Basketball England (BE) has taken the decision to cancel all affiliated basketball activity for the remainder of the 2019-20 season because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

In a statement on their website, BE said that this action has been taken in consultation with the BBL, WBBL, Basketball Scotland and Basketball Wales, BUCS and the AoC Sport.

This means that the following Eagles Community Foundation, Newcastle Eagles Academy and other Eagles Community Arena hosted basketball activity is now cancelled for the remainder of the 2019-20 season:

  • Basketball England’s leagues and affiliates
    • Including two which our academy teams play in:
  • Eagles Central Venue League
  • England national team activity
  • Talent programmes including Aspire, Basketball England education courses.

BE added that if the situation and Government advice changes, and there is opportunity to reinstate any basketball activity, they will consider this.

Frequently asked questions have been answered on the BE website and any ECF or ECA activity specific questions can be directed to [email protected].