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March 25, 2013
Newcastle Eagles Defeat Mersey Tigers 92-69

Mersey Tigers 69 (Wait 22, Schall 10, Lockett 10, Bigley 10) Newcastle Eagles 92 (Defoe 26, Chapman 17, Smith 15) Newcastle Eagles did what they needed to do to keep alive their outside hopes of winning the BBL Championship. Their comfortable win at bottom placed Mersey Tigers was built on 26 points from Darius Defoe…

March 2, 2013
Newcastle Eagles Defeat Mersey Tigers 100-57

Mersey Tigers 57 (Bigley 11, Wait 9, Lockett 8) Newcastle Eagles 100 (Chapman 26, Smith 22, Defoe 13) Newcastle Eagles defeated Mersey Tigers 100-57 to maintain their BBL Championship title challenge. Eagles’ victory stretches means they now sit second in the BBL Championship table with 40 points with 10 games left to play. They are…

January 26, 2013
Eagles Sweep Past Tigers

BBL Championship Newcastle Eagles 121 (Defoe 24, Smith 21, Chapman 16) Mersey Tigers 58 (Hulsen 17, Lockett 16, Eboigbe 12) The Newcastle Eagles swept aside the Mersey Tigers – winning 121-58 – to move clear of the Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders at the summit of the BBL Championship table. The Eagles had seven players…

January 28, 2012
Eagles Extend Their Lead With Win Over Tigers

BBL Championship Newcastle Eagles 94 (25,38,67) (Smith 22, Chapman 20, Thomson 19) Mersey Tigers 77 (7,37,61) (Aliu 22, Hesson 20, Otten 10) Newcastle Eagles capitalised on the Worcester Wolves defeat to the One Health Sharks Sheffield to open up a four point lead at the top of the BBL Championship table thanks to a somewhat…

December 10, 2011
Eagles Go 8 & 0

Mersey Tigers 80 (15,31,53) (Aliu 19, Hesson 16, Davis/Bailey 13) Newcastle Eagles 94 (27,45,70) (Defoe 31, Chapman 18, Gause 14) Newcastle Eagle maintained their unbeaten start to the BBL Championship season with a 94-80 win at the current title holders Mersey Tigers. The two clubs battled it out for league honours last year but there…

April 7, 2011
Eagles Concede To Tigers

Newcastle Eagles 75 (19,42,58) (Smith 24, Jackson 24, Defoe 9) Mersey Tigers 80 (22,42,54) (Reinking 22, Toney 20, Thomson 18) Mersey Tigers are the BBL Championship winners after beating arch-rivals Newcastle Eagles 75-80 in the north-east to clinch the title. Knowing a defeat would open the door for the Eagles, Mersey held them off over…

April 6, 2011
Eagles And Tigers Face Off For The League

Newcastle Eagles player-coach Fabulous Flournoy has praise for his players ahead of their key clash against Mersey Tigers on Wednesday: “We travelled 2,500 miles in a seven day period, playing four tough road games against extremely competitive teams with the added disadvantage of having lost Trey [Moore] and then having to integrate Drew [Lasker] on…

March 22, 2011
Eagles Lose To Tigers

The Mersey Tigers scored a victory that could prove decisive by the end of the season as they beat the Newcastle Eagles 88-84 on Tuesday night. It gives the Tigers the head-to-head between the two leading contenders for the BBL Championship title, and was their fifth straight league win while ending Newcastle’s run of four…

January 29, 2011
Eagles Fall Short In Semi Thriller

In a thrilling contest over the two legs, it was eventually the Mersey Tigers who secured the remaining BBL Trophy Final berth after they defeated the Newcastle Eagles 74-77 at near 3,000 capacity Sport Central on Friday evening to win 156-159 on aggregate. The Tigers will now face the Guildford Heat at the O2 Arena…

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