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BBL
January 23, 2022
Preview: Eagles at London Lions

Newcastle Eagles go into this afternoon’s BBL Championship game at London with a spring in their step and some confidence and belief restored after Friday night’s thrilling 113 – 111 overtime win at the Vertu Motors Arena over Manchester Giants. It was perhaps not a vintage Eagles performance but it was an explosive offensive display…

BBL
January 22, 2022
Report: Eagles 113-111 Manchester Giants After Overtime

It was Meat Loaf, a self-confessed sports super-fan who took great pride in his performance at the 2003 NBA All Star game, who insisted two out of three ain’t bad. And as the world comes to terms with the death of the larger than life entertainer, Newcastle head coach Ian MacLeod might just agree. Prior…

BBL
January 21, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

Whilst it’s not quite crisis time for the Newcastle Eagles BBL side there’s no denying a win over this weekend would be a very welcome boost to an organisation that is going through tough times at the moment. Perhaps tonight’s match-up at home in the Vertu Motors Arena against Manchester Giants is the best opportunity…

BBL
January 19, 2022
Giant Endorsement For Eagles

One of the founding fathers of BBL basketball in Newcastle is refusing to write off the Eagles’ bid for silverware this season. And Ploutos Vourliotis pointed to the ever-reliable Darius Defoe as an example of the club’s never-say-die attitude and potential to win big when it matters most. Vourliotis joined Newcastle Comets in 1995 just…

Foundation
January 19, 2022
Newcastle Edge Eagles Battle

A point separated two fully committed sides as the Newcastle Eagles Academy opened their 2022 account against namesakes York with a nailbiting win on the road. A thrilling Under 14s boys match-up showcased the best of junior basketball as both teams battled for glory from tip to buzzer. But it was Newcastle’s no-nonsense defence down the…

WBBL
January 19, 2022
Cardiff Trip Cancelled As More WBBL Home Games Locked In

In a series of WBBL fixture changes we can announce today, three previously unscheduled games have been confirmed and this weekend’s away trip has been postponed. The team’s visit at Cardiff Met Archers on Saturday has been cancelled and will be rescheduled in due course. WBBL Championship tip-offs at home against Durham, Essex and Manchester…

WBBL
January 17, 2022
Eagles Part Company with WBBL Head Coach

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have parted company with head coach Chris Bunten following last weekend’s WBBL Trophy defeat to Durham Palatinates. The move follows the departures of a number of senior players earlier this month and recognises the need for a new direction during the second half of the season. Bunten has anchored Tyneside’s only top-flight…

BBL
January 17, 2022
Lions BBL Road Trip Added

Our previously unscheduled BBL Championship game against London Lions, which was taken out of the fixtures list due to venue availability, has been set for this Sunday 23 January in the capital. The tip-off will be at 4pm and fans can watch live on the BBL Player.

BBL
January 17, 2022
Defiant Defoe Rallies Roster

These are worrying times for Newcastle Eagles as deep into their season they are still struggling to find an identity after another disappointing night at the Vertu Motors Arena on Friday night. For the second time this season they went down to a fifth successive defeat and like the first occasion it meant the end…

WBBL
January 16, 2022
Report: Eagles WBBL 59-73 Durham Palatinates (Trophy First Round)

Abby Lowe came back to haunt Newcastle Eagles as Durham Palatinates eased to an impressive Trophy win in the battle of North East basketball’s WBBL heavyweights. Lowe hit a game high 23 points less than two weeks after swapping the Eagles for the Palatinates in a surprise mid-season move. And there was no 100th career…

WBBL
January 15, 2022
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Durham Palatinates (Trophy First Round)

Chloe Gaynor is relishing a role demanding greater responsibility as Newcastle Eagles WBBL face the future without their GB stars. The in-form forward has established herself as a key member of Chris Bunten’s starting five following a much-heralded summer switch to Tyneside. And Gaynor has emerged as an increasingly influential on-court leader — setting the…

BBL
January 15, 2022
Report: Eagles 70-84 London Lions (BBL Trophy First Round)

Seven-times BBL Trophy winners Newcastle Eagles fell at the first hurdle last night as London Lions avenged December’s shock league defeat in style. The damage was done during a desperately disappointing first period as Ian MacLeod’s men paid a heavy price for an inexplicably slow start. And for the second time this season the Eagles…

