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WBBL
October 16, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Sevenoaks Suns

Sidelined skipper Marina Fernandez has targeted Newcastle’s North East derby against Durham Palatinates in two weeks’ time as she edges closer to a WBBL return. But the injured Spaniard will be courtside during this afternoon’s clash with champions Sevenoaks Suns as the Eagles go in search of a first league win of the season. Fernandez…

BBL
October 16, 2021
Report: Sheffield Sharks 85-64 Eagles (BBL Cup Group Stage)

Beaten but unbowed Newcastle Eagles face a last-minute body count ahead of tomorrow’s cross-border clash in Glasgow following a fraught end to a difficult week. The BBL Cup holders lost both Rahmon Fletcher and Kyle Williams after the break as a bruising battle in Sheffield stretched the visitors’ resources to the limit. And with three…

BBL
October 15, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks

After picking up a win last weekend against Cheshire Phoenix to get themselves back in the race to qualify for the quarter finals of the BBL Cup, Newcastle Eagles have been hit with a fresh blow to their hopes of retaining the trophy they lifted back in January last season. Some players and coaching staff…

BBL
October 13, 2021
Remotes at the Ready for British Basketball’s Second Season on Sky Sports

Sky Sports have announced that British Basketball is returning for a second season and it all tips-off with our BBL Championship clash against Leicester Riders. This first live game sees the 2020-21 BBL Championship winners face our Play-Off title holding Eagles on Friday 29 October. Our Eagles’ league game against Sheffield Sharks at the Vertu Motors…

BBL
October 13, 2021
Tickets To Fly Away With Our Eagles This Weekend

This weekend two road trips are on the schedule for our Eagles who look to continue winning ways after last Friday’s victory over Cheshire Phoenix. On Friday night our Eagles visit the Sheffield Sharks and then on Sunday they cross the Scottish border to take on the Glasgow Rocks. Tickets to sit with Eagles fans…

BBL
October 13, 2021
Person Predicts Whole New Ball Game

Wesley Person Jr has warned Sheffield Sharks to expect a whole new ball game when Newcastle Eagles lock horns with their fierce rivals on Friday. And the US sharpshooter believes the men in black have more than enough in their locker to throw the BBL Cup’s north group wide open this weekend. Newcastle and Sheffield…

BBL
October 12, 2021
Darius Defoe Dunks Into All-Star Five

Darius Defoe’s outstanding performance in our Friday night BBL Cup Group Stage win over Cheshire Phoenix has landed him a place in the Week 3 BBL All-Star Five. “Mr. 27” brought his veteran leadership to the court as our Eagles picked up their first victory of the new campaign Both Defoe and Rahmon Fletcher posted…

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…

BBL
October 10, 2021
Williams On The Win

It may prove to be a turning point or it may just be a false dawn. But Newcastle Eagles 94 – 74 win over Cheshire Phoenix in the BBL Cup North Group at the Vertu Motors Arena on Friday was definitely a welcome one. Under pressure after losing all three games played so far this…

WBBL
October 10, 2021
Report: Caledonia Pride 57-56 Eagles WBBL

Newcastle Eagles’ injury curse struck again as the nervy visitors lost a second league game on the bounce. Caledonia Pride avenged last month’s 84-50 drubbing by Chris Bunten’s side on the back of big double doubles from Maud Ranger and Sian Phillips. But Newcastle might have mustered a stronger finish had both Ebony Horton and…

WBBL
October 9, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Caledonia Pride

Chris Bunten is prepared to protect Marina Fernandez for as long as it takes after revealing the Spaniard will miss this afternoon’s cross-border clash in Edinburgh. Newcastle Eagles’ skipper was a surprise omission from last weekend’s line-up as the hosts suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Oakland Wolves. And Bunten revealed he won’t…

BBL
October 9, 2021
Report: Eagles 94-74 Cheshire Phoenix (BBL Cup Group Stage)

Once Amanda Staveley and Newcastle United’s ambitious new owners get their feet under the table at St James’s Park they could do worse than look down the road for inspiration. The blueprint for sustained trophy success and community engagement already exists within the city boundaries. And if Staveley and co. really are focused on delivering…

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…

Arena
June 7, 2021
Matchroom Boxing: Ritson vs Ponce – COVID-19 Spectators Code of Conduct

