Details: Sunday 08 October, 5pm, Trafford Sportsdome, BBL Championship
Last meeting: Eagles 96-65 Giants (Championship, March 2017)
Summary: The start to the season doesn’t get any easier for the Giants as they host the high-flying Eagles having started against Leicester and London. All 10 BBL encounters between the two have been won by Newcastle and this game comes as part of a double-header with both sides in action on Friday.
Quote: “We will approach this game in the same way we did with Leicester,” – Danny Byrne, Giants head coach.
“We felt a little disappointed after last week as we could have pinched the win, but we want to turn our place into a fortress.
“I think Newcastle have the best team this season on paper and we are going to have to really work together.”
Last season: Giants 0-3 Eagles