Latest News
  1. Sayers Shooting In For Second Season
  2. McVicar’s Faith In WBBL
  3. Great Scott Becomes An Eagle
  4. FREE Basketball and Multi-Sport Camps To Make This Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever
  5. Lowe And Behold…Abby’s Back!

News

BBL
August 1, 2021
Sayers Shooting In For Second Season

After an excellent season where he contributed fully to Newcastle Eagles’ silverware double, the club are delighted to return British small forward Louis Sayers to the Vertu Motors Arena as their third signing for the 2021-22 BBL campaign. Last term he contributed 7.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists a game, mostly coming from the…

WBBL
July 29, 2021
McVicar’s Faith In WBBL

Maddy McVicar is predicting another breakout year for women’s basketball across the UK after confirming her return to the Vertu Motors Arena. And the US guard hopes Newcastle Eagles WBBL will ‘get lucky’ this season on the back of a campaign beset by injuries and player exits. The all-action playmaker struck up an unstoppable backcourt…

BBL
July 25, 2021
Great Scott Becomes An Eagle

Ex-Plymouth Raider and London City Royal Matt Scott returns to the BBL as Newcastle Eagles confirm their second new signing and head coach Ian MacLeod’s 2021-22 roster begins to take shape. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Scott lit the BBL up in his short UK stint in 2019-20. At London City Royals he averaged 20.3…

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…

WBBL
July 22, 2021
Lowe And Behold…Abby’s Back!

Abby Lowe is chasing more Eagles highs after committing her immediate future to Newcastle’s exciting WBBL roster. Head coach Chris Bunten has been quick to return one of the hottest properties in British basketball as he builds a team capable of finishing in the top four. And Lowe, who saw her reputation soar during a…

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…

BBL
July 18, 2021
Johnson Jumps To Tyneside

Newcastle Eagles have landed their first signing of the season and it’s an exciting one to tip things off. A new Eagle, but not a new face to the BBL or Vertu Motors Arena. Corey Johnson makes the jump to Tyneside after two successful seasons at league champions Leicester Riders. The 6’5” shooting guard is…

WBBL
July 16, 2021
Bunten Channels Underdog Spirit

Chris Bunten is confident a potent mix of underdog spirit and greater strength in depth can propel Newcastle Eagles WBBL into top four contention next season. The experienced playcaller managed to fashion a playoff final team against all the odds at the conclusion of a colourful 2020/21 campaign. But a typically forthright Bunten admits mistakes…

BBL
July 14, 2021
Mac Readies New Roster

Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod is confident of unleashing another all-action roster on the BBL on the back of last season’s thrilling double-winning campaign. And the upbeat playcaller revealed his summer recruitment drive is in full swing ahead of a return to action in September. This week’s news that centre Evan Maxwell has inked…