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  1. 2020-21 BBL Cup Fixtures Announced
  2. Eagles vs Phoenix Cancelled
  3. October Half-Term Camps
  4. Bunten Always Had Jorjah On His Mind
  5. 2020-21 WBBL Season Fixtures Confirmed
BBL
October 27, 2020
2020-21 BBL Cup Fixtures Announced

Newcastle Eagles will finally tip-off the delayed BBL season with a tough clash at London Lions on Sunday. The fixture is the first of six mouthwatering ties in a talent-stacked Group 3 of the remodelled BBL Cup. Newcastle face the Lions, Leicester Riders and fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks home and away — with the top…

BBL
October 22, 2020
Eagles vs Phoenix Cancelled

Tomorrow night’s behind-closed-doors pre-season game against Cheshire Phoenix has been cancelled. The club received confirmation that one of its BBL player has tested positive for COVID-19 and following current Basketball England guidance the player and his teammates are now in isolation. Since the return to indoor courts this summer, the club and all its players…

BBL
October 19, 2020
Eagles To Face Phoenix In Pre-Season

We are pleased to announce that this Friday night we will face Cheshire Phoenix in our second pre-season tip-off. Our Eagles are still flying high from their victory over Sheffield Sharks last month and are looking forward to more BBL opposition. EAGLES VS PHOENIX FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2020 COVERAGE STARTS FROM 19:20 TIP-OFF 19:30 The…

BBL
October 14, 2020
Focus For Mac’s Men

Last week the British Basketball League (BBL) confirmed they are able to get their 2020-21 season underway following assurances from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) that appropriate support will be made available. Full details of the support expected from the Government is still to be confirmed but the assurance has meant…

BBL
October 9, 2020
2020-21 BBL Season Will Commence On 30 October

The British Basketball League (BBL) has confirmed the 2020-21 season will now commence on 30 October 2020 with the detailed fixture list being announced as soon as possible. Following the Government’s announcement on 22 September that fans would not be allowed back into sports venues from 1 October, the BBL has been in urgent dialogue…

BBL
October 8, 2020
MacLeod’s Bench Mark

Mark Elderkin is a man on a mission as he seeks to make an instant impact with Newcastle Eagles and build on the proud legacy of his famous father. One of Ian MacLeod’s less talked about close-season signings could well be one of the most significant following the departure of long-serving assistant coach Dave Forrester….

BBL
October 6, 2020
Update From Eagles Managing Director, Paul Blake

It’s 25 years since top-flight basketball arrived in Newcastle and in that time we’ve enjoyed some incredible highlights alongside our loyal supporters. We’ve become used to winning the game’s biggest prizes in front of sold-out crowds and set the standard for basketball in the community. During that period we’ve always done our level best to…

BBL
October 1, 2020
Relive The First Basketball Game Since Lockdown

Last month top-flight British basketball teams returned to the court in a competitive tip-off for the first time since the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown paused play back in March. Newcastle Eagles hosted Sheffield Sharks at the Eagles Community Arena in a behind closed doors friendly that was meant to be the pilot for a return of spectators…

BBL
September 20, 2020
Eagles Land First Win As Basketball Bounces Back

“Cautious optimism.” That was the phrase Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod used to sum up his new side’s fine pre-season 96-85 win at the Eagles Community Arena on Friday night against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks. “Cohesion,” was the other oft dropped word as he summed up the performance the morning after. With the COVID…