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BBL
February 23, 2021
Final Week In February BBL and WBBL Tip-Off Time Changes

For the final three Eagles BBL and WBBL tip-offs in February there are changes to the each of the tip-offs from their originally scheduled times. Thursday’s WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final versus Manchester Mystics has moved from a 5pm start to be at 7pm, Friday’s BBL clash against Cheshire Phoenix has been brought forward from 7:30pm to…

BBL
February 23, 2021
Rearranged Flyers Fixture

Our Eagles BBL Championship against Bristol Flyers tip-off, which was set to take place on the weekend of the BBL Cup Final, has now been rearranged to be played on Tuesday 2 March at the SGS College Arena with a 6pm tip-off. Fans will be able to watch this game exclusively live on Flyers TV and…

BBL
February 23, 2021
Report: London Lions 101-85 Eagles (BBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

Right now, The Newcastle Eagles need a break, in more ways than one. A punishing schedule cumulated in their four loss in five games down in London last night. A result that meant they failed to defend their BBL Trophy crown going out at the quarter final stage. Those five games have been stretched over…

BBL
February 22, 2021
Preview: Eagles at London Lions (BBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

Newcastle Eagles fly south today to continue the defence of the BBL Trophy they won last season in a dramatic 96 – 94 overtime victory against Team Solent Kestrels in March 2020. Their quarter final tie takes them in to the den of London Lions at the 2012 Olympic Copperbox Arena. It’s going to be…

WBBL
February 22, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 61-72 BA London Lions

Another day and another desperately disappointing defeat for Newcastle Eagles WBBL. Chris Bunten’s short-handed side simply can’t buy a win as an increasingly tough season goes from bad to worse. But Thursday’s Trophy clash against Manchester Mystics offers what could be a final shot at redemption for a roster with desire and determination to burn….

WBBL
February 21, 2021
Report: Caledonia Pride 86-81 Eagles WBBL

Newcastle Eagles entertain title challengers BA London Lions this afternoon desperate to break an increasingly dangerous losing habit. For the second weekend on the bounce Chris Bunten’s side suffered a heartbreaking defeat down the stretch. And a seventh league loss leaves crestfallen Newcastle clinging on to their playoff dream ahead of what will be the…

WBBL
February 20, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Caledonia Pride

Chris Bunten concedes his embattled WBBL roster must face up to the painful reality that a campaign full of promise has failed to materialise. The Newcastle Eagles playcaller accepts his pre-season dreams have been dashed and admits that — results-wise — his wafter thin roster has hit rock bottom. But Bunten is refusing to throw…

BBL
February 20, 2021
Report: Eagles 77-89 Sheffield Sharks

When does a concerning dip in form become a full-blown crisis? If your name is Newcastle Eagles then it’s normally after one defeat. Such is the storied history and stellar tradition of British basketball’s most successful franchise that any loss, at any time, is serious stuff. So much so that the prospect of a third…

WBBL
February 19, 2021
WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final Fixture Set

Our WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final fixture against Manchester Mystics is set for Thursday 25 February 2021. Fans will be able to watch live on the Newcastle Eagles Box Office with coverage from 4:50pm.

Arena
January 20, 2021
2 Courts, 6 Hours, 2320 Vaccinations

Today was a massive testament to the efforts of partners across Newcastle as a major leap in the NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Programme was made in our city Just last week we announced that the number of vaccinations taking place in one day at the Eagles Community Arena had set the city’s one-day record 1,254 jabs…

Arena
January 13, 2021
Arena Sets Newcastle Vaccinations Record

It is still early days in the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme, but as its growth and pace increases across the country here at the Eagles Community Arena we are proud to have been the hosts of another monumental day for Newcastle’s fight against coronavirus. Today a grand total of 1,254 people received the coronavirus vaccine…

