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Andrew Thomson in action for the Eagles. His brother Stuart has just signed for the club

Brothers reunited as Stu Thomson extends his Newcastle Eagles stay

Forwards Andy and Stuart Thomson will play together in the British Basketball League for the first time this season

Darius Defoe's key role in completing Newcastle Eagles jigsaw

Newcastle Eagles' Darius Defoe
Darius Defoe's first job after rejoining Newcastle Eagles will be helping the new recruits to learn Fabulous Flournoy's philosophy

Long-serving player Charles Smith returns to Newcastle Eagles

Charles Smith of Newcastle Eagles
Newcastle Eagles' longest-serving player Charles Smith has rejoined for a 13th season with the club

Scott Martin's return is reassuring for Fab Flournoy's Newcastle Eagles

Newcastle Eagles star Scott Martin
Confirmation of Scott Martin's return to Newcastle Eagles means Fabulous Flournoy will have plenty of familiar faces to work with next season

Something old, something new for Newcastle Eagles next season

Fab Flournoy and Dave Forrester talk tactics
Newcastle Eagles will have some new faces at the back of the court next season, but assistant coach Dave Forrester insists the style will be unchanged
Speedway star Ricky Ashworth

Injured Berwick speedway rider allowed home - 12 months after horror crash

Berwick Bandits speedway rider Ricky Ashworth has finally been allowed from hospital, a year after a serious accident

Newcastle Diamonds 51 Berwick Bandits 40: Diamonds return to winning ways

Stuart Robson ahead of Matej Kus and David Bellago in heat 9 of the Newcastle Diamonds v Berwick meeting 8/6/14
Unbeaten Berwick Bandits lose their 100% record at Brough Park as Newcastle Diamonds triumph in derby

Newcastle Diamonds boss happy to get points on the board

Speedway action
Newcastle Diamonds bounced back from a weekend defeat to Workington by claiming their first points of the Premier League season at Ipswich Witches

Berwick Bandits looking to start Cup campaign by trapping the Tigers

Speedway action
Berwick Bandits are in action this weekend against Sheffield to battle for a place in the KO Cup quarter-finals
Win tickets for Northumberland Plate Day at Newcastle Racecourse

Competition now closed: WIN tickets for the John Smith's Northumberland Plate Day

Competition now closed: The Journal  has teamed up with Britain's favourite ale John Smith's to celebrate the running of the 2014 John Smith's Northumberland Plate at Newcastle Racecourse on Saturday June, 28

Live: The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse

Crabbies Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse
Join us for live updates, photos, tips and video as the Crabbies Grand National takes place

LIVE: Grand National festival 2014: Day one from Aintree racecourse

A worker cuts the grass on the Grand National course during a preparation day ahead of the 2014 Crabbie's Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool live
Join us with live updates, photos and video from Aintree as the Grand National festival gets underway

Gosforth racecourse ready for bumper weekend

Horse racing at Gosforth Park Racecourse
It’s been a busy few weeks here at Newcastle Racecourse and we’ve continued to enjoy an extended dry spell, which is quite a contrast to last summer
Newcastle Eagles players try the new Osbornes Diner menu

Newcastle Eagles bounce around the new menu at Osbornes in Jesmond

The basketball team were only too happy to give the Newcastle bar and restaurant's new USE-style menu a try

Newcastle Eagles star joins Esh Group on a special secondment

Andy Thomson with Esh Group's Added Value Manager Darush Dodds
The appointment reinforces the strong connection between Newcastle Eagles and Durham-based Esh Group

Brothers reunited as Stu Thomson extends his Newcastle Eagles stay

Andrew Thomson in action for the Eagles. His brother Stuart has just signed for the club
Forwards Andy and Stuart Thomson will play together in the British Basketball League for the first time this season

First chance for Newcastle Eagles fans to watch Fab Flournoy's new signings

Fab Flournoy of Newcastle Eagles
Newcastle Eagles new boys Ricky Taylor and Rahmon Fletcher will make their debuts against Team USA Select on September 6

Coarse angling: John Clayton's immense contribution to angling

Tributes have been paid to John Clayton, respected voice of the coarse angling scene, who died after suffering a heart attack

Sea angling: Good Easter for crew of Hartlepool-based Famous

Sea fishing
The latest sea angling news from around the region brought to you by Alan Charlton

Game angling: Kielder warming up after a slow start

Kielder Water and Forest Park in Northumberland
After a slow start to the season, Kielder Water is beginning to show signs of some better sport as water temperatures begin to rise

Coarse angling: People flocking to the region's still waters

The latest North East coarse angling news brought to you by David Hall
Morpeth GC head PGA professional David Clark

Morpeth Golf Club pro David Clark dedicates victory to predecessor

Morpeth Golf Club pro David Clark ends barren run at Whickham, then dedicates win to predecessor Martin Jackson

Chris Paisley gets in shape for a new Tour bid in 2014

Chris Paisley
Exercising helps get golfer Chris Paisley in good shape for New Year challenge

Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson bags scholarship by R and A

Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson
Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson has been awarded a scholarship by the R and A

PGA rules put paid to Phil Ridden's pro hopes - for now

Former Journal Champion of Champions winner Phil Ridden
City of Newcastle golfer Phil Ridden is back working full-time after being forced to shelve plans to turn professional

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Gareth Breese of Durham

Gareth Breese is Durham CCC's fairytale matchwinner

Gareth Breese and captain Mark Stoneman

Knowing Gareth Breese was still to come calmed Durham's nerves

Durham v Warwickshire

Durham CCC Breese to One-Day Cup glory after edging out Warwickshire at Lord's



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