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January 17, 2019
CVL Forges Future In It’s New Arena Home

Anyone attending last Friday’s sparkling opening night of the new Eagles Nest couldn’t have failed to have been impressed by the new arena and what it can offer to basketball in the region. The real proof of that pudding though really hit home less than 12 hours later in the very same space. Saturday morning…

BBL
January 16, 2019
2019 BBC Sport BBL Coverage Schedule Confirmed

BBC Sport have confirmed the schedule for British Basketball League games to be broadcast on their app and website up until the end of March 2019. The BBL coverage deal is for the BBC to show one game per week for the remainder of the season and sees every BBL side shown at least once….

BBL
January 13, 2019
Report: Eagles at Surrey Scorchers

Sometimes it is not about statistics or quality of performance but how you can show heart, determination and overcome adversity that makes the difference. That was very much in evidence after Esh Group Eagles took an incredible road win at Surrey this afternoon in overtime. The sides had been tied at 85 – 85 at…

BBL
January 13, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Surrey Scorchers

At the final buzzer on Friday night, party-poopers Plymouth Raiders had spoiled the celebrations of Esh Group Eagles Newcastle by taking a deserved 91 – 86 victory on the opening night of the brand-new Eagles Community Arena. An Arena over 12 years in the planning and dreams of husband and wife duo Paul and Sam…

WBBL
January 12, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL at Sheffield Hatters

Newcastle Eagles WBBL surrendered their unbeaten start to 2019 as an experienced Sheffield Hatters put a century of points past Chris Bunten’s side. Taking the win in the Steel City was always going to be a tough ask in the absence of key trio Rachael Bland, Adoniah Lewis and Gerda Morkunaite. And the hosts won…

BBL
January 12, 2019
Report: Eagles vs Plymouth Raiders

It is almost 20 years since Paul Blake and business partner Ken Nottage – a familiar face on the North East basketball scene – paid a nominal sum to Sir John Hall for sole ownership of the Newcastle Eagles. Two decades down the line and it feels as if that investment is finally reaping rewards….

WBBL
January 12, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Hatters

Confident Kalina Axentieva insists Newcastle Eagles WBBL can upset the form book and bag a third successive win in Sheffield this afternoon. The ‘Axe’ has been cutting down opposition defences all season and averages an impressive 14 points per game. And the red hot Bulgarian will start against the homecourt Hatters determined to avenge Sheffield’s…

BBL
January 11, 2019
Preview: Arena Opening Game vs Plymouth Raiders

Tonight, sees the cumulation of a dream and a chance for Newcastle to add another iconic professional sporting venue to its pages of history as Esh Group Eagles Newcastle open its own doors to their brand-new arena. The plaudits and praise have rightly reigned in on Paul Blake, Eagles Managing Director and his wife Sam,…

BBL
January 10, 2019
Couldn’t Get A Ticket? Watch Our Opening Game Live on BBC Sport

The opening night at our new Eagles Community Arena has been sold out since Wednesday afternoon, but just in time for anyone not wanting to miss this historic first game we are pleased to announce the game will be free to watch on BBC Sport. This afternoon the British Basketball League’s continuing partnership with BBC…

Arena
January 17, 2019
CVL Forges Future In It’s New Arena Home

Anyone attending last Friday’s sparkling opening night of the new Eagles Nest couldn’t have failed to have been impressed by the new arena and what it can offer to basketball in the region. The real proof of that pudding though really hit home less than 12 hours later in the very same space. Saturday morning…

Arena
January 10, 2019
Appetite For Success Underpins Unique Newcastle Partnership

British basketball’s most successful club has joined forces with an award-winning college to give sports fans an exciting taste of the future. Newcastle Eagles and Newcastle College have rubber-stamped a unique partnership that will deliver match night catering at the brand new Eagles Community Arena. Tomorrow’s mouthwatering clash between the title challenging hosts and old…

Arena
January 9, 2019
Arena Opening Game SOLD OUT!

