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  2. Club Statement: British Basketball League
  3. Unsung Eagles Awarded
  4. Looking Back At Our 2023-24 End of Season Supporters Night and Awards
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Men
June 17, 2024
Eagles Legends Turn Out For Darius

Fabulous Flournoy celebrated the Darius Defoe Legends Game in typically flamboyant style — and promised the first fixture dedicated to a Newcastle great won’t be the last. On a flying visit from his day job with NBA powerhouse Philadelphia 76ers, the former Eagles playcaller rolled back the years in support of one of his greatest…

Men
June 14, 2024
Club Statement: British Basketball League

Following the announcement by the British Basketball Federation, the governing body of Basketball League Ltd (BBL), to terminate the current operational professional league licence, we have taken the decision to issue the following statement. In what has been a very challenging period in recent times, the decision to act by the BBF has been accepted…

Foundation
June 11, 2024
Unsung Eagles Awarded

Two of the club and foundation’s longest-serving volunteers have received special recognition for their contribution to sport in our region. Eric Wilson and Linda Williamson have been honoured in the 2024 Sport Newcastle Unsung Hero Awards. These prestigious awards are presented to recognise the true unsung heroes of North East sport who dedicate hours of…

Men
June 3, 2024
Looking Back At Our 2023-24 End of Season Supporters Night and Awards

At the culmination of one of the most historic and memorable seasons in recent times for the Newcastle Eagles, the annual End of Season Supporters Night had big shoes to fill, but did not disappoint by becoming the biggest ever event of its kind for the club. Both the men’s and women’s teams had so…

Foundation
May 30, 2024
Second WilliamsAli Challenge Shooting For The Stars

The 2024 WilliamsAli 3×3 Basketball Challenge is just around the corner and the Newcastle business community is shooting for the stars with its Eagles Community Foundation fundraising target at the second annual event next Friday, 7th June. Even more companies jumped at the chance and signed-up to take to the court this year, with a…

Women
May 19, 2024
Playoff Final Report: London Lions 92-65 Eagles Women

The final stand did not go the way the Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles were hoping, but to be in the last two standing was a huge achievement in itself and Head Coach Matt Newby, Assistant Luke Orwin and all the players can be rightly proud of what they’ve achieved this season. Back in November when…

Women
May 16, 2024
Newby’s Eagles Soaking In Playoffs Success

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles Women’s Head Coach Matt Newby has had a tremendous effect on both his team and The Club since arriving in November. So much so that he has taken a side from the lower reaches of the Women’s British Basketball League and transformed them into a team looking forward to playing in…

Men
May 16, 2024
2023-24 Men’s and Women’s Player Awards Vote

Ahead of this coming Monday’s eagerly anticipated End of Season Supporters night, it’s time to cast your vote for the men’s and women’s players you think deserve one of our annual fan-voted awards. The awards will be presented to the players on stage at the supporters night on Monday, which it set to be our…

Women
May 13, 2024
Semi-Final Report: Caledonia Gladiators 58-60 Eagles Women

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles continued the “Cinderella” story that has become this season’s playoff run by knocking off the second seeded Caledonia Gladiators in sensational style at the PlaySport Arena at East Kilbride in Scotland. It was yet a further vindication of the togetherness and sheer determination not to lose and extend their season for…

Arena
December 22, 2023
Coming ‘Home’, Newcastle

Big time international basketball returns to the North East next year after Great Britain confirmed plans to revisit its popular Newcastle base. The Vertu Motors Arena has become a home from home for the senior men’s roster with bumper crowds backing the national team on Tyneside. And with Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles’ playcaller Marc Steutel…

Arena
December 6, 2023
Feeding Families Collection This Week

This week at the Vertu Motors Arena we will be taking donations for Feeding Families, the North East-based charity hat offers support, hope and security to those experiencing food poverty. At this difficult time of the year for so many people and in tough economic times across the board, the Eagles family want to ensure that…

Arena
July 7, 2023
Extreme Robots Are Coming To Newcastle

From the crew who brought you the sold-out Robot Wars Live Tours, now the robots have gone EXTREME and the Extreme Robots Live Tour coming to the Vertu Motors Arena on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July. The world’s most dangerous combat robots are getting ready to fight all across the country for the richest prize…

Arena
June 21, 2023
Cage Warriors Returns To Newcastle

Cage Warriors – Europe’s Leading MMA Organisation – will return to Newcastle for the first time in nine years this November. The event – numbered CW 164 – will take place at the Vertu Motors Arena, home to the most successful team in British basketball history – the Newcastle Eagles – on Saturday, November 25th….