Arena
January 14, 2022
GB Basketball Back Home Next Month

Newcastle Eagles and the Vertu Motors Arena are excited to be hosting more international basketball next month as Great Britain’s men return for their next World Cup 2023 qualifier. On Monday 28 February the national team will face Belarus in Newcastle as they look to build on their red-hot home form. The GB team are delighted to…

Arena
December 9, 2021
BBL and WBBL Game Day Information and Spectators Code of Conduct

At Newcastle Eagles and the Vertu Motors Arena we want to do everything we can to ensure the continued safety of our fans, staff and teams from COVID-19. To protect all of our Eagles family at BBL and WBBL games to safeguard the well-being of the basketball community we are following the Government’s “Plan B”…

Arena
November 30, 2021
Photos: GB vs Greece FIBA World Cup Qualifier

On Thursday 25 November 2021 we were proud to host Great Britain vs Greece in the FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers. GB won the thriller of a game 78-69 in front of a sold-out Vertu Motors Arena. Take a look at some of the photos captured from this momentous night of international basketball at the…

Arena
November 26, 2021
Report: GB Beat Greece In Newcastle Sell-Out World Cup Thriller

Super Ted Okereafor paced Great Britain to another dramatic win on Tyneside as Marc Steutel’s men scripted a Greek tragedy for the ages. A sell-out crowd witnessed a World Cup thriller as the home side followed up last February’s shock win against Germany with another famous victory in Newcastle. And it was record-breaking guard Okereafor…

Arena
November 25, 2021
Watch The Sold-Out GB vs Greece Game on BBC Sport

Tickets are completely sold out for the GB vs Greece FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifier at the Vertu Motors Arena, but fans can still see all the action live and for free on BBC Sport. The build-up coverage starts on from 6:20pm with tip-off at 6:30pm on the BBC Sport website and iPlayer. Acting head…

Arena
November 17, 2021
Dan’s The Man For GB

Hoops hero Dan Clark insists he never gets bored of pulling on the Great Britain vest. And ahead of next week’s World Cup qualifier against European heavyweights Greece, ‘Mr GB’ revealed he’s relishing a swift return to Tyneside. Clark has collected more than a century of caps for his country during a glittering career in…

Arena
November 14, 2021
GB Head Coach Hopes For Packed House

There has never been a better time to get behind British basketball and help fire the resurgent men’s national team towards World Cup glory. That’s the verdict of acting GB head coach Marc Steutel ahead of this month’s eye-catching qualifier against European powerhouse Greece at the city’s Vertu Motors Arena. GB tackle a Greek side…

Arena
November 9, 2021
Newcastle United Captain Backs Hometown Eagles

Newcastle United skipper Jamaal Lascelles has hailed city neighbours the Eagles as the benchmark for success after the former baller opened up about his longstanding love affair with basketball. The Magpies’ star is the son of former Derby favourite Tim Lascelles while brother Rema has played professional hoops all over the world. And Jamaal and…

Arena
October 28, 2021
GB Return To Newcastle For World Cup Qualifier

International basketball returns to the Vertu Motors Arena next month as Great Britain face Greece. The home of Newcastle Eagles will host the FIBA World Cup 2023 Qualifier on Thursday 25 November at 6:30pm and tickets are available to purchase now from the Newcastle Eagles Box Office.   Last time GB played at home in the UK…

Arena
August 2, 2021
All-Star Comedy Weekender Comes To Vertu Motors Arena

RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 2022: MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW  THE ALL-STAR LINEUP INCLUDES SOME OF BRITAIN’S FUNNIEST COMEDIANS THIS OCTOBER AT THE VERTU MOTORS ARENA! Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy, The Chase star Paul Sinha and Mock The Week’s Andy Parsons are all set to perform. An all-star comedy festival is coming to Newcastle’…

Arena
July 18, 2021
Staying On The Safe Side

As restrictions on social distancing change from Monday 19 July 2021, we are asking players, who are over 12 years old and not exempt, to continue to wear face coverings around communal areas of the Vertu Motors Arena. Since the return of our young players, visitors and staff to the arena we have ensured that…

Arena
June 23, 2021
Vertu Motors Arena Drives New Business Knockout As Versatile Newcastle Venue Impresses

Organisers of a knockout night of boxing in the North East have pledged to further boost the local economy by bringing more big time bouts to the region. Matchroom Boxing, the world’s leading boxing promoter, chose Newcastle’s Vertu Motors Arena to host hometown favourite Lewis Ritson’s world title eliminator. And although the Geordie favourite went…

