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  • Newcastle Eagles 71-89 Manchester Giants: BBL Trophy Report

    Newcastle Eagles 71-89 Manchester Giants: BBL Trophy Report

    January 21, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    The Newcastle Eagles crashed out of the BBL Trophy quarter finals as the Manchester Giants dominated at the Eagles Community Arena. The Eagles started the game well but the away side edged the first quarter; the Eagles fought back were only 3 behind at the half but, a dominating second half […]

     
  • Hartlepool United players in a huddle

    Player Profiles: Who are the new Hartlepool United signings?

    January 21, 2019 at 10:03 am

    Pools have announced three new signings to join the squad: Michael Raynes, Nicke Kabamba and Luke Molyneux. But who are the new faces? And where did they come from? Raynes joins from Crewe Alexandria on loan for the rest of the season, a much-needed signing to strengthen the backline, especially […]

     
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    South Shields 1-0 Farsley Celtic

    January 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One of the most highly anticipated games of the weekend finished with late drama as South Shields scored an injury-time winner to go top of the Evo Stik Premier. As was expected pre-match, there was very little to call between the two sides with then occupying the first and second […]

     
  • Whitley Bay Warriors 8 – 5 Solihull Barons

    Whitley Bay Warriors 8 – 5 Solihull Barons

    January 21, 2019 at 9:54 am

    Whitley Bay Warriors faced a fight against Solihull Barons as they secured an 8-5 victory to tighten the gap on the top four. Barons Skater Matthew Maurice opened up the scoreline with a 3rd-minute goal to give Solihull the lead. Daniel ‘DJ’ Good brought Warriors level with Barons in a […]

     
  • Moors drawn at home to AFC Telford in FA Trophy Third Round

    Moors drawn at home to AFC Telford in FA Trophy Third Round

    January 16, 2019 at 10:34 am

    Jason Ainsley’s Spennymoor Town will host AFC Telford United in the Third Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy on Saturday, February 2 2019.  The Moors eased to a 3-0 victory over sixth-placed National League side Sutton United after two spectacular-strikes from top scorer Glen Taylor and an 81st minute goal […]

     
  • Hartlepool United players in a huddle

    5 National League players Hartlepool United could sign to help bolster their squad

    January 15, 2019 at 9:53 am

    Hartlepool are currently sitting in 14th place in the National League, nowhere near where they should be. Pools boss Richard Money has already made additions to his squad with Harvey Rodgers and Danny Amos coming in to help improve the defence. However, there are other areas of the pitch that […]

     
  • Newcastle Eagles 86-91 Plymouth Raiders

    Newcastle Eagles 86-91 Plymouth Raiders

    January 14, 2019 at 9:41 am

    Newcastle Eagles’ debut at their new arena was dampened as the Raiders ruined the celebrations and pulled the home side further away from potential silverware. The Eagles first points at their new nest were scored fittingly by Darius Defoe, the 14-year servant hit the fade away to ease the nerves. […]

     
  • Rahmon Fletcher: “New arena means more than words can explain”

    Rahmon Fletcher: “New arena means more than words can explain”

    January 14, 2019 at 9:39 am

    Newcastle Eagles point guard Rahmon Fletcher thought it was “a good first opening game” on Friday night despite losing 86-91 to Plymouth Raiders at a sold-out opening of the Eagles Community Arena. Raiders had a five-point lead after the first quarter, but Newcastle fought back to lead 50-49 at half […]

     
  • McCamley offered Huddersfield Town trial

    McCamley offered Huddersfield Town trial

    January 11, 2019 at 1:52 pm

    South Shields Academy winger Will McCamley looks set to join Premier League side Huddersfield Town on trial. The trial will provide the youngster an opportunity to showcase his talents before the club decides whether to select him as part of their academy. The Shields winger was instrumental in the Mariners’ […]

     
  • Gateshead FC 0-1 Maidenhead United: Match Report

    Gateshead FC 0-1 Maidenhead United: Match Report

    January 10, 2019 at 9:23 am

    Gateshead lost their first home match in seven as Remy Clerima’s early strike helped Maidenhead in their relegation battle. The Magpies took the lead just before the half hour mark as Remy Clerima got on the end of James Conley’s floated ball who volleyed past Aynsley Pears. Gateshead nearly drew […]