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May 7, 2021
Report: Eagles Through To 2021 BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals

Cometh the hour or even the second cometh the man or was it men? Somehow, some way, Justin Gordon and Rahmon Fletcher came up with a last-ditch play to take the Eagles through to the BBL Play-Off semi-finals. It could not have been more dramatic nor could this Newcastle side have shown any more character…

May 5, 2021
Report: Eagles 79-77 Sheffield Sharks (BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals 1st Leg)

As the clock ticked down on Star Wars Day there was no better time for the Newcastle Eagles empire to strike back. The playoffs represent a new hope for a side that struggled for consistency during the final throes of a disappointing regular season. But those inconsistencies were laid bare as the archetypal game of…

April 2, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Glasgow Rocks

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s home BBL Championship clash on Sky Sports against fierce rivals Glasgow Rocks at the Vertu Motors Arena in good heart. That feeling comes from last weekend’s terrific double-header with wins over London and Cheshire. Those victories got the Eagles back on track after a few tough losses and showed that…

February 20, 2021
Report: Eagles 77-89 Sheffield Sharks

When does a concerning dip in form become a full-blown crisis? If your name is Newcastle Eagles then it’s normally after one defeat. Such is the storied history and stellar tradition of British basketball’s most successful franchise that any loss, at any time, is serious stuff. So much so that the prospect of a third…

February 19, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks – Live on Sky Sports

Newcastle Eagles will be looking to get back to winning ways tonight at the Eagles Community Arena as they take on Sheffield Sharks in the BBL Championship live on Sky Sports. After taking a narrow loss at Leicester on Wednesday it’s another crucial game in a busy period. Eagles veteran guard Drew Lasker who has…

February 13, 2021
Report: Eagles 70-90 Sheffield Sharks

Nothing beats one of the biggest and best rivalries in British basketball. Normally. Newcastle and Sheffield have been involved in some humdingers over the years. Overtime, double overtime and even triple overtime has been required to separate two fierce opponents in the past. And wherever the Eagles and the Sharks have been sat in the…

February 12, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s BBL Championship clash against Sheffield Sharks at the Eagles Community Arena on the back of a seven-match winning run. A run that includes a third victory of the season against tonight’s opponents. The Eagles have met Sheffield three times in competitive fixtures this season and won all three. Two in the…

January 16, 2021
Report: Sheffield Sharks 84-92 Eagles

Another satisfying night’s work for the Newcastle Eagles cumulated in them taking an excellent road win at Sheffield in a battle of two in-form sides. Sharks had come into the game having four of their last five whilst Newcastle’s semi-final win at Leicester had only come on Tuesday. For long periods in the first half…

January 15, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks

After another momentous night for the Newcastle Eagles on Tuesday, there’s little time for rest or celebration as the team head to Sheffield for tonight’s BBL Championship clash against the Sharks at Ponds Forge in front of the Sky Sports cameras. The 76-71 BBL Cup Semi-Final win over Leicester and the forthcoming Final against London…