BBL
January 23, 2022
Preview: Eagles at London Lions

Newcastle Eagles go into this afternoon’s BBL Championship game at London with a spring in their step and some confidence and belief restored after Friday night’s thrilling 113 – 111 overtime win at the Vertu Motors Arena over Manchester Giants. It was perhaps not a vintage Eagles performance but it was an explosive offensive display…

BBL
January 22, 2022
Report: Eagles 113-111 Manchester Giants After Overtime

It was Meat Loaf, a self-confessed sports super-fan who took great pride in his performance at the 2003 NBA All Star game, who insisted two out of three ain’t bad. And as the world comes to terms with the death of the larger than life entertainer, Newcastle head coach Ian MacLeod might just agree. Prior…

BBL
January 21, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Manchester Giants

Whilst it’s not quite crisis time for the Newcastle Eagles BBL side there’s no denying a win over this weekend would be a very welcome boost to an organisation that is going through tough times at the moment. Perhaps tonight’s match-up at home in the Vertu Motors Arena against Manchester Giants is the best opportunity…

BBL
January 19, 2022
Giant Endorsement For Eagles

One of the founding fathers of BBL basketball in Newcastle is refusing to write off the Eagles’ bid for silverware this season. And Ploutos Vourliotis pointed to the ever-reliable Darius Defoe as an example of the club’s never-say-die attitude and potential to win big when it matters most. Vourliotis joined Newcastle Comets in 1995 just…

BBL
January 17, 2022
Lions BBL Road Trip Added

Our previously unscheduled BBL Championship game against London Lions, which was taken out of the fixtures list due to venue availability, has been set for this Sunday 23 January in the capital. The tip-off will be at 4pm and fans can watch live on the BBL Player.

BBL
January 17, 2022
Defiant Defoe Rallies Roster

These are worrying times for Newcastle Eagles as deep into their season they are still struggling to find an identity after another disappointing night at the Vertu Motors Arena on Friday night. For the second time this season they went down to a fifth successive defeat and like the first occasion it meant the end…

BBL
January 15, 2022
Report: Eagles 70-84 London Lions (BBL Trophy First Round)

Seven-times BBL Trophy winners Newcastle Eagles fell at the first hurdle last night as London Lions avenged December’s shock league defeat in style. The damage was done during a desperately disappointing first period as Ian MacLeod’s men paid a heavy price for an inexplicably slow start. And for the second time this season the Eagles…

BBL
January 14, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs London Lions (BBL Trophy First Round)

Earlier this season in the BBL Cup the Newcastle Eagles lost five games in a row for the first time since January/February of 2000. A loss tonight in the crucial BBL Trophy clash against London Lions at the Vertu Motors Arena would mean a second losing stretch of five games. That is something that Head…

BBL
January 11, 2022
Eyes Peeled On London Repeat

Brandon Peel has warned his former club to prepare for history repeating itself when Newcastle Eagles host London on Friday. The men in black confounded their critics and raised their game on the way to a highlight win against the Lions last month. But Peel and co. face the capital’s big spenders on the back…

BBL
January 6, 2022
Sayers Sidelined After Foot Fracture

Newcastle Eagles have been rocked by a second injury blow in as many weeks after it emerged that Louis Sayers faces up to two months on the sidelines. The three-point specialist and one of the BBL’s most improved players has enjoyed a strong start to his second season in an Eagles vest. But Sayers broke…

BBL
January 3, 2022
Report: Manchester Giants 88-82 Eagles

Not the happy start to the New Year that the Newcastle Eagles were hoping for as they went down to a close defeat on the road in Manchester last night. It now means the Eagles are on a four-match losing streak as they continue to be unable to find a winning formula. In essence even with…

BBL
January 2, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Manchester Giants

Newcastle Eagles head to Manchester this afternoon to contest their first game of the New Year looking to get back to winning ways. They go into the game on the back of three consecutive defeats, the last being on Tuesday at home against Cheshire Phoenix 74 – 77. Their opponents, The Giants, await and it’ll…

Foundation
January 19, 2022
Newcastle Edge Eagles Battle

A point separated two fully committed sides as the Newcastle Eagles Academy opened their 2022 account against namesakes York with a nailbiting win on the road. A thrilling Under 14s boys match-up showcased the best of junior basketball as both teams battled for glory from tip to buzzer. But it was Newcastle’s no-nonsense defence down the…

