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BBL
August 12, 2022
Eagles Snap Up Gators Guard

Fresh out of the University of Florida, Brandon McKissic will make his professional basketball bow in the BBL as a Newcastle Eagle. The 6’3” guard flies into Tyneside following a season starting for the Gators where he closed out last season averaging 5.8 points and 2.5 rebounds. “I’m happy to be a part of the Eagles…

BBL
August 12, 2022
BBL and WBBL Fixture Changes Ahead of Season Start

The BBL and WBBL have confirmed a number of fixture changes for our Eagles seasons ahead of the September start. Firstly our men’s opening away game of the season at Glasgow Rocks on Sunday 25 September has been cancelled and will be rearranged in due course. Staying in Scotland, our women’s opening game at the…

BBL
August 10, 2022
Announcing Our Eagles Biggest Ever Pre-Season

This September our Eagles tip-off their biggest ever pre-season with six games for fans to watch at the Vertu Motors Arena in a packed two-week schedule. Top of the bill is Swedish top-flight basketball league champions Norrköping Dolphins who fly to the UK next month to face Leicester Riders before travelling to Tyneside taking on…

BBL
August 10, 2022
Hamlet Treads The Boards On Tyneside

Javion Hamlet insists the BBL can be the perfect springboard for his explosive skills and winning mentality. The former North Texas point guard joined Newcastle Eagles this week determined to make his mark on British hoops. But Hamlet revealed he still harbours ambitions to star on the biggest stage of them all as the former…

BBL
August 7, 2022
BBL’s Best Is Back In Black

Darius Defoe delivers the slam dunk of experience, leadership and proven success that can drive a bold new era for Newcastle basketball. That’s the verdict of playcaller Marc Steutel after the Eagles’ head coach secured one of his top summer targets. Defoe will suit up for the men in black for a record 19th successive…

BBL
August 3, 2022
Mockford Ready To Make His Marc

Ben Mockford is confident Marc Steutel can build a top three team on Tyneside after the shooting guard signed for Newcastle Eagles. The experienced international admitted the chance to hook up again with Great Britain’s assistant coach played a big part in his close-season switch to the Vertu Motors Arena. And Mockford — who knows…

Foundation
August 1, 2022
Lionesses Inspiring Eagles

At such an exciting moment for women’s sport it’s the perfect opportunity to get into basketball with our brand new girls only sessions, coached by players from our Newcastle Eagles WBBL team. Following the historic and inspirational performances of the Lionesses winning the 2022 UEFA European Women’s Football Championship, the first major trophy for a senior England…

WBBL
July 31, 2022
Fernandez Fired Up For New Season

Marina Fernandez is confident Newcastle’s returning stars can set the tone and point the way after another familiar face committed her future to the Eagles. The popular forward excelled in the face of adversity last season to prove her quality and fitness. And fellow Spaniard Noelia Cacheiro was keen to retain the services of captain…

Arena
July 30, 2022
Latvian Stars to Light Up Newcastle

NBA superstar Kristaps Porzingis looks set to thrill another capacity crowd on Tyneside next month as international basketball returns to the North East. More than 1,000 tickets for Great Britain’s latest World Cup qualifier against Latvia were snapped up within 24 hours. And confirmation that Washington Wizards star Porzingis will suit up against Nate Reinking’s…

BBL
July 28, 2022
Eagles Bring Broadway To Newcastle

Showman Travon Broadway Jr has promised style and substance after the ambitious import pledged to play a starring role in Newcastle Eagles’ 2022-23 reset. The shooting guard heads to Tyneside following a spell in Macedonia’s top flight. And Broadway Jr is buzzing to join the BBL after tracking the league since his senior year at…

Arena
July 27, 2022
GB vs Latvia in Newcastle This August On Sale Now

Great Britain will be looking cement a strong start to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers Second Round on Sunday 28 August when they return to Newcastle to face Latvia at the Vertu Motors Arena. GB have secured two wins in their last three outings in the North East having toppling European heavyweights, Germany…

July 24, 2022
Up To 50% Off Shop Summer Clearance Sale

Save up to 50% on selected Eagles BBL and WBBL merchandise in our summer clearance sale now on. When it’s gone, it’s gone!

