The Eagles were present at the 2008-9 Annual Team Launch at the NewcastleGateshead Hilton hotel yesterday. Press and television were joined by a host of team sponsors and guests to greet the new team and hear Coach Flournoy’s thoughts on the new season’s campaign.

The launch was also the first opportunity to take shots of the Eagles 2008-9 season Nike team strip supported by main team sponsor Northern Rock.

New signings for the Eagles team Jamie Glen, Reggie Jackson and Trey Moore posed for shots in front of the Tyne Bridge.