Foundation
January 13, 2022
Magic Spellbound By In-Form Eagles

Newcastle Eagles Under 16 boys laid down a mighty marker after toppling Trafford Magic in Manchester. A standout second quarter underpinned a stunning 85-77 road win as the Eagles executed a near perfect game plan. Newcastle comfortably avenged October’s Vertu Motors Arena loss to the star-studded Magic. And the Eagles are fast emerging as this…

Foundation
December 22, 2021
Spinners Given Runaround

Christmas came early for Newcastle Eagles Academy Under 14 girls as head coach Ellen Totton (pictured) and her side wrapped up 2021 in style. The Eagles hit the road to take on a short-handed Lancashire Spinners. And despite a second quarter stumble, Newcastle dominated from start to finish as the visitors pulled off an impressive…

Foundation
December 15, 2021
Finlay Dishes Up Festive Cheer

Playmaker Ollie Finlay anchored a flawless victory as Newcastle Eagles Under 16 boys headed into the Christmas break on the back of a big road win. The visitors defeated Cheshire Phoenix 119-41 to head into 2022 as one of the teams to watch. And it was point guard Finlay who showed the way with pin-sharp…

Foundation
December 15, 2021
Christmas Comes Early for West End Families

Some of the biggest stars in British basketball shot to the hearts of star-struck school kids after delivering the perfect early Christmas present. Members of the all-conquering Newcastle Eagles surprised pupils at St Michael’s RC Primary School when they rolled up armed with a pile of festive hampers and gifts. And almost £3,000 worth of…

Foundation
December 7, 2021
Young Eagles Point The Way with Wins

Ahead of this month’s hotly anticipated BBL clash at the Morningside Arena, Newcastle Eagles Under 14 boys took on the Riders in Leicester. And the Academy’s rising stars pointed the way for Ian Macleod’s men with a thumping 62-41 road win. Leicester made the early running to bag two early baskets but it wasn’t long…

Foundation
November 29, 2021
Eagles Beat Traffic…And The Hatters

Newcastle Eagles Under 14 girls accelerated towards another big win despite a nightmare trip to South Yorkshire. Tip-off was delayed against the homecourt Sheffield Hatters after the visitors got stuck in traffic. But once the game got underway Newcastle moved through the gears to grab a convincing 73-55 win. Grace Rae (19) and Sophie Hawkins…

Foundation
November 18, 2021
Corkin’ Result For In Form Eagles

A flurry of towering triples from Joe Corkin paced another impressive win for in-form Newcastle Eagles Under 16 boys. The boys in black hit the road to take on Northern Premier rivals City Of Leeds. And Corkin’s deadly accuracy from downtown was just one of the many highlights as Newcastle bagged a huge 83-21 victory….

Foundation
November 10, 2021
Foundation Pays Tribute at Passing of Trustee Malcolm Dix

Everyone at the Eagles and Vertu Motors Arena is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Malcolm Dix today, aged 79. Malcolm had been a trustee of the Eagles Community Foundation since 2006, playing a huge part in its development which will remain an immeasurable legacy for his commitment and contribution. Beyond the foundation…

Foundation
November 9, 2021
Academy Teams Pile on the Points

Newcastle Eagles Academy Under 14 Boys celebrated their first homecourt clash of the season in style with a convincing win against City Of Leeds BC Gold. Chloe Gaynor’s side led from tip to buzzer as they closed in on a famous century of points. And although the hosts fell just short of the 100-point mark,…

Foundation
November 3, 2021
Emerging Eagles Take Centre Stage

Academy basketball is back and Newcastle Eagles Under 14 girls look like early-season pacesetters after shocking City Of Leeds on Halloween. Shaun Malone’s side looked frighteningly effective at both ends of the court as they stormed to a 78-24 victory. But Eagles’ Seraphine O’Neill admitted a big win wasn’t without its challenges as a talented…

Foundation
October 12, 2021
October Camps Available To Book Now

Our October 2021 Camps are available to book now for Under-8s, Under-10s and Under-12s of  all ranges of ability. Camp days take place from 9am to 3pm from Monday 25th until Friday 29th. Each booking is just £16.50 per player per day and we are also offering parents the chance to drop-off players early from…