Newcastle will play in front of a capacity crowd on Friday when the Eagles Community Arena welcomes top flight basketball for the first time. Fabulous Flournoy’s men tackle fierce rivals Plymouth Raiders in the first homecourt fixture of 2019. Contractors put the finishing touches to the state-of-the-art arena earlier this week ready for Friday’s opening…

Arena
January 3, 2019
An Eagle On The Nest

The eagle-eyed amongst our fans passing our new nest on Scotswood Road from tonight will see the first part of our amazing arena sign going up. Of course there will be plenty more pictures and updates from both inside and outside our new home over the days counting down to our opening next week, but…

Arena
December 25, 2018
Eagles Make Themselves At Home

On Christmas Eve our Eagles BBL team made themselves at home with a first tour and training session at our new Eagles Community Arena. The new multi-million pound purpose-built venue will be completed over the next few weeks after the Christmas break, with the opening BBL game date set for Friday 11 January 2019. Leading…

Arena
December 15, 2018
The Keys To Our Future

On Friday afternoon our Eagles Community Foundation took possession of the keys to our Eagles Community Arena as we enter the final stages in the construction of our new home. There’s still much to do, but it was a moment to celebrate how far we’ve come and an opportunity for some of the project team…

Arena
November 30, 2018
No Time To Sit Down On The Job

This morning we announced that our first BBL game our new Eagles Community Arena has had to be pushed back to Friday 11 January 2019, but the pace of work on-site will not slow as everyone pulls out all the stops to complete in time for the Christmas break. It has been another milestone week for…

Arena
November 30, 2018
Worth The Wait

Our Eagles will play their first BBL Championship clash at the brand new Eagles Community Arena in January. Officials had pencilled in a Friday 21 December opening for the state-of-the-art facility in the city’s West End, with Manchester Giants due on Tyneside that night. But a series of enforced BBL fixture changes, which are due…

Arena
November 13, 2018
23,000 Square Feet of Floor In 30 Seconds

This month has been one of huge transformations in the Eagles Community Arena as some of the biggest milestones in the development of the court area have been reached. The grand total of 18 baskets are now suspended from their supports in the ceiling and our state of the art LED lighting system is in…

BBL
January 16, 2019
2019 BBC Sport BBL Coverage Schedule Confirmed

BBC Sport have confirmed the schedule for British Basketball League games to be broadcast on their app and website up until the end of March 2019. The BBL coverage deal is for the BBC to show one game per week for the remainder of the season and sees every BBL side shown at least once….

BBL
January 13, 2019
Report: Eagles at Surrey Scorchers

Sometimes it is not about statistics or quality of performance but how you can show heart, determination and overcome adversity that makes the difference. That was very much in evidence after Esh Group Eagles took an incredible road win at Surrey this afternoon in overtime. The sides had been tied at 85 – 85 at…

BBL
January 13, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Surrey Scorchers

At the final buzzer on Friday night, party-poopers Plymouth Raiders had spoiled the celebrations of Esh Group Eagles Newcastle by taking a deserved 91 – 86 victory on the opening night of the brand-new Eagles Community Arena. An Arena over 12 years in the planning and dreams of husband and wife duo Paul and Sam…

BBL
January 12, 2019
Report: Eagles vs Plymouth Raiders

It is almost 20 years since Paul Blake and business partner Ken Nottage – a familiar face on the North East basketball scene – paid a nominal sum to Sir John Hall for sole ownership of the Newcastle Eagles. Two decades down the line and it feels as if that investment is finally reaping rewards….

