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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…

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…

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…

April 9, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

Newcastle Eagles reset button certainly got turned off last Sunday down in Surrey when they fell victim to the Scorchers by 87 – 67. It ended a great run of three wins in a row which ironically followed the previous loss down at Surrey. For Eagles Captain and mercurial on-court general Rahmon Fletcher it was a…

March 8, 2021
Report: Manchester Giants 76-101 Eagles

The Newcastle Eagles got back to winning ways last night in Manchester as they felled the Giants in fine style to maintain their Championship challenge, writes Jeff King. It was one of those performances from Newcastle where they just got better and better as the minutes ticked on. Still without Justin Gordon through injury the…

March 7, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Manchester Giants

The sight of a frustrated Darius Defoe deep in conversation with his Head Coach Ian MacLeod at the end of Friday night’s 72 – 85 home loss for Newcastle Eagles was an enduring one. It was not the sort of performance the veteran forward will want to see repeated against Manchester Giants on the road…

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…

December 24, 2020
Eagles vs Manchester Giants Postponed

Our Tuesday 29 December home fixture against Manchester has been postponed due to a Giants player testing positive for COVID-19. Under the British Basketball League’s COVID-19 rules amendments, these fixtures will be rescheduled as soon as possible. As with similar tip-off postponements this week, the league have informed the club that all BBL Player single game…

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…