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Arena
May 20, 2022
GB Basketball Back In Newcastle This July

Marc Steutel believes the stars are aligning for British basketball as he prepares to put his demanding dual role to the test. The newly appointed Newcastle Eagles playcaller is poised to lead Great Britain into action against Turkey this summer as acting head coach of the national team. World Cup hoops returns to the Vertu…

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…

Arena
May 18, 2022
Ball Out 3×3 Returns This July

Ball Out 3×3 and Basketball England are collaborating again to bring their National Tour of events back to our Vertu Motors Arena. On Saturday 16 July we will host ‘Ball Out 3×3 in partnership with Basketball England’ as one of the six qualifying events across the country in June and July which culminate in two days of…

BBL
May 16, 2022
Sky Sports Coverage Continues Into 2022-23 Season

Sky Sports will continue to be the home of top-flight British Basketball action for another year in a deal officially announced today. Working together with Buzz 16, production partner of the British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL), this coverage extension ensure elite competition will be broadcast on Sky for a third successive season. As…

BBL
May 15, 2022
Steutel’s Hoops Journey Comes Full Circle

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Marc Steutel has realised his long-held dream of coaching Newcastle Eagles. As Simon Rushworth discovers, the playcaller’s deep affinity with the BBL’s most successful franchise always made him a perfect fit. Had it not been for the persistence and persuasiveness of one of the most familiar faces in…

BBL
May 13, 2022
Marc Steutel Confirmed As New Eagles BBL Head Coach

Marc Steutel is ‘overjoyed’ to take on one of the biggest jobs in British basketball after landing a dream return to Newcastle Eagles. And the ambitious playcaller has pledged to deliver a team that the club’s fans can be proud of as he bids to put the men in black back where they belong. Steutel…

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…

WBBL
May 8, 2022
Noelia’s Newcastle United

A brave new era of cross-city cooperation has the potential to propel women’s basketball in Newcastle to the next level. That’s the verdict of Eagles playcaller Noelia Cacheiro as she embarks on a close-season mission to help develop the game on and off the court. The ambitious Spaniard doubles up as head coach for Newcastle…

BBL
May 6, 2022
Early Bird and Renewal Offers For Season Tickets On Now For 2022-23

Our Early Bird and Renewal season tickets offers are now available so you can secure the best seats for the action in an exciting new era for the Eagles organisation with a new BBL head coach and new-look rosters for the 2022-23 BBL and WBBL campaigns. BBL SEASON TICKETS BBL season tickets offer huge savings to see…

BBL
April 30, 2022
Our 2021-22 End of Season Awards Winners

Chloe Gaynor was the big winner at last night’s Newcastle Eagles annual awards event as one of the rising stars of the WBBL scooped two major prizes. The former Nottingham forward inked a deal with the women in black last summer and finished a challenging campaign in style. Gaynor has flourished under new head coach…

Foundation
April 28, 2022
2022 Eagles Academy Junior Team Trials Entry Now Open

Entry into our Newcastle Eagles Academy junior team trials is now open to all Eagles Community Foundation members aged under 14 and 16 years. The trials take place at the Vertu Motors Arena and the cost per player is just £15 each, which is payable when you book your session on the Nest. U14 Girls Wednesday 1st June 9:00 – 4:00…

BBL
April 28, 2022
Darius and Marina in the Vertu Motors Cross Sport Challenge

Watch two of our Eagles take part in a Cross Sport Challenge against Durham Cricket and Sunderland AFC with Vertu Motors and see how our basketball stars Darius Defoe and Marina Fernandez got on at cricket and football! Six top-flight athletes across three sports battle it out to see who will be crowned the winners….

