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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…

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 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…