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Plymouth Raiders

BBL
January 17, 2021
Report: Eagles 77-76 Plymouth Raiders

In different circumstances Mike Morsell might have been midway through his second season in a Newcastle vest and well on his way to securing cult status as an Eagle. Twelve months ago the Maryland native was a permanent fixture in Ian MacLeod’s starting five and a huge crowd favourite among the ECA faithful. But then…

BBL
January 17, 2021
GiveToLocal Super Sunday Preview: Eagles BBL vs Plymouth Raiders

Newcastle Eagles will run out on to their home court for the first time this calendar year this afternoon in the GiveToLocal Super Sunday which also features The Eagles WBBL side facing Leicester Riders before the men’s game. In opposition for the men in their BBL Championship Clash will be the Plymouth Raiders, the only…

BBL
December 7, 2020
Report: Plymouth Raiders 77-76 Eagles

At the end of any basketball match the only statistic that matters is the final score. But ultimately in the disappointing one-point defeat yesterday afternoon there may be others that are just as telling for Newcastle Eagles and Head Coach Ian Macleod. Shooting only 2 of 23 from three-point range in a single-digit loss is…

BBL
December 6, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth Raiders

It was interesting that in amongst all the deserved plaudits for Newcastle Eagles and the likes of Rahmon Fletcher, Justin Gordon, Evan Maxwell and Cortez Edwards, Head Coach Ian MacLeod picked out another player for a special mention after Thursday night’s game That player was 36-year-old veteran forward Darius Defoe currently plying his trade in…

Arena
July 5, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 28 – The Build and Opening of Our Eagles Community Arena

This extended penultimate episode of the “Eagles Nest-In” series looks back at one of the biggest moments in our history – the opening of our Eagles Community Arena on Friday 11 January 2019. In Episode 28 Paul and Sam Blake join Dan to relive that historic weekend and take us on a journey back in…

BBL
May 22, 2020
BBL Clubs Supporting The Community During The Pandemic

Along with our Eagles many of the member clubs of the British Basketball League (BBL) across the UK have been out supporting communities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. BBL clubs have always has strong connections to their community and utilising this they have reached out to support local initiatives at this difficult time for us all….

BBL
May 6, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 14 – 2012 BBL Championship – Eagles vs Worcester Wolves (Friday 6 April 2012)

On Episode 14 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series, Dan is joined by former Eagle and current Leicester Riders player Andy Thomson to talk over what turned out to be literally a finger-tip close win of the 2012 BBL Championship in an exciting home game vs Worcester Wolves.

BBL
May 3, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 13 – 2012 BBL Trophy Finals

It’s a double-feature for Episode 13 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series (so get comfy!) as we look back at BOTH legs of the 2012 BBL Trophy Finals vs Plymouth Raiders. Dan hosts an extended chat between Dave Forrester, Joe Chapman and Fab Flournoy talking about our ‘clean-sweep’ season of 2011-12, the mid-season tournament in Holland and…

BBL
December 9, 2019
Report: Plymouth Raiders 103-110 Eagles

An incredible game of basketball down in Plymouth yesterday afternoon saw Newcastle Eagles take a tough road victory to open their BBL Championship campaign. In a proverbial game of two halves, Newcastle held off a late Raiders charge to take a deserved win. It was also Coach Ian MacLeod’s first official league game and win at…