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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…

May 11, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Final 1st Leg)

Newcastle Eagles playcaller Ian MacLeod is ready to put his reputation on the line in his latest bid to outsmart British basketball’s most decorated active coach. The popular Geordie faces Leicester Riders’ Rob Paternostro twice in three days as the BBL playoff semi-finals take centre stage. And with a gripping season series tied at 3-3,…

WBBL
May 7, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Sevenoaks Suns (Play-Offs Semi-Final)

Abby Lowe insists Newcastle Eagles have reignited her passion for basketball just two years after quitting the sport she loves. The in-form guard takes on Sevenoaks Suns in tonight’s WBBL playoff semi-final following a statement game against Leicester Riders last weekend. But Lowe revealed she was done with basketball following a bittersweet experience at college…

BBL
May 6, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks (BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals 2nd Leg)

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s BBL Play-Off Quarter Final second leg leading the Sheffield Sharks by two points after a thrilling 79 – 77 victory on Tuesday night in the first leg at the Vertu Motors Arena. Whilst the Eagles had “home” court advantage in that victory the second leg is taking place at the…

BBL
May 4, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks (BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals 1st Leg)

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s BBL Play-Off Quarter Final first leg looking to draw inspiration from the Eagles Ladies team. The ladies produced a stunning victory over Leicester Riders at the weekend at the same stage of the WBBL Play-Offs. Men’s head coach Ian MacLeod started his preview of the Sheffield Sharks clash by paying tribute…

BBL
April 25, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Surrey Scorchers

Newcastle Eagles go into this afternoon’s BBL clash against Surrey Scorchers looking to bounce back from Friday night’s 92 – 87 loss at Worcester Wolves. With Plymouth Raiders winning at Bristol on the same night to confirm a third place finish it means the Eagles can finish no higher than fourth and need one more…

WBBL
April 24, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Nottingham Wildcats

Captain marvel Ali Gorrell insists a challenging campaign with Newcastle Eagles has been one of the most fulfilling seasons of her career. And that’s not because the league MVP contender has been smashing records right, left and centre. Gorrell has been racking up the big numbers throughout April to underline her status as one of…

BBL
April 23, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Worcester Wolves

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s BBL Championship game at Worcester Wolves looking to build on the momentum of last week’s excellent double-winning effort. The Eagles had a tremendous home win a week ago over champions-elect Leicester Riders by 90 – 80 and then followed it up in Glasgow with a last-gasp 85 – 83 win…