Arena
July 30, 2022
Latvian Stars to Light Up Newcastle

NBA superstar Kristaps Porzingis looks set to thrill another capacity crowd on Tyneside next month as international basketball returns to the North East. More than 1,000 tickets for Great Britain’s latest World Cup qualifier against Latvia were snapped up within 24 hours. And confirmation that Washington Wizards star Porzingis will suit up against Nate Reinking’s…

Arena
July 27, 2022
GB vs Latvia in Newcastle This August On Sale Now

Great Britain will be looking cement a strong start to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers Second Round on Sunday 28 August when they return to Newcastle to face Latvia at the Vertu Motors Arena. GB have secured two wins in their last three outings in the North East having toppling European heavyweights, Germany…

Arena
July 5, 2022
Josh Kelly Leads Star Studded Boxing Line-Up On July 30

In a huge night of professional boxing, the North East’s very own Josh Kelly will headline at the Vertu Motors Arena on Saturday 30 July. The home of Newcastle Eagles, the most successful British basketball team of all-time, is set to be the venue for even more sporting successes as some of the region’s brightest boxing…

Arena
July 4, 2022
Report: Great Britain 71-85 Turkey

There was Turkish delight on Tyneside last night as hundreds of visiting fans celebrated an eye-catching World Cup win inside a sold-out Vertu Motors Arena. Nate Reinking must go back to the drawing board after overseeing successive defeats on his long-awaited return to the Great Britain ranks. But Turkish playcaller Ergin Ataman boldly predicted an…

Arena
July 3, 2022
Preview: GB vs Turkey at the Vertu Motors Arena

Nate Reinking is convinced Great Britain can bounce back from midweek defeat in Greece and serve up a third successive win on Tyneside. Star studded Turkey visit the Vertu Motors Arena this afternoon as Group B’s World Cup qualifiers conclude on Tyneside. And after GB’s headline-grabbing wins against Germany and Greece at the home of…

Arena
June 30, 2022
Clark Delivers Court Verdict

Dan Clark is convinced Great Britain can continue to upset the odds and reinforce the nation’s reputation as World Cup wildcards. The veteran centre suits up against Greece in tonight’s pressure-cooker qualifier insisting Nate Reinking’s men are in it to win it. And Clark is confident GB can bring another big victory back to Newcastle…

Arena
June 27, 2022
Wasserman Boxing North East Takeover Fight Night On Sale Now

The home of Newcastle Eagles, the most successful British basketball team of all-time, is set to be the venue for even more North East sporting successes as it prepares to host a star-studded line-up of the region’s boxing talent next month. Josh Kelly leads the card that will showcase the area’s brightest prospects as Wasserman…

Arena
June 26, 2022
Steutel Steeled For Sunday Sell-Out

Marc Steutel insists there’s no place like home as he prepares to represent Newcastle Eagles on the World Cup stage next weekend. The Vertu Motors Arena hosts another sell-out clash against star-studded Turkey a week today. And a proud Steutel will step on court as part of GB’s coaching staff for the first time since…

Arena
June 24, 2022
FIBA EuroBasket Trophy Coming Newcastle

British Basketball fans will be able to get up close and personal with the FIBA EuroBasket trophy next weekend as it stops off in Newcastle as part of its European tour on Sunday 3 July when GB play Turkey. Fans attending the Vertu Motors Arena for the sold-out FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifier will have a…

Arena
June 9, 2022
Job Advert: Casual Events and Hospitality Staff

Our Vertu Motors Arena is looking to recruit casual staff to work a broad range of events we host, from basketball games and boxing to conferences and weddings. We have a number of roles in food and beverage as well as some behind the scenes opportunities for new event crew members to work on setting-up and…

Arena
June 4, 2022
Garbelotto Says Steutel Will Seize The Moment

Former Newcastle and Great Britain playcaller Tony Garbelotto insists Marc Steutel is ready to seize his BBL chance. The coach widely credited with laying the foundations for two decades of unrivalled Eagles success is predicting big things for the new man at the helm. And Garbelotto believes it was only a matter of time before…

Arena
May 30, 2022
Turkish NBA Stars Set To Fly To Tyneside

Basketball fans have the chance to see four stars of the NBA on Tyneside when Turkey take on GB on Sunday 3 July at the Vertu Motors Arena in the FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers. The Turkish Basketball Federation have announced their 25-man provisional roster which includes Alperen Sengun of the Houston Rockets, Cedi Osman with…

