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Tafari Toney

April 7, 2011
Eagles Concede To Tigers

Newcastle Eagles 75 (19,42,58) (Smith 24, Jackson 24, Defoe 9) Mersey Tigers 80 (22,42,54) (Reinking 22, Toney 20, Thomson 18) Mersey Tigers are the BBL Championship winners after beating arch-rivals Newcastle Eagles 75-80 in the north-east to clinch the title. Knowing a defeat would open the door for the Eagles, Mersey held them off over…

April 24, 2009
Tap Makes The GB Squad

Newcastle Eagles’ forward Tafari Toney has continued his fine season by being picked for the 24-man Great Britain training squad. The 22-year-old is in his rookie year as a professional basketball player having graduated after four years at the University of Houston. In his final college season he was ninth leading rebounder in the prestigious…

March 30, 2009
Tafari – ‘If You Are Not Nervous You Are Not Ready To Play’

Tafari Toney, Eagles basketball star, came to Kenton School to be interviewed by pupils as part of the Newcastle Schools Sport Enterprise Challenge project. We talked tactics, training and tips. How did you get into a basketball career? “I played my first ball game at the age of 5. We used to just play ball…

July 31, 2008
TIME ON TYNE FOR TONEY

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to have added 6ft 8in Tafari ‘Tap’ Toney to their squad for the forthcoming 2008/09 BBL season. The league champions have clinched the signature of Toney who has graduated from the University of Houston where he averaged 6.8 points and 6.3 rebounds during 21 minutes per game for the Cougars in…