Latest News
  1. Eagles To Face Phoenix This Friday
  2. Former Black Bear Adds Bite To Newcastle
  3. Focus For Mac’s Men
  4. Spanish Eyes Are Smiling On Stacked Eagles
  5. 2020-21 BBL Season Will Commence On 30 October
BBL
October 19, 2020
Eagles To Face Phoenix This Friday

We are pleased to announce that this Friday night we will face Cheshire Phoenix in our second pre-season tip-off. Our Eagles are still flying high from their victory over Sheffield Sharks last month and are looking forward to more BBL opposition. EAGLES VS PHOENIX FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2020 COVERAGE STARTS FROM 19:20 TIP-OFF 19:30 The…

WBBL
October 15, 2020
Former Black Bear Adds Bite To Newcastle

Newcastle Eagles have slotted the final piece into this season’s WBBL jigsaw by adding Maddy McVicar to a roster rich in talent. And now it’s down to playcaller Chris Bunten to solve the puzzle every head coach dreams of as he faces the toughest of selection headaches. On paper there has never been a more…

BBL
October 14, 2020
Focus For Mac’s Men

Last week the British Basketball League (BBL) confirmed they are able to get their 2020-21 season underway following assurances from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) that appropriate support will be made available. Full details of the support expected from the Government is still to be confirmed but the assurance has meant…

WBBL
October 13, 2020
Spanish Eyes Are Smiling On Stacked Eagles

Chris Bunten is confident Barcelona’s Marina Fernandez can become a breakout star in the WBBL after sealing a deal for the classy six-footer. The North Dakota State University graduate has made an instant impression on her Newcastle Eagles team-mates since jetting into Tyneside. And Bunten’s biggest problem will be slotting Fernandez into a side already…

BBL
October 9, 2020
2020-21 BBL Season Will Commence On 30 October

The British Basketball League (BBL) has confirmed the 2020-21 season will now commence on 30 October 2020 with the detailed fixture list being announced as soon as possible. Following the Government’s announcement on 22 September that fans would not be allowed back into sports venues from 1 October, the BBL has been in urgent dialogue…

BBL
October 9, 2020
Gordon Gets Settled In

It’s three weeks since the Newcastle Eagles’ behind-closed-doors friendly against Sheffield Sharks at the Eagles Community Arena which in a keenly contested game they were victorious 96-85. The game gave head coach Ian MacLeod the chance to assess his new squad under playing conditions. Also, with the game being streamed live and for free to…

BBL
October 8, 2020
MacLeod’s Bench Mark

Mark Elderkin is a man on a mission as he seeks to make an instant impact with Newcastle Eagles and build on the proud legacy of his famous father. One of Ian MacLeod’s less talked about close-season signings could well be one of the most significant following the departure of long-serving assistant coach Dave Forrester….

WBBL
October 7, 2020
Bunten Adds Birkett To Eagles Roster

Newcastle Eagles continue to build one of the deepest rosters in franchise history with news that another familiar face has flown into Tyneside. Last week head coach Chris Bunten went back to the future to seal the eye-catching signing of popular returnee Ali Gorrell. And the guard will be joined by Sarah Birkett after the…

BBL
October 6, 2020
Update From Eagles Managing Director, Paul Blake

It’s 25 years since top-flight basketball arrived in Newcastle and in that time we’ve enjoyed some incredible highlights alongside our loyal supporters. We’ve become used to winning the game’s biggest prizes in front of sold-out crowds and set the standard for basketball in the community. During that period we’ve always done our level best to…