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  2. Report: Eagles 88-79 London Lions
  3. Preview: Eagles vs London Lions
  4. How To Watch The BBL Championship Tip-Off Double-Header
  5. Report: Eagles WBBL 71-96 Leicester Riders (WBBL Cup)

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BBL
December 2, 2020
How To Watch The BBL Championship Tip-Off Double-Header

It’s a double-header tip-off to the 2020-21 BBL Championship season this Thursday night, hosted at the Eagles Community Arena. Sheffield Sharks first face the Cheshire Phoenix from 5pm followed by our Eagles welcoming back the London Lions for league action at 7:30pm. It’s an eagerly anticipated opening night and both games will be live on…

BBL
November 29, 2020
Report: Sheffield Sharks 77-90 Eagles (BBL Cup)

Newcastle Eagles managed to overcome a sluggish start to advance to the quarter-finals of the BBL Cup, after they defeated Sheffield Sharks 77-90. Having lost 97-87 to the Eagles last week, Sheffield came out with something to prove. Spearheaded by Nick Lewis and Kipper Nichols, who led Sheffield in scoring with 19 points, the Sharks…

BBL
November 29, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks (BBL Cup)

Newcastle Eagles need a win today down in Sheffield to confirm their quarter-final place in the BBL Cup. A win takes them to a 4 – 2 record which would be good enough to see them safely through Head coach Ian MacLeod’s men are virtually through depending on results elsewhere in the tough group in…

BBL
November 17, 2020
Report: Eagles 97-87 Sheffield Sharks (BBL Cup)

The rise and fall of Rex Pflueger. It’s a tale that’s as unpredictable as it is unbelievable. And for now it’s a story sorely lacking a happy ending for fans of Newcastle’s newest cult hero. In the space of five remarkable days Pflueger has experienced the emotional highs and gut-wrenching lows of professional sport. And…

BBL
November 17, 2020
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks (BBL Cup)

Last Friday night saw Newcastle Eagles lose their 100% record for the season in the BBL Cup Group 3. The Eagles went down to an 88-82 home defeat at the hands of Leicester Riders. They have the chance to bounce straight back tonight at the ECA. It’s Northern rivals Sheffield Sharks who are in town…

BBL
November 11, 2020
Sharks Game Set

The date for our previously unscheduled BBL Cup Group Stage tip-off against Sheffield Sharks has now been set for Tuesday 17 November 2020 with a 7pm tip-off. Live Stream Virtual Tickets are on sale now from our box office:

BBL
October 27, 2020
2020-21 BBL Cup Fixtures Announced

Newcastle Eagles will finally tip-off the delayed BBL season with a tough clash at London Lions on Sunday. The fixture is the first of six mouthwatering ties in a talent-stacked Group 3 of the remodelled BBL Cup. Newcastle face the Lions, Leicester Riders and fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks home and away — with the top…

BBL
October 1, 2020
Relive The First Basketball Game Since Lockdown

Last month top-flight British basketball teams returned to the court in a competitive tip-off for the first time since the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown paused play back in March. Newcastle Eagles hosted Sheffield Sharks at the Eagles Community Arena in a behind closed doors friendly that was meant to be the pilot for a return of spectators…

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…