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BBL
January 25, 2021
Report: Eagles Win 2021 BBL Cup

Interviewed before the game, Newcastle Eagles head coac Ian MacLeod said that his team and he could only control their own destiny. After a pulsating 40 minutes of basketball that’s exactly what they did down the stretch to win the Eagles’ sixth BBL Cup, the seventh national cup title for the franchise. The Eagles had…

BBL
January 24, 2021
Preview: BBL Cup Final 2021 – Eagles vs London Lions

It’s the BBL Cup Final Day down at the Morningside Arena in Leicester. The battle for the first piece of silverware of the BBL season and it’s the league’s top two sides battling it out, Newcastle Eagles and London Lions. The two sides have clashed four times already this season, twice in the Cup Group…

BBL
January 13, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 71-76 Eagles (BBL Cup Semi-Final)

Having contested the last national final of the curtailed 2019-20 season when winning the BBL Trophy, the Newcastle Eagles will contest the first final of the 2020-21 season. They earned their place in the BBL Cup Final after a hard fought but deserved victory over fierce rivals Leicester Riders on the Riders’ home court last…

BBL
January 10, 2021
Semi-Final Moved To Leicester After Manchester Forfeit

Tuesday’s BBL Cup Semi-Final between the Eagles and Leicester Riders has been moved from Manchester’s National Basketball Performance Centre due to COVID-19 implications. Manchester Giants have a number of players self-isolating and the club is unable to host this week’s back-to-back semis. In accordance with the BBL’s Secure Play protocols and rule amendments, Danny Byrne’s side…

BBL
January 9, 2021
Report: London Lions 109-89 Eagles

Basketball is one of those sports where statistics play a huge part. But at the end of the forty minutes there’s only one that really counts and that’s the final score. For Newcastle Eagles last night was a painful final statistic. It brought an end to a five-match winning run during December that had seen…

BBL
January 8, 2021
Preview: Eagles at London Lions

Newcastle Eagles were given a huge double morale boost as they prepare for the first game of 2021 down in London tonight. The Eagles had ending 2020 in a terrific style with five wins out of six in the BBL Championship to take them to the top of the league as well as making the…

BBL
December 18, 2020
2021 BBL Cup Semi-Finals Draw

Live on Sky Sports Mix tonight at half-time in Leicester Riders’ home game against Bristol Flyers the open-draw took place for the 2021 BBL Cup Semi-Finals. Our Eagles will go head to head over two legs against Leicester Riders and London Lions will face the Manchester Giants. Fixtures will be confirmed in due course to…

BBL
December 4, 2020
Report: Eagles 88-79 London Lions

Flash Gordon on the TV? It must be nearly Christmas. As the BBL returned to Sky Sports, Justin Gordon took the opportunity to treat a nationwide audience to a very special highlights reel. And Newcastle fans will be demanding repeats of the colourful forward’s double double for years to come. Gordon bagged 26 points and…

BBL
December 3, 2020
Preview: Eagles vs London Lions

Newcastle Eagles must tame London Lions in tonight’s league opener if the men in black are to consider themselves genuine title contenders. That’s the verdict of Drew Lasker as the multi-tasking Texan prepares to juggle his new role as Sky Sports pundit with that of impact player off the Newcastle bench. Back-to-back fixtures at the Eagles…