BBL
August 12, 2022
Eagles Snap Up Gators Guard

Fresh out of the University of Florida, Brandon McKissic will make his professional basketball bow in the BBL as a Newcastle Eagle. The 6’3” guard flies into Tyneside following a season starting for the Gators where he closed out last season averaging 5.8 points and 2.5 rebounds. “I’m happy to be a part of the Eagles…

BBL
August 12, 2022
BBL and WBBL Fixture Changes Ahead of Season Start

The BBL and WBBL have confirmed a number of fixture changes for our Eagles seasons ahead of the September start. Firstly our men’s opening away game of the season at Glasgow Rocks on Sunday 25 September has been cancelled and will be rearranged in due course. Staying in Scotland, our women’s opening game at the…

BBL
August 10, 2022
Announcing Our Eagles Biggest Ever Pre-Season

This September our Eagles tip-off their biggest ever pre-season with six games for fans to watch at the Vertu Motors Arena in a packed two-week schedule. Top of the bill is Swedish top-flight basketball league champions Norrköping Dolphins who fly to the UK next month to face Leicester Riders before travelling to Tyneside taking on…

BBL
August 10, 2022
Hamlet Treads The Boards On Tyneside

Javion Hamlet insists the BBL can be the perfect springboard for his explosive skills and winning mentality. The former North Texas point guard joined Newcastle Eagles this week determined to make his mark on British hoops. But Hamlet revealed he still harbours ambitions to star on the biggest stage of them all as the former…

BBL
August 7, 2022
BBL’s Best Is Back In Black

Darius Defoe delivers the slam dunk of experience, leadership and proven success that can drive a bold new era for Newcastle basketball. That’s the verdict of playcaller Marc Steutel after the Eagles’ head coach secured one of his top summer targets. Defoe will suit up for the men in black for a record 19th successive…

BBL
August 3, 2022
Mockford Ready To Make His Marc

Ben Mockford is confident Marc Steutel can build a top three team on Tyneside after the shooting guard signed for Newcastle Eagles. The experienced international admitted the chance to hook up again with Great Britain’s assistant coach played a big part in his close-season switch to the Vertu Motors Arena. And Mockford — who knows…

BBL
July 28, 2022
Eagles Bring Broadway To Newcastle

Showman Travon Broadway Jr has promised style and substance after the ambitious import pledged to play a starring role in Newcastle Eagles’ 2022-23 reset. The shooting guard heads to Tyneside following a spell in Macedonia’s top flight. And Broadway Jr is buzzing to join the BBL after tracking the league since his senior year at…

BBL
July 24, 2022
Graham-Bell Rings In To Get Eagles Started

The first signing of head coach Marc Steutel’s reign at Newcastle sees proven forward Rowell Graham-Bell arriving to give power and scoring ability to what will be a new-look Eagles side. The 6’6” former Plymouth City Patriots star swoops into the Vertu Motors Arena for the 2022-23 season after an excellent last BBL campaign averaging 15 points and 7…

BBL
July 21, 2022
Club Statement

Newcastle Eagles owner Paul Blake has praised the contribution of Rahmon Fletcher as the guard parts company with the club for the second time. Manchester Giants have announced signing Fletcher for the 2022-23 season after talks concluded he would not be part of Marc Steutel’s summer rebuild. “We want to thank Rahmon for his service…

BBL
July 13, 2022
Tickets On Sale For Opening Home Games Weekend

Tickets for our opening home games double-header weekend for the 2022-23 BBL and WBBL seasons are on sale now from our box office. Both our teams start their new campaigns on the road on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September before they get a first chance to take to the Vertu Motors Arena court in competitive…

BBL
June 30, 2022
2022-23 Season BBL Fixtures Announced

It is set to be another show-stopping year of British Basketball League (BBL) action as the fixtures for 2022-23 season were officially announced this afternoon on live on Sky Sports News. The curtain will rise on the new season on Friday 23, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September with our Eagles in action on the…

BBL
June 21, 2022
Newcastle College Partnership Is First Class

A game changing partnership between two proactive Newcastle neighbours is empowering young people from across the North East. And Newcastle Eagles’ bosses are keen to build on a special relationship offering Newcastle College’s rising stars the chance to shoot for success in their chosen careers. Every week during the British Basketball League season, local students…

