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January 20, 2021
Yemisi Mefful

Still a member of the Eagles Academy this youngster has impressed the hierarchy so much that she’s been invited to be part of the senior set-up this season. An extremely exciting prospect.

January 20, 2021
Ruth Thornley

College – Northumbria University and Leeds Metropolitan University Experienced fierce competitor who is a very vocal leader on and off the court. A perfect team member that has been around the UK basketball scene with the Eagles long enough to know what a team requires. A former England u-18 Captain and member of the GB…

January 20, 2021
Mollie Arnold

Another player that has stepped up from The Eagles Academy and shown she can play at this level in limited playing time so far. Will benefit from a second season around the senior players and another one that Newcastle have high hopes for.

January 20, 2021
Orieoma Chukwu-Etu

College – Newcastle University A player that looked destined for the WBBL side from the moment she walked into the Academy set-up back in 2015 and so it’s proved. One of those energy players that comes off the bench and gives a real spark and energy into the team. Great defender and improving as a scorer…

January 20, 2021
Jorjah Smith

Great outside shooter that played at a good level back in her native Australia before signing for Manchester Mystics last season in the WBBL and impressing with 8.1 points per game and an overall shooting percentage of 57.1%. Another offensive weapon for The Eagles.

January 20, 2021
Abby Lowe

College – San Diego State University Capped by Great Britain at U-16, 18 and 20 level she played at Barking Abbey from 2014 – 2016 before moving to USA to play at San Diego for two seasons although didn’t play in 2018/19. Looked as if she might be lost to basketball but persuaded to sign…

January 20, 2021
Rachael Bland

College – Northumbria University and Lakehead University Experienced local girl that does a bit of everything for her side and exactly the sort of player that every coach would love to have on their roster. Tremendous never-say-die attitude and work-ethic. This season she’s been appointed as a Co-Captain for The Club. First signed with Team Northumbria…

January 20, 2021
Amelia Oates

Returning for a second season with the Eagles, Milly is a former Sheffield Hatter where she made her WBBL debut three years ago. Has a great attitude and no fear being an incredibly hard worker. Always ready to play, reads the game well and has the ability to progress.

December 17, 2020
Sean Murphy

College – Gateshead Career – Eagles Academy & Team Newcastle University. Another youngster that has come through the ranks and played for Eagles Head Coach at Gateshead College before being added to the roster this season as well as doubling up in EBL Division 1.

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