Arena
May 20, 2022
GB Basketball Back In Newcastle This July

Marc Steutel believes the stars are aligning for British basketball as he prepares to put his demanding dual role to the test. The newly appointed Newcastle Eagles playcaller is poised to lead Great Britain into action against Turkey this summer as acting head coach of the national team. World Cup hoops returns to the Vertu…

Arena
May 18, 2022
Ball Out 3×3 Returns This July

Ball Out 3×3 and Basketball England are collaborating again to bring their National Tour of events back to our Vertu Motors Arena. On Saturday 16 July we will host ‘Ball Out 3×3 in partnership with Basketball England’ as one of the six qualifying events across the country in June and July which culminate in two days of…

Arena
March 26, 2022
Eagles Smash Women’s Basketball Attendance Record

Last night at the Vertu Motors Arena a 42-year attendance record for a women’s basketball game in Britain was smashed as 1,122 got behind our Eagles WBBL team in The Big One. On International Women’s Day Eagles bosses set out to register a new attendance high for a top-flight women’s league fixture 42 years after Hemel Tigers…

Arena
February 25, 2022
GB vs Belarus Postponed

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifier between Great Britain and Belarus at the Vertu Motors Arena on Monday 28 February has been postponed. In a statement on Friday evening, FIBA said: “The decision is based on the evaluation of the current security situation. “FIBA is closely monitoring the security situation in Europe, as players’ and…

Arena
February 23, 2022
Steutel Turns To Plan B-elarus

Great Britain are braced for a battle of nerves ahead of Monday’s World Cup Qualifier against with Belarus. Acting head coach Marc Steutel insists the national team has never been better prepared for a pivotal qualifying window. And Steutel is confident GB can claim a hat-trick of Vertu Motors Arena wins when the Belarussians visit…

Arena
February 22, 2022
Tickets Being Snapped Up Fast For Arena’s Jurassic Live Show

Tickets for the Jurassic Live Show coming to our Vertu Motors Arena on Sunday 21 August 2022 are being snapped up fast! Join Jurassic Live for a “roarsome” new experience millions of years in the making and the closest you will ever come to real dinosaurs at the UK’S best award winning dinosaur show! Featuring…

Arena
February 20, 2022
Super Ted’s Belarus Mission

‘Super’ Teddy Okereafor is counting the days until Great Britain return to their adopted home with this month’s eye-catching World Cup qualifier against Belarus looming large. Marc Steutel’s men host their Eastern European rivals at the Vertu Motors Arena on February 28. And GB are chasing a unique Tyneside treble after bagging historic wins against…

Arena
February 2, 2022
Boxing Is Back And Bigger Than Before

The North East’s very own Savannah Marshall leads a line-up being announced over the coming weeks as boxing returns to the Vertu Motors Arena in our biggest event yet on Saturday 12 March. Boxxer and Sky Sports will be bringing some of the most exciting boxers to Newcastle for a huge fight night at the…

Arena
January 24, 2022
GB vs Belarus Tickets On Sale Now

UPDATE: This game has been postponed. Tickets are now on sale for Great Britain’s return to the Vertu Motors Arena this February as they take on Belarus. This FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifier tips-off at 7pm on Monday 28 February. After capacity crowds in the last two outings for GB in Newcastle tickets are expected…

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…

BBL
May 16, 2022
Sky Sports Coverage Continues Into 2022-23 Season

Sky Sports will continue to be the home of top-flight British Basketball action for another year in a deal officially announced today. Working together with Buzz 16, production partner of the British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL), this coverage extension ensure elite competition will be broadcast on Sky for a third successive season. As…

BBL
May 15, 2022
Steutel’s Hoops Journey Comes Full Circle

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Marc Steutel has realised his long-held dream of coaching Newcastle Eagles. As Simon Rushworth discovers, the playcaller’s deep affinity with the BBL’s most successful franchise always made him a perfect fit. Had it not been for the persistence and persuasiveness of one of the most familiar faces in…

BBL
May 13, 2022
Marc Steutel Confirmed As New Eagles BBL Head Coach

Marc Steutel is ‘overjoyed’ to take on one of the biggest jobs in British basketball after landing a dream return to Newcastle Eagles. And the ambitious playcaller has pledged to deliver a team that the club’s fans can be proud of as he bids to put the men in black back where they belong. Steutel…

BBL
May 6, 2022
Early Bird and Renewal Offers For Season Tickets On Now For 2022-23

Our Early Bird and Renewal season tickets offers are now available so you can secure the best seats for the action in an exciting new era for the Eagles organisation with a new BBL head coach and new-look rosters for the 2022-23 BBL and WBBL campaigns. BBL SEASON TICKETS BBL season tickets offer huge savings to see…