All attendees of the Matchroom Boxing: Ritson vs Ponce event at the Vertu Motors Arena on Saturday 12 June 2021 must agree to follow the COVID-19 Spectators Code of Conduct below that we have put in place before attending. The following is in addition to the standard Matchroom Boxing Terms and Conditions (found on your ticket) and Vertu Motors…

Arena
May 25, 2021
SOLD OUT: Matchroom Boxing This June With Up To 1,000 Spectators

We are excited to announce that we will be the venue for a world title final eliminator for Newcastle’s very own Lewis Ritson against Jeremias Ponce on Saturday 12 June 2021. Up to 1,000 spectators will be allowed to attend within the current step of Government’s COVID-19 restrictions relaxation roadmap and further details on the…

Arena
May 24, 2021
Extra Chances To Get COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Vertu Motors Arena

Newcastle City Council, Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group and Newcastle GP Services, the organisations delivering the COVID-19 vaccine programme in Newcastle, have launched a series of special vaccination clinics for anyone eligible who has yet to receive a vaccination including at our Vertu Motors Arena. The sessions will be available to any eligible resident who…

Arena
April 20, 2021
Arena Set To Start May Madness

The Vertu Motors Arena is set to tip-off the 2021 British Basketball Play-Offs as part of an exciting new look to the final competition of the BBL and WBBL seasons. May Madness is ready to take over the best British basketball teams with all eyes on the prize of reaching the showpiece finale of the Play-Offs….

Arena
April 13, 2021
Ball Out 3×3 Tour Coming To Newcastle

The new-look Ball Out 3×3 is coming to the Vertu Motors Arena this summer in partnership with Basketball England as an exciting expansion of its iconic tour. This tour will feature eight qualifying events across the country during summer, culminating in two days of finals in London. The Newcastle date is set for Saturday 31 July with…

Arena
March 25, 2021
New Name Signage Completed

This week our new Vertu Motors name signage was completed and we are pleased to share these fab first photos of it with you!

BBL
October 16, 2021
Report: Sheffield Sharks 85-64 Eagles (BBL Cup Group Stage)

Beaten but unbowed Newcastle Eagles face a last-minute body count ahead of tomorrow’s cross-border clash in Glasgow following a fraught end to a difficult week. The BBL Cup holders lost both Rahmon Fletcher and Kyle Williams after the break as a bruising battle in Sheffield stretched the visitors’ resources to the limit. And with three…

BBL
October 15, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks

After picking up a win last weekend against Cheshire Phoenix to get themselves back in the race to qualify for the quarter finals of the BBL Cup, Newcastle Eagles have been hit with a fresh blow to their hopes of retaining the trophy they lifted back in January last season. Some players and coaching staff…

BBL
October 13, 2021
Remotes at the Ready for British Basketball’s Second Season on Sky Sports

Sky Sports have announced that British Basketball is returning for a second season and it all tips-off with our BBL Championship clash against Leicester Riders. This first live game sees the 2020-21 BBL Championship winners face our Play-Off title holding Eagles on Friday 29 October. Our Eagles’ league game against Sheffield Sharks at the Vertu Motors…

BBL
October 13, 2021
Tickets To Fly Away With Our Eagles This Weekend

This weekend two road trips are on the schedule for our Eagles who look to continue winning ways after last Friday’s victory over Cheshire Phoenix. On Friday night our Eagles visit the Sheffield Sharks and then on Sunday they cross the Scottish border to take on the Glasgow Rocks. Tickets to sit with Eagles fans…

BBL
October 13, 2021
Person Predicts Whole New Ball Game

Wesley Person Jr has warned Sheffield Sharks to expect a whole new ball game when Newcastle Eagles lock horns with their fierce rivals on Friday. And the US sharpshooter believes the men in black have more than enough in their locker to throw the BBL Cup’s north group wide open this weekend. Newcastle and Sheffield…

BBL
October 12, 2021
Darius Defoe Dunks Into All-Star Five

Darius Defoe’s outstanding performance in our Friday night BBL Cup Group Stage win over Cheshire Phoenix has landed him a place in the Week 3 BBL All-Star Five. “Mr. 27” brought his veteran leadership to the court as our Eagles picked up their first victory of the new campaign Both Defoe and Rahmon Fletcher posted…

