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  3. Former Phoenix In Form As An Eagles
  4. GB vs Germany EuroBasket Qualifier Coming To The ECA
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BBL
January 16, 2020
Preview: Eagles vs Cheshire Phoenix

Rahmon Fletcher insists the BBL’s most destructive partnership is built on experience rather than instinct as Newcastle Eagles prepare to take their game to the next level. The two-time league MVP has struck up an instant understanding with big man CJ Gettys as the prolific pair put rivals to the sword. But Fletcher played down…

Arena
January 16, 2020
We’re Collecting For The Foodbank

After the huge success of our collections in December, we will be collecting for the Newcastle West End Foodbank at a number of our BBL games across the early part of 2020 and on selected CVL Saturdays. Proud Eagles sponsors and our arena’s neighbours Vertu Honda are continuing to supplying us with vehicles which will take…

BBL
January 16, 2020
Former Phoenix In Form As An Eagles

The Newcastle Eagles go into this Friday’s home BBL Championship at the Eagles Community Arena against Cheshire Phoenix in great heart and great form. That comes courtesy of an excellent 104 – 94 road win at Surrey last Saturday and win that moved them to an impressive 4 – 1 start in the league. Whilst…

Arena
January 15, 2020
GB vs Germany EuroBasket Qualifier Coming To The ECA

Great Britain’s men will take on Germany at our Eagles Community Arena next month. Coach Nate Reinking’s team will host their opponents in a EuroBasket 2021 qualifier on Monday 24 February. The game comes three days after GB’s trip to Podgorica to face Montenegro in the opening game of their Group G campaign. It will…

BBL
January 14, 2020
Half-Season Tickets Available Now

Half-season tickets for the remainder of our BBL campaign are available now from the box office to purchase online. Season cards are great value with huge savings against our full ticket prices and there are lots more benefits, including 10% discount on Kappa replica kit at the club shop on game nights as well as…

BBL
January 14, 2020
Fourth Consecutive All-Star Five Appearance for CJ

CJ Gettys proves immovable as the season progresses and now in week 17 our 7’00 centre has picked up a fourth consecutive appearance. The Molten BBL Player of the Month for December dominated against Surrey Scorchers on Saturday night scoring 34 points on 70% shooting from the field, and completed a huge double-double with 19 rebounds….

BBL
January 14, 2020
Fixture Change: Friday 24 January for BBL Trophy Quarter-Final

Following our Eagles’ advancement to the Quarter-Finals stage of the BBL Trophy we will now play Sheffield Sharks on Friday 24 January 2020 with our fixture against Leicester Riders to be rearranged for a later date. Fans who have our calendar automatically updated on their devices will be receiving this update today. You can download…

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…

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…

Arena
January 16, 2020
We’re Collecting For The Foodbank

After the huge success of our collections in December, we will be collecting for the Newcastle West End Foodbank at a number of our BBL games across the early part of 2020 and on selected CVL Saturdays. Proud Eagles sponsors and our arena’s neighbours Vertu Honda are continuing to supplying us with vehicles which will take…

Arena
January 15, 2020
GB vs Germany EuroBasket Qualifier Coming To The ECA

Great Britain’s men will take on Germany at our Eagles Community Arena next month. Coach Nate Reinking’s team will host their opponents in a EuroBasket 2021 qualifier on Monday 24 February. The game comes three days after GB’s trip to Podgorica to face Montenegro in the opening game of their Group G campaign. It will…

Arena
January 11, 2020
Happy 1st Birthday Eagles Community Arena

Today, 11 January 2020, marks 12 months to the day of our opening game at the Eagles Community Arena. It was a Friday night last year when a capacity crowd walked through the doors to show their support for both the Eagles team on court and all of those people who had been working tirelessly…

Arena
January 10, 2020
Job Advert: F&B Team Member

Our Eagles Community Arena is looking to recruit energetic and personable food and beverage servers that have excellent customer service skills and work in our fast-paced environment. Candidates must be professional, attentive and detail-oriented, ensuring our BBL, WBBL and non-basketball event customers have a great experience. Using interpersonal skills, adaptability and conflict-resolution skills, our team…

Arena
December 21, 2019
Fans Did Us Proud For The Food Bank

Last night ahead of our big BBL Championship win against Manchester Giants we arranged a collection for the Newcastle West End Foodbank on the arena’s front plaza. Even over an hour before tip-off as you can see from the photo we were on our way to filling the van supplied to us by proud Eagles sponsor Vertu…

