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BBL
May 6, 2018
Preview: Eagles at Bristol Flyers (BBL Play-Offs 2018 Quarter-Final 2nd Leg)

At half-time in The BBL Play-Off Quarter Final, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle have an 11-point lead to defend in the second half against the Bristol Flyers, writes Jeff King. The difference is, this being play-off basketball that second half will be four quarters and forty minutes long and on the road this afternoon at the…

BBL
April 26, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 28

It’s the penultimate pick of the players from the British Basketball League for the 2018-19 regular season and two more nods for our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle. Saah Nimley and Zarko Jukic both get starting places in the roster this week – well done guys! Here’s the full list: Saah Nimley (Esh Group Eagles Newcastle)…

BBL
April 13, 2018
Preview: Eagles at Worcester Wolves

The Esh Group Eagles Newcastle are on the road again tonight for a tough match-up against Worcester Wolves, writes Jeff King. It’s just over a week ago that the Eagles bounced back to winning ways with a thrilling 86 – 83 home win against tonight’s opponents. That win was needed after three double-digit losses away…

BBL
February 28, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 21

It’s another place in the starting five for Jaysean Paige in this week’s All-Stars pick by the British Basketball League with Saah Nimley making the bench. Here’s the full roster: Tony Hicks (Surrey Scorchers) The Surrey playmaker keeps his spot from last week and inks back-to-back appearances after some seriously good work for his side…

BBL
January 23, 2018
BBL All-Star Five – Week 16

After a weekend of two halves, first the BBL Trophy Quarter-Final disappointment and then an important away Championship win, it’s great to see an Eagle recognised in the league’s line-up for their efforts. Our number 1, Saah Nimley plays off the bench in this week’s BBL All-Star Five. Here’s the full roster: Tony Hicks (Surrey…

BBL
January 21, 2018
Saah Looking For Eagles Bounceback

For the first time since 2004, the Esh Group Eagles Newcastle have failed to reach the semi-final of either BBL cup competition after spectacularly crashing out of The BBL Trophy against Sheffield Sharks at Sport Central, 81 – 76, on Friday night, writes Jeff King. It leaves The Eagles with only the League and The…

BBL
January 5, 2018
Saah Shakes Sharks

Last weekend at Sheffield, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle bounced back in tremendous style with a tough road win against a Sharks side that has been in and around the top of The BBL all season, writes Jeff King. It also gave The Eagles a crucial head-to-head advantage in the three-match BBL Championship series after their…

BBL
November 28, 2017
BBL All-Star Five – Week 9

Saah Nimley joins Jaysean Paige as the second only player in the BBL to record a fourth starting appearance in the league’s line-up this week with Drew Laker starring off the bench. Here’s the full week 9 All-Star roster: Saah Nimley (Esh Group Eagles Newcastle) The Eagles’ playmaker joins his team-mate Jaysean Paige on four…

BBL
October 31, 2017
The Daddy Holds Court

Long since handed the keys to Newcastle Eagles’ Hall of Fame, it’s 10 years since irrepressible guard TJ Walker left Tyneside. Simon Rushworth caught up with the California-based coach and community worker in the week his two former clubs clash in the BBL Cup. When TJ Walker takes practice at Ceres High School this week,…

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