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BBL
May 24, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 19 – Eagles vs Leicester Riders (Friday 31 January 2014)

In Episode 19 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series Dan is joined by Drew Lasker to talk about becoming an Eagle in the 2013-14 season and a hugely important bounce-back win over the Riders for the team, who went on to win the BBL Championship that year. Just a matter of weeks after losing to Leicester…

BBL
May 22, 2020
BBL Clubs Supporting The Community During The Pandemic

Along with our Eagles many of the member clubs of the British Basketball League (BBL) across the UK have been out supporting communities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. BBL clubs have always has strong connections to their community and utilising this they have reached out to support local initiatives at this difficult time for us all….

BBL
May 6, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 14 – 2012 BBL Championship – Eagles vs Worcester Wolves (Friday 6 April 2012)

On Episode 14 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series, Dan is joined by former Eagle and current Leicester Riders player Andy Thomson to talk over what turned out to be literally a finger-tip close win of the 2012 BBL Championship in an exciting home game vs Worcester Wolves.

BBL
February 20, 2020
Eagles Recharging Ready For Double-Header

Newcastle Eagles went into the current international break on the back of a bad defeat at Leicester last Friday night. However, there was no knee-jerk reaction from Head Coach Ian MacLeod and his coaching staff to alter a schedule that had long been agreed. As MacLeod explained it was always planned with no game scheduled for…

BBL
February 15, 2020
Report: Leicester Riders 101-63 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles suffered a St. Valentine’s Day massacre down in Leicester last night. The Riders showed their fierce rivals no love at all as they recorded their biggest ever victory in any competition against a below-par Newcastle side. Leicester outplayed the visitors in every facet of the game and ended a two-game winning run from the…

BBL
February 14, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Rodney Glasgow Jr has lifted the lid on the biggest battle of his basketball career after finally securing his coveted British passport. The talented playmaker feared he had reached the point of no return in his bid to represent Newcastle Eagles in the BBL Championship. But Glasgow Jr admitted he was overwhelmed by the support…

BBL
February 12, 2020
Double D on the Difference Made by Two

It was a superb weekend for Newcastle Eagles with two great wins to keep their BBL Championship hopes on track as well as putting one foot in the BBL Trophy Final, writes Jeff King. It means they go into another big game this weekend in great heart. Veteran forward Darius Defoe was at the heart…

BBL
January 14, 2020
Fixture Change: Friday 24 January for BBL Trophy Quarter-Final

Following our Eagles’ advancement to the Quarter-Finals stage of the BBL Trophy we will now play Sheffield Sharks on Friday 24 January 2020 with our fixture against Leicester Riders to be rearranged for a later date. Fans who have our calendar automatically updated on their devices will be receiving this update today. You can download…

BBL
November 7, 2019
Fletch Points Forward

After last weekend’s home loss to Leicester Riders, Newcastle Eagles Captain and point guard Rahmon Fletcher reflected on where it went wrong for his side and what they need to do going forward. The Eagles are still in prime position to qualify for the quarter-finals of The BBL Cup but after a third successive loss…