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February 24, 2020
Final Preparations Underway for Sold-Out GB vs Germany

GB and Germany held their practice sessions at the Eagles Community Arena yesterday and this morning as final preparations in the transformation of the venue are completed ready for tonight’s sold-out game. Doors open at 6pm for general admission and VIP. Tip-off is set for 8pm. A limited number of overflow parking spaces are available…

Arena
February 22, 2020
Proud Moment For Marc

Adopted Geordie Marc Steutel is prepared for the proudest moment of his coaching career when he leads out Great Britain at the Eagles Community Arena. Monday’s EuroBasket qualifier against big guns Germany is a near sell-out as senior international basketball returns to Tyneside for the first time in a decade. And Steutel, who has been…

WBBL
February 22, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL at BA London Lions

Lisa Koop heads into another big weekend of basketball action with divided loyalties as Newcastle Eagles’ German star seeks success on two fronts. The 6ft 6in centre is bidding to power Chris Bunten’s side towards a 10th Championship win of the season at BA London Lions today. And Koop is confident of celebrating a second win…

BBL
February 20, 2020
Eagles Recharging Ready For Double-Header

Newcastle Eagles went into the current international break on the back of a bad defeat at Leicester last Friday night. However, there was no knee-jerk reaction from Head Coach Ian MacLeod and his coaching staff to alter a schedule that had long been agreed. As MacLeod explained it was always planned with no game scheduled for…

Arena
February 19, 2020
Less Than 75 GB vs Germany Tickets Left

We are now into the final few days before international basketball returns to the North East with Germany’s visit to face Great Britain at the Eagles Community Arena and it has become the hottest ticket in town! As of this evening there are less than 75 tickets remaining for sale and counting… Hurry to book…

Arena
February 18, 2020
Great Britain Rest Easy Ahead of Germany Clash

Great Britain’s basketball stars won’t be losing any sleep over Monday’s EuroBasket clash against Germany after one of the North East’s favourite hotels stepped in to put the finishing touches to their pre-match preparations. Hilton Newcastle Gateshead are hosting the Newcastle-based acting GB head coach Marc Steutel, his coaching staff, players and physios ahead of Monday’s…

WBBL
February 17, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 64-49 BA London Lions

Newcastle Eagles moved to 9-2 in the WBBL Championship standings thanks to a shooting masterclass from forwards Georgia Orhdorf and Mante Kvederaviciute in their 64-49 win over London Lions. Heading into the contest, the hosts knew that a win would continue to put pressure on Leicester Riders and Sevenoaks Suns, who sit first and second…

BBL
February 15, 2020
Report: Leicester Riders 101-63 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles suffered a St. Valentine’s Day massacre down in Leicester last night. The Riders showed their fierce rivals no love at all as they recorded their biggest ever victory in any competition against a below-par Newcastle side. Leicester outplayed the visitors in every facet of the game and ended a two-game winning run from the…

February 15, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs BA London Lions

Chris Bunten insists his WBBL players are in the best shape possible ahead of this season’s double assault on silverware – thanks to his latest trip to the US! The Newcastle Eagles playcaller’s dual role as Northumbria University Sport’s head of recruitment meant he was on the other side of the Atlantic scouting new talent…

Arena
February 24, 2020
Final Preparations Underway for Sold-Out GB vs Germany

GB and Germany held their practice sessions at the Eagles Community Arena yesterday and this morning as final preparations in the transformation of the venue are completed ready for tonight’s sold-out game. Doors open at 6pm for general admission and VIP. Tip-off is set for 8pm. A limited number of overflow parking spaces are available…

Arena
February 22, 2020
Proud Moment For Marc

Adopted Geordie Marc Steutel is prepared for the proudest moment of his coaching career when he leads out Great Britain at the Eagles Community Arena. Monday’s EuroBasket qualifier against big guns Germany is a near sell-out as senior international basketball returns to Tyneside for the first time in a decade. And Steutel, who has been…

