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September 20, 2020
Eagles Land First Win As Basketball Bounces Back

“Cautious optimism.” That was the phrase Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod used to sum up his new side’s fine pre-season 96-85 win at the Eagles Community Arena on Friday night against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks. “Cohesion,” was the other oft dropped word as he summed up the performance the morning after. With the COVID…

September 18, 2020
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 96 – 85 Sheffield Sharks

Basketball. But not as we know it. The last time Newcastle Eagles stepped out on court it was against the backdrop of a thrilling BBL Trophy final in Glasgow. A raucous crowd, raw emotion and the razzamatazz of a game founded on pure entertainment combined to create a special atmosphere prior to lockdown. Fast forward…

September 18, 2020
Eagles Ready To Return To Action

Head coach Ian MacLeod is relishing tonight’s long-awaited return to action as Newcastle Eagles seek to point the way for BBL basketball across the UK. A pre-season clash against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks was due to take place in front of 800 fans prior to fresh lockdown measures announced yesterday. But the match will now…

September 17, 2020
Watch Eagles vs Sharks Pre-Season Live

EAGLES VS SHARKS PRE-SEASON FRIDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 TIP-OFF 7:30PM COVERAGE FROM 7:20PM Watch this behind closed doors pre-season clash live from the Eagles Community Arena as we welcome the Sheffield Sharks for the hotly anticipated return to action for British Basketball. JUST £4.99! SEASON TICKET HOLDERS: 2019-20 and 2020-21 Newcastle Eagles BBL Season Ticket…

September 16, 2019
WBBL Pre-Season Report: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles WBBL returned from Leicester with a win and a loss but the mood was overwhelmingly positive for playcaller Chris Bunten. Two games in two days against the homecourt Riders served up a tough pre-season test for Newcastle’s women. But the visitors headed back up the M1 in buoyant mood despite slipping to an…

September 16, 2019
Pre-Season Report: Sheffield Sharks 66-61 Eagles

Sheffield Sharks gained revenge for Friday’s heavy defeat the hands of Newcastle Eagles by claiming a nailbiting 66-61 win in yesterday’s South Yorkshire rematch. The two teams were tied at 33-33 at the half and the hosts took a one-point lead into the final period. But Sheffield pulled away in the fourth quarter and held…

September 13, 2019
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 106-91 Sheffield Sharks

Rodney Glasgow Jr paced an impressive Newcastle Eagles tonight as the versatile guard bagged a game high 23 points against shellshocked Sheffield. And the Sharks will need to find an extra gear in South Yorkshire tomorrow if last season’s BBL playoff semi-finalists are to take anything from this weekend’s pre-season double header. Glasgow Jr was…

September 6, 2019
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 86-80 Worcester Wolves

Ian Macleod has revealed Fabulous Flournoy’s fingerprints are all over a coaching career two decades in the making. The new man at the helm of Newcastle Eagles guided the hosts to an 86-80 win against Worcester Wolves in his first game as interim head coach. And Macleod paid tribute to his predecessor’s overriding influence – and…

September 3, 2019
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 83-84 USA Select

The first fixture of the post-Fabulous Flournoy era tipped off against a backdrop of mixed emotions following the 6pm announcement that the BBL’s most decorated coach had accepted an assistant’s role in the NBA with reigning champions Toronto Raptors. And Newcastle’s players – who were told of their coach’s decision at a team meeting the…