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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…

BBL
November 28, 2021
Picking Back Up and Bringing The Plan To Life

After a nineteen day break the Newcastle Eagles returned to the court on Friday night at the Vertu Motors Arena. Their opponents were Sheffield Sharks in a BBL Championship clash in front of the Sky Sports cameras. The Eagles had won their previous two championship games and were looking to make it three-in-a-row. The Sharks…

WBBL
November 28, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 45-100 London Lions

London Lions gave Newcastle Eagles a lesson in total team basketball as the title favourites cruised to a sixth straight league win. One of the most talented rosters in WBBL history headed to the North East without Holly Winterburn, Leah McDerment and Valentina Klocker. But it mattered little as a team tipped to win this…

WBBL
November 27, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs London Lions

Newcastle Eagles tackle powerhouse WBBL franchise London tonight bidding to become the first British team to inflict defeat on the Lions this season. The two fierce rivals lock horns for the first time since May’s WBBL Playoff final when Mark Clark’s side prevented a fairytale finish to Newcastle’s campaign. And buoyant London bring a 5-0…

BBL
November 26, 2021
Report: Eagles 77-86 Sheffield Sharks

As Storm Arwen raged across the North East, Newcastle Eagles’ fans were desperately hoping for the winds of change. A near fully-fit roster and back-to-back wins meant a familiar air of optimism filled a sold-out Vertu Motors Arena prior to tip-off. But two hours later and Newcastle had been blown away by fierce rivals Sheffield…

BBL
November 26, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks

Newcastle Eagles take to the court tonight after a break of nineteen days. The do so at their home base the Vertu Motors Arena and in front of the Sky Sports Cameras. There will also be a capacity sell-out crowd to witness a vital Championship game. The Eagles last played down at Plymouth when they…

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…

BBL
November 21, 2021
Eagles Eyes Peeled For Sharks

It’s been two weeks since the Newcastle Eagles took to the basketball court in the BBL and they have to wait a further few days before their next match-up. That will be a home clash at the Vertu Motors Arena this coming Friday against a tough Sheffield Sharks side. This will be a Championship fixture…

WBBL
November 21, 2021
Report: Nottingham Wildcats 62-64 Eagles WBBL

In-form Newcastle Eagles made it three wins on the bounce at Nottingham Wildcats last night to increase the pressure on the WBBL’s top four. Chris Bunten’s side warmed up for Saturday’s visit of unbeaten league leaders London Lions with a gutsy display in the East Midlands. And it was a masterclass in perimeter shooting from…

WBBL
November 20, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Nottingham Wildcats

Maddy McVicar misses tonight’s trip to Nottingham after the Newcastle playmaker became the latest casualty of another injury-hit campaign. The US guard twisted an ankle in practice and has been pulled out of the Eagles’ Championship clash against the homecourt Wildcats. Head coach Chris Bunten will make a late call on former Nottingham favourite Chloe…

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….

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
September 21, 2021
BBL and WBBL Game Day Information and Spectators Code of Conduct

Newcastle Eagles and the Vertu Motors Arena are excited for the return of spectators this season and we are striving to ensure both fan and player safety following the Government’s removal of the legal COVID-19 restrictions and strict guidance around events and sports. Alongside the leagues and our fellow BBL and WBBL clubs, we are…

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…

Arena
June 9, 2021
Ritson Returns To Sell Out Crowd As We Get Set For Blockbuster Summer

One of the North East’s leading indoor venues is fighting back this summer with a world class boxing card ushering in a summer of red hot action. The state-of-the-art Vertu Motors Arena is at the forefront of the region’s indoor entertainment sector. And Saturday sees live sport return to the venue for the first time…

Arena
June 7, 2021
Matchroom Boxing: Ritson vs Ponce – Event Hub

It’s “Fight Week” and this is where you will find everything you need to know ahead of your arrival at the Vertu Motors Arena for this Saturday’s Matchroom Boxing. CODE OF CONDUCT Firstly, to prepare for your arrival please ensure you have read and understand the event’s COVID-19 Spectators Code of Conduct – all attendees must agree to…

BBL
November 28, 2021
Picking Back Up and Bringing The Plan To Life

After a nineteen day break the Newcastle Eagles returned to the court on Friday night at the Vertu Motors Arena. Their opponents were Sheffield Sharks in a BBL Championship clash in front of the Sky Sports cameras. The Eagles had won their previous two championship games and were looking to make it three-in-a-row. The Sharks…

BBL
November 26, 2021
Report: Eagles 77-86 Sheffield Sharks

As Storm Arwen raged across the North East, Newcastle Eagles’ fans were desperately hoping for the winds of change. A near fully-fit roster and back-to-back wins meant a familiar air of optimism filled a sold-out Vertu Motors Arena prior to tip-off. But two hours later and Newcastle had been blown away by fierce rivals Sheffield…

