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May Madness

Arena
June 9, 2021
Ritson Returns To Sell Out Crowd As We Get Set For Blockbuster Summer

One of the North East’s leading indoor venues is fighting back this summer with a world class boxing card ushering in a summer of red hot action. The state-of-the-art Vertu Motors Arena is at the forefront of the region’s indoor entertainment sector. And Saturday sees live sport return to the venue for the first time…

BBL
May 17, 2021
Report: Eagles Win May Madness 2021 BBL Play-Offs

The Newcastle Eagles produced a vintage defensive display to silence the London Lions roar in a dramatic British Basketball League Play-Off final. Call them the comeback kings or the cardiac kids but one thing is for sure you can never ever write this franchise off. When Fab Flournoy left for the NBA and Canada many…

WBBL
May 17, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 71-93 London Lions (May Madness Play-Offs Final)

Beaten but unbowed Chris Bunten has promised Newcastle Eagles WBBL will look back on their battling post-season with pride in the days to come. But the dejected playcaller lamented the below-par defensive display that brought sport’s latest Cinderella story to a sad end in Leicester. And Bunten insisted his come-from-behind specialists could have launched one…

BBL
May 16, 2021
May Madness 2021 BBL Play-Offs Champions

Check out the full report with highlights and more photos.

BBL
May 16, 2021
May Madness BBL Play-Offs Final Preview with Head Coach Ian MacLeod

Ian MacLeod will demand his Newcastle hotshots revert to type as the Eagles bid to make it a trophy double against London tonight. And as British basketball turns its attention to the annual end-of-season Playoff final, the Geordie playcaller insists his roster boasts the firepower to blow away the big spending Lions. Newcastle beat London…

BBL
May 16, 2021
May Madness BBL Play-Offs Final Preview with Rahmon Fletcher

Rahmon Fletcher is ready to ride this season’s emotional rollercoaster one more time after insisting nothing is beyond comeback kings Newcastle Eagles. The two-time league MVP leads his side into tonight’s BBL Playoff final in the form of his life following last week’s semi-final win against league champions Leicester Riders. And Fletcher insists Newcastle can…

WBBL
May 16, 2021
May Madness WBBL Play-Offs Final Preview

Newcastle Eagles will ride the emotional high of this month’s magical May Madness and look to wrap up a sensational Cinderella story with a smile on their faces. That’s the promise from captain Ali Gorrell as the women in black look to make it a hat-trick of huge WBBL upsets in this afternoon’s Play-Offs final….

BBL
May 14, 2021
Report: Eagles Make The BBL Play-Offs Final

The sporting public of Leicester may well shake in fear when they hear the name of Newcastle called as their direct opponents. After Newcastle Eagles women’s team took down Leicester Riders in the WBBL Play-Off Quarter-Final earlier in the month, the men’s team followed suit. Squeezed in between the two hardcourt heroes’ wins was also a…

BBL
May 13, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals 2nd Leg)

It’s win or go home time for Newcastle Eagles tonight as they head into the second leg of the BBL Play-Off semi-final against Leicester Riders trailing by a single point following Tuesday’s first leg. Tonight’s game is a one-off. Win and progress, draw or lose and the season is over. The win has to be…