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April 12, 2018
Coaching The Gold Coast Girls

Tomorrow morning it’s a huge game for the England women’s basketball team at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as they play for a medal in the semi-finals and with the men’s team now out of the running after this week’s loss against Canada the question is can the girls do what the guys could not?…

BBL
March 21, 2018
Themba On Point For Promotion

With the absence of Drew Lasker from their senior roster, Lasker is off to Australia to represent England in The Commonwealth Games, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle have taken the decision to promote from within to cover the veteran guard’s absence. 19-year old starting point guard Themba Yabantu is the player being promoted. He’s been playing…

Arena
February 17, 2018
A One-Stop Home For Hoops

The next generation of North East basketball talent is in safe hands as the brand new Eagles Community Arena takes shape with the promise of creating a one-stop home for hoops fans of all ages and abilities. As our Eagles look to arrest an unfamiliar homecourt slump – following three successive Sport Central defeats –…

Foundation
February 16, 2018
intu Takes Centre Court with Sponsorship of The Rookie League

North East basketball stars of the future have scored a slam dunk by securing the support of two of the region’s largest shopping centres. intu Metrocentre and intu Eldon Square are sponsoring the Rookie League, run by our Eagles Community Foundation, which is a turn up and play, fun and friendly way for kids in…

Foundation
February 13, 2018
Eagles Programme Crosses The Pond

Our Eagles Community Foundation’s Hoops 4 Health programme has reached further than ever before this week with the news coming from Pittsfield in Massachusetts where our former foundation general manager Deirdre Tozer-Hayes has adapted and launched the project stateside. After spending 26 years in England as a professional basketball player, coach and with our foundation,…

Foundation
February 5, 2018
2018 Sunderland Hoops 4 Health Finals

Sunderland primary school Hoops4Health finalists came to play prior to a Newcastle Eagles game with a guarantee that a new primary school would take the title as current holders Seaburn Dene failed to make it through. 2017 former semi finalists St. Cuthbert’s RC, Barnes Juniors and Farringdon returned with Richard Avenue being the newcomer to…

Foundation
January 16, 2018
Watch The Tesco Bank Junior Players In Action

Last week over 400 young people took part in the second annual Tesco Bank Junior Players tournament which has it’s grand final at half-time during our game this Friday night against the Sheffield Sharks. On the day the team from Tesco Bank were out in force helping to make the whole event possible along with…

Foundation
January 11, 2018
400 Tesco Junior Players Down To Final 4 Teams

This Wednesday saw over 400 primary school pupils from across Newcastle take part in the second annual Tesco Bank Junior Players tournament. Amongst the crowds watching the action on court was our Eagles BBL players and brothers, Jamal and Kai Williams, who stopped by ahead of their much anticipated BBL Championship match against Leicester Riders…

Foundation
January 10, 2018
Know Any Basketball Stars of the Future?

The Eagles Rookie League sponsored by intu is a turn up and play, fun and friendly way for kids in school years 1 through to 5 to get involved in playing basketball, keeping fit and staying healthy. HEALTH, FITNESS AND FUN FOR SCHOOL YEARS 1-5 Head on down to Gateshead Leisure Centre every Sunday 14 January…