WBBL
January 19, 2022
Cardiff Trip Cancelled As More WBBL Home Games Locked In

In a series of WBBL fixture changes we can announce today, three previously unscheduled games have been confirmed and this weekend’s away trip has been postponed. The team’s visit at Cardiff Met Archers on Saturday has been cancelled and will be rescheduled in due course. WBBL Championship tip-offs at home against Durham, Essex and Manchester…

WBBL
January 17, 2022
Eagles Part Company with WBBL Head Coach

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have parted company with head coach Chris Bunten following last weekend’s WBBL Trophy defeat to Durham Palatinates. The move follows the departures of a number of senior players earlier this month and recognises the need for a new direction during the second half of the season. Bunten has anchored Tyneside’s only top-flight…

WBBL
January 16, 2022
Report: Eagles WBBL 59-73 Durham Palatinates (Trophy First Round)

Abby Lowe came back to haunt Newcastle Eagles as Durham Palatinates eased to an impressive Trophy win in the battle of North East basketball’s WBBL heavyweights. Lowe hit a game high 23 points less than two weeks after swapping the Eagles for the Palatinates in a surprise mid-season move. And there was no 100th career…

WBBL
January 15, 2022
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Durham Palatinates (Trophy First Round)

Chloe Gaynor is relishing a role demanding greater responsibility as Newcastle Eagles WBBL face the future without their GB stars. The in-form forward has established herself as a key member of Chris Bunten’s starting five following a much-heralded summer switch to Tyneside. And Gaynor has emerged as an increasingly influential on-court leader — setting the…

WBBL
January 9, 2022
Report: Manchester Met Mystics 52-59 Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten insists his refocused roster can prove the critics wrong after Newcastle Eagles closed out a classy win in Manchester. The visitors were without Ebony Horton and Abby Lowe for the first time this season after the GB 3×3 stars quit the women in black earlier this week. And nobody expected depleted Newcastle to…

WBBL
January 7, 2022
WBBL Home Tip-Offs Now 7:30pm

Starting from our first WBBL home game of 2022 against Durham Palatinates our Saturday evening tip-offs at the Vertu Motors Arena will be 7:30pm. Doors will open at 6:30pm to allow you more time to take advantage of the cafe bar, check out the club shop and enter “Chuck A Duck” before the game begins….

WBBL
January 7, 2022
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Manchester Met Mystics

Newcastle Eagles tip off 2022 without two familiar faces following the surprise departures of Ebony Horton and Abby Lowe. Both players have one eye on representing England in the 3×3 tournament at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. And Newcastle head coach Chris Bunten is already focusing on a future without two of British basketball’s…

WBBL
January 7, 2022
WBBL Cup Final 2022 Tickets Available

We are pleased to make our allocation of tickets available to see our Eagles in the 2022 WBBL Cup Final on Sunday 30 January 2022. Our fans can take advantage of a special Eagles fans ticket price to follow the team on the road to Birmingham’s Utilita Arena. The WBBL have allocated the club two…

WBBL
December 16, 2021
WBBL Road Trip To Queens Postponed

Our WBBL team’s road trip to play the Gloucester City Queens this Sunday has been postponed under the league’s Secure Play protocols. This was set to be the first encounter between the Queens and our Eagles and the rearranged date will be confirmed as soon as possible.

WBBL
December 13, 2021
Report: Sheffield Hatters 88-68 Eagles WBBL

The gulf in class between the WBBL’s leading teams and the chasing pack was brutally exposed in Sheffield last night as the homecourt Hatters cruised to a 20-point win against Newcastle Eagles. The visitors, missing head coach Chris Bunten and GB 3×3 star Abby Lowe, endured a slow start and a nightmare finish as Vanessa…

Arena
December 9, 2021
BBL and WBBL Game Day Information and Spectators Code of Conduct

At Newcastle Eagles and the Vertu Motors Arena we want to do everything we can to ensure the continued safety of our fans, staff and teams from COVID-19. To protect all of our Eagles family at BBL and WBBL games to safeguard the well-being of the basketball community we are following the Government’s “Plan B”…

WBBL
December 4, 2021
Report: Eagles Beat Riders 50-45 To Make WBBL Cup Final

Brilliant Newcastle Eagles booked their place in the 2022 WBBL Cup final on the back of a battling performance against Leicester Riders. Chris Bunten’s new-look roster will face star-studded London Lions at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham on January 30. And a repeat of May’s WBBL Play-Off final — live on Sky Sports — presents the Eagles…

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