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  1. Preview: Leicester Riders vs Eagles Women
  2. Report: Nottingham Wildcats 66-82 Eagles Women
  3. Report: Eagles Women 57-77 Leicester Riders
  4. Coach Steutel Praises Form of Star Player Rickey McGill
  5. Report: Plymouth City Patriots 80-92 Eagles Men

Leicester Riders

February 18, 2024
Report: Eagles Women 57-77 Leicester Riders

The Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles will look back on Saturday night’s home defeat against Leicester Riders, scratch their heads and wonder quite how they came out of it on the back of a 20-point loss. At times Newcastle without doubt played some of their best defensive basketball of the season and until deep in the…

January 20, 2024
Trophy Report: Eagles Men 85-101 Leicester Riders

Injury and illness finally caught up with a beaten but unbowed Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles as the men in black ran out of steam against old foes Leicester. A six-man rotation of senior pros had carried Marc Steutel’s men to the brink of this season’s Trophy Final Fours. And hopes were high that one more…

January 19, 2024
Darius Defoe Fired Up for Trophy Face Off

Darius Defoe will go from friend to foe — as soon as Leicester dangerman Duke Shelton steps out on court tonight. The former team-mates face off in a ‘win or bust’ Trophy eliminator on Tyneside as Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles tackle the Riders for a place in this month’s Final Fours. And Defoe insists there’ll…

January 17, 2024
Will Neighbour Edges Closer to Return

Will Neighbour has lifted the lid on the long road to recovery as the experienced centre edges closer to a Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles return. The popular big man admitted he’d love to be part of Friday’s eye-catching Trophy showdown against Duke Shelton’s Leicester Riders. But Neighbour is playing the long game as he looks…

January 14, 2024
Steutel Hails Larry Austin Jr Ahead of Showdown with Riders

Marc Steutel has hailed Larry Austin Jr as the heartbeat of his Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles team as the men in black close in on a Trophy semi-final berth. The former Cheshire favourite is in the form of his life ahead of Friday’s shoot-out with Duke Shelton’s Leicester Riders at the Vertu Motors Arena. And…

November 6, 2023
No Lapses In Latvia: Steutel

Marc Stuetel touch down in Latvia today still smarting from the defensive lapses that allowed Leicester Riders to wrap up a 111-88 weekend win. Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles return to European North Basketball League action tomorrow with Valmiera Glass VIA next up for the men in black. But the wildly inconsistent Tynesiders will have to…

November 5, 2023
Report: Leicester Riders 111-88 Eagles Men

The Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles went into Saturday night’s British Basketball League match-up at Leicester Riders with renewed hope and confidence after their midweek European North Basketball League win over Basket Brno. That 87 – 81 point win had been achieved with good team basketball and a determination to show that this Eagles side belonged…

November 4, 2023
Preview: Eagles Men at Leicester Riders

Josh Ward-Hibbert has revealed the British Basketball League’s biggest rivalries are what drive players to hit their competitive peak. There has never been a keener focus on tonight’s ‘classico’ between Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles and old foes Leicester Riders after both Will Neighbour and Tajh Green were thrown out of last month’s feisty meeting between…

October 22, 2023
Red Hot Rickey

Rickey McGill will spearhead Friday’s London Lions revenge mission as one of the British Basketball League’s most marked men after igniting his season in style. The Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles guard hit 84 points in six days to underline his value to the new-look men in black. And, following his explosive statement of intent, McGill…