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  1. Report: Plymouth Raiders 103-110 Eagles
  2. Report: Eagles WBBL 63-52 Manchester Mystics
  3. Preview: Eagles at Plymouth Raiders
  4. Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Manchester Mystics
  5. Eagles Christmas Visit to Children at the Freeman Hospital
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BBL
December 9, 2019
Report: Plymouth Raiders 103-110 Eagles

An incredible game of basketball down in Plymouth yesterday afternoon saw Newcastle Eagles take a tough road victory to open their BBL Championship campaign. In a proverbial game of two halves, Newcastle held off a late Raiders charge to take a deserved win. It was also Coach Ian MacLeod’s first official league game and win at…

WBBL
December 9, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL 63-52 Manchester Mystics

Coach of the Month Chris Bunten is one victory away from this season’s WBBL Cup final after guiding in-form Newcastle to another big win. The Eagles join derby rivals Durham Palatinates in today’s semi-final draw following a thrilling tie on Tyneside. And few would bet against Bunten’s roster bagging a place in the first of 2020’s…

BBL
December 8, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth Raiders

Ian MacLeod takes charge of his first Championship clash this weekend insisting there are no easy games in the BBL. But the rookie playcaller believes the lessons learned from an often bruising BBL Cup campaign will stand his transitional roster in good stead. And MacLeod is confident the Rodney Glasgow Jr saga will have a…

WBBL
December 7, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Manchester Mystics

Super skipper Giulia Simioni is adamant a raft of awards won’t distract Newcastle Eagles WBBL from the bigger picture. The Swiss star made this week’s All Star five for the first time this season following a standout display against Cardiff. Team-mate Georgia Ohrdorf went on to lift the Molten WBBL Player of the Month award…

BBL
December 6, 2019
Eagles Christmas Visit to Children at the Freeman Hospital

Yesterday afternoon our Eagles made their annual visit to the Children’s wards at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. This year the players had some as early presents to drop off from Santa with selection boxes and gifts for the patients and their parents, and free tickets to a BBL game for all the amazing staff….

WBBL
December 5, 2019
Ohrdorf Honour Means WBBL Do The Double

It’s a November awards double for our WBBL squad as forward Georgia Ohrdorf is crowned Molten WBBL Player of the Month in the same week our women’s team head coach Chris Bunten landing the coaching accolade for November. Ohrdorf was at the centre of their 4-0 record and she topped the WBBL efficiency chart last month…

WBBL
December 4, 2019
Bunten Wins WBBL Coach of the Month for November

Congratulations to our Women’s British Basketball League Eagles team coach Chris Bunten on being awarded the title of Molten WBBL Coach of the Month for November. Our Eagles women have had a terrific four weeks and Bunten’s side have the best record during the period. Despite the international break they still managed to accumulate a…

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…

BBL
December 4, 2019
Gettys Getting On Court

The Newcastle Eagles may have crashed out of the BBL Cup last weekend at Worcester in their quarter final tie but there was still one big positive to take from the game as they prepare to open their BBL Championship campaign this weekend. That came in the form of the performance from their newest recruit,…

Arena
November 14, 2019
BYOB to the ECA (Bring Your Own Bauble!)

It’s our first Christmas at the Eagles Community Arena and in the spirit of community being at the centre of our home we will have two trees at the venue, which we’d love you to help us decorate. So from now until Christmas please bring your own bauble (BYOB!) and put it on either the…

Arena
November 9, 2019
Ladies Fashion Show and Pop-Up Shop – Saturday 16 November

We are proud to be supporting Harlands Accountants on their next event as part of their “a year to make a difference” campaign. Over the next year a number of events are taking place to raise funds for the charity DEBRA, who supports individuals and families across the UK affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) –…

Arena
November 7, 2019
Our Biggest Expo Yet

Over 700 delegates visited our Eagles Community Arena today in the biggest Offshore Wind North East event yet and our biggest expo to date. Here’s a snapshot of how the venue was transformed for the full day conference and exhibition across the entire building: Utilising our state of the art in-house AV technology live video…

Arena
November 5, 2019
ECA Hosts Northumbrian Water Group Leadership Event

Today Northumbrian Water Group hosted another great event at our Eagles Community Arena today and it looked so good, we just had to share it with you. Check out the photos from the hospitality rooms you might recognise as The Brian Manning Suite on BBL game nights, transformed into an exciting conference space, utilising five of…

Arena
August 19, 2019
Introducing the Newcastle Eagles Box Office

We are pleased to introduce our brand new innovative ticketing platform for the coming season and beyond, the Newcastle Eagles Box Office. Fans will be able to securely purchase tickets for BBL and WBBL games, as well as other Eagles events, all in one place! In the new system discount vouchers, special offers and golden…

