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Leicester Riders

March 13, 2023
Report: Leicester Riders 89-79 Eagles

Deadeye David Cohn experienced the best and worst of professional basketball after battling Newcastle Eagles narrowly missed out on famous back-to-back wins against Leicester Riders. Crestfallen Cohn cut a dejected figure as he headed to the locker room after picking up a second unsportsmanlike foul of the game five minutes from time. But had it…

March 12, 2023
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Jermel Kennedy has warned Leicester Riders to beware a Newcastle Eagles side in ‘desperation mode’ as Marc Steutel’s men chase a second win on the bounce against their bitter rivals. And the Canadian forward revealed a sense of deep embarrassment drove the men in black to turn Friday night’s 20-point deficit into a seven-point win….

March 11, 2023
Report: Eagles 92-85 Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles overturned a 20-point deficit to pull off the most famous win of the Vertu Motors Arena era and keep their playoff hopes alive. A delayed tip-off, damaged basket and Leicester’s lack of discipline added to the drama as the most unpredictable of BBL clashes reached its dizzying denouement. And as the clock ticked…

March 10, 2023
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles power forward Hasahn French is looking for a belated birthday present tonight at the Vertu Motors Arena as he and his teammates face Leicester Riders in the BBL Championship. French who turned 25 yesterday has been one of the few success stories in a troubled Eagles season where the team has often promised…

March 7, 2023
Closing In On A Comeback

Ben Mockford is closing in on a Newcastle Eagles comeback after revealing his frustration at being sidelined for the last five weeks. The experienced Great Britain guard has missed the last three BBL fixtures after rolling his ankle at Cheshire on February 5. And although this weekend’s double header against fierce rivals Leicester Riders could…

February 21, 2023
Retro Series 2023 Announced

Newcastle Eagles will join Cheshire Phoenix, Leicester Riders and Manchester Giants in an exciting Retro Series 2023. Five games involving the four teams in March and April have been selected as special retro games featuring retro kits, old-school tunes and off-court appearances from BBL legends. “We are looking forward to throwing it back to the…

December 17, 2022
Report: Eagles 87-91 Leicester Riders

Marc Steutel was in no mood for excuses after battling Newcastle let slip a late lead in a ding-dong clash against title holders Leicester Riders last night. But the Eagles playcaller did heap praise upon his battling roster after the short-handed hosts almost pulled off one of the greatest comeback wins in franchise history. And…

December 13, 2022
Steutel Hails French Connection

Marc Steutel claims Newcastle’s French connection will be crucial to the club’s bid to climb the BBL Championship table after lauding the Eagles’ latest signing. Former Raptors 905 recruit Hasahn French has made an instant impact for the men in black just a fortnight after touching down on Tyneside. And although Steutel continues to carefully…

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…