BBL
October 10, 2021
Williams On The Win

It may prove to be a turning point or it may just be a false dawn. But Newcastle Eagles 94 – 74 win over Cheshire Phoenix in the BBL Cup North Group at the Vertu Motors Arena on Friday was definitely a welcome one. Under pressure after losing all three games played so far this…

BBL
October 9, 2021
Report: Eagles 94-74 Cheshire Phoenix (BBL Cup Group Stage)

Once Amanda Staveley and Newcastle United’s ambitious new owners get their feet under the table at St James’s Park they could do worse than look down the road for inspiration. The blueprint for sustained trophy success and community engagement already exists within the city boundaries. And if Staveley and co. really are focused on delivering…

BBL
October 8, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Cheshire Phoenix

Elvis Presley used to sing “It’s Now or Never.” That might be exaggerating it a bit but there’s no doubting that Newcastle Eagles desperately need a win to kick-start their season and have a chance of retaining the BBL Cup they won last January. The next opportunity for them to do exactly that comes in…

BBL
October 6, 2021
Corey Confident of Cup Comeback

Corey Johnson has insisted Newcastle’s new breed is under no illusions when it comes to understanding what’s expected of an Eagles player. And head coach Ian MacLeod has promised frustrated fans that nobody is more demanding than a team determined to end its losing streak. Johnson and MacLeod presented a powerful united front as they…

BBL
October 4, 2021
Report: Manchester Giants 92-86 Eagles

There has to be real concern for Newcastle Eagles and their head coach Ian MacLeod after his new-look roster slipped to their third consecutive defeat on the road in Manchester last night. It means they are still winless this season and are now rooted at the bottom of the BBL Cup North Group. They have…

BBL
October 3, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Manchester Giants

Two games in and two home losses registered. Is it panic stations for Newcastle Eagles? Whilst the opening night defeat against Glasgow may have been expected as the Eagles had only come together days before the game. They had a full week to practice for the visit of Sheffield. Most Newcastle fans, the Coaching staff…

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…

Foundation
May 25, 2021
Our New Junior Club Kits Are Now Shipping

From today our league-wide range of exciting new kits for the Eagles Community Foundation’s junior clubs are now shipping! A batch of the first orders for some clubs left the factory of our Tyneside-based kit supplier Core 37 on Monday and have now been posted to players from our shop at the Vertu Motors Arena. The…

Foundation
April 13, 2021
New Club Kits and Teamwear On Sale Now

We are pleased to launch an exciting league-wide range of new kits with ground-breaking lightweight reversible jerseys paired with matching shorts, shooting shirts and off-court teamwear in partnership with a new Tyneside-based kit supplier Core 37. For both Central Venue League games and team training, the reversible jerseys will remove the need for ‘bibs’ in games making match-ups…

Foundation
April 9, 2021
Our Clubs Are Back From Monday And With A New Look

Our Eagles Community Foundation clubs are back and players can book in for training sessions now ready for when lockdown restrictions will be relaxed to allow indoor basketball from Monday 12 April. Ready for the return to play for all our young players, in partnership with a new Tyneside-based kit supplier Core 37, we are pleased to…

Foundation
March 29, 2021
Introducing Our New Court Finder

Today, Monday 29 March, the lockdown restrictions have been relaxed to allow organised basketball sessions for up to 30 people to take place outdoors. To help our Eagles Community Foundation clubs and players across the North East find their nearest outdoor court we have launched our new Court Finder. This interactive map and search tool…

Foundation
February 10, 2021
Say Hello to Gateshead College’s Sport Academies

Proud Newcastle Eagles partner Gateshead College is hosting a virtual event next week for anyone interested in joining one of their eight specialist sport academies from this September. If basketball is your sport you’ll also have the chance to get expert coaching from Eagles BBL player Drew Lasker who is head coach of the Gateshead…

WBBL
October 16, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Sevenoaks Suns

Sidelined skipper Marina Fernandez has targeted Newcastle’s North East derby against Durham Palatinates in two weeks’ time as she edges closer to a WBBL return. But the injured Spaniard will be courtside during this afternoon’s clash with champions Sevenoaks Suns as the Eagles go in search of a first league win of the season. Fernandez…

BBL
October 13, 2021
Remotes at the Ready for British Basketball’s Second Season on Sky Sports

