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Player Signing

August 5, 2008

Newcastle Eagles are thrilled to announce the arrival of 5ft 11in Reggie Jackson, a new point guard for the forthcoming 2008/09 season. Jackson arrives on Tyneside from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh having played for the Dukes for four years in the Atlantic 10 Conference where he averaged 10 points, 3.5 assists and shot 45% from…

July 31, 2008

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to have added 6ft 8in Tafari ‘Tap’ Toney to their squad for the forthcoming 2008/09 BBL season. The league champions have clinched the signature of Toney who has graduated from the University of Houston where he averaged 6.8 points and 6.3 rebounds during 21 minutes per game for the Cougars in…

July 29, 2008
High Five For Defoe

Londoner Darius Defoe has signed for a fifth consecutive season with Newcastle Eagles as he bids to improve on his incredible haul of BBL medals despite still only being 23-years-old. The forward joined the club in the summer of 2004 from Hackney White Heat and has since been an important part of a rise to…

June 25, 2008
Trey on the Tyne

Former BBL Player of the Season Trey Moore has been added to the roster of the Newcastle Eagles ahead of the forthcoming 2008/09 season. The 33-year-old Mississippi State graduate will help the Eagles defend their BBL Championship title, a piece of silverware that Moore has already experienced winning during his first spell with the BiG…

June 13, 2008
Bridgey is back in Newcastle

Newcastle Eagles have struck a deal with club captain Andrew Bridge to remain on Tyneside for another season in what will be his seventh successive campaign with the club. Having led the side to the BBL league title in his first year as captain having taken the mantle from TJ Walker, Chesterfield born Bridge is…

May 20, 2008
Stewart Agrees New Eagles Deal

REIGNING league champions Newcastle Eagles have made an early statement of intent to any rivals eyeing their crown after moving swiftly to re-sign BBL Player of the Year Lynard Stewart. The move will delight the club’s supporters who had their season ended on a sour note after failure in the play-offs. And it also stops…

February 1, 2008
Leven Flies in to Fill the Gap

Fab Flournoy has landed the services of Aussie star Steve Leven as Newcastle Eagles try to bolster their roster in anticipation of a hectic BBL Championship run-in. Leven started the current season with Australian NBL outfit Perth Wildcats and is currently plying his trade in the Icelandic League. He agreed terms with the Eagles late…

December 31, 2007
Eagles Pull Out the Stops to Bring in Defares

Newcastle Eagles are locked in a race against time to get new signing Bryan Defares into the country ahead of Friday’s BBL Trophy clash with Scottish Rocks. Having tied up the deal and registration for the guard late on Friday, the club is now hoping to be able to welcome the Dutchman into the fold…

December 14, 2007
Eagles Ready To Swoop For Andy

Newcastle Eagles could respond to the loss of one Great Britain star with an audacious bid to lure another to the club as his replacement. The Chronicle understands the club are interested in making a move to try to persuade the hugely influential and talented Andrew Sullivan to move back to the North-East. However, this…