Arena
February 19, 2020
Less Than 75 GB vs Germany Tickets Left

We are now into the final few days before international basketball returns to the North East with Germany’s visit to face Great Britain at the Eagles Community Arena and it has become the hottest ticket in town! As of this evening there are less than 75 tickets remaining for sale and counting… Hurry to book…

Arena
February 18, 2020
Great Britain Rest Easy Ahead of Germany Clash

Great Britain’s basketball stars won’t be losing any sleep over Monday’s EuroBasket clash against Germany after one of the North East’s favourite hotels stepped in to put the finishing touches to their pre-match preparations. Hilton Newcastle Gateshead are hosting the Newcastle-based acting GB head coach Marc Steutel, his coaching staff, players and physios ahead of Monday’s…

Arena
February 12, 2020
Two Awards For The Arena

Every two years the Lord Mayor of Newcastle hosts their Design Awards for buildings and projects that have made outstanding contributions to our community and the city across eight award categories. At this year’s ceremony last Thursday night, our Eagles Community Arena won both the community value and social accessibility category and went on to…

Arena
February 11, 2020
Saunders In The Squad For GB’s EuroBasket Qualifiers

Today GB Basketball named their 24-man squad for the upcoming FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers with an Eagle on the roster. Our Eagles Community Arena plays host to the Great Britain against Germany game on Monday 24 February 2020 and a number of the players suiting up for GB will find the venue a familiar court…

Arena
February 10, 2020
Steutel Steps Up For GB

Well known Newcastle-based basketball coach Marc Steutel will step up to act as head coach for Great Britain’s February FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifying window, including the Germany game at the Eagles Community Arena on February 24. Head coach Nate Reinking is unavailable for the GB Men’s games against Montenegro away and Germany in Newcastle later…

Arena
February 10, 2020
Newcastle Returns To The World Stage

World class sporting action returns to Tyneside this month as the big hitters of British basketball tackle their German rivals in Newcastle. The state-of-the-art Eagles Community Arena hosts a Great Britain side seeking to topple one of Europe’s most talented teams. And Newcastle is braced for an influx of supporters, media and guests from across…

Arena
February 5, 2020
There’s A Will And A Way For GB At The ECA

Andrew Sullivan is confident Will Saunders will add much-needed defensive mettle to Newcastle as the club chases down silverware on two fronts this season. And the former Eagles favourite revealed Ian MacLeod has picked up a student of the game prepared to leave no stone unturned in his bid to be the best. Former national…

BBL
February 20, 2020
Eagles Recharging Ready For Double-Header

Newcastle Eagles went into the current international break on the back of a bad defeat at Leicester last Friday night. However, there was no knee-jerk reaction from Head Coach Ian MacLeod and his coaching staff to alter a schedule that had long been agreed. As MacLeod explained it was always planned with no game scheduled for…

BBL
February 15, 2020
Report: Leicester Riders 101-63 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles suffered a St. Valentine’s Day massacre down in Leicester last night. The Riders showed their fierce rivals no love at all as they recorded their biggest ever victory in any competition against a below-par Newcastle side. Leicester outplayed the visitors in every facet of the game and ended a two-game winning run from the…

BBL
February 14, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Rodney Glasgow Jr has lifted the lid on the biggest battle of his basketball career after finally securing his coveted British passport. The talented playmaker feared he had reached the point of no return in his bid to represent Newcastle Eagles in the BBL Championship. But Glasgow Jr admitted he was overwhelmed by the support…

BBL
February 13, 2020
Player of the Month Award Number Two for Gettys

After an exciting January in the BBL, one of the first monthly awards of the new decade has gone, for the second month in a row, to our big man CJ Gettys. Seven foot centre CJ Gettys has scooped the Molten BBL Player of the Month for January, which always looked likely as he made…

BBL
February 12, 2020
Double D on the Difference Made by Two

It was a superb weekend for Newcastle Eagles with two great wins to keep their BBL Championship hopes on track as well as putting one foot in the BBL Trophy Final, writes Jeff King. It means they go into another big game this weekend in great heart. Veteran forward Darius Defoe was at the heart…

BBL
February 10, 2020
BBL Schedule Now Locked-In

Our BBL team’s scheduled for the remaining Championship fixtures is now locked-in as our ‘floating game’ against the Leicester Riders is confirmed for Friday 20 March 2020.