BBL
April 30, 2022
Our 2021-22 End of Season Awards Winners

Chloe Gaynor was the big winner at last night’s Newcastle Eagles annual awards event as one of the rising stars of the WBBL scooped two major prizes. The former Nottingham forward inked a deal with the women in black last summer and finished a challenging campaign in style. Gaynor has flourished under new head coach…

BBL
April 28, 2022
Darius and Marina in the Vertu Motors Cross Sport Challenge

Watch two of our Eagles take part in a Cross Sport Challenge against Durham Cricket and Sunderland AFC with Vertu Motors and see how our basketball stars Darius Defoe and Marina Fernandez got on at cricket and football! Six top-flight athletes across three sports battle it out to see who will be crowned the winners….

BBL
April 27, 2022
Rahmon Breaks Byrd’s Record

Record breaker Rahmon Fletcher’s ability to run the floor evokes memories of BBL legend Russ Saunders at his creative best. That’s the verdict of former Newcastle and Sunderland playcaller Dave Elderkin after two-time league MVP Fletcher set a new season best for average assists per game. The Eagles’ skipper passed Alton Byrd’s longstanding benchmark on…

BBL
April 25, 2022
2021-22 BBL and WBBL Player Awards Vote

Now that we are into the summer break and before our attention turns to next season, it’s time for our 2021-22 BBL and WBBL Player Awards vote. These annual awards are decided by our loyal Eagles fans and presented to the players at the End of Season Supporters Night, which after missing the last two…

BBL
April 25, 2022
End of Season Supporters Night

This Friday 29 April it’s our annual supporters get-together for signatures and selfies with both our BBL and WBBL Eagles players and staff at the end of the 2021-22 seasons. The fun starts at 6:30pm with a buffet, fun and music until late in The Brian Manning Suite at our Vertu Motors Arena. Tickets are just £10…

BBL
April 25, 2022
Report: Plymouth City Patriots 80-72 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles face a summer of serious self-reflection after the most successful franchise in British basketball history failed to make the playoffs for the first time in 22 years. Owner Paul Blake has already launched his search for the club’s new head coach after it was revealed Ian MacLeod will move to a role within…

BBL
April 24, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth City Patriots

Focused defence, maximum effort and the man for the big occasion can propel Newcastle Eagles into the BBL playoffs at Plymouth City Patriots this afternoon. That’s the verdict of Sky Sports pundit Drew Lasker as two of the biggest names in British basketball fight it out for the final invite to the post-season party. The…

BBL
April 23, 2022
Report: Eagles 93-80 Glasgow Rocks

Newcastle Eagles and Plymouth City Patriots will battle it out for the BBL’s final playoff berth tomorrow as a frustrating regular season heads for a thrilling finish in the south west. With the two sides locked together on 22 points — and with the league series tied at 1-1 — both teams can still secure a…

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 28, 2022
2022 Eagles Academy Junior Team Trials Entry Now Open

Entry into our Newcastle Eagles Academy junior team trials is now open to all Eagles Community Foundation members aged under 14 and 16 years. The trials take place at the Vertu Motors Arena and the cost per player is just £15 each, which is payable when you book your session on the Nest. U14 Girls Wednesday 1st June 9:00 – 4:00…

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…

Foundation
March 22, 2022
Eagle Evbuomwan Soaring Stateside

NBA scouts, British basketball bosses and his old mates back on Tyneside have all been gripped by Tosan Evbuomwan’s epic basketball story this season. Simon Rushworth found out more about the man behind the myth from three people who know the 20-year-old best. “He always had the talent,” insisted Newcastle Eagles’ American forward Justin Gordon…

Foundation
March 16, 2022
Eagles Academy Successes Down The Stretch

Under 14 Girls Newcastle Eagles Under 14 Girls set the seal on a superb homecourt season with a fabulous 52-point win against Lancashire Spinners. The hosts tore into their rivals from the tip and a series of fast-breaks underpinned a 12-point lead at the end of the opening period. Things unravelled for the Spinners after…