Foundation
August 1, 2022
Lionesses Inspiring Eagles

At such an exciting moment for women’s sport it’s the perfect opportunity to get into basketball with our brand new girls only sessions, coached by players from our Newcastle Eagles WBBL team. Following the historic and inspirational performances of the Lionesses winning the 2022 UEFA European Women’s Football Championship, the first major trophy for a senior England…

Foundation
July 5, 2022
Summer Basketball Camps

Our Summer 2022 Basketball Camps are available to book now for players of all ages and ability. Camp days take place from 9am to 3pm from Monday 25 July until Friday 2 September with set days for age groups throughout the summer. Each booking is just £16.50 per player per day and we are also offering parents the chance to drop-off players early from 8:30am at…

Foundation
June 18, 2022
Merrifield Reps Eagles On National Stage

George Merrifield flies the flag for the Eagles Academy this weekend after the hot prospect won his place at the inaugural Aspire All-Star National Tournament. The cream of the country’s Under 13 and Under 15 hoops talent descends on Manchester’s National Basketball Performance Centre for two days of red hot action. And Merrifield has been…

Foundation
May 27, 2022
Our Biggest Girls Only Clinic Yet For Her World Her Rules

On Thursday night our Eagles WBBL team and Academy coaches hosted our biggest girls only clinic yet with over 50 players taking to the Vertu Motors Arena court for the special Her World Her Rules event. In the UK the Her World Her Rules project, led by FIBA Europe in partnership with GB Basketball, aims…

Foundation
May 23, 2022
U10 and U12 Advanced Development Groups

Following on from the success of our 2021-22 season when all three of our Eagles Academy teams reached the Junior National Basketball League’s last 16 and our Under 14 boys went one further to reach the national quarter finals, we are delighted to say that we are expanding our advanced development provision this coming year….

Foundation
May 18, 2022
Her World Her Rules Girls Only Clinic

Our WBBL team are hosting a special ‘Her World, Her Rules’ girls only basketball clinic on Thursday 26 May 2022 at the Vertu Motors Arena from 6pm until 8pm. The clinic is just £5 per player and is open to girls aged 5 to 16 years old. In partnership with GB Basketball there will be exclusive…

Foundation
May 11, 2022
Academy Celebrates Successful Season

On Saturday night our Vertu Motors Arena hosted a night all about the future stars of North East basketball as our Newcastle Eagles Academy celebrated their successes at the end of a record season. Players in our Junior National Basketball League teams were joined by their coaches, team managers, family and friends for the annual…

Foundation
April 25, 2022
New Weekly Girls Only Coaching Sessions Led by WBBL Players

Starting on Monday 9 May we will be running a two month pilot of two new girls only coaching sessions at the Vertu Motors Arena led by WBBL players. NEW WEEKLY SESSIONS ON MONDAYS U10 & U12 – 6-7pm U14 & U16 – 7-8pm These hour-long weekly sessions are available to book now for just £15…

Foundation
April 20, 2022
Crookhill On A Hoops High

Fighting for a place at the finals of this year’s Hoops 4 Health tournament gave fired-up pupils at Crookhill Primary a renewed sense of purpose and focus. And the runaway winners of the Gateshead competition can’t wait to compete in the end-of-season Champion of Champions event. Laura Hedley, Year Five teacher at Crookhill, revealed: “In…

Foundation
April 12, 2022
Stars Struck Eagles In Playoff Defeat

Beaten but unbowed Newcastle Eagles Under 14 boys have already started plotting for next season after their history-making playoff run was finally halted by Baltic Stars. With head coach Chloe Gaynor involved in a WBBL playoff bid back on Tyneside, her young charges took to the court in London with stand-in playcaller Sam Dobson at…

Foundation
April 6, 2022
Three’s The Magic Number For Eagles Academy

A ‘culture of togetherness’ has catapulted Newcastle Eagles’ Under 14 boys into this season’s Junior NBL playoff quarter-finals. That’s the verdict of proud playcaller Chloe Gaynor after in-form Newcastle lined up a last eight clash at London’s Baltic Stars this weekend. For the first time in Academy history, the Eagles had three teams punching their…

Foundation
April 4, 2022
Super Season For Eagles Pair

Two of the rising stars of the Newcastle Eagles Academy are shooting for glory after bagging spots at prestigious national basketball camps. Luke Tucker and George Merrifield have enjoyed outstanding campaigns as key members of Chloe Gaynor’s fast-improving Under 14 boys roster. And the pair have been selected to represent the North’s Super Region as…

