Earlier this week, just like every Christmas, our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle squad took time out to visit the Children’s Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle to meet the patients and staff, and drop off some early presents from Santa.

Our player/coach Fab Flournoy looking on as one of the amazing NHS staff attend to a young patient.

The Freeman Hospital is one of only two hospitals in the UK performing heart transplants for babies and children.

Our 2018-19 BBL team meeting the patients at the Freeman Hospital’s Children’s Heart Unit

Everyone at the Eagles wish all the patients, their families and the fantastic staff on the Children’s Heart Unit all the very best for the festive period.

Soon to be new father Kai Williams and his brother Jamal getting some practice in with a patient at the Freeman Hospital’s Children’s Heart Unit as the team look on