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…

BBL
January 16, 2020
Preview: Eagles vs Cheshire Phoenix

Rahmon Fletcher insists the BBL’s most destructive partnership is built on experience rather than instinct as Newcastle Eagles prepare to take their game to the next level. The two-time league MVP has struck up an instant understanding with big man CJ Gettys as the prolific pair put rivals to the sword. But Fletcher played down…

BBL
January 16, 2020
Former Phoenix In Form As An Eagles

The Newcastle Eagles go into this Friday’s home BBL Championship at the Eagles Community Arena against Cheshire Phoenix in great heart and great form. That comes courtesy of an excellent 104 – 94 road win at Surrey last Saturday and win that moved them to an impressive 4 – 1 start in the league. Whilst…

BBL
January 14, 2020
Half-Season Tickets Available Now

Half-season tickets for the remainder of our BBL campaign are available now from the box office to purchase online. Season cards are great value with huge savings against our full ticket prices and there are lots more benefits, including 10% discount on Kappa replica kit at the club shop on game nights as well as…

BBL
January 14, 2020
Fourth Consecutive All-Star Five Appearance for CJ

CJ Gettys proves immovable as the season progresses and now in week 17 our 7’00 centre has picked up a fourth consecutive appearance. The Molten BBL Player of the Month for December dominated against Surrey Scorchers on Saturday night scoring 34 points on 70% shooting from the field, and completed a huge double-double with 19 rebounds….

BBL
January 14, 2020
Fixture Change: Friday 24 January for BBL Trophy Quarter-Final

Following our Eagles’ advancement to the Quarter-Finals stage of the BBL Trophy we will now play Sheffield Sharks on Friday 24 January 2020 with our fixture against Leicester Riders to be rearranged for a later date. Fans who have our calendar automatically updated on their devices will be receiving this update today. You can download…

BBL
January 12, 2020
Report: Surrey Scorchers 94-104 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles moved into the top four of the BBL Championship with a tremendous road victory at Surrey last night. The Eagles were in control of a game where the referees played a big part with technical fouls and ejections a-plenty in a tempestuous 40 minutes. However, the bigger part was played by Newcastle and the…

BBL
January 11, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Surrey Scorchers

Rookie BBL boss Ian MacLeod has revealed he’s loving every minute of his first big job at the top level of the British game. But as the 2019-20 campaign reaches it halfway stage, Newcastle Eagles’ interim head coach admits the pressure is on. And MacLeod revealed a squad struggling for consistency is fully focused on…

BBL
January 8, 2020
Schlitzer Sets Sights on Scorchers

As Newcastle Eagles begin to prepare to travel this weekend to Surrey for a tough road game on Saturday night, former Scorchers player Nick Schlitzer gave his thoughts on that game and also last weekend’s huge BBL trophy win over Dunfermline. Without the injured Mike Morsell and Sade Aded Hussein for the Dunfermline game it…

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…

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…

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…

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…

WBBL
January 4, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL Double Header Weekend at Suns and vs Pride

EAGLES WBBL AT SEVENOAKS SUNS EAGLES WBBL VS CALEDONIA PRIDE Georgia Ohrdorf has predicted an upward trajectory for high-flying Newcastle Eagles in 2020 ahead of today’s mouthwatering WBBL Cup semi-final. The in-form Aussie has emerged as a key figure in a seven-game winning streak that has sparked talk of silverware heading to the North East….

WBBL
December 17, 2019
Flock of Eagles Flying High in WBBL All-Star Five

Our women were on fire over the weekend and racked-up another ‘W’ in a six game winning streak that now sees them sitting at the top of the WBBL for the first time in the franchise’s history. It is a rare occurrence in the WBBL’s All-Star Five for a trio of players from the same…

WBBL
December 16, 2019
Report: Oaklands Wolves 69-96 Eagles WBBL

Newcastle Eagles head into 2020 as firm favourites to contest silverware this season following another decisive victory on the road. Chris Bunten’s side shot to the top of the WBBL Championship table on the back of a sixth straight league win. And a 96-69 demolition of mid-table Oaklands Wolves was achieved without in-form skipper Giulia…

WBBL
December 14, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Oaklands Wolves

Chris Bunten insisted his in-form players are fully focused on tonight’s league clash at Oaklands Wolves – three weeks away from Newcastle’s biggest game in years. The Eagles are due to face Sevenoaks Suns in the WBBL Cup semi-final on January 4 after this week’s draw kept them apart from derby rivals Durham. But Bunten…

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