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Rob Marsden: Leeds Force go agonisingly close to bragging rights

There is no gloating this week, unfortunately, as we came up just short – we were so close it but, ultimately, we couldn’t make it over the line.

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Leeds Force 58 Sheffield Sharks 62 - Wroblicky and Riley lead the way for visitors

Sheffield Sharks held their nerve down the stretch as they closed out a 62-58 BBL Championship victory on the road against Yorkshire rivals Leeds Force.

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The Eagles gave Leeds Force a lesson last time out.

Rob Marsden: Time for us to produce backlash in the derby

I’m not sure what to say to be honest. It was always going to be tough going up against the Newcastle Eagles on their own floor.

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Jermaine Sanders.

Leeds Force aim to clip the Eagles’ wings again

Leeds Force are looking to cause another upset when the travel north to face the Newcastle Eagles tonight.

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Rob Marsden.

Rob Marsden: We’ve gone from our best to our worst in just a week

Well that was a hugely frustrating night wasn’t it? I can’t even say how we went from the highest highs of beating the Newcastle Eagles to losing so badly – 101-83 – at home to the Bristol Flyers.

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Matthew: Fan power can be key for Leeds

Leeds Force Guard Eddie Matthew has called on the fans to reproduce the deafening atmosphere from last week as they look to win back-to-back home games.

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Jack Isenbarger. PIC: Simon Hall

Leeds Force: I said we’d shoot down Eagles and we did – Rob Marsden

I’m not one to brag or anything but what did I say last week? We are going to send shockwaves through the league and boy did we.

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Leeds Force top scorer at Plymouth, Rob Marsden.

Basketball: Plymouth Raiders 83 Leeds Force 73: Force look sluggish as Raiders rally late on

Leeds Force couldn’t reproduce the display that saw them beat Newcastle Eagles on Friday as they fell away to the Plymouth Raiders 83-73, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Newcastle Eagles - the next opponents of Leeds Force - celebrate winning the BBL Trophy (Picture: Ville Vuorinen)

Rob Marsden: A double header with Newcastle and Plymouth can soothe Leeds Force’s recent hurt

Leeds Force have had some tough losses this season but Saturday night’s 88-87 defeat to Surrey Scorchers is one of the hardest to take.

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Matt Newby.

Basketball: Fresh Force targeting a double over Scorchers

Leeds Force are looking to end a five-game losing run when they hit the road to take on the Surrey Scorchers tonight.

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Fans watch the BBL Cup final as Newcastle Eagles won the seasons first silverware on Sunday when they defeated the Glasgow Rocks, 91-83, at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. (Picture: Ville Vuorinen)

Rob Marsden: Intensity is increased in bid to end barren run

We are back in action this weekend and I for one can’t wait to get back out on the court and start putting things right.

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Matt Newby.

Final prediction: Matt Newby tips Rocks for Cup upset, as Sharks lose to Leicester

Glasgow Rocks have been tipped to cause an upset in tomorrow afternoon’s BBL Cup final against Newcastle Eagles.

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Leeds Force's Jermaine Sanders

Leeds Force are boosted by their returning stars

LeedS Force have the rare luxury of a healthy roster to choose from as they look to give their season a kickstart in the BBL Trophy tomorrow.

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Jermaine Sanders is back for Leeds Force this weekend.

Rob Marsden: Returning stars give Leeds Force hope for BBL Trophy

First of all another message, I hope you all had a happy New Year and I wish you all a prosperous 2017.

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Zach Gachette finished with 11 points for Sheffield Sharks against London on Friday night.

BBL Review: Leeds Force end year on losing note | Sheffield Sharks edge out London

LEEDS FORCE lost their last game of 2016 as they went down in a high-scoring game at Leicester Riders.

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Matt Newby

Rob Marsden: Time for Leeds Force to repay Matt Newby’s faith – just as we did last season

First of all I hope you all had a happy Christmas and you are enjoying these festive times with all those close to you.

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Points machine: YEP columnist Rob Marsden scored 33 points on Sunday against Plymouth but it was all in vain as Leeds Force lost.

Rob Marsden: Caught cold and punished – Leeds Force need to start much faster against Sheffield Sharks

Argh, what a disappointing weekend that was ... again.

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Jermaine Sanders

Leeds Force 87 Plymouth Raiders 104: Out-gunned Force wrap up the year with disappointing defeat on home turf

The last game of the year at the Carnegie Sports Arena ended in defeat for Leeds Force as they were beaten by the Plymouth Raiders 87-104, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Jermaine Sanders

Bristol Flyers 96 Leeds Force 79: Last-quarter fightback is not enough to save Force

Leeds Force fell to a heavy 96-79 defeat against the Bristol Flyers on the road in an enthralling high -scoring affair, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Under the radar:  Rob Marsdens verdict on Forces American import Jermaine Sanders.

Rob Marsden: Leeds Force out to deliver early present against Plymouth Raiders

It was a frustrating weekend for me. I was desperate for there to be a game for Leeds Force after the win we picked up against Manchester Giants.

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