BBL
February 10, 2020
Report: Cheshire Phoenix 79-88 Eagles (BBL Trophy Semi-Final 1st Leg)

It’s advantage Newcastle Eagles after last night’s BBL Trophy Semi-Final 1st leg in Cheshire. The Eagles returned home with an 88 – 79 nine-point win on the road to give themselves a great opportunity to reach this season’s BBL Trophy in Glasgow in March. However, Newcastle will be wary of a Phoenix side that last came to…

BBL
February 9, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Cheshire Phoenix (BBL Trophy Semi-Final 1st Leg)

The Newcastle Eagles head to Cheshire today to face The Phoenix in a blockbuster of a first leg BBL Trophy semi-final. They travel in great heart after Friday’s stunning 108 – 97 win over reigning BBL Champions London Lions at the Eagles Community Arena. Many fans and pundits felt it was perhaps the Eagles best…

BBL
February 8, 2020
Report: Eagles 108-97 London Lions

The last time Rodney Glasgow Jr suited up for Newcastle Eagles there were still three teams fighting it out for the Premier League title. Boris Johnson was still battling to take the UK out of Europe as leader of a Conservative party clinging to power. The final instalment of the Star Wars saga was still…

Foundation
February 10, 2020
St Bede’s Clinch Fourth South Tyneside Title

Stifling defence and big game experience helped St Bede’s clinch a fourth South Tyneside Hoops 4 Health title in front of a capacity crowd at the Eagles Community Arena. The pre-tournament favourites conceded for the first time on their way to a hard fought 4-2 semi-final win against Stanhope Primary. But a single basket was…

Foundation
January 22, 2020
Seaburn Seal Sunderland Title

A nailbiting final saw Seaburn Dene retain their Hoops 4 Health title as the top four schools in Sunderland took the Eagles Community Arena by storm. Twenty-four teams from seven primaries tipped off at Sunderland University the previous week in a bid to make this season’s semi-finals. And 2019 winners Seaburn Dene Primary were joined by…

Foundation
January 13, 2020
February Half-Term Basketball Camps

This coming February half-term our Eagles Community Foundation have five great days of camps taking place for young players to get on court in the school holidays. From under 8s to under 14s there are camp days available across the week commencing Monday 17 February 2020. Our camps are a great way to keep the kids…

Foundation
December 24, 2019
The Tosan Report: Part 1

Going into the Christmas holidays there are often thoughts cast by players that haven’t been able to get home to be with their families and how it can be tough to be a pro-player at times. For one young man from the North-East that’s equally true and he’s not even a professional. Not yet he…

Foundation
December 20, 2019
Eagles Stepping Up For England

Two of the rising stars of the North East basketball scene are shooting for international glory this month. Newcastle Eagles Academy products Sauveur Kande and Yemisi Mefful will represent England at home and abroad. And both look set to inspire the next generation of homegrown talent with a number of young pretenders snapping at their…

Foundation
December 4, 2019
Basketball Partnership Help Build A Healthier Community

An innovative partnership promoting the development of budding basketball players is building for the future. Gateshead Housing Company and the Eagles Community Foundation are working together in a bid to persuade more children to try basketball. And the ECF’s Gateshead Development Officer, Anthony Forrester, insisted the groundbreaking link-up is already reaping tangible rewards. “In partnership…

Foundation
November 22, 2019
Police Take Hornets To Court

One of our Eagles Community Foundation’s basketball clubs has received a haul of new equipment thanks to their local bobby on the beat. Cardinal Hornets is a volunteer-led basketball club run by our foundation out of Cardinal Hume Primary School in Gateshead. More than a hundred children between the ages of five and 16 are…