Arena
August 15, 2019
ECA To Host The World Transplant Games Basketball 3×3

The 2019 World Transplant Games are coming to the North East and our Eagles Community Arena is excited to be the host venue for basketball next week. Thousands of transplant athletes and their friends and family will descend on the region with participants from 59 countries across the world, including Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mongolia and…

Arena
August 6, 2019
With A Little Help From Our Friends

As the return of BBL and WBBL action approaches, along with the new NBL and CVL seasons for our academy and junior club players, preparations are taking place both in and outside our Eagles Community Arena. Last month our Eagles Community Foundation, the charity who own and operate the ECA, appealed to Eagles basketball fans…

Arena
July 17, 2019
Green Fingered Eagles Needed

We have been in our new Eagles Community Arena home since the start of the year and as a venue owned and operated by our foundation, in keeping with its core values, we are very keen that the arena is both part of the local community and adds to it. As summer is now upon us…

Arena
June 21, 2019
Get Active At The ECA For Free This July

This July we have lots going on to keep you active at our Eagles Community Arena. In conjunction with Newcastle College, the Lawn Tennis Association and North East Dance, our Eagles Community Foundation are pleased to announce the following taster courses, which are all available free of charge across July 2019. Sessions are open to…

BBL
December 9, 2019
Report: Plymouth Raiders 103-110 Eagles

An incredible game of basketball down in Plymouth yesterday afternoon saw Newcastle Eagles take a tough road victory to open their BBL Championship campaign. In a proverbial game of two halves, Newcastle held off a late Raiders charge to take a deserved win. It was also Coach Ian MacLeod’s first official league game and win at…

BBL
December 8, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth Raiders

Ian MacLeod takes charge of his first Championship clash this weekend insisting there are no easy games in the BBL. But the rookie playcaller believes the lessons learned from an often bruising BBL Cup campaign will stand his transitional roster in good stead. And MacLeod is confident the Rodney Glasgow Jr saga will have a…

BBL
December 6, 2019
Eagles Christmas Visit to Children at the Freeman Hospital

Yesterday afternoon our Eagles made their annual visit to the Children’s wards at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. This year the players had some as early presents to drop off from Santa with selection boxes and gifts for the patients and their parents, and free tickets to a BBL game for all the amazing staff….

BBL
December 4, 2019
Gettys Getting On Court

The Newcastle Eagles may have crashed out of the BBL Cup last weekend at Worcester in their quarter final tie but there was still one big positive to take from the game as they prepare to open their BBL Championship campaign this weekend. That came in the form of the performance from their newest recruit,…

BBL
November 30, 2019
Visit Our Club Shop 7-Days A Week In The Run-Up To Christmas

Now we’re into December we are pleased to be able to make our club shop at the Eagles Community Arena available to visit 7-days a week in the run-up to Christmas! CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AT THE ECA: MONDAY-FRIDAY 9am – 6pm SATURDAY 9am – 2pm SUNDAY 10am – 12pm FREE PARKING Please contact us in advance…

BBL
November 30, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Cardiff Met Archers

Chris Bunten has challenged Mante Kverderaviciute to become an even bigger threat in the WBBL and pile on the points in a black and white vest. Newcastle Eagles’ in-form Lithuanian posted back-to-back double doubles last weekend on her way to a deserved spot in the league’s latest All Star 5. But ahead of this afternoon’s…

BBL
November 29, 2019
Report: Worcester Wolves 90-86 Eagles

In their biggest game of the season so far and perhaps Head Coach Ian MacLeod’s biggest career game so far, the Eagles went out of the BBL Cup down in Worcester. It was a rip-roaring affair that ebbed and flowed and could have gone either way all throughout the forty pulsating minutes but it was…

BBL
November 29, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Worcester Wolves

After a two-week break Newcastle Eagles return to on-court action tonight with a huge road game down in Worcester. There is no doubting tonight’s BBL Cup quarter-final clash is the Eagles biggest game of the season so far. It could also be argued that it is interim Head Coach Ian MacLeod’s biggest game of his…

BBL
November 28, 2019
Meet Our New 7’0″ Centre CJ Gettys

Before CJ Gettys takes to the court as an Eagle for the first time in our away game tomorrow, Dan caught up with our new 7’0″ centre at the ECA straight after this morning’s training. Get tickets to see CJ in action in our upcoming home games:

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
December 2, 2019
Job Advert: Disability Sports Officer

Our Eagles Community Foundation is looking to recruit a dedicated Disability Sports Officer. Closing date for applications: Friday 6th December 2019 at 5pm Please send a covering email or letter application and your CV to Taylor Rendles on [email protected] or by post to the following address: Taylor Rendles Eagles Community Foundation Eagles Community Arena Scotswood Road Newcastle…

