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Arena
April 13, 2021
Ball Out 3×3 Tour Coming To Newcastle

The new-look Ball Out 3×3 is coming to the Vertu Motors Arena this summer in partnership with Basketball England as an exciting expansion of its iconic tour. This tour will feature eight qualifying events across the country during summer, culminating in two days of finals in London. The Newcastle date is set for Saturday 31 July with…

Foundation
March 29, 2021
Introducing Our New Court Finder

Today, Monday 29 March, the lockdown restrictions have been relaxed to allow organised basketball sessions for up to 30 people to take place outdoors. To help our Eagles Community Foundation clubs and players across the North East find their nearest outdoor court we have launched our new Court Finder. This interactive map and search tool…

BBL
November 19, 2020
British Basketball To Receive Rescue Package

The Government has announced a rescue package of up to £4m for British basketball to address the impact of the absence of spectators because of COVID-19. Around £3m of it will go to the British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL), who have been hardest hit by the loss of its crowds at games,…

BBL
September 17, 2020
Pilot Game Goes Behind Closed Doors

Newcastle Eagles have been forced to admit defeat in the battle to play basketball in front of fans this weekend. Tomorrow’s scheduled ‘indoor sport pilot’ against Sheffield Sharks will now take place behind closed doors. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport have now instructed the club that the planned test event cannot go ahead…

BBL
August 30, 2020
Geordie Boys Developing The Roster

With the sponsorship of GiveToLocal all confirmed, the Newcastle Eagles have gone local to further stock their 2020-21 line-up. Two of the rising local stars return to the roster for this coming season and they are joined by a new face on the bench for his rookie BBL season. The three players have all been…

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…