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  4. Report: Eagles Through To 2021 BBL Play-Offs Semi-Finals
  5. Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Sevenoaks Suns (Play-Offs Semi-Final)

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April 20, 2021
Arena Set To Start May Madness

The Vertu Motors Arena is set to tip-off the 2021 British Basketball Play-Offs as part of an exciting new look to the final competition of the BBL and WBBL seasons. May Madness is ready to take over the best British basketball teams with all eyes on the prize of reaching the showpiece finale of the Play-Offs….

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April 13, 2021
Ball Out 3×3 Tour Coming To Newcastle

The new-look Ball Out 3×3 is coming to the Vertu Motors Arena this summer in partnership with Basketball England as an exciting expansion of its iconic tour. This tour will feature eight qualifying events across the country during summer, culminating in two days of finals in London. The Newcastle date is set for Saturday 31 July with…

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March 25, 2021
New Name Signage Completed

This week our new Vertu Motors name signage was completed and we are pleased to share these fab first photos of it with you!

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March 19, 2021
Arena Changeover Time-Lapse Video

Check out how much our venue transforms and what goes on behind closed doors right now in this time-lapse of last week’s full arena changeover. On Wednesday morning we hosted Newcastle GP Services with 1,300 jabs being given at our NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Centre on court 1, which was broken-down by our Eagles Wings Team…

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March 11, 2021
Vertu Motors Acquire Arena Naming Rights

Vertu Motors plc, the Gateshead-based motor retail group, has acquired the naming rights to the Eagles Community Arena in Newcastle in a five-year deal. The purpose-built community, events and sports arena, which is home to the Newcastle Eagles basketball club, the most successful British Basketball team of all time, and the award-winning Eagles Community Foundation,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…