Sky Sports have announced that British Basketball is returning for a second season and it all tips-off with our BBL Championship clash against Leicester Riders. This first live game sees the 2020-21 BBL Championship winners face our Play-Off title holding Eagles on Friday 29 October. Our Eagles’ league game against Sheffield Sharks at the Vertu Motors…

WBBL
October 10, 2021
Report: Caledonia Pride 57-56 Eagles WBBL

Newcastle Eagles’ injury curse struck again as the nervy visitors lost a second league game on the bounce. Caledonia Pride avenged last month’s 84-50 drubbing by Chris Bunten’s side on the back of big double doubles from Maud Ranger and Sian Phillips. But Newcastle might have mustered a stronger finish had both Ebony Horton and…

WBBL
October 9, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Caledonia Pride

Chris Bunten is prepared to protect Marina Fernandez for as long as it takes after revealing the Spaniard will miss this afternoon’s cross-border clash in Edinburgh. Newcastle Eagles’ skipper was a surprise omission from last weekend’s line-up as the hosts suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Oakland Wolves. And Bunten revealed he won’t…

WBBL
October 3, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 64-77 Oaklands Wolves

Previously winless Oaklands Wolves shocked pre-game favourites Newcastle Eagles as a record crowd for a WBBL fixture on Tyneside was left with little to cheer. It was a sobering case of after the Lord Mayor’s show for Chris Bunten’s misfiring Eagles as the hosts failed to capitalise on last weekend’s eye-catching win double. And it’s…

WBBL
October 2, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Oaklands Wolves

Hotshot Ebony Horton has called on more WBBL coaches to place their trust in homegrown talent after a stellar start to the season for Britain’s leading female ballers. Newcastle Eagles’ close-season capture led the way for her new club with a combined 44 points and 10 rebounds in last weekend’s season opening double header in…

WBBL
September 30, 2021
Businesses United To Back Women’s Basketball

One of the country’s fastest-growing sports is experiencing a post-lockdown boost thanks to a committed community of like-minded businesses. Women’s basketball is taking the UK by storm following the return of top-flight action to Sky Sports and the progress of the GB national team. And hopes are high that the home nations’ participation in next…

WBBL
September 29, 2021
WBBL All-Star Five – Week 1

In the first All-Star Five of the new season after the big opening weekend of WBBL Cup action that saw almost all of the league’s teams in action twice, our Eagles’ Ebony Horton has landed herself a starting place. Our WBBL team recorded a pair of big double-digit wins over the weekend against Caledonia Pride…

WBBL
September 27, 2021
Report: Durham Palatinates 47 – 80 Eagles WBBL (Cup Group Stage)

Red hot Ebony Horton scorched a disbelieving Durham Palatinates as Newcastle Eagles’ sizzling summer signing fired her new club into the WBBL Cup semi-finals in style. The former Manchester Mystics guard bagged 31 points, seven rebounds and four assists to emerge as the standout star of another stunning Newcastle win. And Horton’s huge haul completed…

WBBL
September 25, 2021
Report: Caledonia Pride 50 – 84 Eagles WBBL (Cup Group Stage)

A potentially serious injury to US rookie Courtney Clasen took the shine off a spectacular victory for Newcastle Eagles as the club’s WBBL Cup campaign got off to a flier. The explosive guard tripped in the paint in the dying seconds of the third period as Newcastle closed in on a one-sided win against Caledonia…

WBBL
September 25, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL Cup Opening Weekend

EAGLES WBBL VS CALEDONIA PRIDE EAGLES WBBL VS DURHAM PALATINATES One of British basketball’s brightest prospects has promised to keep on learning after teaching Newcastle’s WBBL rivals a lesson last season. Abby Lowe was the breakout star of a topsy turvy Eagles campaign as Chris Bunten’s side shrugged off a slow start to reach the…

WBBL
September 23, 2021
Bunten Readies Roster For Back-To-Back Beginning

Chris Bunten has challenged new-look Newcastle to play the role of arch disruptors ahead of this weekend’s winnable WBBL Cup double header. The experienced playcaller has tipped his remodelled Eagles to ruffle some feathers following last season’s fairytale run to the playoff final. And a bullish Bunten isn’t bothered about winning any popularity contest with…

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