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WBBL
March 2, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Wolves and Lions

Chris Bunten expects every facet of his fast-improving roster’s skillset to be tested this weekend as Newcastle Eagles WBBL embark on a potentially season-defining road trip. Bunten is planning for two very different challenges as his players tackle a fast and youthful Oaklands Wolves this afternoon prior to tomorrow’s clash against a powerful and experienced…

WBBL
February 24, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL vs Nottingham Wildcats

Kara Bonenberger hailed her team-mates’ composure under pressure as Newcastle Eagles WBBL withstood a late fightback to claim a 76-67 win against Nottingham Wildcats. The American forward notched another trademark double double as the hosts underpinned their credentials as serious top four challengers. But Bonenberger was quick to praise captain fantastic Giulia Simioni as the…

WBBL
February 23, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Nottingham Wildcats

Newcastle Eagles WBBL play-caller Chris Bunten has praised captain fantastic Giulia Simioni ahead of Sunday’s crunch clash against top six rivals Nottingham Wildcats. Simioni sits second in the WBBL rankings for assists after dishing up 8.42 scoring passes per game this season. And Bunten lauded the point guard’s leadership skills ahead of what promises to…

BBL
February 19, 2019
2019 Play-Offs Tickets On Sale Now

The BBL have just announced that the British Basketball Play-Off Finals tickets are now on sale. The countdown is on to one of the biggest events in the calendar, with less than 100 days to go until the event at The O2 Arena. The showpiece season finale is back at the landmark venue for the…

WBBL
February 17, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL vs Caledonia Pride (WBBL Trophy)

Dead rubber or dead serious? For Newcastle Eagles this was both. Durham Palatinates might have claimed top spot in North One to qualify for this season’s WBBL Trophy semi-finals with room to spare. But there was still pride to play for – as well as Pride to play – before the resumption of league action…

WBBL
February 16, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Caledonia Pride (WBBL Trophy)

Rachael Bland has revealed confidence is coursing through the Newcastle Eagles camp after the club finally snapped its four-game losing streak. Chris Bunten’s side returns to action at the Eagles Community Arena tomorrow buoyed by a brilliant overtime win against derby rivals Durham. And Bland insisted the hosts should be too good for cross-border rivals…

WBBL
February 10, 2019
Report: Eagles vs Durham Palatinates (WBBL Trophy)

Newcastle Eagles entertain Caledonia Pride on Sunday determined to bow out of the WBBL Trophy in style. Barring a bizarre sequence of results Chris Bunten’s side looks set to miss out on the knockout stages after struggling to impose themselves on North Group One. But Newcastle tasted victory at the third attempt in the competition…

WBBL
February 9, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Durham Palatinates (WBBL Trophy)

Georgia Ohrdorf finally returns to the WBBL fray tonight after battling the biggest crises of her basketball career. The Newcastle Eagles star was badly concussed before Christmas and abandoned her comeback earlier this year following a bout of severe headaches. But Ohrdorf was back in full training this week and has been given the green…

WBBL
February 3, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL at Durham Palatinates (WBBL Trophy)

Newcastle Eagles suffered last gasp agony at derby rivals Durham Palatinates in the WBBL Trophy to extend the club’s losing streak to four matches. Chris Bunten’s side led their North One group game with less than two minutes on the clock. But Durham made it two wins in 10 days against their North East foes…