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Leicester Riders

Men
November 26, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles are on the road today as they travel to Leicester to take on The Riders at the Morningside Arena in a crucial BBL Cup Quarter-Final. After defeating Plymouth in the last round they were hardly rewarded with what looks, on paper, a very tough game indeed. Although perhaps it’s not the strongest Riders side…

Men
November 22, 2022
Steutel Makes Case For Defence

Marc Steutel is doubling down on his determination to transform Newcastle Eagles’ defensive mentality. Ahead of Saturday’s BBL Cup clash at Leicester Riders, the experienced playcaller is demanding more from his inconsistent roster. And Steutel conceded his players must learn to balance defensive fundamentals with controlled aggression following a flurry of costly fouls in recent…

Men
June 9, 2022
Prince Prepares To Roll Back The Years

Legendary ex-Eagle Charles Smith has paid tribute to former Newcastle team-mate Darius Defoe as two of the biggest names in BBL history prepare to join forces for the first time in six years. Smith stepped down from top-flight hoops in 2016 as the all-time leading scorer for the men in black. And club bosses duly…

Men
April 2, 2022
Report: Eagles 77-103 Leicester Riders

Leicester Riders won on Tyneside but were forced to wait to lift the league title after a London Lions victory against Bristol Flyers kept this season’s Championship race alive. Rob Paternostro’s men took control midway through the first period to lay the foundation for an impressive victory in front of the Sky Sports cameras. And…

Men
April 1, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders

It was another tough night for The Eagles on Wednesday as they slipped to a fourth consecutive defeat in London at the hands of the Lions 92 – 74. Already shorn of the services of Wes Person Jr through injury Newcastle also lost Justin Gordon in the final period on Wednesday. The star forward who…

Men
March 28, 2022
Just Focussing On The Next Game

Another disappointing night in the BBL Championship for the Eagles down at Sheffield saw them slip to a third consecutive defeat and their fifth in a row to Sheffield in all competitions this season. The Eagles total points of 53 was their lowest total since December 1994 and their sixth lowest ever. A sobering thought…

Men
December 19, 2021
Mac Turns Magnifying Glass On Team To Rebound From Riders

It was another tough night for Head Coach Ian MacLeod and his Newcastle Eagles on Friday as they crashed to a 101 – 72 defeat at Champions Leicester Riders on Friday night, writes Jeff King. In front of the Sky Sports cameras, warts and all were on view in another disappointing Eagles performance. But as…

Men
December 18, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 101-72 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles had been looking to bounce back last night in Leicester after a poor showing last week at the Vertu Motors Arena had seen them lose heavily to Bristol Flyers last weekend. Unfortunately, it was the league leading Riders that were in their path. The Riders have only lost two games all season and…

Men
December 17, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Although it’s still relatively early days in the race for the BBL Championship the Newcastle Eagles really need a win tonight down at Leicester to keep in touch with the top of the table. Newcastle thought they had turned a corner in their season after winning tough games against London Lions and Cheshire Phoenix but…