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  1. 2021-22 BBL Fixtures and Format Confirmed
  2. Fernandez Flying Back
  3. All-Star Comedy Weekender Comes To Vertu Motors Arena
  4. Sayers Shooting In For Second Season
  5. McVicar’s Faith In WBBL
WBBL
August 3, 2021
Fernandez Flying Back

Marina Fernandez hopes Spanish eyes will be smiling on a long-awaited WBBL return as the Barcelona-based forward prepares to put her injury nightmare to bed. The talented six-footer snapped her Achilles tendon with seconds of her Newcastle Eagles WBBL debut remaining last autumn. And after just one appearance in a black and white vest a…

WBBL
July 29, 2021
McVicar’s Faith In WBBL

Maddy McVicar is predicting another breakout year for women’s basketball across the UK after confirming her return to the Vertu Motors Arena. And the US guard hopes Newcastle Eagles WBBL will ‘get lucky’ this season on the back of a campaign beset by injuries and player exits. The all-action playmaker struck up an unstoppable backcourt…

WBBL
July 22, 2021
Lowe And Behold…Abby’s Back!

Abby Lowe is chasing more Eagles highs after committing her immediate future to Newcastle’s exciting WBBL roster. Head coach Chris Bunten has been quick to return one of the hottest properties in British basketball as he builds a team capable of finishing in the top four. And Lowe, who saw her reputation soar during a…

WBBL
July 16, 2021
Bunten Channels Underdog Spirit

Chris Bunten is confident a potent mix of underdog spirit and greater strength in depth can propel Newcastle Eagles WBBL into top four contention next season. The experienced playcaller managed to fashion a playoff final team against all the odds at the conclusion of a colourful 2020/21 campaign. But a typically forthright Bunten admits mistakes…

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…

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…

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…

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…

BBL
May 30, 2021
2021-22 BBL & WBBL Season Tickets Early Bird Offer Now On

Our “Early Bird” offer for new BBL and WBBL season tickets for 2021-22 is now on! BENEFITS TO BEING A SEASON TICKET HOLDER Purchasing a season card early is the best way to show your support for the club We are expecting to be back to full capacity next season and rest assured that, if we…