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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…

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…

BBL
January 22, 2020
Lasker On The BBL Battle

Perhaps the best news coming out of Newcastle Eagles’ win at Manchester on Sunday was not the victory but the fitness report on Drew Lasker. Lasker put in a fabulous performance on the road tagging 21 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists. However, after a clash with teammate Darius Defoe he limped out of the game…

BBL
January 14, 2020
Fixture Change: Friday 24 January for BBL Trophy Quarter-Final

Following our Eagles’ advancement to the Quarter-Finals stage of the BBL Trophy we will now play Sheffield Sharks on Friday 24 January 2020 with our fixture against Leicester Riders to be rearranged for a later date. Fans who have our calendar automatically updated on their devices will be receiving this update today. You can download…

BBL
December 31, 2019
Final All-Star Five of The Decade

The final All-Star Five of the decade saw two Eagles flying high with powerful performances over the holiday period, including one of our flock making his second appearances in a row. CJ Gettys turned in two performances this week that would have got him in the top five for ‘Performance Points’ this season. Our latest edition…