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BBL
January 22, 2021
BBL Cup Final 2021 Venue Change

This Sunday’s BBL Cup Final between our Eagles and the London Lions will now be played at the Morningside Arena in Leicester. The game was set to tip-off at the University of Worcester of Arena however due to exceptionally heavy rainfall in Worcester over the past week and the expected regional flooding, Worcestershire County Council have…

WBBL
January 22, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Oaklands Wolves

Rising star Orieoma Chukwu-Etu insists playing competitive sport is a privilege in the midst of a relentless global pandemic. And the Newcastle Eagles guard admits being part of Chris Bunten’s WBBL roster provides a much-needed release during a challenging time for the UK’s basketball community. Chukwu-Etu divides her time between the court and her studies…

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…

BBL
January 20, 2021
Bristol Flyers Trophy Tip-Off Set & Fixture Change

Our BBL Trophy First Round game at Bristol Flyers has been set for Tuesday 2 February 2021 with a 6pm tip-off and you can watch live on Flyers TV for £4.99 each. In addition to this, today we have also agreed to change the tip-off against Flyers at home next Friday 29 January to the…

BBL
January 20, 2021
BBL Cup Final 2021 T-Shirt and Programme

Be our sixth Eagle on the sofa this Sunday and show your support from home for our team in the BBL Cup Final 2021. Get the t-shirt that our players will be wearing at the game and a specially produced glossy commemorative programme featuring photos and more from the road to the final. ORDER BY 2PM THURSDAY FOR…

BBL
January 17, 2021
Report: Eagles 77-76 Plymouth Raiders

In different circumstances Mike Morsell might have been midway through his second season in a Newcastle vest and well on his way to securing cult status as an Eagle. Twelve months ago the Maryland native was a permanent fixture in Ian MacLeod’s starting five and a huge crowd favourite among the ECA faithful. But then…

WBBL
January 17, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 39-66 Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles head to Oaklands Wolves next weekend desperate for a change in fortunes following a heavy defeat at the hands of Leicester Riders. Chris Bunten’s winless side remains bottom of the WBBL Championship on the back of a fourth straight league loss. And Newcastle never looked like challenging the 2021 cup finalists after a…

BBL
January 17, 2021
GiveToLocal Super Sunday Preview: Eagles BBL vs Plymouth Raiders

Newcastle Eagles will run out on to their home court for the first time this calendar year this afternoon in the GiveToLocal Super Sunday which also features The Eagles WBBL side facing Leicester Riders before the men’s game. In opposition for the men in their BBL Championship Clash will be the Plymouth Raiders, the only…

WBBL
January 17, 2021
GiveToLocal Super Sunday Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles WBBL head coach Chris Bunten insisted he has complete confidence in the Covid protocols put in place to protect his players and staff this season. The Tynesiders host star-studded Leicester Riders tomorrow as part of the first GiveToLocal Super Sunday. Bunten’s side tackle their East Midlands rivals from 2pm prior to a BBL…

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
January 22, 2021
BBL Cup Final 2021 Venue Change

This Sunday’s BBL Cup Final between our Eagles and the London Lions will now be played at the Morningside Arena in Leicester. The game was set to tip-off at the University of Worcester of Arena however due to exceptionally heavy rainfall in Worcester over the past week and the expected regional flooding, Worcestershire County Council have…

BBL
January 20, 2021
Bristol Flyers Trophy Tip-Off Set & Fixture Change

Our BBL Trophy First Round game at Bristol Flyers has been set for Tuesday 2 February 2021 with a 6pm tip-off and you can watch live on Flyers TV for £4.99 each. In addition to this, today we have also agreed to change the tip-off against Flyers at home next Friday 29 January to the…

BBL
January 20, 2021
BBL Cup Final 2021 T-Shirt and Programme

Be our sixth Eagle on the sofa this Sunday and show your support from home for our team in the BBL Cup Final 2021. Get the t-shirt that our players will be wearing at the game and a specially produced glossy commemorative programme featuring photos and more from the road to the final. ORDER BY 2PM THURSDAY FOR…

BBL
January 17, 2021
Report: Eagles 77-76 Plymouth Raiders

In different circumstances Mike Morsell might have been midway through his second season in a Newcastle vest and well on his way to securing cult status as an Eagle. Twelve months ago the Maryland native was a permanent fixture in Ian MacLeod’s starting five and a huge crowd favourite among the ECA faithful. But then…

BBL
January 17, 2021
GiveToLocal Super Sunday Preview: Eagles BBL vs Plymouth Raiders

Newcastle Eagles will run out on to their home court for the first time this calendar year this afternoon in the GiveToLocal Super Sunday which also features The Eagles WBBL side facing Leicester Riders before the men’s game. In opposition for the men in their BBL Championship Clash will be the Plymouth Raiders, the only…

BBL
January 16, 2021
Report: Sheffield Sharks 84-92 Eagles

Another satisfying night’s work for the Newcastle Eagles cumulated in them taking an excellent road win at Sheffield in a battle of two in-form sides. Sharks had come into the game having four of their last five whilst Newcastle’s semi-final win at Leicester had only come on Tuesday. For long periods in the first half…

BBL
January 15, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks

After another momentous night for the Newcastle Eagles on Tuesday, there’s little time for rest or celebration as the team head to Sheffield for tonight’s BBL Championship clash against the Sharks at Ponds Forge in front of the Sky Sports cameras. The 76-71 BBL Cup Semi-Final win over Leicester and the forthcoming Final against London…

BBL
January 13, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 71-76 Eagles (BBL Cup Semi-Final)

Having contested the last national final of the curtailed 2019-20 season when winning the BBL Trophy, the Newcastle Eagles will contest the first final of the 2020-21 season. They earned their place in the BBL Cup Final after a hard fought but deserved victory over fierce rivals Leicester Riders on the Riders’ home court last…