Arena
April 6, 2023
New Scotswood Road Community Defibrillator at Vertu Motors Arena

The Eagles Community Foundation is proud to announce a new Automated External Defibrillator (AED) has been installed at its Vertu Motors Arena to support the local community and public on Scotswood Road. The Community Public Access Defibrillators (cPAD) has been donated to the community by Red Sky Foundation, who provides life-saving defibrillators for city centres, local…

Arena
March 7, 2023
Scotswood Road Parking Update

Firstly, we would like to thank everyone who came to support our Eagles in their sold-out British Basketball League game on Friday 3 March. Following the game, it has been brought to our attention that a number of vehicles parked on Scotswood Road received Penalty Charge Notices from Newcastle City Council. On Monday morning the Eagles…

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Arena
February 26, 2023
Report: Great Britain 59-88 Belgium

Marc Stuetel has doubled down on his determination to prepare Great Britain basketball for the challenges ahead following another dispiriting defeat on the international stage. The beaten but unbowed Newcastle Eagles play-caller helms tomorrow night’s World Cup clash against European heavyweights Serbia uncertain of what the future holds. But GB’s acting head coach is continuing…

Eagles Head Coach Marc Steutel is priming the GB team for the future.
Arena
February 24, 2023
Preview: Great Britain vs Belgium

Marc Steutel’s mission is to prime Great Britain’s senior men for long-term success — whatever the future holds. National team bosses are expected to announce a new direction for the country’s coaching set-up once the current international window closes. And with GB head coach Nate Reinking committed to Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA, it seems…

Arena
February 22, 2023
Eagle Johnson Brings Experience To Youthful GB Roster

Kyle Johnson has vowed to lead by example as the veteran guard sets the standard for the new kids on the Great Britain block. Acting head coach Marc Steutel has stacked his World Cup roster with a blend of youth and experience ahead of Friday night’s Vertu Motors Arena clash against Belgium. And 12 years…

Men
June 17, 2024
Eagles Legends Turn Out For Darius

Fabulous Flournoy celebrated the Darius Defoe Legends Game in typically flamboyant style — and promised the first fixture dedicated to a Newcastle great won’t be the last. On a flying visit from his day job with NBA powerhouse Philadelphia 76ers, the former Eagles playcaller rolled back the years in support of one of his greatest…

Men
June 14, 2024
Club Statement: British Basketball League

Following the announcement by the British Basketball Federation, the governing body of Basketball League Ltd (BBL), to terminate the current operational professional league licence, we have taken the decision to issue the following statement. In what has been a very challenging period in recent times, the decision to act by the BBF has been accepted…

Men
June 3, 2024
Looking Back At Our 2023-24 End of Season Supporters Night and Awards

At the culmination of one of the most historic and memorable seasons in recent times for the Newcastle Eagles, the annual End of Season Supporters Night had big shoes to fill, but did not disappoint by becoming the biggest ever event of its kind for the club. Both the men’s and women’s teams had so…

Men
May 16, 2024
2023-24 Men’s and Women’s Player Awards Vote

Ahead of this coming Monday’s eagerly anticipated End of Season Supporters night, it’s time to cast your vote for the men’s and women’s players you think deserve one of our annual fan-voted awards. The awards will be presented to the players on stage at the supporters night on Monday, which it set to be our…

Men
May 13, 2024
Semi-Finals Game 2 Report: London Lions 94-81 Eagles Men

League champions London Lions ended Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles’ campaign in ruthless fashion with a second big win inside 48 hours. The men in black were faced with a mountain to climb following Friday’s 106-75 homecourt loss in game one of this season’s playoff semi-final series. And despite a battling display in the capital, Newcastle…