Arena
January 4, 2021
Over 1,000 Vaccinated In One Day at The ECA

On Wednesday 23 December 2020, over 1,000 people were vaccinated against coronavirus at our Eagles Community Arena. For one day part of the venue took on a new role as a Newcastle Primary Care Network community site for the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme. Residents of Newcastle upon Tyne aged 80 and over were first in line…

Arena
December 5, 2020
Behind The Scenes: BBL On Sky Sports Live From The ECA

On Thursday night the first two games in the 2020-21 BBL Championship tipped-off at the Eagles Community Arena live on Sky Sports. Take a look behind the scenes as the biggest outside broadcast the arena has hosted gave viewers on Sky Sports Arena and Main Event incredible coverage of the Cheshire Phoenix beating Sheffield Sharks,…

Arena
October 3, 2020
Arena Hosts COVID-secure Ultra-Marathon

On Saturday morning our Eagles Community Arena car park played host to Ultra North, the new ultra-marathon for the North East. Participants ran, jogged or walked along a stunning route exploring some of the North East’s industrial heritage, glorious trails and wonderful woodland, starting and finishing at the ECA. And they’re off! 🏃‍♀️ 🏃‍♂️ Good…

Arena
August 26, 2020
Eagles To Host Pilot Game

Newcastle Eagles can confirm that the Eagles Community Arena is set to host a pilot basketball game in a return to live sport with social distancing on Friday 18 September 2020. Following much work behind the scenes over recent weeks, the Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport announced the test event this afternoon. The game will…

Arena
July 5, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 28 – The Build and Opening of Our Eagles Community Arena

This extended penultimate episode of the “Eagles Nest-In” series looks back at one of the biggest moments in our history – the opening of our Eagles Community Arena on Friday 11 January 2019. In Episode 28 Paul and Sam Blake join Dan to relive that historic weekend and take us on a journey back in…

Arena
June 15, 2020
Eagles Join The Fight Against COVID-19

Today the Eagles Community Arena played its part in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) as a Mobile Testing Unit (MTU). The Army-run MTU facilitated over 150 drive-thru swab tests in the arena’s car park. Volunteers for our Eagles Community Foundation also made the arena’s facilities available as a welfare base for members of the 2nd Battalion of…

Arena
May 18, 2020
Can Do Communications Support The Eagles Through Lockdown

In the middle of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lockdown a number of our suppliers have come forward to support us through these unprecedented circumstances. One of the first to offer their help was Can Do Communications UK Ltd, who provide the phone system for our Eagles Community Arena. Paul Withycombe, director of Can Do Communications UK Ltd,…

BBL
February 23, 2021
Final Week In February BBL and WBBL Tip-Off Time Changes

For the final three Eagles BBL and WBBL tip-offs in February there are changes to the each of the tip-offs from their originally scheduled times. Thursday’s WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final versus Manchester Mystics has moved from a 5pm start to be at 7pm, Friday’s BBL clash against Cheshire Phoenix has been brought forward from 7:30pm to…

BBL
February 23, 2021
Rearranged Flyers Fixture

Our Eagles BBL Championship against Bristol Flyers tip-off, which was set to take place on the weekend of the BBL Cup Final, has now been rearranged to be played on Tuesday 2 March at the SGS College Arena with a 6pm tip-off. Fans will be able to watch this game exclusively live on Flyers TV and…

BBL
February 23, 2021
Report: London Lions 101-85 Eagles (BBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

Right now, The Newcastle Eagles need a break, in more ways than one. A punishing schedule cumulated in their four loss in five games down in London last night. A result that meant they failed to defend their BBL Trophy crown going out at the quarter final stage. Those five games have been stretched over…

BBL
February 22, 2021
Preview: Eagles at London Lions (BBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

Newcastle Eagles fly south today to continue the defence of the BBL Trophy they won last season in a dramatic 96 – 94 overtime victory against Team Solent Kestrels in March 2020. Their quarter final tie takes them in to the den of London Lions at the 2012 Olympic Copperbox Arena. It’s going to be…