Foundation
March 14, 2022
St Bede’s Grab Hoops 4 Health Win

One of the most successful schools of the Hoops 4 Health era has hailed the groundbreaking community basketball programme that continues to impact positively on thousands of children across the North East. St Bede’s RC Primary, in South Shields, lifted the 2022 South Tyneside Hoops 4 Health trophy after the tournament returned from its pandemic-enforced…

Foundation
March 9, 2022
Eagles Academy Soar Down The Stretch

Under 16 Boys The longest road trip of the season didn’t faze Newcastle’s Under 16 boys as the Eagles returned from Northampton with two deserved points. The homecourt Titans had no answer to their free-scoring rivals as the visitors won every quarter. And Newcastle never looked in danger of slipping up as the Eagles eased…

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…

BBL
May 16, 2022
Sky Sports Coverage Continues Into 2022-23 Season

Sky Sports will continue to be the home of top-flight British Basketball action for another year in a deal officially announced today. Working together with Buzz 16, production partner of the British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL), this coverage extension ensure elite competition will be broadcast on Sky for a third successive season. As…

WBBL
May 8, 2022
Noelia’s Newcastle United

A brave new era of cross-city cooperation has the potential to propel women’s basketball in Newcastle to the next level. That’s the verdict of Eagles playcaller Noelia Cacheiro as she embarks on a close-season mission to help develop the game on and off the court. The ambitious Spaniard doubles up as head coach for Newcastle…

BBL
May 6, 2022
Early Bird and Renewal Offers For Season Tickets On Now For 2022-23

Our Early Bird and Renewal season tickets offers are now available so you can secure the best seats for the action in an exciting new era for the Eagles organisation with a new BBL head coach and new-look rosters for the 2022-23 BBL and WBBL campaigns. BBL SEASON TICKETS BBL season tickets offer huge savings to see…

BBL
April 30, 2022
Our 2021-22 End of Season Awards Winners

Chloe Gaynor was the big winner at last night’s Newcastle Eagles annual awards event as one of the rising stars of the WBBL scooped two major prizes. The former Nottingham forward inked a deal with the women in black last summer and finished a challenging campaign in style. Gaynor has flourished under new head coach…

BBL
April 28, 2022
Darius and Marina in the Vertu Motors Cross Sport Challenge

Watch two of our Eagles take part in a Cross Sport Challenge against Durham Cricket and Sunderland AFC with Vertu Motors and see how our basketball stars Darius Defoe and Marina Fernandez got on at cricket and football! Six top-flight athletes across three sports battle it out to see who will be crowned the winners….

BBL
April 25, 2022
2021-22 BBL and WBBL Player Awards Vote

Now that we are into the summer break and before our attention turns to next season, it’s time for our 2021-22 BBL and WBBL Player Awards vote. These annual awards are decided by our loyal Eagles fans and presented to the players at the End of Season Supporters Night, which after missing the last two…

BBL
April 25, 2022
End of Season Supporters Night

This Friday 29 April it’s our annual supporters get-together for signatures and selfies with both our BBL and WBBL Eagles players and staff at the end of the 2021-22 seasons. The fun starts at 6:30pm with a buffet, fun and music until late in The Brian Manning Suite at our Vertu Motors Arena. Tickets are just £10…

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…

WBBL
April 23, 2022
Report: Oaklands Wolves 84-47 Eagles WBBL

An incident-packed season punctuated by illness, injury and off-court instability finally caught up with short-handed Newcastle Eagles in St Albans. Second-bottom Oaklands Wolves set the seal on a frustrating campaign for the women in black with a commanding 84-47 homecourt win. But Newcastle can finally draw a line under a difficult year as head coach…

WBBL
April 23, 2022
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Oaklands Wolves

Chloe Gaynor insists she couldn’t be prouder of her Newcastle team mates as the Eagles bring down the curtain on a bruising WBBL campaign. And the battling centre has vowed to play through the pain barrier one final time as the women in black go in search of an eighth league win of the season….

BBL
April 22, 2022
End of Season Sale On Now

Get big discounts at the club shop online and in the Vertu Motors Arena with our End of Season Sale! Shop at the Eagles vs Rocks game this Friday night, at Central Venue League weekends or online now:

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