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BBL
September 20, 2020
Eagles Land First Win As Basketball Bounces Back

“Cautious optimism.” That was the phrase Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod used to sum up his new side’s fine pre-season 96-85 win at the Eagles Community Arena on Friday night against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks. “Cohesion,” was the other oft dropped word as he summed up the performance the morning after. With the COVID…

BBL
September 18, 2020
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 96 – 85 Sheffield Sharks

Basketball. But not as we know it. The last time Newcastle Eagles stepped out on court it was against the backdrop of a thrilling BBL Trophy final in Glasgow. A raucous crowd, raw emotion and the razzamatazz of a game founded on pure entertainment combined to create a special atmosphere prior to lockdown. Fast forward…

BBL
September 18, 2020
Eagles Ready To Return To Action

Head coach Ian MacLeod is relishing tonight’s long-awaited return to action as Newcastle Eagles seek to point the way for BBL basketball across the UK. A pre-season clash against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks was due to take place in front of 800 fans prior to fresh lockdown measures announced yesterday. But the match will now…

BBL
September 17, 2020
Watch Eagles vs Sharks Pre-Season Live

EAGLES VS SHARKS PRE-SEASON FRIDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 TIP-OFF 7:30PM COVERAGE FROM 7:20PM Watch this behind closed doors pre-season clash live from the Eagles Community Arena as we welcome the Sheffield Sharks for the hotly anticipated return to action for British Basketball. JUST £4.99! SEASON TICKET HOLDERS: 2019-20 and 2020-21 Newcastle Eagles BBL Season Ticket…

BBL
September 17, 2020
Pilot Game Goes Behind Closed Doors

Newcastle Eagles have been forced to admit defeat in the battle to play basketball in front of fans this weekend. Tomorrow’s scheduled ‘indoor sport pilot’ against Sheffield Sharks will now take place behind closed doors. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport have now instructed the club that the planned test event cannot go ahead…

BBL
September 15, 2020
Time Out Called On Test Event Tickets

Newcastle Eagles have paused the purchasing of tickets for this Friday’s basketball pilot game following a rise in coronavirus cases across the North East. In a statement to Cabinet yesterday the Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes said: “The city’s alert level has been raised to amber and we are considering the need to raise it higher…

BBL
September 13, 2020
Pilot Game Priority Access Now Open

Newcastle Eagles season ticket holders can now secure their seats in a new socially distanced seat map for Friday’s planned Pre-Season BBL Pilot Game. Season ticket holders have exclusive priority access to book seats free of charge for a 24-hour window, prior to tickets going on general sale from Monday night at 7:30pm, subject to…

BBL
September 13, 2020
Eagles Land Maxwell At Centre

Newcastle Eagles have landed the centre they were chasing to complete their 2020-21 roster. Evan Maxwell is the man and at 6’10” he certainly fits the bill, adding to an exciting Eagles line-up for the forthcoming season. This will be Evan’s second professional season after he played for Nova Ves in Slovakia’s top division last…

BBL
September 9, 2020
Eddie The Eagle Swoops In For Season Six

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to announce the return of sharp-shooting guard Eddie Matthew for his sixth season at the club and the former Eagles junior’s ninth BBL season overall. Continuing to show improvement year-on-year, in the last campaign the 24-years-old was having his best ever run, averaging just over 20 minutes a game and 10.3…