BBL
February 20, 2021
Report: Eagles 77-89 Sheffield Sharks

When does a concerning dip in form become a full-blown crisis? If your name is Newcastle Eagles then it’s normally after one defeat. Such is the storied history and stellar tradition of British basketball’s most successful franchise that any loss, at any time, is serious stuff. So much so that the prospect of a third…

BBL
February 19, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks – Live on Sky Sports

Newcastle Eagles will be looking to get back to winning ways tonight at the Eagles Community Arena as they take on Sheffield Sharks in the BBL Championship live on Sky Sports. After taking a narrow loss at Leicester on Wednesday it’s another crucial game in a busy period. Eagles veteran guard Drew Lasker who has…

BBL
February 18, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 83-75 Eagles

A battling and hard-fought effort from Newcastle Eagles just came up short last night as they dropped another game behind league leaders Leicester Riders. The Eagles went into a top of the table clash without the injured Justin Gordon and that may have been the crucial difference. The Riders deeper bench and ability to rotate…

BBL
February 17, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles face their third game in six days when they travel to arch-Championship rivals Leicester Riders tonight. The Riders are in a rich vein of form and currently sit at the top of the BBL table with a 10 – 1 record. But the Eagles, who bounced back from the disappointment of Friday night’s…

BBL
February 15, 2021
Trophy Quarter-Final In London Set

Our Eagles will continue their defence of the BBL Trophy against London following the Lions’ defeat of Leicester Riders last week. The quarter-final fixture is set to take place in the capital on Monday 22 February 2021 with a 6pm tip-off. This away game will be live on the BBL Player and coverage starts from…

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…

Foundation
October 1, 2020
2020-21 Eagles Shootathon Results

Last month we hosted our first annual ‘Eagles Shootathon’ to celebrate the start of the 2020-21 season and the return to training for our Eagles Community Foundation clubs. Thanks to 85 shooters taking part a grand total of over 22,000 points were scored in 30 minute slots across the day. Many players shot back-to-back slots…

Foundation
June 28, 2020
Support Our Foundation When Shopping on Amazon

Before you next do any shopping on Amazon by following the simple steps below our foundation will receive a small percentage of your order and any others going forwards with AmazonSmile. WHEN YOU SHOP ON AMAZON   THEY GIVE TO OUR CHARITY FOUNDATION HOW DOES IT WORK? AmazonSmile is an Amazon charity donation programme which…

Arena
June 15, 2020
Eagles Join The Fight Against COVID-19

Today the Eagles Community Arena played its part in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) as a Mobile Testing Unit (MTU). The Army-run MTU facilitated over 150 drive-thru swab tests in the arena’s car park. Volunteers for our Eagles Community Foundation also made the arena’s facilities available as a welfare base for members of the 2nd Battalion of…

Arena
May 18, 2020
Can Do Communications Support The Eagles Through Lockdown

In the middle of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lockdown a number of our suppliers have come forward to support us through these unprecedented circumstances. One of the first to offer their help was Can Do Communications UK Ltd, who provide the phone system for our Eagles Community Arena. Paul Withycombe, director of Can Do Communications UK Ltd,…

BBL
April 24, 2020
Pass The Basketball Not The Virus

Thanks to all our Eagles supporters, players, staff and British basketball fans who came together to join us in showing our support for NHS staff and key workers with #PassTheBasketballNotTheVirus.