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…

Foundation
October 15, 2019
The CVL Is In Full Swing

Our Central Venue League is up and running for the new season and is in full swing. Eagles Community Foundation staff have done a fantastic job in adding new clubs and teams to the various divisions. The “CVL” continues to grow and provide a fantastic opportunity for young basketballers in the North East to play…

BBL
September 19, 2019
Academy Star Sauveur Has Shown He’s Got What It Takes

Newcastle Eagles have made an eve of the season signing to complete their 2019-20 roster. They are delighted to give a place on the senior roster to 17-year-old Academy graduate Sauveur Kande who has really impressed in the Eagles preseason games and in training with the squad. A 6’4″ small forward, Kande only turned 17…

Arena
August 6, 2019
With A Little Help From Our Friends

As the return of BBL and WBBL action approaches, along with the new NBL and CVL seasons for our academy and junior club players, preparations are taking place both in and outside our Eagles Community Arena. Last month our Eagles Community Foundation, the charity who own and operate the ECA, appealed to Eagles basketball fans…

Foundation
July 29, 2019
Eagles Taking GB to Glory

Two Eagles have flown to to the FIBA Under-18 Men’s European Championships with our national team this summer and produced a stunning 87-85 overtime win against over reigning champions Serbia yesterday. Our Eagles Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan (pictured wearing jersey number 11) finished as the second-top-scorer of the clash, in part from his lay-up with…

WBBL
December 9, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL 63-52 Manchester Mystics

Coach of the Month Chris Bunten is one victory away from this season’s WBBL Cup final after guiding in-form Newcastle to another big win. The Eagles join derby rivals Durham Palatinates in today’s semi-final draw following a thrilling tie on Tyneside. And few would bet against Bunten’s roster bagging a place in the first of 2020’s…

WBBL
December 7, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Manchester Mystics

Super skipper Giulia Simioni is adamant a raft of awards won’t distract Newcastle Eagles WBBL from the bigger picture. The Swiss star made this week’s All Star five for the first time this season following a standout display against Cardiff. Team-mate Georgia Ohrdorf went on to lift the Molten WBBL Player of the Month award…

WBBL
December 5, 2019
Ohrdorf Honour Means WBBL Do The Double

It’s a November awards double for our WBBL squad as forward Georgia Ohrdorf is crowned Molten WBBL Player of the Month in the same week our women’s team head coach Chris Bunten landing the coaching accolade for November. Ohrdorf was at the centre of their 4-0 record and she topped the WBBL efficiency chart last month…

WBBL
December 4, 2019
Bunten Wins WBBL Coach of the Month for November

Congratulations to our Women’s British Basketball League Eagles team coach Chris Bunten on being awarded the title of Molten WBBL Coach of the Month for November. Our Eagles women have had a terrific four weeks and Bunten’s side have the best record during the period. Despite the international break they still managed to accumulate a…

WBBL
November 30, 2019
Report: Cardiff Met Archers 48-84 Eagles

Captain fantastic Giulia Simioni led the Newcastle charge as the in-form Eagles crushed a shellshocked Cardiff Met Archers in Wales. The Swiss star bagged 21 points and dished up 11 assists as Chris Bunten’s side cemented second spot in the WBBL. And Simioni was one of four Newcastle players to claim a double double as…

WBBL
November 27, 2019
High Flying WBBL Eagles Soar Into All-Star 5 For Week 7

Outstanding performances from our Eagles WBBL team in their double-header double-win weekend sees two of them land places in the league’s pick of the players. Our Lithuanian forward Mante Kvderaviciute (pictured) was so good across the two games that she actually posted a pair of performances, either of which alone would have been good enough…

WBBL
November 24, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL 82-75 Sheffield Hatters

A nerveless second half display from Newcastle Eagles WBBL laid the foundation for an eye-catching 82-75 win against Sheffield Hatters. And a second victory in two days against a top four rival set the seal on a perfect weekend for Chris Bunten’s fast-improving roster. An inspired Mante Kverderaviciute fell just three assists short of what…

WBBL
November 22, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Mystics and vs Hatters

Newcastle Eagles can bring the X Factor to the WBBL this season thanks to one of the strongest starting fives in the country. That’s the bullish verdict of head coach Chris Bunten ahead of this weekend’s double header test against two of the league’s title contenders. Manchester Mystics and Sheffield Hatters both bagged top four…

WBBL
November 2, 2019
Report: Durham Palatinates 53-78 Eagles WBBL

Unstoppable Georgia Ohrdorf played her way into next week’s WBBL All Star Five with an another eye-catching double double to destroy a shellshocked Durham Palatinates. The Maiden Castle club were blown away by the black and whites as a one-sided derby went the way of the rampant visitors. And Ohrdorf built on her burgeoning reputation…

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