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BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
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…

BBL
September 15, 2020
Time Out Called On Test Event Tickets

Newcastle Eagles have paused the purchasing of tickets for this Friday’s basketball pilot game following a rise in coronavirus cases across the North East. In a statement to Cabinet yesterday the Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes said: “The city’s alert level has been raised to amber and we are considering the need to raise it higher…

BBL
March 8, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks

The Newcastle Eagles will go into this afternoon’s crucial BBL Championship fixture at Sheffield Sharks with the words of Head Coach Ian MacLeod ringing in their ears. The Eagles play-caller was far from a happy man in the aftermath of Friday’s home fixture. That game saw his side take a heavy 95 – 79 Championship loss…

BBL
January 27, 2020
Mike Made It Back For The Big Win

It was possibly the most important game of the season for Newcastle Eagles on Friday when they faced Sheffield Sharks in the BBL Trophy Quarter-Final. Sharks had never lost at the Eagles Community Arena in four previous visits and had won six out of the last seven competitive contests played between the two sides. For Newcastle…

BBL
January 25, 2020
Report: Eagles 86-79 Sheffield Sharks (BBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

On a night when nothing less than a Newcastle Eagles win would placate an increasingly restless fanbase this felt like the old order restored. For more than a decade the hardiest of Sheffield Sharks’ long-suffering supporters made the trip up the M1 expecting nothing more than a sound beating at the hands of the merciless…

BBL
January 24, 2020
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks (BBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

Newcastle Eagles are in the grip of an injury crisis as the club seeks to bury bogey side Sheffield Sharks in tonight’s must-win BBL Trophy quarter-final. Interim head coach Ian MacLeod revealed the club’s casualty list is mounting ahead of a huge match at the Eagles Community Arena. And such is the seriousness of Newcastle’s growing…