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February 14, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Cardiff Met Archers

In-form Ali Gorrell has admitted she would happily swap personal glory for a shot at this season’s WBBL playoffs. Newcastle Eagles’ popular returnee is rolling back the years after starting 2021 in spectacular form. And the reigning Molten WBBL Player of the Month takes on Cardiff Met Archers today on the back of a record…

February 4, 2021
Gorrell Grabs January Award

Eagles WBBL player Alison Gorrell has scooped the Molten Player of the Month award for January. Gorrell averaged a double-double throughout the month, leading all scorers, while also breaking the WBBL Championship single game points record. The 40 point haul came in an agonising 90-82 defeat at Essex Rebels. Gorrell played all 40 minutes, shooting 51%…

January 30, 2021
Report: Essex Rebels 90-82 Eagles WBBL

A beaten but unbowed Ali Gorrell bagged the highest individual score in WBBL Championship history as Newcastle Eagles slipped to an agonising defeat at Essex. Newcastle’s in-form skipper dropped a massive 40 points on the homecourt Rebels. And Gorrell added an eye-catching 12 rebounds, five assists and three steals on a career-cementing afternoon in the…

January 28, 2021
Winning Eagles Land In All-Star Fives

Our Eagles have landed in the All-Star Fives for both the BBL and WBBL after last week’s huge weekend of wins. On Saturday against the odds our women’s team pulled off an overtime victory at Oaklands Wolves and then on Sunday it was silverware number 26 for the men in the BBL Cup. Firstly with…

November 20, 2020
Distilling Support For WBBL

As the first home tip-off for our Women’s British Basketball Team looms this weekend we are pleased to announce the support of North East based gin distillers, WL Distillery. Founder and managing director Scott Wilson-Laing’s passion for gin and helping others made taking up the opportunity to sponsor our WBBL team for the 2020-21 season an…

November 7, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Nottingham Wildcats (WBBL Cup)

Returning favourite Ali Gorrell can’t wait to get back to business when the long overdue Women’s British Basketball League season finally tips off this weekend. But the Newcastle Eagles guard confessed she’s never gone into a competitive game without a single pre-season clash under her belt. And Gorrell admitted today’s WBBL Cup tie at Nottingham…

October 7, 2020
Bunten Adds Birkett To Eagles Roster

Newcastle Eagles continue to build one of the deepest rosters in franchise history with news that another familiar face has flown into Tyneside. Last week head coach Chris Bunten went back to the future to seal the eye-catching signing of popular returnee Ali Gorrell. And the guard will be joined by Sarah Birkett after the…

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