It’s the third meeting between the two rivals this season with the Riders winning convincingly at Newcastle on the road in the league before Newcastle gained…

WBBL
December 17, 2018
Report: Eagles WBBL at Leicester Riders

Fatigue finally caught up with an injury-hit Newcastle Eagles as Chris Bunten’s side was given a lesson in WBBL basketball by title challengers Leicester Riders. The hosts ran out 97-57 winners to maintain their position at the top of the championship table. And head coach Bunten cut a frustrated figure as the Eagles failed to…

WBBL
December 15, 2018
Preview: Eagle WBBL at Cardiff Met Archers

Nothing less than victory in Cardiff this afternoon will satisfy Chris Bunten as Newcastle Eagles seek to arrest an alarming four-game losing streak. The upbeat playcaller is confident his players can target the homecourt Archers and pinch a much-needed win before Christmas. But Bunten admitted a mounting injury list means sensible game management is a…