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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…

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…

June 25, 2022
Bald Eagles Representing Great Britain

Three familiar faces from the Vertu Motors Arena will make their international debuts for Great Britain this weekend at the FIMBA Maxi Basketball European Championship in Malaga. Keith White, Karen Eaketts and Peter Milne, members of the Bald Eagles over 35s basketball club that trains at our arena, will don their national team’s kit for…

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…

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
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…

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
June 15, 2022
BBL Season Format Revamped for 2022-23

The British Basketball League (BBL) have revealed changes to the format of the 2022-23 season. Summer revamps have been made  to the Championship, Cup and Trophy ahead of the start of the new campaign. The new season will begin in September with BBL Championship action for a 28-week league competition. Adding even more value for our…

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…

BBL
June 9, 2022
Prince Prepares To Roll Back The Years

Legendary ex-Eagle Charles Smith has paid tribute to former Newcastle team-mate Darius Defoe as two of the biggest names in BBL history prepare to join forces for the first time in six years. Smith stepped down from top-flight hoops in 2016 as the all-time leading scorer for the men in black. And club bosses duly…

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…

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…

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…

BBL
June 15, 2022
BBL Season Format Revamped for 2022-23

The British Basketball League (BBL) have revealed changes to the format of the 2022-23 season. Summer revamps have been made  to the Championship, Cup and Trophy ahead of the start of the new campaign. The new season will begin in September with BBL Championship action for a 28-week league competition. Adding even more value for our…

BBL
June 9, 2022
Prince Prepares To Roll Back The Years

Legendary ex-Eagle Charles Smith has paid tribute to former Newcastle team-mate Darius Defoe as two of the biggest names in BBL history prepare to join forces for the first time in six years. Smith stepped down from top-flight hoops in 2016 as the all-time leading scorer for the men in black. And club bosses duly…

BBL
June 8, 2022
BBL Launches Ambassadors Programme

The British Basketball League has today launched its Ambassadors Programme, which will see players and staff across the league promote the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle to thousands of school children in local communities across the UK. The project has been launched as part of the BBL’s ‘Inspires’ initiative, where key members of each…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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
June 9, 2022
Coach Development Opportunity

The Eagles Community Foundation is looking to recruit coaches for our Newcastle Eagles Academy. We are looking for enthusiastic coaches who want to further their development as Head Coaches or Assistant Coaches within our junior national league programme. TO APPLY: Please complete the Eagles Community Foundation’s job application form and submit it to Ian MacLeod, Development…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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