Arena
April 17, 2020
Treats For Our Carers

After joining in on the weekly ‘Clap For Our Carers’ last night, we sent boxes of chocolate treats from our Eagles Community Arena to some of the amazing staff at Wansbeck General Hospital this morning. Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and its Hospital Volunteer Service have been huge supporters of our Eagles Community Foundation for a…

Foundation
April 14, 2020
Basketball England 2020 North East Volunteer Awards for Eagles

The coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown and suspension of all activity across the UK hasn’t stopped Basketball England honouring some of our Eagles Community Foundation coaches in its annual North East Region Volunteer Awards. Nominations for the 2020 awards were gathered from the public across the region and the winners have been selected in partnership with the Regional Management Committee…

Foundation
April 6, 2020
We Are Here For All Our Eagles Family

We want to thank all our fans and supporters of our foundation for all of their support at this difficult period during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and so in turn we want to do our best to support all of our Eagles family at this time. Are you feeling isolated? Has social distancing made you…

BBL
February 23, 2021
Final Week In February BBL and WBBL Tip-Off Time Changes

For the final three Eagles BBL and WBBL tip-offs in February there are changes to the each of the tip-offs from their originally scheduled times. Thursday’s WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final versus Manchester Mystics has moved from a 5pm start to be at 7pm, Friday’s BBL clash against Cheshire Phoenix has been brought forward from 7:30pm to…

WBBL
February 22, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 61-72 BA London Lions

Another day and another desperately disappointing defeat for Newcastle Eagles WBBL. Chris Bunten’s short-handed side simply can’t buy a win as an increasingly tough season goes from bad to worse. But Thursday’s Trophy clash against Manchester Mystics offers what could be a final shot at redemption for a roster with desire and determination to burn….

WBBL
February 21, 2021
Report: Caledonia Pride 86-81 Eagles WBBL

Newcastle Eagles entertain title challengers BA London Lions this afternoon desperate to break an increasingly dangerous losing habit. For the second weekend on the bounce Chris Bunten’s side suffered a heartbreaking defeat down the stretch. And a seventh league loss leaves crestfallen Newcastle clinging on to their playoff dream ahead of what will be the…

WBBL
February 20, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Caledonia Pride

Chris Bunten concedes his embattled WBBL roster must face up to the painful reality that a campaign full of promise has failed to materialise. The Newcastle Eagles playcaller accepts his pre-season dreams have been dashed and admits that — results-wise — his wafter thin roster has hit rock bottom. But Bunten is refusing to throw…

WBBL
February 19, 2021
WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final Fixture Set

Our WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final fixture against Manchester Mystics is set for Thursday 25 February 2021. Fans will be able to watch live on the Newcastle Eagles Box Office with coverage from 4:50pm.

WBBL
February 15, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 77-79 Cardiff Met Archers

Another stunning MVP display from Ali Gorrell wasn’t enough to save Newcastle Eagles from Valentine’s Day heartbreak. The in-form American claimed 29 points, nine assists, four rebounds and three steals to underpin another standout performance. But an under-pressure Gorrell failed to put up the last second shot that could have clinched victory. And Chris Bunten’s…

WBBL
February 14, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Cardiff Met Archers

In-form Ali Gorrell has admitted she would happily swap personal glory for a shot at this season’s WBBL playoffs. Newcastle Eagles’ popular returnee is rolling back the years after starting 2021 in spectacular form. And the reigning Molten WBBL Player of the Month takes on Cardiff Met Archers today on the back of a record…

WBBL
February 4, 2021
Gorrell Grabs January Award

Eagles WBBL player Alison Gorrell has scooped the Molten Player of the Month award for January. Gorrell averaged a double-double throughout the month, leading all scorers, while also breaking the WBBL Championship single game points record. The 40 point haul came in an agonising 90-82 defeat at Essex Rebels. Gorrell played all 40 minutes, shooting 51%…

WBBL
January 30, 2021
Report: Essex Rebels 90-82 Eagles WBBL

A beaten but unbowed Ali Gorrell bagged the highest individual score in WBBL Championship history as Newcastle Eagles slipped to an agonising defeat at Essex. Newcastle’s in-form skipper dropped a massive 40 points on the homecourt Rebels. And Gorrell added an eye-catching 12 rebounds, five assists and three steals on a career-cementing afternoon in the…

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