BBL
January 11, 2019
Preview: Arena Opening Game vs Plymouth Raiders

Tonight, sees the cumulation of a dream and a chance for Newcastle to add another iconic professional sporting venue to its pages of history as Esh Group Eagles Newcastle open its own doors to their brand-new arena. The plaudits and praise have rightly reigned in on Paul Blake, Eagles Managing Director and his wife Sam,…

BBL
January 10, 2019
Couldn’t Get A Ticket? Watch Our Opening Game Live on BBC Sport

The opening night at our new Eagles Community Arena has been sold out since Wednesday afternoon, but just in time for anyone not wanting to miss this historic first game we are pleased to announce the game will be free to watch on BBC Sport. This afternoon the British Basketball League’s continuing partnership with BBC…

BBL
January 10, 2019
Fletch Fired-Up For Friday

It will not have escaped the attention of many with a sporting mind that this Friday sees a huge moment in the history of professional sport in Newcastle with the sold-out opening of the brand-new Eagles Community Arena. One of those definitely excited about Friday’s game against Plymouth Raiders is on-court general Rahmon Fletcher. The…

Arena
January 9, 2019
Arena Opening Game SOLD OUT!

Newcastle will play in front of a capacity crowd on Friday when the Eagles Community Arena welcomes top flight basketball for the first time. Fabulous Flournoy’s men tackle fierce rivals Plymouth Raiders in the first homecourt fixture of 2019. Contractors put the finishing touches to the state-of-the-art arena earlier this week ready for Friday’s opening…

BBL
January 6, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth Raiders

It seems that every game Esh Group Eagles Newcastle play these days is a big one and a must win one. This afternoon’s clash against Plymouth Raiders on the road is no exception, writes Jeff King. After getting back in the BBL title race with a superb win at Leicester last weekend they need to…

Arena
January 17, 2019
CVL Forges Future In It’s New Arena Home

Anyone attending last Friday’s sparkling opening night of the new Eagles Nest couldn’t have failed to have been impressed by the new arena and what it can offer to basketball in the region. The real proof of that pudding though really hit home less than 12 hours later in the very same space. Saturday morning…

Foundation
December 23, 2018
Academy 2018-19 Mid-Season Review

As we reach the Christmas break and with a monumental new year for the club and our foundation within reaching distance now, it’s time to look back at how our Academy teams have been doing so far this season, before the big move to our Eagles Community Arena for their next games from January. Under 14…

Foundation
December 10, 2018
Individual Player Development with Eagles and GB Assistant Coach

Our Eagles Community Foundation is pleased to be able to offer a series of coaching sessions aimed at developing players who want to accelerate their learning, and have an ambition to play at a higher level. Sessions will be catered to the required skill development of each individual player or group of players. This service is…

Foundation
November 21, 2018
Rising Star Does The Double

Newcastle Eagles Academy star Tosan Evboumwan continues to make a name for himself, having picked up a duo of awards this month. Tosan has represented both England and Great Britain, and now competes in the Elite Academy Basketball League (EABL) for the Eagles newly formed Under-19 side. The 6’8″ forward was recently voted EABL player…

Foundation
October 3, 2018
Eagles Performance Pathway Extended With Winning Start

2018 sees the extension of the Eagles performance pathway to include an under 19 team that will compete in the Elite Academy Basketball League (EABL). Entry to the league is by invitation only and is made up of teams from around the country including BBL lead programmes. The team is made up of student-athletes from…

Foundation
September 24, 2018
Exciting Year For Eagles CVL Edges Closer

As every British Basketball League season begins, so does a new Eagles Central Venue League (CVL) and this one if no exception as the potential stars of tomorrow get to display their potential on court. Last year’s campaign ended with the following teams/clubs celebrating as the respective champions within their divisions: 2017-18 Division Champions Under 12…

Arena
September 8, 2018
ITV Tyne Tees Visited Our New Nest

The cameras were rolling at our Eagles Community Arena this week where our constructors Esh Group are working hard to meet the December deadline for our monumental move. Thanks to ITV Tyne Tees for this great report on the progress of our new ‘nest’ build so far and talking to our managing director Paul Blake…

