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WBBL
May 8, 2021
Report: Eagles Make The WBBL Play-Offs Final

Ali Gorrell wrote the latest chapter in Newcastle’s fairytale finish to the WBBL campaign with the titanic triple double that fired the Eagles into the 2021 playoff final. The league MVP contender added 10 assists and 11 rebounds to her game high 22 points as league champions Sevenoaks Suns were shown the door at this…

WBBL
April 25, 2021
Report: Nottingham Wildcats 85-74 Eagles WBBL

Frustrated Chris Bunten is calling for greater consistency and fewer lapses in concentration as Newcastle Eagles WBBL prepare for next weekend’s tilt at playoff glory. The women in black host Manchester Mystics this afternoon in a winnable final fixture of the regular season. And Bunten must hope that the momentum gained from a much-improved second…

WBBL
April 18, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Durham Palatinates

Chris Bunten has challenged his bench players to step up and take their chance following the surprise departure of Jorjah Smith. The Newcastle Eagles guard announced her return home just 48 hours before today’s North East derby against Durham Palatinates. But Bunten is ready to hand greater responsibility to Millie Oates and Mollie Arnold as…

WBBL
April 10, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Durham Palatinates

Derby day can’t come soon enough for determined Newcastle Eagles as Chris Bunten’s side goes in search of back-to-back wins against Durham and Oaklands. A week which saw results go the way of the fast-improving Tynesiders means the women in black remain on course for a top eight finish. And for the first time this…

WBBL
April 4, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Essex Rebels

Newcastle Eagles host surprise package Essex Rebels this afternoon with this season’s race for the playoffs gathering pace. Chris Bunten’s side have six games to secure their top eight place and complete one of the most unlikely comebacks in WBBL history. And Newcastle’s playcaller is targeting three wins from the next four fixtures to get…

WBBL
March 21, 2021
Report: Sevenoaks Suns 72-65 Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten paid tribute to his beaten but unbowed Newcastle Eagles as the club’s thrilling three-game winning run came to a frustrating end in Surrey. Unbeaten Sevenoaks Suns maintained their WBBL hoodoo over the Tynesiders as Len Busch’s side edged an eye-catching clash down the stretch. But Bunten was delighted with the attitude and approach…

WBBL
March 20, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Sevenoaks Suns

Chris Bunten will counter experience with enthusiasm and neutralise proven quality with searing pace as Newcastle Eagles WBBL seek to upset Sevenoaks Suns this afternoon [Saturday]. Newcastle have never beaten Sevenoaks and the latter inflicted a first league defeat on league leaders London Lions in midweek. Suns are 5-0 for the season but the Eagles…

WBBL
February 25, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Manchester Mystics (WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

Newcastle have their eyes on the prize tonight as the WBBL Trophy opens up a much-needed route to redemption for the embattled Eagles. Chris Bunten’s side has lost nine of the last 10 games in all competitions and endured back-to-back defeats last weekend. But the visit of Manchester Mystics in the Trophy quarter-finals offers a…

WBBL
February 20, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Caledonia Pride

Chris Bunten concedes his embattled WBBL roster must face up to the painful reality that a campaign full of promise has failed to materialise. The Newcastle Eagles playcaller accepts his pre-season dreams have been dashed and admits that — results-wise — his wafter thin roster has hit rock bottom. But Bunten is refusing to throw…