BBL
August 12, 2022
BBL and WBBL Fixture Changes Ahead of Season Start

The BBL and WBBL have confirmed a number of fixture changes for our Eagles seasons ahead of the September start. Firstly our men’s opening away game of the season at Glasgow Rocks on Sunday 25 September has been cancelled and will be rearranged in due course. Staying in Scotland, our women’s opening game at the…

BBL
August 10, 2022
Announcing Our Eagles Biggest Ever Pre-Season

This September our Eagles tip-off their biggest ever pre-season with six games for fans to watch at the Vertu Motors Arena in a packed two-week schedule. Top of the bill is Swedish top-flight basketball league champions Norrköping Dolphins who fly to the UK next month to face Leicester Riders before travelling to Tyneside taking on…

WBBL
July 31, 2022
Fernandez Fired Up For New Season

Marina Fernandez is confident Newcastle’s returning stars can set the tone and point the way after another familiar face committed her future to the Eagles. The popular forward excelled in the face of adversity last season to prove her quality and fitness. And fellow Spaniard Noelia Cacheiro was keen to retain the services of captain…

WBBL
July 17, 2022
Rachael Ready To Go Again

A revved up Rachael Bland is relishing a full season under the new regime of Newcastle Eagles playcaller Noelia Cacheiro. And one of the most familiar faces on the North East’s hoops scene insists the women’s game is on the cusp of success — on and off the court. Bland has committed to a ninth…

BBL
July 13, 2022
Tickets On Sale For Opening Home Games Weekend

Tickets for our opening home games double-header weekend for the 2022-23 BBL and WBBL seasons are on sale now from our box office. Both our teams start their new campaigns on the road on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September before they get a first chance to take to the Vertu Motors Arena court in competitive…

WBBL
July 11, 2022
2022-23 Season WBBL Fixtures Announced

The countdown to another exhilarating season of the Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) can begin as the fixtures for the new campaign have now been announced. 2022-23 season action will begin on Saturday 24 September with our Eagles on the road over the border to Caledonia. Format changes across the WBBL Trophy, Cup and Play-Offs…

WBBL
June 16, 2022
Cach 22 For Noelia

Noelia Cacheiro is closing in on a series of key summer targets as Newcastle’s WBBL roster takes shape ahead of the Spaniard’s first full campaign at the helm. The Eagles playcaller is talking to a number of familiar faces and potential new recruits as the hoops market starts to hot up. But Cacheiro won’t be…

BBL
May 31, 2022
Season Tickets Renewal Deadline Extended To End of June

As the cost of living continues to rise we don’t want our most loyal fans to miss out on the best discount by renewing their season tickets, so to help we have extended the deadline from today until the end of June. Renewing your BBL season ticket means you save the most so it’s better…

Foundation
May 27, 2022
Our Biggest Girls Only Clinic Yet For Her World Her Rules

On Thursday night our Eagles WBBL team and Academy coaches hosted our biggest girls only clinic yet with over 50 players taking to the Vertu Motors Arena court for the special Her World Her Rules event. In the UK the Her World Her Rules project, led by FIBA Europe in partnership with GB Basketball, aims…

WBBL
May 27, 2022
Chloe Swoops Back In For Three

Three is the magic number for Chloe Gaynor after the popular centre revealed the triple lure of a second season on Tyneside. The 24-year-old put any lingering injury fears to bed during a standout 2021-22 campaign for Newcastle Eagles WBBL. And despite a challenging term for a team in transition, Gaynor was quick to commit…

BBL
May 23, 2022
Kappa Extend BBL and WBBL Sponsorship Deal

Newcastle Eagles BBL and WBBL teams will wear Kappa apparel and kit in the 2022-23 season after an extension to the sponsorship deal was announced today. The worldwide sportswear company penned a deal with the leagues to continue their significant commitment to supporting British basketball’s top-flight. The Eagles and British basketball as a whole have…

Foundation
May 18, 2022
Her World Her Rules Girls Only Clinic

Our WBBL team are hosting a special ‘Her World, Her Rules’ girls only basketball clinic on Thursday 26 May 2022 at the Vertu Motors Arena from 6pm until 8pm. The clinic is just £5 per player and is open to girls aged 5 to 16 years old. In partnership with GB Basketball there will be exclusive…

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