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Cardiff Met Archers

April 21, 2022
Report: Cardiff Met Archers 83-62 Eagles WBBL

It always looked like mission impossible for short-handed Newcastle as a five-strong Eagles roster headed to the Welsh capital last night. So it proved for Noelia Cacheiro’s side as Cardiff Met Archers claimed a predictable 83-62 win in the final week of the WBBL’s regular season. But not for the first time since the turn…

April 20, 2022
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Cardiff Met Archers

Noelia Cacheiro insists the future remains bright for women’s basketball in the North East as her beaten but unbowed Newcastle ‘warriors’ fight on this week. The Eagles wrap up the regular season with trips to Cardiff tonight and Oaklands Wolves on Saturday with no more than pride to play for. But despite Newcastle’s failure to…

February 17, 2022
Eagles WBBL Weekend Postponed

Our back-to-back WBBL Championship away games to Cardiff Met Archers and Leicester Riders scheduled this weekend have been postponed in line with the league’s Secure Play protocols. A rearranged date for these fixtures will be announced in due course.

January 19, 2022
Cardiff Trip Cancelled As More WBBL Home Games Locked In

In a series of WBBL fixture changes we can announce today, three previously unscheduled games have been confirmed and this weekend’s away trip has been postponed. The team’s visit at Cardiff Met Archers on Saturday has been cancelled and will be rescheduled in due course. WBBL Championship tip-offs at home against Durham, Essex and Manchester…

November 7, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 80-45 Cardiff Met Archers

Newcastle Eagles WBBL finally broke their Vertu Motors Arena duck to win in front of their own fans for the first time this season. A second successive victory lifts Chris Bunten’s fast-improving team into mid-table ahead of this month’s international break. But a game of two halves saw Jekyll and Hyde Newcastle struggle for the…

November 6, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Cardiff Met Archers

Jessica Eadsforth-Yates has warned Newcastle’s WBBL rivals to expect the real deal after revealing the Eagles have rediscovered their on-court identity. Chris Bunten’s side finally snapped a four-game losing streak to win big in last weekend’s North East derby at Durham Palatinates. And ahead of tonight’s homecourt clash against Cardiff Met Archers, Eadsforth-Yates admitted Newcastle’s…

February 27, 2021
Report: Cardiff Met Archers 59-78 Eagles WBBL

No-nonsense Newcastle Eagles kept alive their WBBL playoff dream with a magnificent win against shellshocked Cardiff Met Archers. The visitors snapped a five-game losing streak to stun the hosts and move back into the Championship’s top eight. Maddy McVicar’s double double of 14 points and 11 rebounds marked the US rookie’s long-awaited return to top…

February 27, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Cardiff Met Archers

Beaten but unbowed Newcastle Eagles take on Cardiff Met Archers this afternoon seeking to spark one of the greatest comebacks in WBBL history. But the struggling Tynesiders will have to come from way behind in this season’s playoff race without any reinforcements. Head coach Chris Bunten has failed to make a fresh player breakthrough in…

February 15, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 77-79 Cardiff Met Archers

Another stunning MVP display from Ali Gorrell wasn’t enough to save Newcastle Eagles from Valentine’s Day heartbreak. The in-form American claimed 29 points, nine assists, four rebounds and three steals to underpin another standout performance. But an under-pressure Gorrell failed to put up the last second shot that could have clinched victory. And Chris Bunten’s…

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