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Chris Bunten

WBBL
October 9, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Caledonia Pride

Chris Bunten is prepared to protect Marina Fernandez for as long as it takes after revealing the Spaniard will miss this afternoon’s cross-border clash in Edinburgh. Newcastle Eagles’ skipper was a surprise omission from last weekend’s line-up as the hosts suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Oakland Wolves. And Bunten revealed he won’t…

WBBL
September 30, 2021
Businesses United To Back Women’s Basketball

One of the country’s fastest-growing sports is experiencing a post-lockdown boost thanks to a committed community of like-minded businesses. Women’s basketball is taking the UK by storm following the return of top-flight action to Sky Sports and the progress of the GB national team. And hopes are high that the home nations’ participation in next…

WBBL
September 23, 2021
Bunten Readies Roster For Back-To-Back Beginning

Chris Bunten has challenged new-look Newcastle to play the role of arch disruptors ahead of this weekend’s winnable WBBL Cup double header. The experienced playcaller has tipped his remodelled Eagles to ruffle some feathers following last season’s fairytale run to the playoff final. And a bullish Bunten isn’t bothered about winning any popularity contest with…

WBBL
September 20, 2021
Pre-Season Report: Leicester Riders 64-86 Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten is confident Newcastle Eagles can make an early-season statement in this weekend’s WBBL Cup double-header. And the experienced playcaller heads into back-to-back clashes against Caledonia Pride and Durham Palatinates determined to unlock the potential within an exciting roster. Newcastle defeated Leicester Riders 86-64 over five ‘quarters’ in a pulsating pre-season friendly in the…

WBBL
September 19, 2021
Pre-Season Preview: Eagles WBBL at Leicester Riders

Chris Bunten insists his new-look WBBL roster is progressing at a rapid pace as Newcastle Eagles step up their pre-season preparations. With next weekend’s WBBL Cup double header looming large, the Tynesiders travel to the East Midlands this afternoon [Sunday]. And Newcastle will take on a combined Loughborough University/Leicester Riders team across six ‘quarters’ in…

WBBL
September 17, 2021
Bland’s Basketball Love Affair

Rachael Bland has revealed her passion for growing North East basketball is stronger than ever after recommitting to Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The popular Wearsider was spotted courtside with head coach Chris Bunten as Newcastle’s men took on USA Select in last Friday’s Vertu Motors Arena clash. And Bland played a full part in Saturday’s behind-closed-doors…

WBBL
September 12, 2021
Dora The Explorer

Dora Cipcic can’t wait to discover what British basketball is all about after a tip-off from a friend led to the latest destination in her basketball journey. The jet-setting Croat has already fallen in love with her new home city after joining Chris Bunten’s Newcastle Eagles revolution. And Cipcic is ready to soak up more…

WBBL
September 9, 2021
New Eagle Is A Clasen Act

Courtney Clasen is champing at the bit to get her basketball career back on track after a frustrating year on the sidelines. And Newcastle Eagles WBBL’s latest signing is determined to make up for lost time after the global pandemic put her plans to turn professional on hold. Clasen graduated from Merrimack College last summer…

WBBL
September 7, 2021
Ori Bids To Build On Breakout Season

Defensive enforcer Orieoma Chukwu-Etu will double down on her dual career dream after inking a new deal with Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The former Sacred Heart pupil shot to prominence last season after forcing her way into Chris Bunten’s starting five. And as Chukwu-Etu approaches the final year of her pharmacology degree at Newcastle University, the…