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March 21, 2013
Newcastle Eagles Lose Away to Leicester Riders

Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders 80 (Couisnard 18, Losonsky 17, Rowe 15) Newcastle Eagles 69 (Huffman 18, Maddox 16, Defoe/Smith 12) Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders took a big step towards their first BBL Championship regular season title thanks to a 80-69 victory over second-placed Newcastle Eagles at the John Sanford Centre on Wednesday evening….

January 13, 2013
Tough Loss for the Eagles in the BBL Cup Final

BBL Cup Final Newcastle Eagles 80 (Chapman 29, Smith 17, Huffman 13) Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders 85 (Couisnard 17, A nderson/Rowe 15) The Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders ended a 12 year wait for silverware as they secured the BBL Cup in thrilling fashion as they defeated the Newcastle Eagles 80-85 at the National…

January 11, 2013
Eagles Ready to Defend the BBL Cup Title

It’s the biggest weekend of the season so far, as Newcastle Eagles defend their BBL Cup title. They go up against Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham on Sunday, a team who of course, they share the lead at the top of the BBL Championship with. Unsurprisingly, Fab Flournoy…

January 10, 2013
Fab Concentrating on the BBL Cup Final

As his side prepare to face Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders in Sunday’s BBL Cup final, Newcastle Eagles’ player-coach Fabulous Flournoy is taking one game at a time. Eagles will be defending the Cup they won against UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders last season, a success that provided the springboard for the north east club to…

December 17, 2012
Eagles Back on Top

A pair of wins from Newcastle Eagles saw them return to the top of the BBL Championship, as Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders went down 86-82 loss at UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders. Champions Eagles followed up Friday’s 89-80 home win against Surrey Heat with a 94-71 at London Lions. Damon Huffman led the Eagles with…

October 27, 2012
Eagles Lose to Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles 63 (Smith 17, Chapman 11, Huffman 10) Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders 75 (Couisnard 27, Losonsky 15, Anderson/Sullivan 9) In the battle of the undefeated starts, the Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders came out on top to maintain their 100% start to the BBL Championship campaign thanks to an impressive 63-75 victory over…

March 7, 2012
Sullivan and Riders Visit For Top of The Table Clash #1

port Central stages a key BBL Championship match-up on Friday evening as Newcastle Eagles host Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders. The Eagles suffered their second Championship loss of the season last Friday as they went down 85-76 against UCP Marjon Plymouth Raiders, but they are still top of the table with an 18-2 record. The…

November 27, 2011
Semi Final Rollercoaster Ends In Tie

BBL Cup Semi-Final (First Leg) Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders 90 (15, 40,55) (Wierzbicki 32, Hardy 18, Royston 16) Newcastle Eagles 90 (28, 58,65) (Gause 22, Smith 18, Chapman 15) Newcastle Eagles thought they had one foot in the BBL Cup Final after a first half blitz initially poured cold water on the recent red-hot…

November 14, 2011
Eagles Secure Semi-Final Spot Against Riders

The line up for the BBL Cup semi-finals was completed over the weekend, with some contrasting last eight ties. The closest game came at Sport Central where Newcastle Eagles continued their winning start to the season with a 78-75 victory against old rivals Glasgow Rocks. They did it the hard way, though, against a Rocks…