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WBBL
September 4, 2020
Bland Back For WBBL Push

One of the best kept secrets in British basketball is finally out after crowd favourite Rachael Bland revealed she will return to Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The versatile guard was spotted sporting the club’s new away vest at last month’s partnership launch with grassroots sport service GiveToLocal. And Bland has now committed her future to Chris…

WBBL
September 2, 2020
Bunten Back To Helm Newcastle Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten has admitted he feared for the future of top-flight women’s basketball in the UK after the sport closed its doors in response to COVID-19. But the newly reappointed Newcastle Eagles WBBL head coach can’t wait to play his part in this autumn’s hotly anticipated return to action. And Bunten is working towards a…

WBBL
March 7, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Hatters

Chris Bunten insists Georgia Ohrdorf has the ‘heart of a lion’ after revealing the battling Aussie is prepared to fight through the pain barrier in a bid to boost Newcastle Eagles’ playoff hopes. The WBBL’s second best rebounder missed last weekend’s narrow win at Essex Rebels after picking up an ankle injury. But Ohrdorf, who…

WBBL
February 29, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Essex Rebels

Chris Bunten could be without both of his leading scorers as Newcastle Eagles bid to win on the road at Essex Rebels tonight. Georgia Ohrdorf is out of action for at least two weeks after rolling her ankle in a university clash earlier this week. And Mante Kvederaviciute has not trained all week after reporting…

WBBL
December 5, 2019
Ohrdorf Honour Means WBBL Do The Double

It’s a November awards double for our WBBL squad as forward Georgia Ohrdorf is crowned Molten WBBL Player of the Month in the same week our women’s team head coach Chris Bunten landing the coaching accolade for November. Ohrdorf was at the centre of their 4-0 record and she topped the WBBL efficiency chart last month…

WBBL
December 4, 2019
Bunten Wins WBBL Coach of the Month for November

Congratulations to our Women’s British Basketball League Eagles team coach Chris Bunten on being awarded the title of Molten WBBL Coach of the Month for November. Our Eagles women have had a terrific four weeks and Bunten’s side have the best record during the period. Despite the international break they still managed to accumulate a…

BBL
November 30, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Cardiff Met Archers

Chris Bunten has challenged Mante Kverderaviciute to become an even bigger threat in the WBBL and pile on the points in a black and white vest. Newcastle Eagles’ in-form Lithuanian posted back-to-back double doubles last weekend on her way to a deserved spot in the league’s latest All Star 5. But ahead of this afternoon’s…

WBBL
October 19, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Sevenoaks Suns

Confident Lisa Koop insists Newcastle Eagles can compete for silverware in the WBBL this season. And the towering German believes Chris Bunten’s side is capable of springing a huge upset in Sunday’s top-flight clash with reigning champions Sevenoaks Suns. The visitors arrive on Tyneside on the back of a titanic 29-game winning streak in the…

WBBL
October 4, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Cardiff Met Archers

Newcastle Eagles WBBL bid to bounce back from last weekend’s Trophy exit when Cardiff Met Archers visit Tyneside this Sunday afternoon at 4pm. Attention turns to the WBBL Cup this weekend and Chris Bunten’s side will be hot favourites to progress on their homecourt against the winless Welsh franchise. Cardiff lost both of last weekend’s…