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BBL
September 11, 2021
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 95-85 USA Select

Fans flooded into the Vertu Motors Arena for the first time in 18 months last night as new-look Newcastle Eagles edged a tough pre-season test. A 1,000-strong crowd — a club record for a friendly — was rewarded with a typically frenetic affair against familiar foes. And with the bulk of Ian MacLeod’s roster yet…

BBL
September 10, 2021
Preview: Sold-Out Pre-Season Eagles vs USA Select

Having been starved of seeing their favourite club in action since the pandemic hit back in March 2020, the Newcastle Eagles faithful fanbase have responded in a spectacular way. Tonight’s pre-season encounter at the Vertu Motors Arena is a complete sell-out. It will be the Eagles’ biggest ever crowd for a pre-season game as they…

BBL
September 9, 2021
Mac Bolsters Backroom Team

A new-look coaching team will lead Newcastle Eagles into action this season after playcaller Ian MacLeod confirmed two key appointments. Rising star Jack Burgess will double up as BBL lead assistant coach and head coach of the club’s EABL Academy side. And former Plymouth Raiders playcaller Gary Stronach has been appointed BBL assistant coach —…

Arena
September 8, 2021
Pre-Season Game Spectators Code of Conduct

Newcastle Eagles and the Vertu Motors Arena are excited for the return of spectators this Friday night in our pre-season tip-off and in equal measure we are striving to ensure both fan and player safety following the Government’s removal of the legal COVID-19 restrictions and strict guidance around events and sports. Alongside the leagues and…

BBL
September 8, 2021
Wesley Is Person Of Interest

Newcastle Eagles have moved quickly to replace summer signing Matt Scott after the US star suffered a potentially season-ending injury. Scott was due to link up with his new team-mates on Tyneside this month after head coach Ian MacLeod successfully landed one of his top targets. But former Plymouth and London City Royals guard Scott…

BBL
September 7, 2021
Double-Winning Kit Is The Right Fit

Newcastle Eagles will play it again next season after making the decision to stick with their history-making kit. Last summer British basketball’s most successful franchise unveiled a special anniversary clothing line marking the club’s glorious past. The kit celebrated 25 years of BBL basketball in Newcastle, 25 trophies won and the 25th Eagles men’s team…

BBL
September 6, 2021
Bright Young Eagles Stars Are Back

Newcastle Eagles have returned two of their brightest home-grown stars to their BBL roster for the 2021-22 season. Sauveur Kande and Themba Yabantu are back, looking to improve on their game time and add depth to the equation. Both young players are considered valued members of the squad to bring a youthful, energetic and committed attitude…

BBL
September 3, 2021
Mr. 27 Back For Number 28 And Beyond

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to confirm the return to the ranks of “Mr. 27”, Darius Defoe. The most decorated and successful player in the history of the BBL is back for an incredible 18th consecutive season with the club. “Basketball is all I know. The love I get from the fans keeps me motivated and…

BBL
August 29, 2021
Eagles Snap-Up A Wolf

Newcastle Eagles have made another exciting addition to their 2021-22 roster with the capture of former Worcester Wolf, Daniel Johnson-Thompson. The athletic young 6’ 7” British power forward will bring energy and depth to the Eagles bench this season. “I am super delighted and feel extremely blessed, I can’t wait to play up in Newcastle”,…