Men
May 12, 2024
Semi-Final Preview: Eagles Men at London Lions

Marc Stuetel admits he’s ‘desperate’ to keep Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles’ season alive as the men in black prepare for this afternoon’s date with destiny in London. It’s win or go home for the playoff semi-finalists after Peter Božić’s Lions cruised to victory in game one at the Vertu Motors Arena on Friday. And nobody…

Men
May 11, 2024
Semi-Final Report: Eagles Men 75-106 London Lions

It’s win or go home for Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles in London after the Lions proved too strong for Marc Steutel’s playoff hopefuls. Game one of this season’s semi-final series was still hanging in the balance at the half following a feisty opening 20 minutes. But London came out after the break firing on all…

Men
May 10, 2024
Semi-Final Preview: Eagles Men vs London Lions

Jordan Johnson has launched a passionate rallying call ahead of this weekend’s semi-final action after insisting it’s time to grow a legendary legacy. Under Fabulous Flournoy, Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles became the dominant force in British basketball — scooping up every major honour multiple times. And All Star Johnson senses the men in black are…

Men
May 8, 2024
Larry Austin Jr Believes Best Is Yet To Come

Larry Austin Jr insists London are the right team at the right time for a Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles roster ready to rip up the form book this weekend. Marc Steutel’s men are coming to the boil in post-season after brushing aside third-placed Caledonia Gladiators in the playoff quarter-finals. And Austin Jr believes the best…

Foundation
June 11, 2024
Unsung Eagles Awarded

Two of the club and foundation’s longest-serving volunteers have received special recognition for their contribution to sport in our region. Eric Wilson and Linda Williamson have been honoured in the 2024 Sport Newcastle Unsung Hero Awards. These prestigious awards are presented to recognise the true unsung heroes of North East sport who dedicate hours of…

Foundation
May 30, 2024
Second WilliamsAli Challenge Shooting For The Stars

The 2024 WilliamsAli 3×3 Basketball Challenge is just around the corner and the Newcastle business community is shooting for the stars with its Eagles Community Foundation fundraising target at the second annual event next Friday, 7th June. Even more companies jumped at the chance and signed-up to take to the court this year, with a…

Foundation
May 1, 2024
Eagles Academy Expands Girls Programme With New U18 Side

The Eagles Community Foundation (ECF) is delighted to announce the expansion of the girls programme with the introduction of an under-18’s side for the 2024-25 season. “We are dedicated to increasing our provision for girls and women’s basketball within our programme, I am happy with our trajectory, but there is more to do”, said Ian…

Foundation
January 31, 2024
Tosan Makes Memphis Moves

Tosan Evbuomwan is on the brink of joining an elite group of British ballers after the Geordie star was snapped up by NBA giants Memphis Grizzlies. The Western Conference franchise have signed the Newcastle Eagles Academy graduate to a 10-day contract. “This is an incredible opportunity for Tosan, one that he has earned through hard…

Foundation
January 23, 2024
Academy U16 Girls Enjoy Sponsored Overnight Stopover

The U16 Girls Academy side recently benefitted from an overnight stay after local company @Basketmedia365 provided sponsorship for the trip. With two games in two days, the players, coaches and staff stayed at the picturesque Ilam Hall in Derbyshire. They enjoyed a team meal, fun activities, a countryside walk in the stunning rural location and…

Foundation
November 30, 2023
Simpson Group Become Eagles Official Print Partner

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles is delighted to announce the ink is dry on a new deal to make Simpson Group the club’s official print partner. In a partnership to produce branding and promotional materials seen throughout the Vertu Motors Arena and print the men’s game day programmes, posters, outreach activity booklets and more, the Washington-based business…

Foundation
October 18, 2023
Young Eagles Take Flight: Joe Sheeran & Jakey Weech

In the third and final part of this piece we celebrate two players flying stateside to Academic institutions in the United States. Joe Sheeran is a long time Eagles Academy player who has progressed right through the Academy levels and even featured in the BBL during the 2021-22 season. Joe stepped on court for two…

