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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…

BBL
September 6, 2020
Gordon Brings Terrier Quality To Eagles

Newcastle Eagles are pleased to give Justin Gordon the opportunity to continue his professional career in the BBL this season as part of the 2020-21 roster. The high-flying athletic forward has previously played in Australia, Holland, Germany and Sweden. Whilst listed as 6’6” he comes with a reputation of being able to play bigger than…

BBL
September 5, 2020
Legal Eagle Steps Down

Newcastle Eagles MD Paul Blake has thanked Dave Forrester for a decade of ‘incredible’ service after the club’s assistant coach revealed he was stepping down from BBL duties. The popular solicitor became a familiar face on courts across the UK as former head coach Fabulous Flournoy’s most trusted lieutenant and right-hand man. And Forrester and…

WBBL
September 4, 2020
Bland Back For WBBL Push

One of the best kept secrets in British basketball is finally out after crowd favourite Rachael Bland revealed she will return to Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The versatile guard was spotted sporting the club’s new away vest at last month’s partnership launch with grassroots sport service GiveToLocal. And Bland has now committed her future to Chris…

WBBL
September 2, 2020
Bunten Back To Helm Newcastle Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten has admitted he feared for the future of top-flight women’s basketball in the UK after the sport closed its doors in response to COVID-19. But the newly reappointed Newcastle Eagles WBBL head coach can’t wait to play his part in this autumn’s hotly anticipated return to action. And Bunten is working towards a…

BBL
August 30, 2020
Geordie Boys Developing The Roster

With the sponsorship of GiveToLocal all confirmed, the Newcastle Eagles have gone local to further stock their 2020-21 line-up. Two of the rising local stars return to the roster for this coming season and they are joined by a new face on the bench for his rookie BBL season. The three players have all been…

BBL
August 28, 2020
Season Ticket Renewal Deadline Set

Now the 2020-21 fixtures schedule start date has been set by the British Basketball League (BBL) we have updated the deadline for season ticket renewals. Any season ticket holders that have not yet taken advantage of our discounted renewal prices have until Friday 4 September to secure a seat in the Eagles Community Arena (ECA)…

BBL
August 27, 2020
BBL Announce 2020-21 Season Start Dates

A day after the announcement of the Eagles Community Arena hosting a pilot basketball game with spectators, the British Basketball League (BBL) have revealed their plans for the 2020-21 season. From Friday 2 October 2020, BBL clubs will get back to action as they start the opening rounds of the BBL Cup competition with the…

Arena
August 26, 2020
Eagles To Host Pilot Game

Newcastle Eagles can confirm that the Eagles Community Arena is set to host a pilot basketball game in a return to live sport with social distancing on Friday 18 September 2020. Following much work behind the scenes over recent weeks, the Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport announced the test event this afternoon. The game will…