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Foundation
August 26, 2021
Academy Eagle Soars To Next Stage 

Emmanuel Hezekiel from the Newcastle Eagles Academy has been chosen to move to the next stage of Basketball England’s national team selections, looking at stars of the future through an Under-16s showcase. Hezekiel has been an Academy player from the U14 age group where he competed in the Junior NBL Premier North Division. Coming through…

Foundation
June 13, 2021
Academy Trials Now Open To All Foundation Club Members

Our Newcastle Eagles Academy junior team trials are now open to all Eagles Community Foundation members aged under 14 and 16 years. The trials take place at the Vertu Motors Arena on Sunday 27 June 2021 and the cost per player is just £12.00 which is payable when you book your session on the Nest. U14 Girls 9:00…

Foundation
June 7, 2021
Register Your Interest In Joining Our EABL Programme for 2021-22

We are now accepting registrations of interest in becoming part of our 2021-22 Elite Academy Basketball League (EABL) programme for both boys and girls who are leaving Year 11 and looking to work towards a Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE). Our Newcastle Eagles Academy play in the premier junior basketball competition in the UK, the EABL which…

WBBL
May 29, 2021
Eagles Selected For Commonwealth Games 3×3 Training Camp Squads

The newly appointed head coaches of the Team England 3×3, Stef Collins and Julius Joseph, will host their first training camp in Manchester’s National Basketball Performance Centre next week ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Two 12-player training squads have been selected, featuring a mix of experienced internationals and younger players, and includes Eagles WBBL…

WBBL
July 1, 2020
Support Our WBBL Team Post-COVID-19

UPDATE: We are overwhelmed to have reached our target of £10,000 in just 10-days! On behalf of the whole WBBL club we want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported women’s basketball in our region. If we reach our stretch target then we can cover almost all of our projected 2020-21…

Foundation
March 18, 2020
Basketball Activity Cancelled For Remainder of 2019-20 Season Due To COVID-19

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…

Foundation
December 24, 2019
The Tosan Report: Part 1

Going into the Christmas holidays there are often thoughts cast by players that haven’t been able to get home to be with their families and how it can be tough to be a pro-player at times. For one young man from the North-East that’s equally true and he’s not even a professional. Not yet he…

Foundation
December 20, 2019
Eagles Stepping Up For England

Two of the rising stars of the North East basketball scene are shooting for international glory this month. Newcastle Eagles Academy products Sauveur Kande and Yemisi Mefful will represent England at home and abroad. And both look set to inspire the next generation of homegrown talent with a number of young pretenders snapping at their…

BBL
September 19, 2019
Academy Star Sauveur Has Shown He’s Got What It Takes

Newcastle Eagles have made an eve of the season signing to complete their 2019-20 roster. They are delighted to give a place on the senior roster to 17-year-old Academy graduate Sauveur Kande who has really impressed in the Eagles preseason games and in training with the squad. A 6’4″ small forward, Kande only turned 17…