BBL
November 26, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks

Newcastle Eagles take to the court tonight after a break of nineteen days. The do so at their home base the Vertu Motors Arena and in front of the Sky Sports Cameras. There will also be a capacity sell-out crowd to witness a vital Championship game. The Eagles last played down at Plymouth when they…

BBL
November 21, 2021
Eagles Eyes Peeled For Sharks

It’s been two weeks since the Newcastle Eagles took to the basketball court in the BBL and they have to wait a further few days before their next match-up. That will be a home clash at the Vertu Motors Arena this coming Friday against a tough Sheffield Sharks side. This will be a Championship fixture…

BBL
November 15, 2021
December and January BBL Fixtures Added

We are pleased to announce the additional of two BBL games to the schedule over December 2021 and January 2022. Our Eagles will face Bristol Flyers in the BBL Championship of Friday 10 December 2021 in our final tip-off before Christmas. Then in the new year we take on London Lions for our 2022 BBL…

BBL
November 11, 2021
Eagles Fly High Into All Star Five

It’s a very special week of BBL and WBBL All-Star Fives as both our men and women’s teams land places after a perfect weekend of wins. Corey Johnson leads the BBL team into the league’s pick of the players after shooting a 67% from beyond the arc with a performance over Friday and Sunday secured him a…

BBL
November 9, 2021
Eagles To Host Lions In 2022 BBL Trophy First Round

Our Eagles’ opposition for the first round of the 2022 BBL Trophy will be the London Lions on Friday 14 January. In a live broadcast on the league’s Facebook Page this evening draw-master Daniel Routledge was joined by Leicester Riders’ Geno Crandell and Sheffield Sharks’ Mike Tuck to decide the teams who would face in…

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…

BBL
November 8, 2021
BBL and WBBL 2021-22 Players Kit Sponsorship Now Available

Grab a piece of history and sponsor your favourite Eagles BBL or WBBL player’s kit this season! Kit sponsors get their name on the player’s page of our website, either in our BBL game day programmes or on the WBBL team sheets and then the sponsored item at the end of the season. Check the sponsorship…

BBL
November 8, 2021
Report: Plymouth City Patriots 74-99 Eagles

The Newcastle Eagles made it a double winning weekend with a very solid all-round performance down in Plymouth yesterday afternoon. It was an expected win but not one Head Coach Ian MacLeod’s men took lightly as they turned in a professional performance. Five Eagles in double figures and three adding double figure rebounds as well…

BBL
November 7, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth City Patriots

The Newcastle Eagles make their longest road trip of the season today as they travel to Plymouth to take on the City Patriots in a BBL Championship clash this afternoon. Head Coach Ian MacLeod and his men will travel in good heart and confident mood after their fine 90 – 81 win on Friday night…

BBL
November 6, 2021
Report: Eagles 90-81 Surrey Scorchers

Corey Johnson maintained his sparkling start to life in a Newcastle vest as the super cool Canadian paced a critical win for the under-pressure Eagles. The former Leicester favourite bagged a game-high 27 points as the hosts bounced back from last week’s loss at the Riders in style. And if all the pre-match talk had…

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…

Foundation
August 26, 2021
Academy Eagle Soars To Next Stage 

Emmanuel Hezekiel from the Newcastle Eagles Academy has been chosen to move to the next stage of Basketball England’s national team selections, looking at stars of the future through an Under-16s showcase. Hezekiel has been an Academy player from the U14 age group where he competed in the Junior NBL Premier North Division. Coming through…

Foundation
August 12, 2021
Job Advert: Development Manager

The Eagles Community Foundation is looking to fill a new position of Development Manager for its award-winning region-wide outreach programme. To apply: Please complete the Eagles Community Foundation’s job application form and submit it to Susan Hunter, either via email to [email protected] or post to Susan Hunter, Chief Operating Officer, Eagles Community Foundation, Vertu Motors Arena, Scotswood…

Foundation
July 23, 2021
FREE Basketball and Multi-Sport Camps To Make This Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever

In partnership with Newcastle City Council and StreetGames our Eagles Community Foundation are pleased to announce the return of our FREE basketball and multi-sport camps as part of Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever for 2021. Camps take place at the Vertu Motors Arena every Friday from 30 July to 3 September from 9am to 1pm and include a…

Foundation
June 28, 2021
Walking Basketball Is Back

Walking Basketball session at our Vertu Motors Arena are back on Thursdays 11:00-12:00. Sessions are aimed at those aged 40+ with all levels of ability welcome for these fun and friendly hours led by an Eagles Community Foundation coach. To find out more contact our Active Ageing Officer Neil Curry by emailing [email protected] or calling 0191 2453881.