Foundation
September 4, 2018
Eagles Win Big At Basketball England Awards

On Saturday night in Manchester the club, our foundation, its trustees and our volunteers had reason to celebrate as Basketball England revealed the winners of their 2018 national Volunteer Awards. The ceremony was the cornerstone of the Basketball England National Game Conference which took place in the day, covering topics from FIBA rule changes to…

Foundation
August 21, 2018
Eagles Volunteers Lead The Way In National Awards

Basketball England have announced their annual awards which recognise the volunteers doing great things for our game across the country. There are a number of new award categories for 2018 along with existing ones which all be presented at a new Volunteer Awards dinner as part of the new Basketball England Game Conference in September….

WBBL
January 12, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL at Sheffield Hatters

Newcastle Eagles WBBL surrendered their unbeaten start to 2019 as an experienced Sheffield Hatters put a century of points past Chris Bunten’s side. Taking the win in the Steel City was always going to be a tough ask in the absence of key trio Rachael Bland, Adoniah Lewis and Gerda Morkunaite. And the hosts won…

WBBL
January 12, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Hatters

Confident Kalina Axentieva insists Newcastle Eagles WBBL can upset the form book and bag a third successive win in Sheffield this afternoon. The ‘Axe’ has been cutting down opposition defences all season and averages an impressive 14 points per game. And the red hot Bulgarian will start against the homecourt Hatters determined to avenge Sheffield’s…

WBBL
January 6, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL vs Mystics and Pride

Newcastle Eagles WBBL signed off in style as the club waved goodbye to Sport Central with a hard-fought win against Caledonia Pride. Chris Bunten’s top six challengers overcame an unconvincing first half to claim successive victories for the first time this season. And on the back of yet another Kara Bonenberger double double – the…

WBBL
January 4, 2019
Bunten Predicts New Year Resolution

Chris Bunten insists Newcastle Eagles WBBL head into 2019 ready to right the wrongs that derailed a promising start to a landmark season. The experienced playcaller is confident that better game management will give his side a much-needed mid-season boost. And this weekend’s homecourt double header provides the perfect platform to put that theory into…

WBBL
January 3, 2019
WBBL Games Will Be Final Eagles Basketball at Sport Central

As our Eagles Community Arena enters it’s final phase of competition ready for the first BBL game next Friday night our WBBL team will play their final games in our old home this weekend. It was hoped that the new venue would be ready for action this weekend with the women’s team’s games being test…

WBBL
December 20, 2018
Eagles WBBL Star Shining Bright

Chris Bunten has hailed the outstanding contribution of in-form rookie Maya Price as one of British basketball’s brightest stars continues to fly the flag for homegrown hoops. Newcastle Eagles WBBL snapped up the former GB Under 18 international in the close-season as back up for veteran bigs Kara Bonenberger and Steph Gandy. But Price has…

WBBL
December 18, 2018
Kara Makes All Star Five After Final Appearance of 2018

Our Eagles WBBL team’s Kara Bonenberger has flown into this week’s All Star Five after a huge performance against Cardiff Met Archers on Saturday. Bonenberger was on form in South Wales as she harvested an excellent 26 points and 13 boards. See the full All Stars Five on the WBBL website.

WBBL
December 17, 2018
Report: Eagles WBBL at Leicester Riders

Fatigue finally caught up with an injury-hit Newcastle Eagles as Chris Bunten’s side was given a lesson in WBBL basketball by title challengers Leicester Riders. The hosts ran out 97-57 winners to maintain their position at the top of the championship table. And head coach Bunten cut a frustrated figure as the Eagles failed to…

WBBL
December 15, 2018
Preview: Eagle WBBL at Cardiff Met Archers

Nothing less than victory in Cardiff this afternoon will satisfy Chris Bunten as Newcastle Eagles seek to arrest an alarming four-game losing streak. The upbeat playcaller is confident his players can target the homecourt Archers and pinch a much-needed win before Christmas. But Bunten admitted a mounting injury list means sensible game management is a…

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