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January 22, 2020
Seaburn Seal Sunderland Title

A nailbiting final saw Seaburn Dene retain their Hoops 4 Health title as the top four schools in Sunderland took the Eagles Community Arena by storm. Twenty-four teams from seven primaries tipped off at Sunderland University the previous week in a bid to make this season’s semi-finals. And 2019 winners Seaburn Dene Primary were joined by…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…