Latest News
  1. Sayers Shooting In For Second Season
  2. McVicar’s Faith In WBBL
  3. Great Scott Becomes An Eagle
  4. FREE Basketball and Multi-Sport Camps To Make This Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever
  5. Lowe And Behold…Abby’s Back!

News

WBBL
July 13, 2021
2021-22 WBBL Fixtures and Format Confirmed

The Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) has today confirmed the fixtures for its eighth season and the fourth for our Newcastle Eagles franchise. On the back of their spectacular history-making 2021 Play-Offs Final finish, our Eagles head into the forthcoming season flying-high and with fans eager to return to the Vertu Motors Arena for the team’s new…

Foundation
July 2, 2021
Book Our Summer Camps Now

Our 2021 Summer Camps are available to book now for players across all age groups and for all ranges of ability from late July and through August. This summer we have a range of different types of camps available with days focused on skills and drills to develop players, competitions and tournaments. Each booking is…

BBL
July 1, 2021
BBL Launch Esports League

The British Basketball League (BBL) have announced a new multi-year partnership with Innovation Esports to develop, launch and deliver an inaugural BBL Gaming and Esports programme. Andy Webb, COO of the BBL said “We are excited to launch the BBL Gaming and Esports Programme to extend how we can build a bond with our fans….

WBBL
June 28, 2021
Eagles In GB 3×3 Nations League

This week two well-known faces of the Eagles are in FIBA 3×3 U23 Nations League action as WBBL player Abby Lowe and Eagles Academy graduate, now with Princeton Tigers, Tosan Evbuomwan are competing for Great Britain in Israel. Lowe, who wears number 4 for GB, was recently awarded the title of Most Improved Player in the club’s…

Foundation
June 28, 2021
Walking Basketball Is Back

Walking Basketball session at our Vertu Motors Arena are back on Thursdays 11:00-12:00. Sessions are aimed at those aged 40+ with all levels of ability welcome for these fun and friendly hours led by an Eagles Community Foundation coach. To find out more contact our Active Ageing Officer Neil Curry by emailing [email protected] or calling 0191 2453881.

BBL
June 27, 2021
2020-21 BBL and WBBL Player Awards

Now that we are into the summer break and before our attention turns to next season, we can now reveal the results of our supporters voted 2020-21 BBL and WBBL Player Awards. The vote would normally take place in person at the arena during the final few home games of the season and the awards…

Arena
June 23, 2021
Vertu Motors Arena Drives New Business Knockout As Versatile Newcastle Venue Impresses

Organisers of a knockout night of boxing in the North East have pledged to further boost the local economy by bringing more big time bouts to the region. Matchroom Boxing, the world’s leading boxing promoter, chose Newcastle’s Vertu Motors Arena to host hometown favourite Lewis Ritson’s world title eliminator. And although the Geordie favourite went…

BBL
June 16, 2021
BBL Launches Pioneering Community Wellness Hub

The British Basketball League (BBL) has become the first national professional sports organisation in the UK to launch a wellbeing hub for its community. The pioneering platform, developed for the BBL by tech company Frog Systems, uses videos of people sharing their life experiences of issues such as depression and racism to signpost organisations and…

Foundation
June 13, 2021
Academy Trials Now Open To All Foundation Club Members

Our Newcastle Eagles Academy junior team trials are now open to all Eagles Community Foundation members aged under 14 and 16 years. The trials take place at the Vertu Motors Arena on Sunday 27 June 2021 and the cost per player is just £12.00 which is payable when you book your session on the Nest. U14 Girls 9:00…