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Basketball England

Foundation
July 8, 2020
New Online Courses for Officials and Statisticians

As our foundation’s planning for the 2020-21 Eagles Central Venue League (CVL) continues we will be looking for more officials to help with an even larger schedule of games we hope to pack into every weekend at the Eagles Community Arena. To this end we are pleased to share with fans and our CVL players’…

Foundation
April 14, 2020
Basketball England 2020 North East Volunteer Awards for Eagles

The coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown and suspension of all activity across the UK hasn’t stopped Basketball England honouring some of our Eagles Community Foundation coaches in its annual North East Region Volunteer Awards. Nominations for the 2020 awards were gathered from the public across the region and the winners have been selected in partnership with the Regional Management Committee…

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 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…

Foundation
May 15, 2019
No Nets, No Problem

This week Basketball England launched a new initiative that aims to put 1,000 basketball nets on outdoor hoops across the country. We want as many basketball players from across the North East to get involved with ‘Project Swish’, as it is called, to get missing or broken nets replaced on courts across our region. The project will not…

Foundation
September 4, 2018
Eagles Win Big At Basketball England Awards

On Saturday night in Manchester the club, our foundation, its trustees and our volunteers had reason to celebrate as Basketball England revealed the winners of their 2018 national Volunteer Awards. The ceremony was the cornerstone of the Basketball England National Game Conference which took place in the day, covering topics from FIBA rule changes to…

Foundation
August 21, 2018
Eagles Volunteers Lead The Way In National Awards

Basketball England have announced their annual awards which recognise the volunteers doing great things for our game across the country. There are a number of new award categories for 2018 along with existing ones which all be presented at a new Volunteer Awards dinner as part of the new Basketball England Game Conference in September….

Foundation
April 16, 2018
Lasker Lands From Commonwealth Games

As the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an emotional close and the baton was passed to Birmingham to host in 2022, Team England and your Eagles’ very own Drew Lasker reflected on the experience of a lifetime despite the result for the men’s side. Before boarding the long series of flights from the…

Foundation
April 12, 2018
Coaching The Gold Coast Girls

Tomorrow morning it’s a huge game for the England women’s basketball team at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as they play for a medal in the semi-finals and with the men’s team now out of the running after this week’s loss against Canada the question is can the girls do what the guys could not?…