BBL
January 12, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders (BBL Cup Semi-Final)

Ian MacLeod has reassured Newcastle fans that the Eagles camp remains fully focused on the task in hand against a backdrop of growing anxiety and disruption related to COVID-19. Fresh fixture postponements across the BBL, coupled with the decision to switch the venue for Newcastle’s cup semi-final against Leicester Riders tonight, are evidence of the…

Foundation
December 11, 2020
Christmas Basketball Camps

We have four days of camps coming up before Christmas! Days full of drills, skills and fun activities led by Eagles Community Foundation coaches in our COVID-secure Eagles Community Arena. PLACES STILL AVAILABLE SATURDAY 19 DECEMBER Under 8s and Under 10s Session Under 12s Morning and Afternoon Sessions Under 12s Morning and Afternoon Sessions Under 16s…

Foundation
October 21, 2020
October Half-Term Camps

EXTRA UNDER 12S & UNDER 14S DAYS ADDED Sign-Up Now For Our October Half-Term Basketball Camps at the Eagles Community Arena Days full of drills, skills and fun activities led by Eagles Community Foundation coaches in our COVID-secure Eagles Community Arena. TIME: 09:00-15:00 UNDER 8S & 10S Monday 26 October 2020 – SOLD OUT Tuesday 27 October…

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
September 25, 2020
2020-21 Academy Trials

Our 2020-21 Newcastle Eagles Academy Trials will be taking place at the Eagles Community Arena on Saturday 3 October 2020. DATE: SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER VENUE: EAGLES COMMUNITY ARENA COST: £8 PER PLAYER The team trial times are as follows: U14 Girls 10:00 – 13:00 Players are classified as being U14 if born on or after 1 September…

BBL
September 5, 2020
Legal Eagle Steps Down

Newcastle Eagles MD Paul Blake has thanked Dave Forrester for a decade of ‘incredible’ service after the club’s assistant coach revealed he was stepping down from BBL duties. The popular solicitor became a familiar face on courts across the UK as former head coach Fabulous Flournoy’s most trusted lieutenant and right-hand man. And Forrester and…

Foundation
July 8, 2020
New Online Courses for Officials and Statisticians

As our foundation’s planning for the 2020-21 Eagles Central Venue League (CVL) continues we will be looking for more officials to help with an even larger schedule of games we hope to pack into every weekend at the Eagles Community Arena. To this end we are pleased to share with fans and our CVL players’…

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,…

WBBL
January 22, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Oaklands Wolves

Rising star Orieoma Chukwu-Etu insists playing competitive sport is a privilege in the midst of a relentless global pandemic. And the Newcastle Eagles guard admits being part of Chris Bunten’s WBBL roster provides a much-needed release during a challenging time for the UK’s basketball community. Chukwu-Etu divides her time between the court and her studies…

WBBL
January 17, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 39-66 Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles head to Oaklands Wolves next weekend desperate for a change in fortunes following a heavy defeat at the hands of Leicester Riders. Chris Bunten’s winless side remains bottom of the WBBL Championship on the back of a fourth straight league loss. And Newcastle never looked like challenging the 2021 cup finalists after a…

WBBL
January 17, 2021
GiveToLocal Super Sunday Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles WBBL head coach Chris Bunten insisted he has complete confidence in the Covid protocols put in place to protect his players and staff this season. The Tynesiders host star-studded Leicester Riders tomorrow as part of the first GiveToLocal Super Sunday. Bunten’s side tackle their East Midlands rivals from 2pm prior to a BBL…

WBBL
January 8, 2021
Eagles WBBL at Essex Rebels Postponed

This weekend’s WBBL game at Essex Rebels has been postponed due to COVID-19 implications. The tip-off will be rescheduled in due course. Our WBBL fixtures and results page helps you stay up to date with games and find out how you have them automatically updated on your devices calendar.

BBL
January 5, 2021
Raiders Fixture Confirmed For A BBL & WBBL Super Sunday

Our previously unscheduled home BBL fixture against Plymouth Raiders has now been confirmed for Sunday 17 January 2021 with a 17:30 tip-off. This game will follow our WBBL team’s home game against Leicester Riders, which tips at 14:00, to make a huge back-to-back “Super Sunday” of British basketball. Fans can watch this behind closed doors action…

BBL
December 22, 2020
Get Your 2020-21 Eagles Kit Custom Phone Wallpaper

Our custom wallpaper generator has been updated for the 2020-21 new look Eagles BBL and WBBL home pinstriped kit.

WBBL
December 21, 2020
Report: BA London Lions 85-72 Eagles WBBL

A stirring final quarter fightback wasn’t enough to save Newcastle Eagles from a third successive WBBL Championship loss in London. Chris Bunten’s battling side clinched the fourth period 23-13 as the homecourt Lions found themselves in serious foul trouble and tiring fast. But the damage had been done during a first half to forget with…

WBBL
December 20, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL at BA London Lions

Chris Bunten is ready to kiss goodbye to a difficult December and focus on a fresh assault for honours in the new year. The Newcastle Eagles WBBL playcaller leads his injury-ravaged and confidence-sapped roster into action against London this afternoon wishing 2020 was over already. But Bunten still believes his patched-up team is underperforming and…

WBBL
December 14, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 47-75 Sevenoaks Suns

It’s back to the drawing board for Chris Bunten after a 0-2 start to the league season dented any early-season optimism on Tyneside. Double defeat during a difficult opening weekend puts Newcastle Eagles WBBL on the back foot ahead of next weekend’s trip to London Lions. And Bunten faces a Herculean task restoring confidence to…

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