Foundation
October 3, 2023
Young Eagles Take Flight: Joshua Osarenkhoe

The second young Eagles to graduate our Under-19 programme is Joshua ‘Josh’ Osarenkhoe. Josh is the eldest of three brothers who are in our performance pathway with Jesse and Joseph hot on his heels! The Osarenkoe family moved to Newcastle from Milan, Italy in 2018 and Josh has steadily progressed through the ranks from u14s…

Foundation
September 26, 2023
Young Eagles take Flight: Favour Ajayi

In our upcoming 4-part series, “Young Eagles Take Flight,” we delve into the awe-inspiring journeys of four remarkable basketball talents who have soared through the ranks of the Eagles Community Foundation’s Academy, setting their sights on higher horizons abroad. Meet Favour, a young and promising player whose story epitomises the incredible growth within our Eagles…

Men
June 3, 2024
Looking Back At Our 2023-24 End of Season Supporters Night and Awards

At the culmination of one of the most historic and memorable seasons in recent times for the Newcastle Eagles, the annual End of Season Supporters Night had big shoes to fill, but did not disappoint by becoming the biggest ever event of its kind for the club. Both the men’s and women’s teams had so…

Women
May 19, 2024
Playoff Final Report: London Lions 92-65 Eagles Women

The final stand did not go the way the Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles were hoping, but to be in the last two standing was a huge achievement in itself and Head Coach Matt Newby, Assistant Luke Orwin and all the players can be rightly proud of what they’ve achieved this season. Back in November when…

Women
May 16, 2024
Newby’s Eagles Soaking In Playoffs Success

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles Women’s Head Coach Matt Newby has had a tremendous effect on both his team and The Club since arriving in November. So much so that he has taken a side from the lower reaches of the Women’s British Basketball League and transformed them into a team looking forward to playing in…

Men
May 16, 2024
2023-24 Men’s and Women’s Player Awards Vote

Ahead of this coming Monday’s eagerly anticipated End of Season Supporters night, it’s time to cast your vote for the men’s and women’s players you think deserve one of our annual fan-voted awards. The awards will be presented to the players on stage at the supporters night on Monday, which it set to be our…

Women
May 13, 2024
Semi-Final Report: Caledonia Gladiators 58-60 Eagles Women

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles continued the “Cinderella” story that has become this season’s playoff run by knocking off the second seeded Caledonia Gladiators in sensational style at the PlaySport Arena at East Kilbride in Scotland. It was yet a further vindication of the togetherness and sheer determination not to lose and extend their season for…

Women
May 12, 2024
Semi-Final Preview: Eagles Women at Caledonia Gladiators

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles forward Chloe Gaynor came up with a match-winning blocked shot in the dying seconds of her side’s thrilling 71 – 69 Women’s British Basketball League Quarter Final playoff victory in Sheffield last Sunday. It now leaves Newcastle 40 minutes away from an appearance at The O2 Arena London next Sunday. Standing…

Women
May 9, 2024
Newby’s Eagles Ready For The Next 40 Minutes

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles’ celebrations at the end of their titanic Women’s British Basketball League Playoff quarter final victory over Sheffield gave a real insight into the togetherness of the squad. The 71 – 69 victory was perhaps the surprise result of either of the women’s and men’s first round playoff series with Newcastle having…

Men
May 7, 2024
Biffa Become The First Official Sustainability Partner of The British Basketball League

The British Basketball League has announced it will be joining forces with Biffa, the UK’s leading sustainable waste management company, to champion greener, cleaner communities, helping them to reduce waste and protect the environment. Welcoming Biffa as the Official Sustainability Partner of the League over the next three years, the partnership will see clubs and…

Women
May 6, 2024
Quarter-Final Report: Sheffield Hatters 69-71 Eagles Women

The Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles who had finished 6th in the Women’s British Basketball League regular season standings travelled to Sheffield to take on the 3rd placed finishing B. Braun Hatters and what a game it was. Playoff basketball at its dramatic thrilling best. It was made all the more dramatic as in the Women’s…

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