Foundation
June 13, 2021
Academy Trials Now Open To All Foundation Club Members

Our Newcastle Eagles Academy junior team trials are now open to all Eagles Community Foundation members aged under 14 and 16 years. The trials take place at the Vertu Motors Arena on Sunday 27 June 2021 and the cost per player is just £12.00 which is payable when you book your session on the Nest. U14 Girls 9:00…

Foundation
June 7, 2021
Register Your Interest In Joining Our EABL Programme for 2021-22

We are now accepting registrations of interest in becoming part of our 2021-22 Elite Academy Basketball League (EABL) programme for both boys and girls who are leaving Year 11 and looking to work towards a Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE). Our Newcastle Eagles Academy play in the premier junior basketball competition in the UK, the EABL which…

WBBL
November 28, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 45-100 London Lions

London Lions gave Newcastle Eagles a lesson in total team basketball as the title favourites cruised to a sixth straight league win. One of the most talented rosters in WBBL history headed to the North East without Holly Winterburn, Leah McDerment and Valentina Klocker. But it mattered little as a team tipped to win this…

WBBL
November 27, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs London Lions

Newcastle Eagles tackle powerhouse WBBL franchise London tonight bidding to become the first British team to inflict defeat on the Lions this season. The two fierce rivals lock horns for the first time since May’s WBBL Playoff final when Mark Clark’s side prevented a fairytale finish to Newcastle’s campaign. And buoyant London bring a 5-0…

WBBL
November 21, 2021
Report: Nottingham Wildcats 62-64 Eagles WBBL

In-form Newcastle Eagles made it three wins on the bounce at Nottingham Wildcats last night to increase the pressure on the WBBL’s top four. Chris Bunten’s side warmed up for Saturday’s visit of unbeaten league leaders London Lions with a gutsy display in the East Midlands. And it was a masterclass in perimeter shooting from…

WBBL
November 20, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Nottingham Wildcats

Maddy McVicar misses tonight’s trip to Nottingham after the Newcastle playmaker became the latest casualty of another injury-hit campaign. The US guard twisted an ankle in practice and has been pulled out of the Eagles’ Championship clash against the homecourt Wildcats. Head coach Chris Bunten will make a late call on former Nottingham favourite Chloe…

BBL
November 11, 2021
Eagles Fly High Into All Star Five

It’s a very special week of BBL and WBBL All-Star Fives as both our men and women’s teams land places after a perfect weekend of wins. Corey Johnson leads the BBL team into the league’s pick of the players after shooting a 67% from beyond the arc with a performance over Friday and Sunday secured him a…

BBL
November 8, 2021
BBL and WBBL 2021-22 Players Kit Sponsorship Now Available

Grab a piece of history and sponsor your favourite Eagles BBL or WBBL player’s kit this season! Kit sponsors get their name on the player’s page of our website, either in our BBL game day programmes or on the WBBL team sheets and then the sponsored item at the end of the season. Check the sponsorship…

WBBL
November 7, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 80-45 Cardiff Met Archers

Newcastle Eagles WBBL finally broke their Vertu Motors Arena duck to win in front of their own fans for the first time this season. A second successive victory lifts Chris Bunten’s fast-improving team into mid-table ahead of this month’s international break. But a game of two halves saw Jekyll and Hyde Newcastle struggle for the…

WBBL
November 6, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Cardiff Met Archers

Jessica Eadsforth-Yates has warned Newcastle’s WBBL rivals to expect the real deal after revealing the Eagles have rediscovered their on-court identity. Chris Bunten’s side finally snapped a four-game losing streak to win big in last weekend’s North East derby at Durham Palatinates. And ahead of tonight’s homecourt clash against Cardiff Met Archers, Eadsforth-Yates admitted Newcastle’s…

WBBL
October 31, 2021
Report: Durham Palatinates 61-77 Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten hailed a ‘good job well done’ as Newcastle snapped a four-game losing streak to win the second of this season’s North East derbies in style. Despite a strong start and a late rally, Durham Palatinates had no answer to a dynamic display from the energetic Eagles. And Bunten believes a vital victory can…

WBBL
October 30, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Durham Palatinates

Chris Bunten admits he ‘hates losing’ as Newcastle Eagles WBBL look to avoid a fifth straight defeat at derby rivals Durham this afternoon. Newcastle Eagles’ embattled playcaller heads south of the Tyne in search of an improved performance and two invaluable points. But Bunten must kickstart a frustrating campaign without Courtney Clasen after the US…

WBBL
October 25, 2021
Eagles vs Riders WBBL Cup Semi-Final Set

Our WBBL team will face Leicester in the semi-finals of the Cup and the date for this huge fixture has been set. The Eagles will face the Riders on Saturday 4 December at the Vertu Motors Arena with a 7pm tip-off. The previously schedule game against Manchester Mystics on that date will be rearranged in…

WBBL
October 23, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 51-59 Leicester Riders

The slow start that has plagued the Newcastle Eagles men’s team in the BBL seems to have infected the WBBL team as they dropped a home game to Riders they really should have won. Leading 28 – 16 after a hotly contested first half they fell apart in the second half as Leicester completely turned the game around….

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