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BBL
January 19, 2022
Giant Endorsement For Eagles

One of the founding fathers of BBL basketball in Newcastle is refusing to write off the Eagles’ bid for silverware this season. And Ploutos Vourliotis pointed to the ever-reliable Darius Defoe as an example of the club’s never-say-die attitude and potential to win big when it matters most. Vourliotis joined Newcastle Comets in 1995 just…

BBL
January 3, 2022
Report: Manchester Giants 88-82 Eagles

Not the happy start to the New Year that the Newcastle Eagles were hoping for as they went down to a close defeat on the road in Manchester last night. It now means the Eagles are on a four-match losing streak as they continue to be unable to find a winning formula. In essence even with…

BBL
January 2, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Manchester Giants

Newcastle Eagles head to Manchester this afternoon to contest their first game of the New Year looking to get back to winning ways. They go into the game on the back of three consecutive defeats, the last being on Tuesday at home against Cheshire Phoenix 74 – 77. Their opponents, The Giants, await and it’ll…

BBL
October 23, 2021
Report: Eagles 73-111 Manchester Giants (BBL Cup Group Stage)

Newcastle finally relinquished their increasingly flimsy grip on the BBL Cup last night as an illness and injury-ravaged Eagles slipped to a sixth defeat of the season. The 2021 winners head to Cheshire Phoenix tomorrow with nothing more than pride to play for as a North Group dead rubber signals the end of a cup…

BBL
October 22, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants (BBL Cup Group Stage)

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s sold-out game against Manchester Giants at the Vertu Motors Arena knowing only a win can keep their hopes of qualifying for the BBL Cup quarter finals alive. Even then they will still need Glasgow to beat Cheshire at the same time to remain in the hunt to retain a trophy…

BBL
October 4, 2021
Report: Manchester Giants 92-86 Eagles

There has to be real concern for Newcastle Eagles and their head coach Ian MacLeod after his new-look roster slipped to their third consecutive defeat on the road in Manchester last night. It means they are still winless this season and are now rooted at the bottom of the BBL Cup North Group. They have…

BBL
October 3, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Manchester Giants

Two games in and two home losses registered. Is it panic stations for Newcastle Eagles? Whilst the opening night defeat against Glasgow may have been expected as the Eagles had only come together days before the game. They had a full week to practice for the visit of Sheffield. Most Newcastle fans, the Coaching staff…

BBL
April 14, 2021
Lasker Locked-In For Leicester Face-Off Friday

Newcastle Eagles astonishing fourth quarter capitulation against Manchester Giants was the subject of much debate around the BBL over the weekend. Leading 75 – 60 with ten minutes to go it seemed as if Ian Macleod’s men were poised for a solid home win. But the Giants outscored Newcastle 35 – 16 in that fateful final…

BBL
April 10, 2021
Report: Eagles 91-95 Manchester Giants

Unpredictability is what drives the glorious spectacle that is professional sport. The fact that a rank outsider could defy the odds and win today’s Grand National persuades millions of punters to take a chance. And the possibility of an unheralded pro emerging from the pack to take the green jacket at this weekend’s US Masters will…