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BBL
March 13, 2022
Defiant Defoe Confident Of Bounce Back

The consistently inconsistent Newcastle Eagles once again showed both sides of their character on Friday night as they slipped to a disappointing home loss to Manchester Giants. As the final buzzer sounded it was an eerie silent Vertu Motors Arena that surveyed another tough night for their favourites. The Eagles had been due to travel…

BBL
March 12, 2022
Report: Eagles 89-110 Manchester Giants

A Rahmon Fletcher double double was not enough to rescue a win for Newcastle Eagles as Manchester Giants avenged January’s overtime defeat on Tyneside. Newcastle’s skipper added 14 assists to his 10 points despite picking up four fouls before the end of the third quarter. And six Eagles players hit double figures on a night…

BBL
March 11, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

It’s another big game at the Vertu Motors Arena in Newcastle tonight as the Eagles take on Manchester Giants. The Giants sit fourth in the BBL table with a 9 – 8 win-loss record whilst Newcastle are on 8 – 9 in seventh position. A win for the Eagles would not only level the records…

BBL
March 9, 2022
Peel Points To Play-Offs Place

Brandon Peel insists Newcastle Eagles will be playoff ready after warning the club’s BBL rivals to ignore the men in black at their peril. The bullish former London Lion is targeting a momentum-building 10-game finish to the club’s regular season with one more major trophy on the line. And Peel insisted now is not the…

BBL
January 22, 2022
Report: Eagles 113-111 Manchester Giants After Overtime

It was Meat Loaf, a self-confessed sports super-fan who took great pride in his performance at the 2003 NBA All Star game, who insisted two out of three ain’t bad. And as the world comes to terms with the death of the larger than life entertainer, Newcastle head coach Ian MacLeod might just agree. Prior…

BBL
January 21, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

Whilst it’s not quite crisis time for the Newcastle Eagles BBL side there’s no denying a win over this weekend would be a very welcome boost to an organisation that is going through tough times at the moment. Perhaps tonight’s match-up at home in the Vertu Motors Arena against Manchester Giants is the best opportunity…

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…