Foundation
October 30, 2019
CITV’s Dare Master In An Eagles Challenge

If you were at our BBL game against Glasgow Rocks last month then you will have seen the CITV cameras filming a young guy on court during some of the breaks in play. This was for CITV’s Dare Master, a series of ten episodes presented in British Sign Language by Danny Murphy and sees the…

Foundation
October 23, 2019
CIPD Awards Raises Money For Our New Hardship Fund

An awards night the Eagles Community Arena raised more than £2,000 for our Eagles Community Foundation’s Hardship Fund. The purpose of this new ring-fenced fund is to get as many children as possible playing basketball across the North East to stay healthy, keep active, have fun, make friends and develop as young people. The 2019…

WBBL
February 22, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL at BA London Lions

Lisa Koop heads into another big weekend of basketball action with divided loyalties as Newcastle Eagles’ German star seeks success on two fronts. The 6ft 6in centre is bidding to power Chris Bunten’s side towards a 10th Championship win of the season at BA London Lions today. And Koop is confident of celebrating a second win…

WBBL
February 17, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 64-49 BA London Lions

Newcastle Eagles moved to 9-2 in the WBBL Championship standings thanks to a shooting masterclass from forwards Georgia Orhdorf and Mante Kvederaviciute in their 64-49 win over London Lions. Heading into the contest, the hosts knew that a win would continue to put pressure on Leicester Riders and Sevenoaks Suns, who sit first and second…

WBBL
January 20, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 61-63 Leicester Riders

Leicester Riders snapped Newcastle Eagles’ eight-game winning streak to join Sevenoaks Suns back on top of the WBBL. And Chris Bunten’s battling black and whites will rue a string of late missed chances as they slipped to a first league loss since October. Double doubles from Mante Kvederaviciute, Georgia Ohrdorf and Anja Fuchs-Robetin were not enough…

WBBL
January 19, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders

Two-time league MVP Rahmon Fletcher has paid tribute to club mate Giulia Simioni after the Swiss star passed 300 WBBL assists. Fletcher and Simioni are two of the most consistent playmakers in British basketball – setting the standard in the men’s and women’s games. And one of the biggest names in the BBL insists it…

WBBL
January 13, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 70-66 Nottingham Wildcats

Ice cool skipper Giulia Simioni nailed back-to-back threes in the final two-minutes of a pulsating clash as Newcastle Eagles bagged an eighth league win on the bounce. Nottingham Wildcats led 61-55 with four minutes on the clock after league MVP contender Jasmine Joyner burst into life after the break. But Simioni launched the late fightback…

WBBL
January 12, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Nottingham Wildcats

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have got silverware in their sights as they chase an eighth straight league win against top four rivals Nottingham Wildcats this weekend. That’s the warning from ice cool Austrian Anja Fuchs-Robetin as this season’s dark horses emerge as serious contenders for the game’s biggest prizes. Chris Bunten’s side came within a whisker…

BBL
January 7, 2020
Three Eagles Fly Into First All-Star Five of the Decade

It’s the first line-up of 2020 from the leagues and three of our Eagles made the cut after a huge weekend of performances. Firstly in the BBL for week 16 both CJ Gettys and Nick Schlitzer picked-up starting spots in the All-Star Five. CJ Gettys with the highest individual Performance Points tally for a player…

WBBL
January 6, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 72-47 Caledonia Pride

Newcastle Eagles delivered the perfect response to the previous day’s heartbreaking WBBL Cup exit with a punishing performance against cross-border rivals Caledonia Pride. Chris Bunten’s side ran out comfortable 72-47 winners against the nonplussed Edinburgh outfit on the back of a big double double from Lisa Koop. And in-form Newcastle welcome top four rivals Nottingham…

WBBL
January 5, 2020
Report: Sevenoaks Suns 63-58 Eagles WBBL

Newcastle Eagles fell agonisingly short of a first appearance in the WBBL Cup final after bogey side Sevenoaks Suns launched a stunning last-gasp fightback. Newcastle led 57-56 with 67 seconds remaining of a scintillating semi-final. But the Suns scored seven of the last eight points to seal the victory and set up a winner-takes-all clash…

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