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Chris Bunten

WBBL
January 17, 2022
Eagles Part Company with WBBL Head Coach

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have parted company with head coach Chris Bunten following last weekend’s WBBL Trophy defeat to Durham Palatinates. The move follows the departures of a number of senior players earlier this month and recognises the need for a new direction during the second half of the season. Bunten has anchored Tyneside’s only top-flight…

WBBL
January 9, 2022
Report: Manchester Met Mystics 52-59 Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten insists his refocused roster can prove the critics wrong after Newcastle Eagles closed out a classy win in Manchester. The visitors were without Ebony Horton and Abby Lowe for the first time this season after the GB 3×3 stars quit the women in black earlier this week. And nobody expected depleted Newcastle to…

WBBL
January 7, 2022
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Manchester Met Mystics

Newcastle Eagles tip off 2022 without two familiar faces following the surprise departures of Ebony Horton and Abby Lowe. Both players have one eye on representing England in the 3×3 tournament at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. And Newcastle head coach Chris Bunten is already focusing on a future without two of British basketball’s…

WBBL
October 30, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Durham Palatinates

Chris Bunten admits he ‘hates losing’ as Newcastle Eagles WBBL look to avoid a fifth straight defeat at derby rivals Durham this afternoon. Newcastle Eagles’ embattled playcaller heads south of the Tyne in search of an improved performance and two invaluable points. But Bunten must kickstart a frustrating campaign without Courtney Clasen after the US…

BBL
October 22, 2021
Eagles Swoop To Claim Top Awards

It was a night to remember for Newcastle Eagles as British basketball’s most successful franchise dominated the North East’s biggest sports awards. The annual Sport Newcastle gala dinner recognises the city’s top performers, rising stars and unsung heroes. And on a star-studded night at the Vertu Motors Arena, the Eagles claimed three of the night’s…

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…